Vital Records of Edgartown, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Google eBook)

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New England historic genealogical society, at the charge of the Eddy town-record fund, 1906 - Edgartown (Mass.) - 276 pages
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Page 4 - When both the marriage and intention of marriage are recorded, only the marriage record is printed; and where a marriage appears without the intention recorded, it is designated with an asterisk. 5. Additional information which does not appear in the original text of an item, ie, any explanation, query, inference, or difference shown in other entries of the record, is bracketed. Parentheses are used...
Page 4 - ... proper reference. All of the records are condensed in print as much as is consistent with intelligibility, accuracy, and completeness of information. Differences in duplicates, and explanatory or other matter which seemed necessary or desirable, appear in brackets. Marriages and intentions of marriage are printed under the names of both parties, but the full information concerning each person is given only under his or her name. An asterisk after a marriage indicates that the intention...
Page 4 - Salem and Massachusetts are named in the original records, they are given in the printed copy. Marriages and intentions of marriage are printed under the names of both parties.
Page 2 - November 6, 1901, as follows: Voted: That the sum of $20,000, from the bequest of the late Robert Henry Eddy, be set aside as a special fund to be called the Eddy Town-Record Fund, for the sole purpose of publishing the Vital Records of the towns of Massachusetts, and that the Council be authorized and instructed to make such arrangements as may be necessary for such publication.
Page 6 - Burying-ground h. husband hrs. hours inf. infant int. publishment of intention of marriage Jr. junior m. married ; month PR private record, from Rev.
Page 229 - Apr. 8, 1843, a. 94. ["He was a soldier of the Revolution and was in the battle on Bunker Hill June 17 1776,
Page 203 - Ferry, now Stone Bridge, RI, Dec. 8, 1776, on an alarm to repel the British forces that arrived at Newport, RI, Dec. 7, 1776. His will, dated Feb. 24, 1781, was proved Oct. 2, 1781. He was a tailor. Children : i. MATTHEW...
Page 259 - He served in the War of the Revolution, as private in Capt. Benjamin Wilcox's Co., Nathaniel Freeman's Regt., and marched from Dartmouth to Rowland's Ferry, now Stone Bridge, RI, Dec.
Page 225 - Husband" ["She was three times a widow. Her first husband was Temple Philip Cooke. She married next a Crittenden or Cruttenden, perhaps Dr.
Page 219 - Dunham died January 27, 1802, of old age, aged about 93" and adds : "This man has been the oldest in this Town for 10 years in which Time 170 have died younger than he was." The date given, Jan. 27, was the date of the funeral and not of death which was probably the day before. The three graves marked by "rough stones" are doubtless those of members of the Dunham family.

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