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

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New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1902 - Peru (Mass.) - 112 pages
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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 - 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 v - 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 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 5 - Gs gravestone record h. husband inf. infant int. publishment of intention of marriage Jr. junior m. male ; married ; month Ns New Style oS Old Style PR private record rec.
Page 5 - Jr. junior m. married ; month prob. probably rec. recorded s. son Sr. senior w. wife ; week -wid. widow widr. widower y. year ist. first sd.
Page v - 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. And the treasurer is hereby instructed to honor such drafts as shall be authorized by the Council for this purpose. Committee on Publications. CB TlLLINGHAST, FRANCIS EVERETT BLAKE, CHARLES KNOWLES BOLTON, DON GLEASON HILL, EDMUND DANA BARBOUR.
Page 5 - ... inference, or difference shown in other entries of the record, is bracketed. Parentheses are used only when they occur in the original text, or to separate clauses found there such as the birth-place of parents, in late marriage records. ABBREVIATIONS. a. age abt. about d.
Page 31 - Nathan and Hannah, Mar. n, 1789. Betsey, ch. Nathan and Hannah, July 5, 1791. Elijah, ch. Gershom and Mary, Mar. 27, 1779. Experience, ch. Nathan and Hannah, Feb. 14, 1787. Joshua S., s. Joshua and Sarah, Oct. 16, 1798. Otis, ch. Gershom and Mary, Feb. 25, 1781. Seth, ch. Nathan and Hannah, Dec. 9, 1784. LELAND (see Laland), Aaron, ch. Rev. John and Hephzibah, Oct.
Page 31 - John 3d, [twin] ch. John Jr. and Lydia, Feb. 26, 1803. John Lewis, ch. John Jr. and w., Apr. 8, 1816. Lydia, [twin] ch. John Jr. and Lydia, Feb. 26, 1803. Manerva Hepsabah, d. John Jr. and Lydia, Apr. 5, 1813. Mary, ch. Moses and Betsey, Nov.

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