Vital Records of Alford, 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, 1902 - Alford (Mass.) - 32 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 - Waltham and Massachusetts are named in the original records, they are given in the printed copy. 2. In all records the original spelling is followed. 3. The various spellings of a name should be examined, as items about the same family or individual might be found under different spellings. 4. Marriages and intentions of marriages are printed under the names of both parties, but the full information concerning each party is given only in the entry under his or her name.
Page 2 - That the sum of $20000 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. And the treasurer is hereby instructed to honor such drafts as shall be authorized...
Page 5 - ABBREVIATIONS. a. age abt. about b. born ch, child chn. children Co. county d. daughter ; died ; day Dea. deacon dup. duplicate entry h. husband inf. infant int. publishment of intention of marriage Jr. junior m. married ; month prob. probably rec. recorded s. son Sr. senior w. wife ; week -wid. widow widr. widower y. year ist.
Page 4 - Middlefield and Massachusetts are named in the original records, they are given in the printed copy.
Page 2 - 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.

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