Vital Records of Holliston, Massachusets to the Year 1850 (Google eBook)

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New England history genealogical society at the charge of the Eddy town-record fund, 1908 - Registers of births, etc - 358 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 - Holliston 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. When both the marriage and intention of marriage are recorded, only the marriage record is printed ; and where a marriage...
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 4 - Marriages and intentions of marriage are printed under the names of both parties. When both the marriage and intention of marriage are recorded, only the marriage record is printed; and where a marriage appears without the intention being recorded, it is designated with an asterisk.
Page 5 - GR — gravestone record h. — husband hrs, — hours inf. — infant int. — publishment of intention of marriage Jr. — junior m. — married ; month prob.
Page 10 - Jr. — junior m. — married ; month prob. — probably rec. — recorded s. — son Sr. — senior w. — wife ; week •wid. — widow widr. — widower y. — year 1st.
Page 2 - 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.
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 birthplace of parents, in late marriagre records.
Page 10 - Book, now in the possession of the New England Historic Genealogical Society of Boston prob.
Page 197 - Amelia, 20, seamstress, d. John and Louisa, and W[illia]m M. Pierce, 24, boot maker, s. James and Polly, Dec.

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