Vital Records of Sherborn, Massachusetts: To the Year 1850 (Google eBook)

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Stanhope Press, F. H. Gilson Company, 1911 - Sherborn (Mass. : Town) - 229 pages
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Page 2 - 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 - 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 3 - GR — gravestone record h. — husband hrs, — hours inf. — infant int. — publishment of intention of marriage Jr. — junior m. — married ; month prob.
Page 3 - Gs — gravestone record h. — husband inf. — infant int. — publishment of intention of marriage Jr. — junior m. — male ; married ; month PR — private record rec. — recorded s. — son Sr. — senior •w. — wife •wid. — widow widr. — widower y. — year 2d.
Page 3 - ... Additional information which does not appear in the original text of an item, ie, any explanation, query, inference or difference shown in the entries of the record, is bracketed. ABBREVIATIONS. a. — age : aged abt. — about b. — born bp. — baptized bur. — buried ch. — child CR — church record d.
Page 1 - April 16, 1679, an exchange of lands was made with the plantation of Natick, which was confirmed by the General Court May 30, 1679.

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