Vital Records of Danvers, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 ... (Google eBook)

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Essex Institute, 1909 - Registers of births, etc
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Page 3 - 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...
Page 3 - These records are printed in a condensed form in which every essential particular has been preserved. All duplication of the town clerks' record has been eliminated, but differences in entry and other explanatory matter appear in brackets. Parentheses are used when they occur in the original record; also to indicate the maiden name of a married woman.
Page 3 - Double dating is used in the months of January, February and March, prior to 1752, whenever it appears in the original, and also, whenever from the sequence of entry in the original the date may be easily determined. In all records the original spelling of names is followed, and in the alphabetical arrangement the various forms Should be examined, as items about the same family may be found under different spellings.
Page 3 - EXPLANATIONS The following records of births, marriages and deaths include all entries to be found in the books of record kept by the town clerks ; in the church records ; in the returns made to the Salem Quarterly Court ; in the cemetery inscriptions ; and in private records found in family Bibles, etc.
Page 8 - Cemetery. h, husband ; hour. inf. infant. int. intention of marriage. jr.
Page 9 - ... in possession of Frank A. Low of Peabody. p. R. 24. Copy of Deacon Stone's diary now in possession of Essex Institute. p. в. 25. Bible record now in possession of heirs of Eben King of Peabody.
Page 9 - B. 14. Bible record now in possession of Mrs. Charles Pickett of Beverly. p. R. 15. Bible record now in possession of Miss Sarah A. Ware of Beverly. p. R. 16. Bible record now in possession of Mrs. ME Milton. p. R. 17. Diary of John Preston now in possession of Miss Maria Preston of Danvers.
Page 5 - ABBREVIATIONS ait. about. b. born. bef. before. bet. between. bp. baptized. bur. buried. c.
Page 67 - John Wadleigh and Susan (Tapley), Sept. 2, 1842. Asa Tapley, s. John Wadleigh [sash maker.
Page 9 - textbooks" of Dea. Joseph Seccombe, in the Essex Institute Historical Collections.

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