Vital Records of Arlington, 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, 1904 - Registers of births, etc - 162 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 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 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 - GR — gravestone record h. — husband hrs, — hours inf. — infant int. — publishment of intention of marriage Jr. — junior m. — married ; month prob.
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 TILLINGHAST, 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 b. — born ch.
Page 5 - Jr. — junior m. — married ; month min. — minutes prob. — probably rec. — recorded s. — son Sr. — senior w. — wife; week •wid. — widow widr. — widower y. — year ist. — first sd.
Page 158 - Erected by the Inhabitants of West Cambridge AD 1848, Over the common grave of Jason Russell, Jason Winship, Jabez Wyman and nine others Who were slain in this Town by the British Troops, on their retreat from the battles of • Lexington and Concord, April 19th 1775. Being among the first to lay down their lives in the struggle for American Independence.
Page 3 - The name of the town of West Cambridge was changed to Arlington, by act of legislature, April 13, 1867.

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