Vital Records of Medfield, 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, 1903 - Registers of births, etc - 243 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 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 - Jr. — junior m. — married ; male ; month frob. — probably rec. — recorded s. — son Sr. — senior w. — wife ; week •wid. — widow widr. — widower y. — year 2d. — second ALFORD BIRTHS.
Page 2 - HISTORIC GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY, 6 November, 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. And the treasurer is hereby instructed to honor such drafts as shall be authorized...
Page 4 - ... 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 only when they occur in the original text, or to separate clauses found there — such as the birthplace of parents, in late marriage records. ABBREVIATIONS. a. — age abt. — about b. — born eh. — child chn. — children Co. — county CR — church record, First Congregational d.
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. Editor. HENRY ERNEST WOODS. Stanbopc press , H. GILSON COMPANY OO~ oí V-.
Page 4 - ... original text of an item, ie, any explanation, query, 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. 6. The double date is used in the months from January to March inclusive, prior to 1752, only when it so appears in an entry, or when it is obvious from the position of the entry in the records.
Page 3 - May 22, 16505 from a part of Dedham. May 28, 1659, land was granted to Medfield. October 24, 1713, a part of Medfield was established as Medway.

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