Vital Records of Lincoln, 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, 1908 - Lincoln (Mass.) - 179 pages
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Page iii - 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 only when they occur in the original text, or to separate clauses found there such as the birthplace...
Page i - 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 iii - 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 iv - Burying-ground h. husband hrs. hours inf. infant int. publishment of intention of marriage Jr. junior m. married ; month PR private record, from Rev.
Page iii - ... to signify that the maiden name is unknown. If it is not known whether the surname is that of a married or unmarried woman, ? m. is placed in brackets after the Christian name. 6. Marriages and intentions of marriages are printed under the names of both parties. When both the marriage and...
Page iii - Peru 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.
Page i - ... 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 TlLLINGHAST, FRANCIS EVERETT BLAKE, CHARLES KNOWLES BOLTON, DON GLEASON HILL, EDMUND DANA BARBOUR.
Page vi - Jr. junior m. married ; month prob. probably rec. recorded s. son Sr. senior w. wife ; week -wid. widow widr. widower y. year ist.
Page 155 - He was a direct decendant of John Browne Esq. chief Magistrate of Stamford Co Lincoln England in 1376 and great great grand son of Abraham Browne who emigrated from England and settled in Watertown in 1630,

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