Vital Records of Great Barrington, 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 - Great Barrington (Mass. : Town) - 89 pages
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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 - Stow and Massachusetts are named in the original records, they are given in the printed copy. 2. In all...
Page 2 - 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 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 5 - ... 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. child chn. children Co. county d. daughter ; died ; day Dea. deacon dup. duplicate entry GR gravestone record h.
Page 5 - Gs gravestone record h. husband inf. infant int. publishment of intention of marriage Jr. junior m. male ; married ; month Ns New Style oS Old Style PR private record rec.
Page 5 - Jr. junior m. married ; month prob. probably rec. recorded s. son Sr. senior w. wife ; week -wid. widow widr. widower y. year ist. first sd.
Page 2 - 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.
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.

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