Vital Records of Newbury, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849: Births

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Essex Institute, 1911 - Registers of births, etc
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Page 3 - ... 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 wife.
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 - 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 8 - Russell. rec. — recorded. rem. — removed. ret. — return. s. — son. sr. — senior. т. c. — town copy. unm. — unmarried. w. — wife; week. wid. — widow. widr. — widower. . . . y. — year. 7 br. — September. 8 br. — October. 9 br. — November. 10 br. — December.
Page 3 - March, prior to 175 2, 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. As Salisbury and Amesbury have been so closely connected, both socially and geographically, it will be desirable to examine the records of...
Page 134 - George Henry, s. Henry and Hannah, Sept. 24, 1835. Harriet Newell, d. Henry and Hannah, Dec. 30, 1839.
Page 4 - England, situated in the south part of the county on the river Kennet, fifty-six miles west from London. It was so named in honor of the Rev. Thomas Parker, who had for some time preached in Newbury, England, before his arrival in America. Till its incorporation, in 1635, it was called by its Indian name, Quascacunquen ; a name which the natives gave, not to the whole territory (as the word signifies "a waterfall"), but to "the falls...
Page 4 - Parsons, which name was changed, on June 14, 1820, to West Newbury. The population of Newbury at different periods has been as follows : 1765, 2960.

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