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Page vii - 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 to show the difference in the spelling of a name in the same entry, to indicate the maiden name of a wife, to enclose an imperfect portion of the original text, and to separate clauses in the original text — such as the birthplace of a parent in late records.
Page vii - Rochester and Massachusetts are named in the original records, they are given in the printed copy. 2. In all items from town records the original spelling is followed, and no attempt is made to correct errors appearing in the records or to harmonize conflicting names or dates. 3. The various spellings of a name should be examined, as items about the same family or individual may be found under different spellings. 4. A baptism is not printed, if it occurs within one year after the recorded date of...
Page v - 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 viii - 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 vii - Marriages and intentions of marriage are printed under the names of both parties. When both the marriage and intention of marriage are recorded, only the marriage record is printed; and where a marriage appears without the intention being recorded, it is designated with an asterisk.
Page vii - 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 birth-place...