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Vital Records of Bedford, Massachuseets,to the Year 1850...
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Abbott Abel Abigail Abner Amittai Amos Andover Anna Bacon Bethiah Betsey Billerica Capt Caroline Catherine Charles Concord consumption David and Hannah Davis Dorcas dysentery Ebenezer Eliab Elijah Eliot Eliza Ellen Esther Eunice Fasset fever Fitch Francis George Hannah Harriet Hartwell Henry Hiram Isaac Jabez and Hannah James Jr Jeremiah Joanna Joel John and Elizabeth John and Hannah John and Martha John and Mary John and Ruhamah Jonas Joseph and Elizabeth Joseph and Sarah Joshua July July 15 July 22 July 30 June 28 June 9 Lane Lexington Louisa Maria Mary Ann Meriam Molley Molly Moses Jr Nabby Nancy Nathan Oliver Phebe Phinehas Polley Rachel Rebecca Rebekah Reed Reuben and Mary Rhoda Ruhamah Ruth Sally Sarah Lane Sept Simonds Sophronia Stearns Stephen and Elizabeth Susan Tabitha Thaddeus Thomas twin W[illia]m Webber Wheeler widr Wilson Woburn
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 2 - That the sum of $20000 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 - 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 may be found under different spellings. 4. Marriages are printed under the names of both parties. When a marriage appears without the intention recorded, it is designated with an asterisk.
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 TlLLINGHAST, FRANCIS EVERETT BLAKE, CHARLES KNOWLES BOLTON, DON GLEASON HILL, EDMUND DANA BARBOUR.
Page 4 - 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 - Jr. — junior m. — married ; month prob. — probably rec. — recorded s. — son Sr. — senior w. — wife ; week -wid. — widow widr. — widower y. — year ist.
Page 5 - ... 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 of parents, in late marriage records.
Page 5 - Cemetery h. — husband hrs. — hours inf. — infant Jr. — junior m. — married ; month min. — minutes MR — Middlesex County record, East Cambridge PRI — private record, from family Bible owned by William Thorndike Patten, of Lowell pR2.
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.