Vital Records of Chelmsford, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849

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Essex Institute, 1914 - Registers of births, etc - 460 pages
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Page 11 - 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 11 - These 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 married woman.
Page 3 - Middlefield and Massachusetts are named in the original records, they are given in the printed copy.
Page 3 - EXPLANATIONS The following records of births, marriages and deaths include all entries to be found in the books of record kept by the town clerks ; in the church records ; in the...
Page 11 - 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 11 - Court ; in the cemetery inscriptions ; and in many private records found in family Bibles. These 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 5 - R. — court record, Essex Co. Quarterly Court. d. — daughter ; day ; died. Dea. — deacon. dup. — duplicate entry.
Page 3 - Oxford, and consequently publishment was made elsewhere. The double date is used in the months of January, February and March prior to 1752 only when it so appears in the original, and instances of the modern form after 1725 are not uncommon.
Page 171 - MARRIAGES TO THE END OF THE YEAR 1849 ABBOT (see also Abbott), Eunice E., and George R.
Page 3 - Vital records of Mansfield, Massachusetts, to the end of the year 1849. Salem, Mass.: Essex institute. 230 p. [2139 "Found in the books of record kept by the town clerks; in the church records; in the cemetery inscriptions, and "in private records found in family Bibles, etc." — Explanations. Vital records of the town of Truro, Massachusetts, to the end of the year 1849, literally transcribed under the direction of George Ernest Bowman. Boston, Mass.: Massachusetts society of Mayflower descendants,...

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