Vital Records of Chelsea, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Google eBook)

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Wright & Potter Printing Company, 1916 - Registers of births, etc - 558 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 - ... 3. The various spellings of a name should be examined, as items about the same family or individual might be found under different spellings. 4. Marriages and intentions of marriages are printed under the names of both parties.
Page 4 - Waltham and Massachusetts are named in the original records, they are given in the printed copy.
Page 4 - The birth of a married woman is recorded under her maiden name if it is known. But if the maiden name cannot be determined, the entry appears under the husband's name, with a dash enclosed in brackets, ie, [ ], to signify that the maiden name is unknown. If it is not known whether the surname is that of a married or unmarried woman, ?m.
Page 5 - Douglas line b. — husband; hours inf. — infant int. — publishment of intention of marriage Jr. — Junior md. — married min.
Page 5 - Meeting d. — daughter; died; day Dea. — deacon dec. — deceased dup. — duplicate entry GRI — grave record, Pine Grove Cemetery GR2.
Page 3 - Rumney Marsh and Pullin Point, or otherwise called Number Thirteen (excepting Noddle's lsland and Hog lsland).

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