Vital Records of Wakefield, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850

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Wright & Potter printing Company, 1912 - Registers of births, etc - 341 pages
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Page 4 - Waltham and 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 might be found under different spellings. 4. Marriages and intentions of...
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 5 - Tower h. — husband hrs. — hours inf. — infant int. — publishment of intention of marriage Jr. — junior m. — married ; month min. — minutes MR — Middlesex County Record rec.
Page 5 - ... Additional information which does not appear in the original text of an item, ie, any explanation, query, inference, or difference shown in the entries of the record, is bracketed. ABBREVIATIONS. a. — age ; aged abt. — about bp. — baptized bur. — buried ch. — child CR — church record, Congregational Church d.

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