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Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850

 


Vital Records of Boxborough, Massachusetts to the Year 1850
Compiled by Thomas W. Baldwin, A.B., S.B., Member of the New England Historic Genealogical Society.
Boston, Mass., 1915.      

Number of Births printed .    .    .    .    .  636
            Marriages    .    .    .  362 X 2 = 724 names
            Deaths  .    .    .    .    .    .  372
                                              1,732 total

Boston: Wright & Potter Printing Company, 32 Derne Street.      
                    
Feb. 25, 1783, parts of Harvard, Littleton and Stow established as the district of Boxborough.
  Feb. 20, 1794, bounds between Boxborough  and  Littleton established.
  Nov. 4, 1835, the district made a town by chapter 15 of the Revised Statutes.
  April 30, 1890, bounds between Boxborough and  Littleton established.
  June  14, 1906, bounds between Boxborough and  Harvard established.
  June  15, 1906, bounds between Boxborough and  Littleton established.
      
Population by Census: 1790   (U.S.),  412;
       1800   (U.S.),  387;  1810   (U.S.),  388;
       1820   (U.S.),  424;  1830   (U.S.),  474;
       1840   (U.S.),  426;  1850   (U.S.),  395;
       1855   (State), 413;  1860   (U.S.),  403;
       1865   (State), 454;  1870   (U.S.),  338;
       1875   (State), 318;  1880   (U.S.),  319;
       1885   (State), 348;  1890   (U.S.),  325;
       1895   (State), 307;  1900   (U.S.),  316;
       1905   (State), 324;  1910   (U.S.),  317.

EXPLANATIONS.
1. When places other than Boxborough or Massachusetts are named in the original records they are given in the printed record.
 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 has its intention recorded it is designated by an asterisk.
 5. Additional information which does not appear in the original text of an item, i.e., any explanation, query, inference or difference shown in the entries of the record, is bracketed.
             
ABBREVIATIONS.
a. - age: aged
abt. - about
b. - born
bp. - baptized
bur. - buried
ch. - child
C.R. - church record
d. - daughter: died: day
Dea. - Deacon
dec. - deceased
dup. - duplicate entry
G.R.1. - grave record, North Cemetery
G.R.2. - grave record, South Cemetery
h. - husband: hours
inf. - infant
int. - publishment of intention of marriage
Jr. - junior
m. - month
md. - married
s. - son
Sr. - senior
unm. - unmarried
w. - wife
wid. - widow
widr. - widower
y. - year
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