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Vital Records of the Town of Brewster to the end of the Year 1849

 

Literally Transcribed under the direction of

George Ernest Bowman

Editor of the Mayflower Descendant

 

Published by the Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants

At the charge of the

Cape Cod Town Record Fund

 

Boston, Massachusetts, 1904

 

HISTORICAL NOTES.

The Town of Brewster, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, was incorporated 19 February, 1803, and was named in honor of Elder William Brewster, a large part of the inhabitants being his descendants. The town was originally the northern part of the town of Harwich . On 21 June, 1811, a part of Harwich was annexed to Brewster; and on 25 April, 1848, a part of Brewster was annexed to Harwich. The bounds between Brewster and Orleans were established on 20 February, 1861.

 

POPULATION OF THE TOWN OF BREWSTER .

1810 (U. S.) 1112 1855 (Mass.) 1525 1880 (U. S. ) 1144

1820 (U. S.) 1285 1860 (U. S.)1489 1885 (Mass. ) 934

1830 (U. S.) 1418 1865 (Mass.)1456 1890 (U. S. ) 1003

1840 (U. S.) 1522 1870 (U. S.)1259 1895 (Mass. ) 901

1850 (U. S.) 1525 1875 (Mass.)1219 1900 (U. S. ) 829

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