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Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850


Vital Records of Hubbardston, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1850

Worcester, Massachusetts
Systematic History Fund
Published by Franklin P. Rice, Trustee of the Fund
1907

Stanhope Press
F. H. Gilson Copmany
Boston, U. S. A.

Publisher's Note.

The list of Hubbardston Births, Marriages and Deaths comprised in this volume includes all that were found in the Town Books covering the period from the earliest date there recorded to the end of the year 1849.  Some  additions have been made  from other sources and these are indicated in each instance by proper reference.

All of the records are condensed in print as much as is consistent with intelligibility, accuracy, and completeness of information. 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 a
marriage indicates that the intention was not found recorded, and in many cases this is accounted for by the fact that neither party belonged in Hubbardston, and  consequently publishment was made elsewhere.

When  places other than Hubbardston and  Massachusetts are named  in the original records, they are given in the printed copy.


ABBREVIATIONS.
a. - age
b. - born
ch. - child
C.R. - church record
d. - daughter ; day ; died
Dea. -  deacon
dup. -  duplicate entry
G.S.1. - gravestone, Centre Cemetery
G.S.2. - gravestone, Glen Valley Cemetery
G.S.3.-gravestone, Pine Grove  Cemetery
G.S.4. - gravestone, Forest Hill (Hastings) Cemetery
G.S.5. - gravestone, Cemetery on Gardner road
G.S.6. - gravestone, Cemetery near Sawyer's Pond
G.S.7. -gravestone, Greenwood  Cemetery
G.S.8.-gravestone, Clark Cemetery
h. - husband
inf. - infant
int. - publishment of intention of marriage
Jr. - junior
m. - male ; married ; month
P.R. - private record of the Doctors Moses Phelps, father and son.
s. - son
Sr. - senior
w. - wife
wid. - widow
widr. - widower

The age given in the Deaths is in years unless otherwise indicated.
             

Hubbardston, Worcester County.

ESTABLISHED as a District, June 13, 1767, from a part of Rutland, and incorporated a
Town,  August 23, 1775. A  portion was set off to Princeton, February 16, 1810.

Population at different periods: 1776, 488; 1790,
933;  1800,1,113; 1810,1,127; 1820,1,367;  1830,
1,674;  1840, 1,784; 1850, 1,825.  Population in
1905, 1,205.

Number  of Births printed .............4,128
           Marriages  ...........                 976 - 1,952 names
           Deaths  ....................         1,380
                                                    7,460 total


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