Vital Records of Hull, Massachusetts to the Year 1850.
Compiled by Thomas W. Baldwin, A.B., S.B., Member of the New England HIstoric Genealogical
Boston, Mass., 1911.
Boston: Wright & Potter Printing Company, 18 Post Office Square.
Number of Births printed
225 X 2 = 450
THE date of the establishment of Hull is not definitely known.
On May 20, 1642, according to the Mass. Records, Vol. 1, page 5, a report of
a committee was made to the General Court concerning the allotment of lands
May 10, 1643, Nantasket was again mentioned as being within the shire
of Suffolk. On September 7, 1643, a former grant to " Nantascot" was confirmed.
On May 29, 1644, it was ordered that " Nantascot shall be called Hull."
May 26, 1647, Hull is mentioned as a town.
Population by Census: 1765 (Prov.), 170;
1776 (Prov.), ; 1790 (U.S.),
1800 (U.S.), 117; 1810
1820 (U.S.), 172; 1830
1840 (U.S.), 231; 1850
1855 (State), 292; 1860
1865 (State), 260; 1870
1875 (State), 316; 1880
1885 (State), 451; 1890
1895 (State), 1,044; 1900 (U.S.),
1905 (State), 2,060; 1910 (U.S.),
1. When places other than Hull or 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 may be found under different spellings.
4. Marriages are printed underthe name of both parties. When 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 any item, i.e., any explanation, query, inference or difference shown in other
entries, is bracketed.
a. - age
abt. - about
b. - born
bp. - baptized
bur. - buried
ch. - child: church
C.R. - church record
d. - died: daughter: day
Dea. - deacon
dec. - deceased
dup. - duplicate entry
G.R. - grave record
h. - husband: hours
inf. - infant
int. - publishment of intention of marriage
Jr. - junior
m. - male: month
md. - married
prob. - probably
s. - son
S.R. - Suffolk court record
Sr. - senior
T.C. - from town copy
unm. - unmarried
w. - wife
wid. - widow
widr. - widower
y. - year
1st. - first
2d. - second