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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 Society.

Boston, Mass., 1911.

 

Boston: Wright & Potter Printing Company, 18 Post Office Square.

 

Number of Births printed                       898
            Marriages                 225 X 2 = 450
            Deaths                                         422
                                                            1,770 total

 



  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 at Nantasket.
  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.), [120]; 1790  (U.S.),   120;
       1800  (U.S.),    117; 1810  (U.S.),   139;
       1820  (U.S.),    172; 1830  (U.S.),   198;
       1840  (U.S.),    231; 1850  (U.S.),   253;
       1855  (State),   292; 1860  (U.S.),   285;
       1865  (State),   260; 1870  (U.S.),   261;
       1875  (State),   316; 1880  (U.S.),   383;
       1885  (State),   451; 1890  (U.S.),   989;
       1895  (State), 1,044; 1900  (U.S.), 1,703;
       1905  (State), 2,060; 1910  (U.S.), 2,103.

EXPLANATIONS.
  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.

ABBREVIATIONS.
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
3d. -third

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