Of Lawrence, Massachusetts To The End Of The Year 1849
The Essex Institute
Newcomb & Gauss
The following records of births, marriages and deaths
clude all entries to be found in the books of record kept
clerks; in the church records; in the cemetery inscrip-
tions; and in private records found in family Bibles, etc.
These records are printed in a condensed form in which
essential particular has been preserved. All duplication of the
town clerk's record has been eliminated, but differences in entry
other explanatory matter appear in brackets. Parentheses
used when they occur in the original record; also to in-
dicate the maiden name of a married woman.
When places other than Lawrence and Massachusetts are
in the original records, they are given in the printed
Marriages and intentions of marriage are printed under
names of both parties. In all records the original spell-
ing of names is followed, and in the alphabetical arrangement
various forms should be examined, as items about the same
may be found under different spellings.
Parts of Andover and Methuen were incorporated as Law-
rence April 17, 1847. On March 21, 1853, Lawrence was in-
corporated as a city. On April 4, 1854 a part of Methuen was
On February 4, 1879, parts of Andover and North
Andover were annexed.
The population of Lawrence in 1847 was 3,577, and in
C. R. 1.—Church record, Lawrence St. Congregational
C. R. 2.—Church record, Grace Episcopal Church.
C. R. 3.—Church record, St. Mary's and Immaculate Conception,
Roman Catholic Churches.
d.—daughter; day; died.
G. R. 1.—gravestone record, Bellevue cemetery, with
additional information found in the records of the Superintendant.
int.—intention of marriage.
m.—male ; married ; month.