TO THE END OF THE YEAR 1849
THE ESSEX INSTITUTE
Newcomb & Gauss Co
The following records of births, marriages and deaths
entries to be found in the books of record kept by the
clerks; in the church records; in the cemetery inscrip-
tions, and in the private records found in genealogical notes
compiled by the town clerk, and inserted in the town books.
These records are printed in a condensed form in which
essential particular has been preserved. All duplication of
town clerks' record has been eliminated, but differences
entry and other explanatory matter appear in brackets.
Parentheses are used when they occur in the original
to indicate the maiden name of a married woman, and
show variations in the spelling of a name in the same entry.
When places other than
in the original records, they are given in the printed
Marriages and intentions of marriage are printed under
names of both parties. When both the marriage and
intention of marriage are recorded, only the marriage record
printed; and when a marriage appears without the inten-
tion being recorded, it is designated by an asterisk. In
the original spelling of names is followed, and the
forms of family names have been placed in one alpha-
Mar. 1, 1826, part of
. Mar. 29, 1834, part
annexed. Apr. 1, 1836,
a city. Apr. 11, 1836, act of incorporation accepted by
town. Feb. 28, 1851, part of
annexed. May 18,
1874, parts of
annexed. June 5,
1874, part of
annexed. June 23, 1874, act of
May 18, 1874, accepted by
. Aug. 1, 1874, the act
effect. Apr. 1, 1879, part of
17, 1888, part of
annexed. Apr. 30, 1906, part
The population of
at different periods was as
1830, 6,474 1870,
40,928 1895, 84,367
1875, 49,688 1900, 94,969
1880, 59,475 1910, 106,294
1890, 77,696 1920, 112,759
C. R. 1.— church record,
St. Anne's Episcopal Church.
C. R. 2.— church record,
St. Luke's Episcopal Church.
C. R. 3.— church record,
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church.
C. R. 4.— church record,
First Congregational Church.
C. R. 5.— church record,
St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church.
C. R. 6.- church record,
St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church.
d.—daughter; day; died.
G. R. 1.—gravestone record,
G. R. 2.—gravestone record, St. Patrick's
G. R. 3.—gravestone record,
G. R. 4.—gravestone record,
G. R. 5.—gravestone record,
int.—intention of marriage.
m.—male; married; month.
R. 1.—Genealogical Record compiled by Town Clerk and inserted in Town Record Book.