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VITAL RECORDS OF SHERBORN 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.

 

 

 

OCTOBER 7, 1674, more land was granted to the
proprietors and inhabitants of the land at or
near Boggestow to be called Sherborne. April 16,
1679, an exchange of lands was made with the planta-
tion of Natick, which was confirmed by the General
Court May 30, 1679. May 7, 1684, the grant of
October 7, 1674, and the name of Sherborne were con-
firmed by the General Court. July 11, 1700, part was
annexed to Framingham. December 3, 1724, a part
was established as Holliston. February 7, 1820, a
part was annexed to Natick. May 3, 1852, the name
was changed to Sherborn.

Population by Census : 1765 (Prov.), 670;
1776 (Prov.), 699; 1790 (U.S.), 801;
1800 (U.S.), 775; 1810 (U.S.), 770;
1820 (U.S.), 811 ; 1830 (U.S.), 899;
1840 (U.S.), 995 ; 1850 (U.S.), 1043;
1855 (State), 1071; 1860 (U.S.), 1129;
1865 (State), 1049 1870 (U.S.), 1062;
1875 (State), 999; 1880 (U.S.), 1401;
1885 (State), 1391; 1890 (U.S.), 1381;
1895 (State), 1446 ; 1900 (U.S.), 1483;
1905 (State), 1379.

 

 

 

EXPLANATIONS:
1. WHEN places other than Sherborn and 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 under the names 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 origi-
nal text of an item, i. e., any explanation, query, inference, or
difference shown in other entries of the record, is bracketed.

 

 

 

 

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