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Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850

 


Vital Records of Uxbridge, Massachusetts to the Year 1850

Compiled by Thomas W. Baldwin, A.B., S.B., Member of the New England Historic Genealogical Society.

Boston, Mass., 1916.

Number  of births printed  .....6,354
Number  of marriages printed....2,091 X 2 =4,182 names
Number  of deaths printed.......1,981
    Total .....................12,517

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UXBRIDGE.
Established June 27, 1727, from part of Mendon.
Part included in the new town of Upton June 14, 1735.
Certain lands granted to Uxbridge June 5, 1736.
Certain lands annexed April 16, 1742.
Part of the district of New Sherborn annexed June 4, 1746.
Bounds between Uxbridge and Mendon  established April 10,
1754.
Bounds between Uxbridge and  Sutton established June 29,
1769.
Part annexed to Mendon April 24, 1770.
Part established as the District of Northbridge July 14, 1772.
Boundary  line between Uxbridge and Northbridge estab-
lished and part of each town annexed to the other April 30, 1856.
Boundary  between Uxbridge and Douglas established April
25, 1864.
Bounds between Uxbridge and Northbridge established April
17, 1908.

Population by Census.   
1765 (Prov.),   1,213;  1865 (State),2,838;
1776 (Prov.),   1,110;  1870 (U. S.),3,058;
1790 (U. S.),   1,308;  1875 (State),3,029;
1800 (U. S.),   1,404:  1880 (U. S.),3,111;
1810 (U. S.),   1,404:  1885 (State),2,948;
1820 (U. S.),   1,551;  1890 (U. S.),3,408;
1830 (U. S.),   2,086;  1895 (State),3,546;
1840 (U.S.),    2,004;  1900 (U. S.),3,599;
1850 (U. S.),   2,457;  1905 (State),3,881;
1855 (State),   3,068;  1910 (U. S.),4,671;
1860 (U. S.),   3,133;  1915 (State),4,921;

EXPLANATIONS.
1. When  places other than Uxbridge or Massachusetts are
named  in the original records they are given in the printed
copy.
2. In all items from the records the original spelling of the
names is given and any additions made to the spelling of the
record are enclosed in brackets.
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. The  birth of a married woman  is recorded under her
maiden  name when  it is known, but if the maiden name is
unknown   the entry appears under the husband's name with
a dash enclosed in brackets, i.e., [---] to signify that the
maiden name  is not known.
5. In taking records from gravestones it is often the case
that the family name of a woman as given on the stone is not
that under which she was born, so, therefore, many births may
appear under a married name instead of the original, which is
not shown on the stone. In many   cases names are evidently
those of wives though not so specified.
6. Marriages and intentions are printed under the name
of both parties. When  both the marriage an intention are
recorded, only the marriage record is printed and the date of
the intention is not given, except when needed to make more
clear the date of the marriage. When the marriage appears
without th intention recorded it is designated with an asterisk.
7. Additional information, which does not appear in the
original town record, i.e., any difference shown in other records
of the same person is enclosed in parenthesis with the source
of the information indicated.
8. The  births and deaths from the records of the Uxbridge
Monthly   Meeting are mostly of  families living outside of
Uxbridge, but who were members  of the societies represented
in the Monthly Meeting.  Where  in the record the name of a
place is given the same is given in the printed text.

ABBREVIATIONS.
a. - age; aged
abt. - about
b. - born
bp. - baptized
bur. - buried
ch. - child
C.R.1. - church record, First Congregational Society (Unitarian)
C.R.2. - church record, First Evangelical Congregational Society
C.R.3. - from records of Smithfield, R.I., Monthly Meeting
C.R.4. - from records of Uxbridge Monthly Meeting
d. - daughter; died; day
Dea. - deacon
dec. - deceased
dup. - duplicate entry
G.R.1. - grave record, Prospect Hill Cemetery
G.R.2. - grave record, St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery
G.R.3. - grave record, Daniels Cemetery, South Mendon road
G.R.4. - grave record, Bassett Cemetery, South Mendon road
G.R.5. - grave record, Darling Cemetery, east side of town
G.R.6. - grave record, Norton or Swedish Cemetery
G.R.7. - grave record, Cook Cemetery
G.R.8. - grave record, Tucker Cemetery, Scadeen
G.R.9. - grave record, Tiffany Cemetery, Scadeen
G.R.10.- grave record, Aldrich Cemetery, Scadeen
G.R.11. - grave record, Shove Cemetery near Schockalog
G.R.12. - grave record, Royal Taft Cemetery, near Schockalog
G.R.13. - grave record, White Cemetery, southwest corner of town
G.R. 14. - grave record, Joseph Richardson Cemetery, southwest part of Uxbridge
G.R.15. - grave record, Mowry Cemetery, South Uxbridge
G.R.16. - grave record, Aldrich Cemetery, South Uxbridge
G.R.17. - grave record, Morse Cemetery, South Uxbridge
G.R.18. - grave record, De Wolfe Cemetery, near Ironstone
G.R.19. - grave record, Richardson Cemetery, near Ironstone
G.R.20. - grave record, -Southwick Cemetery, South Uxbridge
G.R.21. - grave record, Cemetery at Quaker meeting-house
G.R.22. - grave record, Gifford Cemetery, near Ironstone
G.R.23- - grave record, Quaker City Cemetery
G.R.24. - grave record, Albee Cemetery, east side of town
G.R.25. - grave record, Buffum Cemetery on Douglas line
h. - husband; hours
inf. - infant
int. - publishment of intention of marriage
Jr. - Junior
md. -  married
min. - minutes
mo. -  month
prob. - probably
rep. - reputed
s. - son
Sr. - Senior
T.R. - town record
unm. -  unmarried
w. - wife, weeks
wid. - widow
widr. - widower


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