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
Number of marriages printed....2,091 X 2 =4,182
Number of deaths printed.......1,981
Wright & Potter Printing
33 Derne Street
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,
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,
Bounds between Uxbridge and Sutton
established June 29,
Part annexed to Mendon April 24, 1770.
established as the District of Northbridge July 14, 1772.
between Uxbridge and Northbridge estab-
lished and part of each town annexed
to the other April 30, 1856.
Boundary between Uxbridge and Douglas
Bounds between Uxbridge and Northbridge
1765 (Prov.), 1,213; 1865
1776 (Prov.), 1,110; 1870 (U.
1790 (U. S.), 1,308; 1875 (State),3,029;
(U. S.), 1,404: 1880 (U. S.),3,111;
S.), 1,404: 1885 (State),2,948;
1820 (U. S.),
1,551; 1890 (U. S.),3,408;
1830 (U. S.), 2,086; 1895
1840 (U.S.), 2,004; 1900 (U.
1850 (U. S.), 2,457; 1905 (State),3,881;
(State), 3,068; 1910 (U. S.),4,671;
S.), 3,133; 1915 (State),4,921;
1. When places other than Uxbridge or Massachusetts are
in the original records they are given in the printed
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.
The various spellings of a name should be examined as
items about the same
family or individual may be found under
birth of a married woman is recorded under her
when it is known, but if the maiden name is
entry appears under the husband's name with
a dash enclosed in brackets,
i.e., [---] to signify that the
maiden name is not known.
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
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
clear the date of the marriage. When the marriage appears
intention recorded it is designated with an asterisk.
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.
births and deaths from the records of the Uxbridge
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.
a. - age; aged
abt. - about
b. - born
bp. - baptized
ch. - child
C.R.1. - church record, First Congregational Society
C.R.2. - church record, First Evangelical Congregational Society
C.R.3. - from records of Smithfield, R.I.,
C.R.4. - from records of Uxbridge Monthly Meeting
daughter; died; day
Dea. - deacon
dec. - deceased
dup. - duplicate
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
G.R.4. - grave record, Bassett Cemetery, South Mendon
G.R.5. - grave record, Darling Cemetery, east side of town
grave record, Norton or Swedish Cemetery
G.R.7. - grave record, Cook
G.R.8. - grave record, Tucker Cemetery, Scadeen
G.R.9. - grave
record, Tiffany Cemetery, Scadeen
G.R.10.- grave record, Aldrich Cemetery,
G.R.11. - grave record, Shove Cemetery near Schockalog
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
G.R.15. - grave record, Mowry Cemetery, South Uxbridge
- grave record, Aldrich Cemetery, South Uxbridge
G.R.17. - grave record,
Morse Cemetery, South Uxbridge
G.R.18. - grave record, De Wolfe Cemetery,
G.R.19. - grave record, Richardson Cemetery, near
G.R.20. - grave record, -Southwick Cemetery, South
G.R.21. - grave record, Cemetery at Quaker meeting-house
- grave record, Gifford Cemetery, near Ironstone
G.R.23- - grave record,
Quaker City Cemetery
G.R.24. - grave record, Albee Cemetery, east side of
G.R.25. - grave record, Buffum Cemetery on Douglas line
h. - husband;
inf. - infant
int. - publishment of intention of marriage
md. - married
min. - minutes
mo. - month
rep. - reputed
s. - son
Sr. - Senior
T.R. - town
unm. - unmarried
w. - wife, weeks
wid. - widow