VITAL RECORDS OF WARREN (Formerly Western), MASSACHUSETTSTo the year 1850
WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS : PUBLISHED BY FRANKLIN P. RICE,
Trustee of the Fund. 1910.
THE list of Warren Births, Marriages and Deaths comprised
in this volume includes all that were found in the Town Books
covering the period from the earliest date there recorded to the
end of the year 1849. Some additions have been made from
other sources, and these are indicated in each instance by proper
All of the records are condensed in print as much as is con-
sistent with intelligibility, accuracy, and completeness of infor-
mation. Differences in duplicates, and explanatory or other
matter which seemed necessary or desirable, appear in brackets.
Marriages and intentions of marriage are printed under the
names of both parties, but the full information concerning each
person is given only under his or her name. An asterisk after a
marriage indicates that the intention is not found recorded, and
in many cases this is accounted for by the fact that neither party
belonged in Warren, and consequently publishment was made
When places other than Warren and Massachusetts are named
in the original records, they are given in the printed copy.
Warren, Worcester County.
ORIGINALLY established as "Western," January
16, 1742, from parts of Brimfield, Hampden
County, Brookfield, Worcester County, and Kings-
field, or New Marlborough. A part was annexed to
Ware, February 8, 1822, and another part to Palmer,
February 7, 1831. The name of the town was
changed to Warren March 13, 1834.
Population at different periods: 1765, 583; 1776,
827; 1790, 899; 1800, 979; 1810, 1014; 1820,
1,112; 1830, 1,189; 1840, 1,290; 1850, 1,777.
Population in 1905, 4,300.