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Lowell Massachusetts Annual Reports 1862-1928

Most towns in New England started publishing annual reports of the town’s public business in the 1800’s and many smaller towns still carry on that trait today. The following list of 52 free annual reports for Lowell Massachusetts covers the years of 1862-1928 (incomplete). Each town provided different reports in it’s annual publications, but they generally contain information on vital records (births, marriages and deaths) for the year of publication (not always included in early years), lists of public officials, lists of police officers, firemen, and other government workers, including school teachers. Don’t overlook the town’s expenditures list, as it often included payments made to town citizens for work they performed in the town’s behest. Also, many towns include payments made for the support of the indigent within the town.

Dedham Massachusetts Historical Society Register 1890-1903

From 1890-1903, the Dedham Historical Society in Dedham Massachusetts printed a quarterly pamphlet for it’s historical society called the “Dedham Historical Register.” In this pamphlet a variety of genealogical data was published on families of Dedham and the villages emanating from the early residents of Dedham, such as Dorchester, Franklin, Medfield, Medway, Needham, and Sharon, etc.

Free Massachusetts Town Vital Records

This is a collection of 191 free town vital records books, otherwise known as “Tan Books” for Massachusetts towns. Generally these records go up to 1849/1850 at which, the genealogist can use the census records to assist in identifying the family connections further. Included with this article is an account of why and how these manuscripts were published.

Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records

Most Connecticut researchers are as familiar with the Barbour Collection of town records as Massachusetts researchers are with their “tan books” of town vital records. For those not familiar, in short, the Barber Collection provides a transcription and index of pre-1870 Connecticut vital records on a town by town basis. The Lucius Barnes Barbour Collection, as it is officially known has been housed in the Connecticut State Library since Lucius created it. For non local researchers, microfilm copies have been widely distributed over the years. Finally, it’s now becoming available online in an even wider distribution. The 123 volumes are arranged in alphabetical order according to town name. Within each town, the records are arranged in alphabetical order according to surname. Each marriage record is so arranged that all the vital records for a person is together, so birth and death records may also be found within the marriage records database. Unfortunately, it’s not all available online for free. We have provided the links for each town below depending on it’s availability at a free website, and then as a backup to Ancestry if the specific resource is not available for free.

Crown Tribal Births 1949-1950

The following information details those children born on the Crow Reservation, Montana, from June 1949 to October 1950. 1. Joseph Hedoesit, Jr.;  b. 6-14-49; degree of blood, 4/4; father, Joseph; mother, Laura Ida Tobacco; address, St. Xavier. 2. Dennis Arthur Wilson; b. 6-16-49; degree of blood, -; father, -; mother, Nora Wilson; address, Crow Agency. 3. Maralene L. Rideshorse; b. 6-21-4; degree of blood, 4/4; father, Samuel; mother, Fannie Otherblackbird, address, Pryor. 4. Vincient Littlelight; b. 6-23-49; degree of blood, 15/16; father, Richard; mother, Theresa Teed; address, St. Xavier. 5.  Caroline M. Farwell; b. 7-2-49; degree of blood, -; father, Mark; mother, Hazel Frisch; address, Crow. 6.  Cleora Beth Hill; b 7-6-49; degree of blood, -; father, John; mother, Eva Mae Hand; address, Crow Agency. 7.  Leanna Clarece Jefferson; b. 7-19-49; degree of blood, 5/8; father, Charles; mother, Bernice Pretty Weasel; address, Crow Agency. 8.  Georgia Old Ewarf; b. 7-20-49; degree of blood, 1/16; father, George; mother, Nancy Wallace; address, Lodge Grass. 9.  Barbara NotAfraid; b. 7-26-49; degree of blood,-; father, Star; mother, Deana Medicinehorse; address, Crow Agency. 10.  Charles J Yarlott; b. 7-28-49; degree of blood,-; father, Eugene; mother, Maude Morrison; address, Crow Agency. 11.  Melvin O. Rogers; b. 7-29-49; degree of blood, 4/4; father, Bryans; mother, Martha Bellrock; address, St. Xavier. 12.  Royce A. Badbear; b. 8-3-49; degree of blood, 7/8; father, Edward; mother, Oline Williansom; address, Crow Agency. 13.  Ricky O. Birdinground; b. 8-4-49; degree of blood, 13/16; father, Andrew; mother Inez Reed; address, Crow Agency. 14.  Birdie M. Lionshows; b. 8-5-49; degree of blood, ¾; father, James; mother, Agnes Gardener; address, Pryor. 15.  Noe K....

Births from Mrs. Ulessus Kennedy’s Ledger

Births that occurred within or around the Allegany Reservation in New York, and were recorded in in an old ledger owned by Mrs. Ulessus Kennedy. Births Amelia’s Baby, b. Nov. 7, 1908. Bennett, Benjamin Harrison, b. Jan. 6, 1892. Bennet, Benjamin’s 1st child b. Nov. 27, 1913. Bennett, Henon & Laura’s boy & girl, b. Aug. 11, 1896. Burr, Wella & Sidney’s baby boy, b. April 17, 1902. Lay orDay, Doug’s baby, b. Feb. 9, 1906. Fisher, Mr.’s birthday age 70 years, Nov. 24, 1908. Goldsmith, Herbert’s boy, b. Dec. 27, 1911. Kennedy, Charles’ oldest son, b. Jan. 19, 1842. Parker, Mr. & Mrs. Gala’s twin girls, b. Jan. 21, 1908. Kennedy, Charles’ younger son, b. Sept. 10, 1843. Lay or Day, Doug’s baby, b. Feb.9, 1906. Smith, Bertha Pierce’s girl baby, b. March 15, 1902. Smith, Bertha’s boy, in Washington, May 28, 1903. Jimerson, Silah’s C. birthday, March 8,...

Earliest Records of All Saints’ Parish Frederick, Maryland, 1727-1781

* “These will probably seem meager and incomplete, but they are an exact and complete copy of the only records All Saints’ has for the period covered”-Emest Helfenstein. Barnhart, Benjamin m Rachael Wood, daughter of Joseph and Catharine Wood, April 3, 1773. Biggs, Benjamin m Hennaratta Prudence Deborah Margaretta Munday, daughter of Henry Munday, Sept. 26, 1745. Burroughs, John m Priscilla Rue, Mch. 17, 1760. Bushelle, Elizabeth daughter of Samuel Bushelle and Allatha his wife, Buried April 6, 1743. Byer, John m Ann Arnold April 3, 1743 Carmack, William and Jane. Children: Cornelius, b June 18, 1736. William, b Nov. 10, 1738. Evin, b Feb. 25, 1740. John, b May 12, 1742. Nathan, b Nov. 17, 1748. Levi, b Nov. 3, 1750. Quilah, b Jan. 13, 1754 Chapline, Joseph m Ruhamah daughter of Rev. William Williams, October 22, 1741. Children: William Williams, b Aug 20, 1742. Ruhamah, b Jan. 7, 1743-4. ” Ruhamah, Daughter of Joseph Chapline and Ruhamah his wife Buried Sept. 6, 1748. Joseph and Deborah, b Sept. 9, 1746. Jane, b Sept. 18, 1748. “Jane daughter of Joseph Chapline and Ruhamah his wife Buried July 19, 1754.” James, b Sept. 28, 1750. Ruhamah, b July 12,1752. Sarah, b July lo, 1754. Jeremiah, b June 24, 1756. Jane, b Mar. 23, 1758. Theodoras, b Mar. 14, 1760. Charlton, Arthur m Eleanor Harrison July 14, 1742. Children: Alice, b. Aug. 11, 1743. Thomas, b. Nov. 21, 1745. Elenor, b. June 25, 1748. Mary, b Jan. 31, 1750. John Usher, b June 21, 1753. Ann Phebe Penn, b. Feb. 6, 1756. Jane, b Dec. 23, 1757. Elizabeth Lettice, b...

Herbert Genealogical Notes

Many years ago my dear Mother1) planned a history and genealogy of the Herbert family in America. After expending a great deal of effort and a considerable amount of time and money, she accumulated a certain amount of data, a lot of it just scattered information with no apparent relationship. She had circulars printed and forms that could be filled out with the least possible effort giving names, and dates if possible, of father, grandfather, and son as far back as one could go. As comparatively few answers came in, she gave up the ambitious idea of so comprehensive work and decided to concentrate on a history of the New Jersey Herberts. However, illness and death put an end to all this. That the result of so much energy should not be wasted, I offer it with some additional information that I have gathered from time to time in spasmodic attempts to continue her work. Every effort has been made to present facts as accurately as possible. Assumptions and traditions will be so indicated. To begin at the beginning, the first authentic ancestor of what is now known as the Herbert family emerges from the mists of south Wales as one Thomas ap Guilym ap Jenkins, which of course, means that his father was William and his grandfather was Jenkins, but that is all the we know about him. His chief claim to distinction seams to be as the father of his fifth son. Sir William Thomas of Raglan Sir William Thomas of Raglan. Some carry the line bask to Henry I, and another, just bursting with enthusiasm and...

E Surnames – Walpole Massachusetts Birth Records to 1850

EARLEY, James Howland, s. John and Mary W., Sept. 22, 1847. John Edwin, s. John and Mary W., Dec. 31, 1841. Mary Elizabeth, d. John and Mary W., Dec. 19, 1845. Sarah Cushing, d. John and Mary W., Aug. 19, 1843. ELICE (see Ellese, Ellice, Ellis), Elefelet, s. Jacob and Mehetable, Nov. 5, 1733. ELLESE (see Elice, Ellice, Ellis), Jacob, s. Jacob and Mehettabel, July 3, 1729. ELLICE (see Elice, Ellese, Ellis), Enoch, s. M[torn] and Sarai, Oct. 3 [?], 1735. Mehetable, d. Jacob and Mehetable, July 12, 1731. Phenas, s. Moses and Saray, Feb. 11, 1734. ELLIS (see Elice, Ellese, Ellice), Aaron, [twin] s. Joseph and Sarah, May 10, 1766. Abigail, d. Moses and Sarah, Sept. 29, 1737. Alfred Richards, s. Joseph and Polly, Jan. 31, 1822. Asa, s. Jacob and Abigail, Aug. 19, 1763. Asa, s. Asa and Phebe, Oct. 16, 1773. Becca, d. Moses and Molly Belcher, Jan. 13, 178[torn]. Betsy, ch. John and Rebecca, July 22, 1790. Billings, s. Eliphalet and Hephsibah, July 14, 1783. Billings, s. Sabin and Louiza, Oct. 16, 1825. Caleb, s. Enoch and Julitty, Apr. 16, 1767. Caleb, s. Seth and Mary, June 18, 1810. Charles, ch. John and Rebecca, Feb. 21, 1794. Charles, s. Hartford and Mary, Aug. 29, 1819. [Ch]arlotta, d. Oliver and Margrett, Oct. 20, 1798. Daniel, s. Joseph and Sarah, Jan. 17, 1768. David, s. Jacob and Abigail, Apr. 16, 1756. Dudley, s. Sabin and Louiza, Apr. 25, [torn]8. Edmund Jr. [sic], s. John and Polly, S[torn]801. Edward, s. John Jr. and Polly, Sept, [torn] Elba Josephine, d. Charles and M. [torn], 1846. Eliphelet, s. Eliphelet and...
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