Source Information

Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Compiled Birth, Marriage, and Death Records, 1700-1850 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2018.
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About Massachusetts, Compiled Birth, Marriage, and Death Records, 1700-1850

This collection consists of birth, marriage, and death records from the state of Massachusetts that took place between the years of 1700 and 1850.

The birth records in this collection typically include the following information:

  • Name of child
  • Gender and birth place of child
  • Date of birth
  • Date of baptism
  • Parents' names
  • Some birth records may also have the spouse of the primary person's name recorded.

The marriage records in this collection typically include the following information:

  • Marriage date
  • Name of Groom
  • Age and birth place of Groom
  • Groom's parents' names
  • Name of Bride
  • Age and birth place of Bride
  • Bride's parents' names

The death records in this collection typically include the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Date of death
  • Date of burial
  • Age and birth place of deceased
  • Parents' names
  • Spouse's name