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Medfield, Massachusetts Vital Records
Births, Deaths, & Marriages
to the end of 1849
Order item B492
FORMAT: ELECTRONIC (CD-ROM DISK)
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The records of births, marriages and deaths in this book include all entries to be found in the books of record kept by the town clerks; in the church records; in the cemetery inscriptions; and in many private records found in family Bibles. These records are printed in a condensed form in which every essential particular has been preserved. All duplication of the town clerks' record has been eliminated, but differences in entry and other explanatory matter appear in brackets. Parentheses are used when they occur in the original record; also to indicate the maiden name of a wife.
When places other than Medfield and Massachusetts are named in the original records, they are given in the printed copy. Marriages and intentions of marriage are printed under the names of both parties. Double-dating is used in the months of January, February and March, prior to 1752, whenever it appears in the original and also whenever from the sequence of entry in the original the date may be easily determined. In all records the original spelling of names is followed and in the alphabetical arrangement the various forms should be examined, as items about the same family may be found under different spellings.
The town of Medfield, Norfolk County (formerly in Suffolk County, until 1793), was established May 22, 1650, from a part of Dedham.
May 28, 1659, land was granted to Medfield.
October 24, 1713, a part of Medfield was established as Medway.
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