Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850

Title:
  • Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850
Creator:
  • The Essex Institute, Salem, Mass.
Description:
  • In the late 19th and early 20th centuries several towns and agencies compiled the vital records of over 200 Massachusetts towns and cities. Using the town records, church records, private records, gravestone inscriptions and newspaper articles, one of the finest collections of published vital records was produced. These came to be known collectively as the "Tan Book" series. These records generally comprise all of the known records from the earliest times to about 1850. (Description from the Massachusetts Vital Records Project.)

    Physical copies located in the Salem Collection Room at the Salem Public Library.

    Digitized records are available from the Massachusetts Vital Records Project.
Date:
  • 1916-1925
Subject:
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Contributor:
Publisher:
  • The Essex Institute, Salem, Mass.
Rights:
  • No copyright restrictions.

Citation

The Essex Institute, Salem, Mass., “Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850,” Salem Public Library, accessed June 17, 2019, https://digitalheritage.noblenet.org/salem/items/show/98.

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