Burlington, MA Vital Records to the year 1850
Compiled by: Thomas W. Baldwin, A.B., S.B.
Of the New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, MA 1915

Introduction and Abbreviations






EXPLANATIONS

1. When places other than Burlington or Massachusetts are named in the origional records they are given in the printed record.

2. In all records the origional spelling is followed

3. The various spellings of a name should be examined, as items about the same family or indivual may be found under differant spellings.

4. Marriages and intentions are printed under the names of both parties. When a marriage appears without the intention recorded it is designated by an asterict.

5. Additional information which does not appear in the origional text of an item, i.e., any explanationm query, inference or difference shown in other entries of the record is bracketed.


ABBREVIATIONS

  • a. - age: aged
  • abt. - about
  • b. - born
  • bp. - baptized
  • bur. - buried
  • ch. - child
  • C.R. - church record; Second Church of Christ in Woburn
  • d. - daughter: died: day
  • Dea. - Deacon
  • dec. - deceased
  • dup. - duplicate entry
  • G.R.1. - grave record, Precinct Burying Ground
  • G.R.2. - grave record, Chestnut Hill Cemetery
  • h. - husband hours
  • inf. - infant
  • int. - publishment of intention of marriage
  • Jr. junior
  • m. - month
  • md. - married
  • P.R.1. - from record of deaths in Second Parish of Woburn kept by Rev. J. Marrett, now in possession of Mrs. N. L. S. Bennett of Burlington
  • P.R.2. - from records of J. P. Walker of Bangor, Maine
  • S. - son
  • Sr. - senior
  • unm. - unmarried
  • w. - wife
  • wid. - widow
  • widr. - widower
  • y. - year


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