VITAL RECORDS of GARDNER, MASSACHUSETTS
To the Year 1850

Published by Franklin P. Rice

Worchester, Mass., 1907

Transcribed by Dave Swerdfeger

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Explainations and Abbreviations


The list of Gardner Births, Marriages and Deaths comprised in this volume includes all that were found in the Town Books covering the period from the earliest date there recorded to the end of the year 1849. Some additions have been made from other sources, and these are indicated in each instance by proper reference.
All of the records are condensed in print as much as is consistent with intelligibility, accuracy, and completeness of information.
When places other than Gardner and Massachusetts are named in the original records, they are given in the printed copy.


ABBREVIATIONS
a----age
b.---born
ch.-child
chn.---children
Co.---County
C.R.--Church Record
d.---daughter;day;died.
Dea.---deacon.
Dup.---duplicate entry.
f.---female
G.S.1---gravestone record, Center Burial Ground.
G.S.2---gravestone record, Crystal Lake Cemetery
h.---husband.
inf.--infant.
int.---publishment of intention of marriage.
Jr.---junior.
m.---marriage;married;month.
P.R.--private record.
Prob.---probably.
rec.---recorded.
s.----son.
Sr.---senior.
w.---week; wife.
wid.---widow.
widr.---widower.
y.--year.
2d.--second