VITAL RECORDS OF HULL, Massachusetts
To the Year 1850

Compliled by Thomas W. baldwin, B., S.B., Member
of the New England Historical Genealogical Society
Boston, Mass. 1911.

Transcribed by: Dave Swerdfeger

The date of the establishment of Hull is not definitely known. On may 20, 1642, according to the Mass. Records, Vol. 1, page 5, a report of a committee was made to the General Court concerning the allotment of lands at nantaskeet.

May 10, 1643, Nantasket was again memtioned as being within the shire of Suffolk. On September 7, 1643, a former grant to "Nantascot" was confirmed. On May 29, 1644, it was ordered that "Nantascot shall be called Hull."

May 26, 1647, Hull is mentioned as a town.

Population by cencus: 1765(Prov.), 170; 1776 (Prov.), [120]; 1790(U.S.), 120; 1800 (U.S.), 117; 1810(U.S.), 139; 1820 (U.S.), 172; 1830 (U.S.), 198; 1840 (U.S.), 231; 1850 (U.S.), 253; 1855 (State), 292; 1860(U.S.) 285; 1865 (State), 260; 1870 (U.S.), 261; 1875 (State), 316; 1880 (U.S.), 383; 1885 (State), 451; 1890 (U.S.), 989; 1895 (State), 2,060; 1910 (U.S.), 2,103,

ABBREVIATIONS
a.--age
abt.-about
b.--born
bp.--baptized
bur.--buried
ch.--child: church
C.R.--church record
d.--died:daughter:day
Dea.--deacon
dec.--deceased
dup.--duplicate entry
G.R.--grave record
h.--husband:hours
inf.--infant
int.--publishment of intention of marriage
Jr.--junior
m.--male, month
md.--married
prob.--probably
s.--son
S.R.--Suffolk court record
Sr.--senior
T.C.--from town copy
unm.--unmarried
w.--wife
wid.--widow
widr.--widower
y.--year
1st.--first
2d.--second
3d.--third

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