VITAL RECORDS OF Tyngsborough, Massachusetts
To the Year 1850
Published by the Essex Instutute
Salem, Mass. 1913.

Transcribed by: Dave Swerdfeger


The territory now included within the limits of Tyngsborough, originally a part of Dunstable, was incorporated June 22, 1789, as the District of Tyngsborough, receiving its name in honor of the Tyng family, who were prominent among the early settlers of Dunstable.
March 3, 1792, part of Dunstable was annexed.
Jan. 29, 1798, part of Dunstable was annexed and bounds established.
Feb. 23, 1809, the District was incorporated as the town of Tyngsborough.
June 10, 1814, bounds were established between Tyngsborough and Dunstable.

The population of Tyngsborough at different periods was as follows:
1790, 382; 1830, 822; 1800, 696; 1840, 870; 1810, 704; 1850, 799; 1820, 808; 1900, 773; 1910, 829.
ABBREVIATIONS
a.-- age.
abt.--about.
b.---born.
bef. - before.
bet.---between.
Bp.---baptized.
bur. --buried.
C.R.---Congregational Church records.
ch.--child.
chn.---children.
Co.---county.
d.---daughter; day; died.
Dea.---deacon.
dup.---duplicate entry.
G.R. 1.---gravestone record, Thompson Cemetery.
G.R. 2.---gravestone record, Drake (Tyng) Cemetery.
G.R. 3.---gravestone record, Fletcher private burying ground.
G.R. 4.---gravestone record, Sherburne Cemetery, East Tyngsborough.
G.R. 5.---gravestone record, Flint's Corner Cemetery.
G.R. 6.---gravestone record, Gould private burying ground.
G.R. 7.---gravestone record, Little Cemetery, South Nashua, N. H.
h.--husband; hour.
inf.-infant.
int.--intention of marriage.
jr.--- junior.
m.----male; married; mouth.
P.R. 1---Copy of Church record kept by Rev. Nathaniel Lawrence, now in possession of

Jonathan F. Bancroft.
P.R. 2.----Copy of Samuel Kidder's Bible record, now in possesion of Jonathan F.

Bancroft.
P.R. 3.----Copy of Butterfield family record, now in possession of Jonathan F.

Bancroft.
P.R. 4.----Copy of Kidder family record, now in possession of Jonathan F. Bancroft.
P.R. 5.----Bancroft Bible now in possession of Jonathan F. Bancroft.
P.R. 6.----Copy of Haskell Butterfield's family record, now in possession of Jonathan

F. Bancroft.
P.R. 7.--Copy of Bible record of Mrs. Mary E. Bucknam of Woburn now in possession of

Jonathan F. Bancroft.
P R. 8.--Copy of Carkin Bible record, now in possession of Jonathan F. Bancroft.
P.R. 9.---Copy of Jacob Drake's Bible Record, now in posssession of Jonathan F.

Bancroft.
P R. 10.---Copy of Sumner Woodward's Bible record, now in possession of Jonathan F.

Bancroft.
P.R. 11.--Copy of Cummings Bible record, now in possession of Jonathan F. Bancroft.
P.R. 12.---Copy of Kidder Bible record, now in possession of Jonathan F. Bancroft.
P.R. 13.--Copy of record of Philena Carkin of Concord, Mass., now in possession of

Jonathan F. Bancroft.
P.R. 14.---Kendall Bible record now in possession of Jonathan F. Bancroft.
rec.---recorded.
s.--son.
sr.---senior.
T.C. ----town copy.
unm.---unmarried.
w.--wife; week.
wid.---widow.
widr.----widower.
y---year.

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