Massachusetts Vital Records record example

    Massachusetts Vital Records

    Records: 153,907

    These are images of the original handwritten town records kept by Massachusetts town clerks from as early as 1620, although most begin in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Many of the towns represented are within Barnstable County. These records are not searchable by name. Browse by date or record type for best results.

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    Source Information

    Fold3, Massachusetts Vital Records ( : accessed February 8, 2023), database and images,

    Publication Title
    Massachusetts Vital Records
    Total Records
    Content Source
    Archive Publishing logoArchive Publishing
    Published on Fold3
    27 Aug 2009
    Last Updated
    21 Apr 2010
    Original early documents from Massachusetts towns, including vital records, town meeting minutes, statistics, and some church records.