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 (/title/91/massachusetts-vital-records :accessed October 27, 2020), database and images,

Publication Title
Massachusetts Vital Records
Total Records
Records: 153,907
Content Source
Archive Publishing logoArchive Publishing
Published on Fold3
August 27, 2009
Last Updated
April 21, 2010
Original early documents from Massachusetts towns, including vital records, town meeting minutes, statistics, and some church records.