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.

Example Records


Source Information

"Massachusetts Vital Records, 1620-1915" database with images Fold3 ( accessed November 27, 2021)

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.