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Scituate, Massachusetts Vital Records
Volume 1 - Births
 To the Year 1850
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Order item B431
FORMAT: ELECTRONIC ONLY - CD-ROM
The book is 436 pages, not indexed, surnames listed alphabetically, and available for $14.95 plus $3.99 shipping & handling charge (Add $1.00 S&H for each additional volume ordered).
Available on CD-ROM disk only. All pages scanned, re-formatted, re-typed in a large, easily readable font and converted to Portable Document Format (PDF) which can be read by the Adobe Acrobat Reader program. This program is free and is included on the disk.
The entire contents of the book can be searched for any name, place, date, phrase, etc., using the "FIND" feature of the Acrobat Reader program.
THE TOWN OF SCITUATE, Plymouth County, was established on July 1, 1633 from common land.
March 7, 1643, boundaries were established.
June 14, 1727, a part of Scituate was included in the new town of Hanover.
November 8, 1782, boundaries between Scituate and Marshfield were established.
March 10, 1788, a part of Scituate was annexed to Marshfield.
June 14, 1823, a part of Scituate was annexed to Cohasset.
March 20, 1840, bounds between Scituate and Cohasset were established and a part of each town was annexed to the other town.
February 14, 1849, a part of Scituate was established as South Scituate.
Population by Census: 1765 (Prov.), 2,488; 1776 (Prov.), 2,672; 1790 (U.S.), 2,856;
1800 (U.S.), 2,728; 1810 (U.S.), 2,969; 1820 (U.S.), 3,305; 1830 (U.S.), 3,468; 1840 (U.S.), 3,886; 1850 (U.S.), 2,149; 1855 (State), 2,269; 1860 (U.S.), 2,227; 1865 (State), 2,269; 1870 (U.S.), 2,350; 1875 (State), 2,463; 1880 (U.S.), 2,466; 1885 (State), 2,350;
1890 (U.S.), 2,318; 1895 (State), 2,246; 1900 (U.S.), 2,470; 1905 (State), 2,597.Explanations.1. When places other than Scituate and Massachusetts are named in the original records, they are given in the printed copy.
2. In all records the original spelling is followed.
3. The various spellings of a name should be examined, as items about the same family or individual might be found under different spellings.
4. Additional information which does not appear in the original text of an item, i.e., any explanation, query, inference, or difference shown in other entries of the record, is bracketed. Parentheses are used only when they occur in the original text, or to separate clauses found there -- such as the birth-place of parents, in some birth records.
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