INDEX
Vital Records Of Burlington Massachusetts,
To The Year 1850.
Compiled By Thomas W. Baldwin, A.B., S.B.,
Member Of The New England Historic Genealogical Society.
Boston, Mass., 1915.

[transcribed by Dave Swerdfeger]








Number of Births printed--1417
Marriages-287 X 2 = 574 names
Deaths=493
2,484 total

Established February 28, 1799, from part of Woburn. January 20, 1800, part annexed to Lexington.

Population by Census:
  • 1800 (U.S.) 534
  • 1810 (U.S.), 471
  • 1820 (U.S.), 508
  • 1830 (U.S.), 446
  • 1840 (U.S.), 510
  • 1850 (U.S.), 545
  • 1855 (State), 564
  • 1860 (U.S.), 606
  • 1865 (State), 594
  • 1870 (U.S.), 626
  • 1875 (State), 650
  • 1880 (U.S.), 711
  • 1885 (State), 604
  • 1890 (U.S.), 617
  • 1895 (State), 574
  • 1900 (U.S.), 593
  • 1905 (State), 588
  • 1910 (U.S.), 591.
EXPLANATIONS.
  • 1. When places other than Burlington or Massachusetts are named in the original records they are given in the printed record.
  • 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 may be found under different spellings.
  • 4. Marriages and intentions are printed under the names of both parties.
  • 5. 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.


ABBREVIATIONS.
  • a. age: aged
  • abt. about
  • b. born
  • bp. baptized
  • bur. buried
  • ch. child
  • C.R. - church record; Second Church of Christ in Woburn
  • d. daughter: died: day
  • Dea. Deacon
  • dec. deceased
  • dup. duplicate entry
  • G.R.1. - grave record, Precinct Burying Ground
  • G.R.2. - grave record, Chestnut Hill Cemetery
  • h. husband: hours
  • inf. infant
  • int. publishment of intention of marriage
  • Jr. junior
  • m. month
  • md. married
  • P.R.1. - from record of deaths in Second Parish of Woburn kept by Rev. J. Marrett, now in possession of Mrs. N. L. S. Bennett of Burlington.
  • P.R.2. - from records of J. P. Walker of Bangor, Maine.
  • s. son
  • Sr. senior
  • unm. unmarried
  • w.-- wife
  • wid. widow
  • widr. widower
  • y. year

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