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The Birth, Marriage and Death Register, Church Records and Epitaphs of Lancaster, Massachusetts, 1643-1850

By: Henry S. Nourse, A.M

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1890)

Seller ID: N0801

ISBN: 1556138016

Condition: 510 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1890), 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 510 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


"At its annual meeting in March, 1889, the town of Lancaster made appropriations for the preservation in print of its older records of births, marriages and deaths." These records came from a variety of sources, including: Middlesex County court, town records, five churches (First Church, Second or Chocksett Church, Hillside Church, The Evangelical Congregation Church, and Universalist Church), Rev. George M. Bartol, and Judge Joseph Wilder. Epitaphs were preserved from the following seven burial grounds: the Old Burial Field; the Old Common Burial Ground to 1850; the Chocksett Burial ... View more info

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Historical Collections (Massachusetts), Volume Two

By: Holmes Ammidown

Price: $41.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1874)

Seller ID: A0437

ISBN: 0788404377

Condition: 598 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1874), 1996, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 598 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This book covers the town histories of Sturbridge, Charlton and Southbridge, Massachusetts. Each town's history is discussed from its formation and settlement, up to the time that the book was originally published. The histories of Sturbridge and Charlton include the petition for the town and grant, the origin of the name of the town, a list of manufacturing companies, the schools and churches of the area, and biographical information on some of the predominant members of the community. The history of Southbridge contains all of the above, plus more detailed information about the town includin... View more info

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Boston Beginnings, 1630-1699

By: Jay Mack Holbrook

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 1980

Seller ID: H0005

ISBN: 931248051

Condition: 316 pages, 6x9, 1980, 6x9, cloth, alphabetical, xxi+295 pp, Cloth, Heritage Books, Inc


Contained in this volume are 16,256 names listing of 17th-century Bostonians from thirty-four different sources. Land and church records provided the largest number of names for the early and middle 1600s, while tax, church, and residence lists are the major sources for the latter third of the century. The names are arranged alphabetically and give the year of the record. Each entry is also accompanied by biographical information from allegiance, church, estate, indenture, land, occupation, petition, residence, or tax lists. The final column of information indicates the source of the record. View more info

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Southbridge, Massachusetts, Vital Records to 1850

By: Jay Mack Holbrook

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 1981

Seller ID: H0009

ISBN: 9931248094

Condition: 290 pages, 1981, cloth, 290 pp, Cloth, Heritage Books, Inc


This volume contains all recorded births, marriages, and deaths up to 1850 alphabetized by surname. The records begin at the time of incorporation in 1816, but there are some births from as early as 1793.290 pages, 1981, cloth, 290 pp, Cloth, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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Webster, Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850

By: Jay Mack Holbrook

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 1980

Seller ID: H0008

ISBN: 931248086

Condition: 321 pages, 1980, cloth, 321 pp, Cloth, Heritage Books, Inc


This volume contains all recorded births, marriages, and deaths to 1850 alphabatized by surname. The records begin at the time of incorportation in 1832, but there are some births from as early as 1799. Before incorporation the records for Webster residents are in Dudley, Charlton, and Oxford.321 pages, 1980, cloth, 321 pp, Cloth, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

The Next Book of the Lockes: Descendants of William Locke of Woburn, Massachusetts

By: Jerry Harrison

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2000

Seller ID: H1457

ISBN: 0788414577

Condition: 611 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2000, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 611 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


611 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2000, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 611 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

Barber Genealogy: Descendants of John Barber of Worcester, Massachusetts, 1714-1909

By: John Barber White

Price: $34.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1909, 1994)

Seller ID: W3959

ISBN: 1556139594

Condition: 334 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1909, 1994), 2011, 5?x8?, paper, index, 334 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


334 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1909, 1994), 2011, 5?x8?, paper, index, 334 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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How Firm a Foundation: William Bradford and Plymouth

By: John M. Pafford

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2002)

Seller ID: P2140

ISBN: 0788421409

Condition: 140 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2002), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 140 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The United States was built on the foundation laid by the Pilgrims-Christian faith, recognition of the value of virtue and order to society, and freedom balanced between community and individualism. The Pilgrims also demonstrated entrepreneurship and a strong work ethic, recognized the need for effective armed forces, and created our most cherished national holiday, Thanksgiving. William Bradford, the governor and chronicler of the Plymouth colony in the seventeenth century, was the first great American political figure and the first American historian of significance. He was the dominant pers... View more info

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Two Christian Commonwealths: William Bradford’s Plymouth and John Winthrop’s Massachusetts

By: John M. Pafford

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2006

Seller ID: P4231

ISBN: 0788442317

Condition: 268 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2006, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 268 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This study examines the English Reformation, its aftermath, and the resultant impact on the founding of Plymouth and Massachusetts Bay. The primary focus is on the efforts of William Bradford and John Winthrop to build a Christian body politic, which would have representative government and individual rights. They tried to establish virtuous societies with freedom, but freedom within the context of Biblical teaching. Discussions include the background of the English Reformation, the journey to the New World, exploration and the establishment of Plymouth, the beginnings of Massachusetts Bay, th... View more info

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A History Of The Town Of Duxbury, Massachusetts, with Genealogical Registers

By: Justin Winsor

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1849, 2001)

Seller ID: W1747

ISBN: 0788417479

Condition: 362 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1849, 2001), 2012, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 362 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Duxbury was settled in 1632 by the people of Plymouth and was named in homage to Captain Standish's English estate, Duxbury Hall. This extensive history covers civil and military topics including: settlement; highways, with a list of early surveyors; ancient landmarks; the town's commons, with names of the proprietors (1690-1749); bounties and fines; Philip's War; the Charter of 1691; the Stamp Act; the Revolution, with biographical sketches of soldiers; and ordinaries. Also included are sections on local Indian tribes and a list of town officers. More than 200 families are mentioned in the ge... View more info

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William Adams (1594-1661) of Ipswich, Massachusetts, and Some of his Descendants: A History of the Ancestral Adams Lineage of Madeline (Adams) Whitehead and Descendants of John Quincy Adams of Mound City, Kansas, with Details of Related Families, Including: Dickinson, Knowlton, Leach, Locke, Burnap, Wilson, Mapes, Cochran, Whitehead, and Eaton - Revised and Expanded Second Edition

By: Kenneth L. Bosworth

Price: $33.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1996 revised)

Seller ID: B0528

ISBN: 0788405284

Condition: 218 pages, 8.5x11, (1996 revised), 2007, 8.5x11, index, 218 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


William Adams came to Massachusetts in 1628 and settled at Ipswich sometime before 1642. This extensive new edition examines ten generations of his descendants and contains chapters on the histories of each of the related Dickinson, Knowlton, Leach, Locke, Burnap, Eliot, Wilson, Mapes, Cochran, Whitehead, and Eaton families. After the first five generations, the work focuses on the direct ancestry of Madeline Adams (born 1913), and then expands to identify most of the descendants of John Quincy Adams who was born in Boston in 1830 and was an early pioneer in Linn County, Kansas. Andrew Eliot w... View more info

Edward Colborne of Ipswich, Massachusetts, 1618-1712, and Five Generations of His Descendants

By: Kenneth L. Bosworth

Price: $43.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1994)

Seller ID: B3992

ISBN: 1556139926

Condition: 298 pages, 8.5x11, (1994), 2012, 8.5x11, paper, index, 298 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


298 pages, 8.5x11, (1994), 2012, 8.5x11, paper, index, 298 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

The Beechwoods Confederacy, 1709-1809. The Colonial History of Beechwoods, Middleboro, Plymouth County, Massachusetts

By: Kenneth Leonard

Price: $34.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2003)

Seller ID: L2361

ISBN: 0788423614

Condition: 254 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2003), 2009, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 254 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


254 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2003), 2009, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 254 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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New England Family Histories And Genealogies: State of Massachusetts

By: Lu Verne V. Hall

Price: $55.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2002)

Seller ID: H2070

ISBN: 0788420704

Condition: 794 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2002), 2009, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 794 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


794 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2002), 2009, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 794 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a Genealogical Register

By: Lucius R. Paige

Price: $51.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1877)

Seller ID: P3011

ISBN: 1556130112

Condition: 732 pages, (1877) repr, cloth, index, maps, 732 pp, Cloth, Heritage Books, Inc


Originally Cambridge also encompassed Newton, Lexington, Arlington, and Brighton. Has 300 page genealogical register covering hundreds of families, but only a partial index; see the index and supplement listed under Gozzaldi.732 pages, (1877) repr, cloth, index, maps, 732 pp, Cloth, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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The Early Settlers of Nantucket: Their Associates and Descendants

By: Lydia S. Hinchman

Price: $39.50

Publisher: CC: 1896

Seller ID: 9146-102

ISBN: 0806350644

Condition: 330 pp. pages, 5.5� x 8.5�, (1896), 2008, 330 pp., paper, paper, CC


330 pp. pages, 5.5� x 8.5�, (1896), 2008, 330 pp., paper, paper, CC View more info

King’s Handbook of Newton, Massachusetts

By: M. F. Sweetser

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1889)

Seller ID: S2042

ISBN: 0788420429

Condition: 344 pages, (1889), reprint, paper, index, 344 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


344 pages, (1889), reprint, paper, index, 344 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker; Occupations in Newburyport, Massachusetts from the 1850 Census

By: Margaret P. Motes

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2001)

Seller ID: M1823

ISBN: 0788418238

Condition: 210 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2001), 2012, 5.5x8.5, paper, alphabetical, index, 210 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


210 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2001), 2012, 5.5x8.5, paper, alphabetical, index, 210 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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Cape Cod [Massachusetts] Annals

By: Marise Fawsett

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 1990

Seller ID: F0321

ISBN: 1556133219

Condition: 218 pages, 5.5x8.5, 1990, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 218 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


A treasure trove of information drawn from years of research into the history of the area, interviews with numerous "old-timers," study of present-day concerns, and the author's knowledgeable observation of daily life. This anecdotal and entertaining volume is perfect for visitors to the area and those who seek an over-view of the Cape, past and present. Attractively illustrated with many photographs, including many scenes of bygone days.218 pages, 5.5x8.5, 1990, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 218 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, Index and Supplement

By: Mary Isabella Gozzaldi

Price: $63.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1930)

Seller ID: G0012

ISBN: 1556130120

Condition: 860 pages, (1930) reprint, cloth, 860 pp, Cloth, Heritage Books, Inc


This supplement to Paige's "History of Cambridge, Mass." contains citations to the people and places in both the historical and genealogical portions, as well as extensive topical citations. The supplement contains additional genealogical data gleaned from the Vital Records of Cambridge and from various church records, town histories, genealogies, and Bibles which greatly extended the genealogies.860 pages, (1930) reprint, cloth, 860 pp, Cloth, Heritage Books, Inc View more info