Adams, Berkshire County, Massachusetts Genealogy

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United States
Massachusetts
Berkshire County
Adams

This article is about a town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. For other uses, see Adams.





Town Hall

Public_Documents/index

Town Clerk

8 Park St.
Adams, MA 01220
Phone: 413-743-8320
Fax: 413-743-8316
Email: hmeczywor@town.adams.ma.us
Website

Quick History

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Establishment and former town name(s) [1]

15 October 1778: Established as a town, (Province Laws, Vol. V, p. 909)

Archiac name: East Hoosuck Plantation, Fort Massachusetts, New Providence Plantation, Plantation Number One.

Section/Villages within the town: Bowen's Corner, Cheshire Harbor, Maple Grove, Arnoldsville Renfrew, Siggsville, Zylomte (formerly Howlands)

Boundary Changes [1]

10 April 1780: The plantation called "New Providence" annexed.

14 March 1793: Part included in the new town of Cheshire.

16 April 1878: Part included in the new town of North Adams.

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Indexes

Church History and Records

Directories

History

Land and Property

Maps

  1. USGS GNIS FID 607533
  2. Google
  3. Hometown Locator

Military History and Records

Spanish American War, 1898

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Taxation

Town Records

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Historical data relating to counties, cities, and towns in Massachusetts (Boston, Massachusetts : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), [FHL book 974.4 H2h 1997].

Adjacent towns: Berkshire Co.: Cheshire | Florida | New Ashford | North Adams | Savoy | Williamstown