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Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001<br>
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Massachusetts, Springfield Vital Records, 1638-1887<br>
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Massachusetts, Delayed and Corrected Vital Records, 1753-1900<br>
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Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920<br>
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Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915<br>
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Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915<br>
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Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961<br>
 
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Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915<br>
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Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910<br>
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Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003<br>
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Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001<br>
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Massachusetts, Springfield Vital Records, 1638-1887<br>
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Massachusetts, Delayed and Corrected Vital Records, 1753-1900<br>
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Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920<br>
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Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961<br>
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United States Social Security Death Index<br>
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Find A Grave Index<br>
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BillionGraves Index<br>
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Massachusetts Birth Collections

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Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001
Massachusetts, Springfield Vital Records, 1638-1887
Massachusetts, Delayed and Corrected Vital Records, 1753-1900
Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920
Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915
Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915
Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961



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Marriage

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• 1630s-1940s: United States Marriages, Massachusetts at FindMyPast ($)



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Death

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Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915
Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910
Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003
Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001
Massachusetts, Springfield Vital Records, 1638-1887
Massachusetts, Delayed and Corrected Vital Records, 1753-1900
Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920
Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961
United States Social Security Death Index
Find A Grave Index
BillionGraves Index
GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014



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• 1841-1915: Massachusetts, Death Records at Ancestry ($)



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