Massachusetts, State Vital Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues

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Known Issues

Question #1: Some of the volume numbers do not correspond to the number of that volume found in the first image. Are there any missing volumes for these counties?
Answer #1: No volumes for the year listed are missing for these counties. The correct volume numbers are listed below:

  • Births 1918 vol 124 Southbridge-Springfield > Image 1 of 508 states on the book cover that “Springfield July 1 to July 5 - Before July 1 in large vol. no. 646”; see browse point Births 1918 vol 646, found listed after Births 1918 vol. 156 Worcester-Yarmouth, for records prior to 1 July 1818 for Springfield.
  • Deaths, 1919 vol 0029 Danvers-Dedham should be Deaths, 1919 vol 0039 Danvers-Dedham 

Question #2: There is no Massachusetts town named Blehead . What is the correct town name?
Answer #2: The correct town name is listed below:
• Marriages, 1918 vol 0021 Malden-Blehead should be Marriages, 1918 vol 0021 Malden-Marblehead

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