Bristol County, Massachusetts

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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*Created 2 June 1685 from [[Plymouth Colony|Plymouth Colony]] lands. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
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*Created 2 June 1685 from [[Plymouth Colony|Plymouth Colony]] lands. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
 
*Bristol County is one of very few counties that border on another county with same name - [[Bristol County, Rhode Island|Bristol County]], Rhode Island.
 
*Bristol County is one of very few counties that border on another county with same name - [[Bristol County, Rhode Island|Bristol County]], Rhode Island.
  
 
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
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'''''1855 Massachusetts State Census—'''a'' free searchable index and images to the 1855 Massachusetts State Census can be viewed on the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1459985 FamilySearch Record Search]. This index includes every name listed on the census and is linked to an image including information about each person’s residence and age in 1855, birthplace, occupation, other family members, and neighbors.
  
'''''1855 Massachusetts State Census—'''''A free Internet index and images to the 1855 Massachusetts State Census can be viewed on the [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1459985 FamilySearch Record Search]. This index includes every name listed on the census and is linked to an image including information about each person’s residence and age in 1855, birthplace, occupation, other family members, and neighbors.
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'''''1865 Massachusetts State Census'''''—a free searchable index and images to the 1865 Massachusetts State Census can be viewed on the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410399 FamilySearch Record Search] This index includes every name listed on the census and is linked to an image including information about each person’s residence and age in 1865, birthplace, occupation, other family members, and neighbors.  
 
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'''''1865 Massachusetts State Census'''''—A free Internet index and images to the 1865 Massachusetts State Census can be viewed on the [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1410399 FamilySearch Record Search – Pilot Site.] This index includes every name listed on the census and is linked to an image including information about each person’s residence and age in 1865, birthplace, occupation, other family members, and neighbors.  
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==== Church  ====
 
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*Fall River: [http://www.archive.org/details/fallriverdirecto27bost 1896]&nbsp;| [http://www.archive.org/details/fallrivermassach19051samp 1905 part 1] |&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/fallriverdirecto1915bost 1915] |&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/fallriverdirecto1918bost 1918]&nbsp;| [http://www.archive.org/details/fallriverdirecto1921bost 1921]&nbsp;
 
*Fall River: [http://www.archive.org/details/fallriverdirecto27bost 1896]&nbsp;| [http://www.archive.org/details/fallrivermassach19051samp 1905 part 1] |&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/fallriverdirecto1915bost 1915] |&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/fallriverdirecto1918bost 1918]&nbsp;| [http://www.archive.org/details/fallriverdirecto1921bost 1921]&nbsp;
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[North Dartmouth Massachusetts Family History Center]]
 
*[[North Dartmouth Massachusetts Family History Center]]
  

Revision as of 13:32, 18 March 2012

United States > Massachusetts > Bristol County
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Contents

County Courthouse

Taunton Superior Courthouse
9 Court Street
Taunton, MA 02780

History

Parent County

  • Created 2 June 1685 from Plymouth Colony lands. [1]
  • Bristol County is one of very few counties that border on another county with same name - Bristol County, Rhode Island.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Attleboro | Fall River | New Bedford | Taunton

Towns

Acushnet | Berkley | Dartmouth | Dighton | Easton | Fairhaven | Freetown | Mansfield | North Attleborough | Norton | Raynham | Rehoboth | Seekonk | Somerset | Swansea | Westport

Neighboring Counties

Norfolk | Plymouth | Rhode Island counties: Bristol | Newport | Providence

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

State Census

1855 Massachusetts State Census—a free searchable index and images to the 1855 Massachusetts State Census can be viewed on the FamilySearch Record Search. This index includes every name listed on the census and is linked to an image including information about each person’s residence and age in 1855, birthplace, occupation, other family members, and neighbors.

1865 Massachusetts State Census—a free searchable index and images to the 1865 Massachusetts State Census can be viewed on the FamilySearch Record Search This index includes every name listed on the census and is linked to an image including information about each person’s residence and age in 1865, birthplace, occupation, other family members, and neighbors.

Church

Directories

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].