Nantucket County, Massachusetts

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Massachusetts]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Nantucket County'''
  
== History and Tidbits  ==
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=== Cities  ===
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=== County Government Site ===
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== Neighboring Counties  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Nantucket County
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| county_map = Ma-nantucket.png
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| state = Massachusetts
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| founded year = 1695
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| founded date = June 22
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| seat wl= Nantucket
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| building address = Nantucket County Courthouse<br> 18 Broad Street<br>Nantucket, MA 02554<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Nantucket-County-Massachusetts-Courts.htm  '''Nantucket County Website'''] }}
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=== [http://www.nantucket-ma.gov/Pages/index County Courthouse]  ===
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<br><br><br>Town Clerks have birth, marriage, death and burial records from 1600's<br>Probate Court has probate and divorce records.&nbsp; Register of Deeds has <br>court records.<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Nantucket County, Massachusetts, p.330.</ref>
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<br><br>This also double as Nantucket Town Hall.
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=== History  ===
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==== Parent County  ====
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*Created 22 June 1695 from [[Dukes County, Massachusetts|Dukes]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;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>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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===== Town:  =====
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[[Nantucket, Massachusetts|Nantucket]] - The Town of Nantucket is same as the whole county.
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===== Villages:  =====
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Coskata | Madaket | Polpis | Shawkemo | Siasconset | Wauwinet
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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[[Barnstable County, Massachusetts|Barnstable ]]| [[Dukes County, Massachusetts|Dukes ]]| [[Suffolk County, New York|Suffolk County]], New York
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
=== Cemeteries  ===
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Massachusetts}}
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===== State Census  =====
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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.
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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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==== Land  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://www.feliixplace.com/mass/nantucket.html The Nantucket County MA GenWeb Project], an member of [[MAGenWeb|The MAGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
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*The USGenWeb Archives Project for Nantucket County
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*{{FHL|Massachusetts%2C+Nantucket|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Nantucket County
  
== Genealogy and History Websites ==
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== References ==
  
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Revision as of 00:31, 21 March 2013

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County and town borders are identical in Nantucket County, Mass.



Nantucket County, Massachusetts
Map
Map of Massachusetts highlighting Nantucket County
Location in the state of Massachusetts
Map of the U.S. highlighting Massachusetts
Location of Massachusetts in the U.S.
Facts
Founded June 22, 1695
County Seat Nantucket
Courthouse
Address Nantucket County Courthouse
18 Broad Street
Nantucket, MA 02554
Nantucket County Website

Contents

County Courthouse




Town Clerks have birth, marriage, death and burial records from 1600's
Probate Court has probate and divorce records.  Register of Deeds has
court records.[1]



This also double as Nantucket Town Hall.

History

Parent County

  • Created 22 June 1695 from Dukes County. [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Town:

Nantucket - The Town of Nantucket is same as the whole county.

Villages:

Coskata | Madaket | Polpis | Shawkemo | Siasconset | Wauwinet

Neighboring Counties

Barnstable | Dukes | Suffolk County, New York

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Nantucket County, Massachusetts census records online, see: Massachusetts 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

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Nantucket County, Massachusetts, p.330.
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].