Norfolk County, Massachusetts Genealogy

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*Created 10 May 1643 from [[Massachusetts_Bay_Colony|Massachusetts Bay Colony]] lands.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*Created 10 May 1643 from [[Massachusetts Bay Colony|Massachusetts Bay Colony]] lands. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&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>
  
*Recreated 26 Mar 1793 from Suffolk County after New York returned Norfolk County to Massachusetts, became part of Suffolk County at time of the return.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*Recreated 26 Mar 1793 from [[Suffolk_County,_Massachusetts|Suffolk]] County after New York returned Norfolk County to Massachusetts, became part of Suffolk County at time of the return. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&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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Contents

County Courthouse

614 High Street
Dedham, MA 02027-0310

History

Parent County

  • Recreated 26 Mar 1793 from Suffolk County after New York returned Norfolk County to Massachusetts, became part of Suffolk County at time of the return. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities:
  • Braintree
  • Franklin
  • Quincy
  • Weymouth
Towns:
  • Avon
  • Bellingham
  • Brookline
  • Canton
  • Cohasset
  • Dedham
  • Dover
  • Foxborough
  • Holbrook
  • Medfield
  • Medway
  • Millis
  • Milton
  • Needham
  • Norfolk
  • Norwood
  • Plainville
  • Randolph
  • Sharon
  • Stoughton
  • Walpole
  • Wellesley
  • Westwood
  • Wrentham
Communities:
  • Bellingham
  • Braintree
  • Dover
  • Foxborough
  • Medfield
  • Millis-Clicquot
  • Sharon
  • Walpole
Village:
  • Chestnut Hill

Neighboring Counties

Bristol | Middlesex | Suffolk | Plymouth | Worcester | Providence County, Rhode Island

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].