Norfolk County, Massachusetts Genealogy

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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;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 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;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, 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;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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*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;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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'''''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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'''''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 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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'''''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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[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=50&ci=3091 Boston newspapers] and [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=50&ci=16919 The Lowell Sun] (1878-1977) covering local news that included residents from Norfolk County communities.<br>
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[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=50&ci=3091 Boston newspapers] and [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=50&ci=16919 The Lowell Sun] (1878-1977) covering local news that included residents from Norfolk County communities.<br>  
  
 
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/ma/mafiles.htm#norfolk The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Norfolk County  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/ma/mafiles.htm#norfolk The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Norfolk County  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.org/ma/mafiles.htm#norfolk The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Norfolk County (backup site)  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.org/ma/mafiles.htm#norfolk The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Norfolk County (backup site)  
*[http://norfolkcountymahistoryandgenealogy.blogspot.com/ Norfolk County Massachuesetts History &amp; Genealogy Blog ]- by David Lambert
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*{{FHL|Massachusetts%2C+Norfolk|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Norfolk County
 
*{{FHL|Massachusetts%2C+Norfolk|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Norfolk County
  
 
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Revision as of 13:32, 18 March 2012

United States > Massachusetts > Norfolk County
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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

Neighboring Counties

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

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

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Newspaperarchive.com ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has Boston newspapers and The Lowell Sun (1878-1977) covering local news that included residents from Norfolk County communities.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

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].