ABBREVIATIONS
a age | dec deceased | min minutes
abt about | dup duplicate entry | q.v. which see; whom see
b born | Eld Elder | rec recorded
BCM Bristol County Marriages | enl enlisted | s son
bp baptized | Ens Ensign | Sr Senior
bur buried | h hours; husband | w week; wife
ch child | inf infant | wid widow
chn children | int intention of marriage | widr widower
Co county | Jr junior | y year
d daughter; day; died | Lt Lieutenant |    
Dea deacon | m marriage; married; month |    
CHURCH RECORDS
CR1 Baptist Church
CR2 Smith's Mills Christian Church, North Dartmouth
CR3 Records of the Society of Friends, Dartmouth Monthly Meeting. This record includes also the intentions of all marriages entered therein
CR4 Church of Christ, First Congregational Church of Dartmouth (now Acushnet)
CR5 Society of Friends, Dartmouth Monthly MeetingóWilburites
CEMETERY RECORDS
GR1 Elm Street Cemetery, Padanaram, South Dartmouth
GR2 Pine Island Road Cemetery, North Dartmouth
GR3 Collins Family Burying Ground, Hixville-Assonet Road, North Dartmouth
GR4 Hathaway Family Burying Ground, north of Hathaway Road, North Dartmouth
GR5 Faunce Family Burying Ground, Faunce's Corner Road, North Dartmouth
GR6 Sabins Family Burying Ground, Hixville Road, North Dartmouth
GR7 Small burying ground, Old Fall River Road, North Dartmouth
GR8 Millard Family Burying Ground, Old Fall River Road, North Dartmouth
GR9 Chace Family Burying Ground Old Fall River Road, North Dartmouth
GR10 Evergreen Cemetery on the road from Hixville to Faunce's Corner, North Dartmouth
GR11 Hixville Meeting House Cemetery, North Dartmouth
GR12 Newtown Burying Ground (Friends'), Faunce's Corner Road, North Dartmouth
GR13 Joseph Davis Burying Ground, Faunce's Corner Road, North Dartmouth
GR14 Friends' Burying Ground, Chae Road, North Dartmouth
GR15 Lamb Family Burying Ground, Old Westport Road, North Dartmouth
GR16 Weaver Family Burying Ground of the Lucy Little Road, North Dartmouth
GR17 Small burying ground, Hixville Road, North Dartmouth
GR18 Nathaniel Howland Family Burying Ground, South Dartmouth
GR19 Howland Family Burying Ground on the estate of Col. Edward H.R. Green
GR20 Cornell Family Burying Ground, Mishaum Point, South Dartmouth
GR21 Small burying ground, Smith's Neck Road, South Dartmouth
GR22 Smith Family Burying Ground on the estate of Harry B. Russell, South Dartmouth
GR23 Ralph Earl Family Burying Ground on the estate of Herbert Wing, Russell's Mills Road, South Dartmouth
GR24 Almy Family Burying Ground, Horse Neck Road, Dartmouth
GR25 Brightman Family Burying Ground, Division Road, Dartmouth
GR26 Sherman Family Burying Ground, Bakerville, South Dartmouth
GR27 Crapo Family Burying Ground, Bakerville, South Dartmouth
GR28 Private burying ground off Fisher Road, Dartmouth
GR29 Mosher Family Burying Ground, Division Road, Dartmouth
GR30 Weeks Family Burying Ground, Bakerville, South Dartmouth
GR31 High Rock Cemetery, Dartmouth
GR32 Smith Burying Ground, Potomska, Dartmouth
GR33 Cedar Ridge Burying Ground, Rock o' Dundee Road, Dartmouth
GR34 Friend's Burying Ground, Apponagansett, Dartmouth
GR35 Slocum Burying Ground, Barney's Joy, Dartmouth
GR36 Bald Hill Meeting House Burying Ground, Horse Neck Road, Allen's Neck, Dartmouth
GR37 Friends' Burying Ground, corner of Smith's Neck Road and Rock o' Dundee Road, South Dartmouth
GR38 Methodist Church Burying Ground, Russell's Mills Road, South Dartmouth
GR39 Acushnet Cemetery (established in the reign of Queen Anne in the old Township of Dartmouth)
GR40 Small burying ground off the Russell's Mills Road, South Dartmouth
GR41 Private burying ground adjacent to the Acushnet Cemetery
PRIVATE RECORDS
(Bibles, Family Records, Etc.)
PR1 From a record book of marriages performed in Dartmouth by Rev. Daniel Hix of the First Christian Church in Dartmouth, in the possession of the Free Public Library of New Bedford
PR2 From an Abraham Gifford family record, in the possession of the Free Public Library of New Bedford
PR3 From a copy of a letter written by Jabez Delano of Dartmouth as published in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, vol. 7
PR4 Selected entries from a Willis family Bible as published in The Register of the Malden Historicl Society, No. 3
PR5 Selected entries from a Popkin family Bible as published in The Register of the Malden Historical Society, No. 3
PR6 From a Gifford family bible, now in the possession of Miss Elizabeth Watson of New Bedford
PR7 From a Cornell family Bible, now in the possession of John A. Cornell of Dartmouth
PR8 From the Abraham Cornell family Bible, now in the possession of John A. Cornell of Dartmouth
PR9 From the John Cornell family bible, now in the possession of John A. Cornell of Dartmouth
PR10 From a Gust family record, now in the possession of Mrs. John A. Cornell of Dartmouth
PR11 From a Smith family Bible, now in the possession of Mrs. John A. Cornell of Dartmouth
PR12 From the Daniel Howland, Jr., family Bible, now in the possession of Charles W. Howland of Dartmouth. The additions in brackets were supplied by Mr. Howland
PR13 From the Peleg Slocum family Bible, now in the possession of John M. Bullard of New Bedford
PR14 From a Davis Family Register, now in the possession of Mrs. Joshua G. Baker of Dartmouth. The additions in brackets were supplied by Mrs. Baker
PR15 From a Howland family Bible, now in the possession of William Arthur Wing of New Bedford
PR16 From the Holder Howland family Bible, now in the possession of William Arthur Wing of New Bedford
PR17 From a Wing family Bible, now in the possessio of William Arthur Wing of New Bedford
PR18 From the John Francis family Bible, in the possessio of the Old Datmouth Historical Society in New Bedford
PR19 From the Abraham Russell family Bible, in the possession of the Old Dartmouth Historical Society in New Bedford
PR20 From the John Ricketson family Bible, in the possession of the Old Dartmouth Historical Society in New Bedford
PR21 From a photographic copy of a page from an account book of John Russell, in the, in the possession of the Old Dartmouth Historical Society in New Bedford
PR22 From a Russell family Bible, in the possession of the Old Dartmouth Historical Society in New Bedford
PR23 From a Smith family Bible, now in the possession of Mrs. William Huston
PR24 From a photograph of a page in the Bartholomew West Bible, in the possession of the Old Dartmouth Historical Society in New Bedford. The Bible was captured by the British in 1778 and is still held by them (see Notes and Queries, Sixth Series, vol. 11)
PR25 From additional pages in the Bartholomew West Bible as published in Notes and Queries, Sixth Series, vol. 11 (London, 1885)
PR26 From a loose leaf in the possession of the Old Dartmouth Historical Society in New Bedford
PR27 From the Ebenezer Pope family Bible, in the possession of the Millicent Library of Fairhaven
PR28 From the Charles H. Gifford family Bible, now in the possession of Mrs. Zebedee D. Kirby of Sourth Dartmouth
PR29 From the Henry Tucker family Bible, now in the possessio of Miss Patty Wilcox of New Bedford
PR30 From a Russell-Taber family bible, now in the possession of Francis Russell Hart of Boston
PR31 From the Oliver Price family Bible, now in the possession of Charles Russell Price of New Bedford
PR32 From the Prince Smith family Bible, now in the possession of Mrs. E.B. Sturtevant of South Dartmouth
PR33 From a family Bible, now in the possession of Herbert Wing of Dartmouth
PR34 From the Pardon Wing family bible, now in the possession of Herbert Wing of Dartmouth
PR35 From the Isaac Wilbur family Bible, now in the possession of the Misses Gidley of North Dartmouth
PR36 From a marriage certificate, now in the possession of the Misses Gidley of North Dartmouth
PR37 From the Kireh Sherman family bible, now in the possession of George S. Sherman of Dorchester
PR38 From the David Howland Family Register, now in the possession of George S. Sherman of Dorchester
PR39 From the Samuel Tripp family bible, now in the possessin of Thomas A. Tripp of Fairhaven
PR40 From a Smith family bible, now in the possession of Nathaniel C. Smith of New Bedford
PR41 From a copy of the earliest records of the town of Dartmouth as published in 1901 in The Mayflower Descendant, vol. 3, several years before a copy was made by the New England Historic Genealogical Society
PR42 From a copy of the early records of the town of Dartmouth made in 1866 as published in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, vols. 21, 22, and 32, many years before a copy was made by the New England Historic Genealogical Society. This record has been used only in cases where the town records are no longer legible
PR43 From the Joseph Smith family record, in the possession of the New England Historic Genealogical Society
PR44 Deaths entered in a list of members of the First Christian Church in Dartmouth, as printed in "A Sketch of Elder Daniel Hix," by S.M. Andrews

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