VITAL RECORDS

of

READING

MASSACHUSETTS

To the end of the year 1849


A part of Lynn was established as Reading May 29, 1644. "Linn Village shall be called Redding" (Mass. Record, Vol. 11, p. 73.)
October 14, 1651, land was granted to Reading.
June 3, 1727, a part of Malden was annexed
September 25, 1730, a part was included in the new town of Wilmington.
December 21, 1734, a part was annexed to Stoneham.
February 25, 1812, the First or South Parish was established as South Reading (now Wakefield)
June 16, 1813, a part of South Reading was annexed.
March 22, 1853, a part was established as the town of North Reading.
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Population by Census:
1765, 1,530 1820, 2,797 1870, 2,664

SURNAME INDEX
Births
Abbot - Ayer
Baceler - Buxton
Calton - Cutter
Daman - Dutton
Eames - Everet
Farley - Fultz
Garey - Grover
Hadley - Hutchinson
Indicut
Jackson - Judkins
Kelton - Krook
Labrith - Luwes
MacEntier - Murrey
Nash - Nutting
Odel - Owens
Pain - Putney
Ralf - Russil
Safford - Symonds
Tailer - Tyler
Underwood - Upton
Vaughan - Vinton
Wait - Wright
Young
Unidentified
Marriages
Abbot - Austin
Babb - Buxton
Caldwell - Cuttler
Dalton - Dutton
Eames - Evins
Fairfield - Furbush
Gage - Guppy
Hacker - Hutchinson
Ingalls - Ingerson
Jackson - Judkins
Kellogg - Knowlton
Laclair - Luntt
MacIntire - Murray
Nash - Nutting
Oakes - Osgood
Packard - Putnum
Quigly - Quimble
Radden - Russil
Safford - Sympson
Tailor - Twist
Underwood - Upton
Varnum - Vinton
Wackfeild - Wyman
Yale - Young
Unidentified
Negroes
Deaths
Abbott - Avery
Bacheler - Buxton
Campbell - Cuttler
Daman - Duntton
Eames - Everet
Farmer - Frost
Geary - Grosvenor
Hadley - Hutchinson
Jackson - Judson
Kerby - Knight
Lachance - Lovejoy
MacEntire - Murry
Nelson - Nutting
Orne - Osgood
Paine - Putnam
Randall - Russel
Safford - Syms
Tailor - Twiss
Underwood - Upton
Vinal - Vinton
Wakefield - Wyman
Young
Unidentified


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