VITAL RECORDS

of

SHARON

MASSACHUSETTS

To the end of the year 1849


June 21, 1765, the Second Precinct of Stoughton was set apart as a separate district and called Stoughtonham. By Act of August 23, 1775, it was made a separate town.
June 10, 1778, part of the town was set off to form part of the new town of Foxboro.
February 25, 1783, an act of the General Court changed the name to Sharon.
February 16, 1789, part of Stoughton was annexed to Sharon; also another part by Act of February 12, 1792.
March 12, 1793, part of Sharon was annexed to Foxboro.
February 28, 1804, part of Sharon was annexed to Walpole, and another part on June 21, 1811.
February 28, 1850, part of Sharon was annexed to Foxboro.
March 26, 1864, part of Stoughton was annexed to Sharon.
May 1, 1874, part of Sharon was annexed to Walpole.
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Population by Census:
1776 1,261   1830 1,023   1880 1,492
1790 1,034   1840 1,076   1890 1,634
1800 1,018   1850 1,128   1900 2,060
1810 1,000   1860 1,377   1905 2,085
      1870 1,508      

SURNAME INDEX
Births
Adams - Atherton
Baker - Bullard
Capen - Curtis
Davenport - Dunbar
Eastman - Everit
Fairbanks - Fuller
Gannett - Guld
Hampton - Hunt
Ide - Ingraham
Johnson - Jordan
Kimball - Kollock
Lathrop - Lyon
MacKay - Myrick
Nickels - Noyce
Oliver - Ormsbee
Packard - Putnam
Randal - Ronksley
Sanger - Swift
Talbot - Tupper
Wade - Woods
Young
Surname missing
Negroes
Marriages
Adams - Austin
Babbit - Buttrick
Cain - Cushing
Damon - Dyer
Eames - Everson
Fadden - Fullerton
Gannett - Gurney
Haden - Hunt
Ide - Inman
Jackson - Judd
Keen - Kollock
Lathrop - Lyons
MacIntosh - Morten
Nap - Noys
Oliver - Ozier
Packard - Putnum
Quincy
Randal - Rogers
Sadler - Swift
Tabor - Twogood
Underwood
Vinal - Vose
Wade - Wyman
Young
Deaths
Adams - Atherton
Bacon - Burbank
Capen - Curtis
Day - Dunbar
Easty - Everett
Fairbanks - Fuller
Gannett - Gurfy
Hammond - Hunt
Ide - Ingraham
Johnson - Jordan
Keene - Kollock
Lathrop - Lovell
MacKay - Munsley
Nickerson - Noyce
Ormsby
Packard - Puffer
Quincy
Randal - Ryan
Sanger - Swift
Talbot - Turner
Vinal
Warren - Write
Young
Unidentified


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