Thursday, December 3, 2015

Treasure Chest Thursday - Post 290: 1786 Marriage Record of Humphrey White and Sybil Kirby in Dartmouth, Mass.

It's Treasure Chest Thursday - time to look in my digital image files to see what treasures I can find for my family history and genealogy musings.

The treasure today is the  1786 Marriage record of Humphrey White (1758-1814) and Sibel Kirby (1764-1848) in Dartmouth, Massachusetts:

 The snippet of the record is:

The transcription of this record is:

"[Kirby] Sibbel and Humphry White both of Dartmouth Feb. 11 1786"  

There is a similar entry in the White listings.

The source citation for the record above is:

Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, digital images, ( : accessed 1 December 2015), "Dartmouth Births, Marriages, Deaths," no page number (image 184 of 2331), Sibbel Kerby and Humphry White entry, 1786; citing original data from Massachusetts town and city clerk records in Jay and Delene Holbrook,Massachusetts Vital and Town Records (Provo, Utah : Holbrook Research Institute), Microfiche collection.

The marriage is also listed in the published book of Dartmouth, Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850:

The snippet for this record is:

The transcription of this record is:

"[WHITE] Humphry and Sibbel Kerby, both of D., int. Feb. 11, 1786"

The source citation for this record is:

Vital records of Dartmouth, Massachusetts, to the year 1850 ( Boston, Mass. : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1929-1930), Volume 2, Marriages, page 537, Humphry White and Sibbel Kerby.

Humphrey White (1758-1814) and Sibel Kirby (1764-1848) are my fourth great-grandparents.  I am descended from them through their son, Jonathan White (1805-1850), who married Miranda Wade (1804-1850).

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