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Treasure Chest Thursday - Post 319: 1740 Birth Record of David Kirby (1740-1832)
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 1740 birth record of David Kirby (1740-1832), son of Ichabod and Rachel (Allen) Kirby, in Dartmouth, Massachusetts town records:
The snippet for the David Kirby record is on the left-hand page:
The transcription of the record is:
David Kerby the son of Ichabod Kerby
and Rachell his wife was born the sixteenth day of the
month called August 1740
The source citation for this birth record is:
Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com), "Dartmouth, Births, Marriages, Deaths," page 196 (image 501 of 2331), Davbid Kerby birth entry; 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,
David Kirby (1740-1832) is my 5th great-grandfather, who married Martha Sowle (1743-1828) in 1763.
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