Thursday, November 24, 2016

1721 Marriage Intentions Record of James Hildreth and Dorothy Prescott of Chelmsford, Mass. - Treasure Chest Thursday #341

This week's treasure is the 1721 marriage intentions record of James Hildreth and Dorothy Prescott in Chelmsford, Massachusetts town records:

The marriage intentions record for James and Dorothy is the 6th one from the top on the left-hand page on the image above:

The transcription of this record is:

James Hildreth of Chelmsford & Dorothy Prescot of Concord
were published at Chelmsford December ye 20: 1721

The source citation for this record is:

Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, digital images, ( : accessed 22 February 2014), Chelmsford > Births, Marriages, Deaths, page 6 (image 36 of 1719), James Hildreth and Dorothy Prescot marriage intentions entry.

James and Dorothy (Prescott) Hildreth had nine children recorded in Chelsmford and Westford between 1723 and 1745.  They are my 6th great-grandparents.  I descend through their third child and second son, Zachariah Hildreth (1728-1784).


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