Thursday, November 17, 2016

1761 Death Record of James Hildreth (1698-1761) of Westford, Mass. - Treasure Chest Thursday #340

This week's treasure is the 1761 death record of James Hildreth in Westford, Massachusetts town records:

The death entry for James Hildreth (first entry on right-hand page above):

The transcription of this record:

"James Hildreth departed this Life February 25 1761"

The source citation for this record is:

"Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988," digital images, (, Westford > Births, Marriages and Deaths, Page 91 (image 52 of 1750), James Hildreth death 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.

James Hildreth (1698-1761) married Dorothy Prescott (1702-1774) in 1721 in Chelmsford, and they had 9 children between 1723 and 1745.  They are my 6th great-grandparents through their son, Zachariah Hildreth (1728-1784).


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