Thursday, November 30, 2017

1696 Birth Record of Jabez Snow in Eastham, Mass. --- Post 392 of Treasure Chest Thursday

It's Treasure Chest Thursday - a chance 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 1696 birth record of Jabez Snow in Eastham, Massachusetts:

The birth record is on the left-hand page, the last family on the page:

The transcription of the birth record is:

"Jabez [Snow] born July 22d 1696"

The source citation for this record is:

Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, digital images, ( : accessed 24 February 2014), "Orleans and Eastham Records," Page 326 (image 172 of 285), Jabez Snow birth entry, 1696.

Jabez Snow (1696-1760) was the son of Jabez Snow (1670-1750) and Elizabeth Treat (1676-1755) of Eastham, Massachusetts.  Jabez Snow married Elizabeth Paine (1602-1772) in 1720 in Eastham, and they had six children between 1722 and 1740.

Jabez Snow and Elizabeth Paine are my 6th great-grandparents, through their daughter Eunice Snow (1722-1816), who married Nathaniel Horton (1721-1771) in 1742 in Eastham, Massachusetts.

This record set is a transcription of an original Eastham town record book; apparently, the original book is not available.  Several of the Eastham record books recorded families rather than individual events in chronological order.  As such, this is a Derivative Source record, with Primary Information and Direct Evidence for the birth of Jabez Snow and his siblings. 


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