Thursday, December 7, 2017

1720 Marriage Record of Jabez Snow and Elisabeth Paine in Eastham, Mass. --- Post 393 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 1720 marriage record of Jabez Snow and Elisabeth Paine in Eastham, Massachusetts:

The marriage record is on the left-hand age on the image above, in them iddle of the page:

The transcription of this record is:

"Jabez Snow Jun^ and Elisabeth Paine both of Eastham were mar-
ried by me Samuel Ozburn on y^e 27^th day of October annodom 1729"

The source citation for this record is:

"Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," FamilySearch ( : accessed 14 April 2014), digital image, Barnstable County, Eastham, Orleans, "Births, Marriages, Deaths, 1701-1796," page 36 (image 26 of 126), Jabez Snow and Elizabeth Paine marriage entry.

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 an original record book with the records of Eastham families grouped together.  Below the marriage is the birth records for the children of Jabez and Elisabeth (Paine) Snow.    Several of the Eastham record books recorded families rather than individual events in chronological order.  As such, this is an image of an Original Source record, with Primary Information and Direct Evidence for the marriage of Jabez and Elisabeth (Paine) Snow.


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