Thursday, June 14, 2018

1695 Birth Record of Content Tucker in Dartmouth, Mass. - Post 416 for 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 1695 birth record of Content Tucker in the Dartmouth, Massachusetts vital records:

The birth record for Content Tucker is:

The transcription of this record is:

"[TUCKER], Content, d. Abraham [Abraham (s. Henry) and Hanna (second w.), C.R.3], Mar. 12, 1695."

The source citation for this record is:

Vital records of Dartmouth, Massachusetts, to the year 1850 ( Boston, Mass. : New England Historic Genealogical Society,1929-1930), Births, page 285, Content Tucker entry, 1695.

Content Tucker (1695-1738) of Dartmouth, Mass was born 12 March 1695 in Dartmouth, Massachusetts, the daughter of Abraham and Hannah (Mott) Tucker.  She married Benjamin Wing (1698-1782), the son of Matthew and Elizabeth (Mott) (Ricketson) Wing of Dartmouth, 1722 in Dartmouth.

Benjamin and Content (Tucker) Wing are my 6th great-grandparents.  I am descended from their daughter, Abigail Wing (1734-1806), who married Jonathan White (1732-1804) in 1756 and resided in Dartmouth and Westport, Massachusetts.

This record for the birth of Content Tucker is a Derivative Source record, because it was copied from an earlier town and/or church record books.  I did not find an earlier Dartmouth town record book in the record collection.  This record is from the church records of Society of Friends, Dartmouth Monthly Meeting (that is what "C.R.3" means according to the Dartmouth Vital Records book).


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1 comment:

Unknown said...

Thanking you for what you do. Appreciating your examples of how we could and should be doing our research. Especially when we can also find a link to someone. Keep it up.