Thursday, January 14, 2021

Treasure Chest Thursday -- 1686 Marriage Record of Ephraim Hildreth and Anna Moor in Stow, Massachusetts

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 marriage entry entry for Ephraim Hildreth and Anna Moor in 1686 in the Stow, Massachusetts town record book:

The marriage entry is the 4th from the top of the left-hand page:

Ephraim Hildreth married two women within two years as noted on this page.  The transcription of this record is:

"HILDRETH, Ephraim and Dorothy Barnes m. June 11, 1685 (Cambridge).
HELDRETH, Ephraim and Anna Moor of Sudbury m. Oct. 8, 1686 by William Brimsmead (Marlboro)"

The source citation for this record is:

"Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988," indexed database and digital image, ( : accessed 22 February 2014), "Stow, Births, Marriages and Deaths," page 218 (image 113 of 962), Ephraim Hildreth and Anna Moor marriage entry, 8 October 1686.

This is an abstract from a copied town record book for Stow, Massachusetts, so it is a Derivative Source with Primary Information and Direct Evidence of the marriage of Ephraim Hildreth and Anna Moor.
Ephraim Hildreth (1654-1731) was the son of Richard and Elizabeth (--?--) Hildreth of Chelmsford, Massachusetts.  Anna Moor (1666-1760) was the daughter of John and Anne (Smith) Moor of Sudbury, Massachusetts. 

Ephraim and Anna (Moor) Hildreth are my 7th great-grandparents, through their son James Hildreth (1698-1761) who married Dorothy Prescott (1702-1774) in 1721 in Chelmsford.


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