New England Historic Genealogical Society
Handwritten pedigree showing Curwen ancestry to the ninth century. Also handwritten notes and two pieces of correspondence
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Handwritten vital records concerning descendants of John and Mary (Mears) Hooton; John and Catherine (Thompson) Hooton. Includes information on Thompson siblings. Also three letters, two of which are from Anna Bean
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Handwritten list (by justice of the peace John Jones) of voters' names and votes cast at the house of Capt. Ambron Camp in the lower pond precinct by Jefferson County residents in the 1832 presidential election. Includes signatures by James Augustus and Guilford D. Alsop, judge and clerk of elections respectively, that the record is a true account
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Original bible record (without title page) for the Greenleaf family
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Diary kept by Guy C. Haynes of East Boston, Mass. Entries include descriptions of local society meetings; fires; people moving into/out of the area; construction of new houses; steamship launchings, arrivals/departures, and accidents; etc. Each book also contains separate lists concerning buildings erected in East Boston, births/marriages/deaths, ships built in East Boston, ship arrivals/departures, inhabitants of East Boston, 1844 (book two only), ministers (book three only), letters written (book three only), and weather (book four only). The front of each book contains an index by the author. The later books also contain mounted newspaper clippings and broadsides concerning East Boston
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Handwritten transcription of the will of John Alford of Charlestown, Mass
New England Historic Genealogical Society
An account book kept by blacksmith Amos Jones of Ipswich, Mass., son of Thomas and Hannah Jones. Entries concern accounts, payments, travel, deliveries, and work schedule of Jones and others. The volume also contains more than 30 scattered vital records for family members and acquaintances, mostly deaths but including several births. Many of the deaths occurred at Ipswich, according to the town's published vital records. Several entries are for the Smith family, likely relatives of Jones's wife, Elizabeth Smith
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Original account book missing its cover. The earlier records date from 1685-1703 and concern money paid to various individuals and the purchase of nails, tobacco, indian corn, laying part of the meeting house, etc. There is a handwritten copy of a 1709 deed from Samuel Parker to his father Hananiah Parker. There is a 1731 list concerning "Payed to my daughter Mary toward her portion" followed by a similar account for daughter Rebecca. However, the bulk of the entries are by John Temple and date from 1749 to 1796. Temple's entries concern the sale of items such as cyder and corn and services provided like plowing, the use of his oxen, thrashing rye, the settlement of his father-in-law's (Ebenezer Parker) estate, etc
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Original record, with title page information, concerning children of Elijah and Sally (Sears) Damon; John and Anna (Wright) Bowker; Davis and Lucy (Damon) Damon; Allyne and Sarah (Damon) Cushing; and William and Lucy (Damon) Turner. Also notes concerning the Damon family and Scituate, Mass
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Tax list of Major Savage's Division, precinct no. 4. Taxpayers are listed in alphabetical order by surname, and document is signed by nine commissioners