Cambridge mass middlesex county
### Sponsored by the following Cambridge interfaith & community partners: A Place to Heal Ministries, Abundant Life Church, Cambridgeport Baptist Church, Cambridge Community Fellowship Church, Cambridge Community Center, Cambridge Community Foundation, Cambridge Peace Commission, Cambridge Police Department, Cambridge Public Health Department, Cambridge YWCA, Congregation Eitz Chayim, Christ Church, East End House, First Church in Cambridge Congregational, First Holiness Church, Islamic Society of Boston, Journey Church, Many Helping Hands, Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House, Massachusetts State Police, Middlesex Sheriff’s Office, Pentecostal Tabernacle, Reservoir Church, Rush AME Zion Church, St.Peter’s Episcopal Church, Temple Beth Shalom, Union Baptist Church and our many generous donors.There you will find a list of other names used for the town or city and of villages and sections of the town or city.Acton (1735) | Arlington (1807) | Ashby (1767) | Ashland (1846)Ayer (1871) | Bedford (1729) | Belmont (1859) | Billerica (1655)Boxborough (1835) | Burlington (1799) | Cambridge (1636) | Carlisle (1780)Chelmsford (1655) | Concord (1635) | Dracut (1701) | Dunstable (1673)Everett (1870) | Framingham (1700) | Groton (1655) | Holliston (1724)Hopkinton (1715) | Hudson (1866) | Lexington (1713) | Lincoln (1754)Littleton (1715) | Lowell (1826) | Malden (1649) | Marlborough (1660)Maynard (1871) | Medford (1630) | Melrose (1850) | Natick (1781)Newton (1688) | North Reading (1853) | Pepperell (1775) | Reading (1644)Sherborn (1674) | Shirley (1775) | Somerville (1842) | Stoneham (1725)Stow (1683) | Sudbury (1639) | Tewksbury (1734) | Townsend (1732)Tyngsborough (1809) | Wakefield (1812) | Waltham (1738) | Watertown (1630)Wayland (1780) | Westford (1729) | Weston (1713) | Wilmington (1730)Winchester (1850) | Woburn (1642) In Massachusetts, the original vital records (of births, marriages, and deaths) have been created and maintained by the town or city in which the event occurred.The county government was abolished on 1 July 1997, but its former jurisdiction is used for state offices as a district.The following list of present-day Middlesex County towns and cities links them to their individual pages.It is easiest to start with the state vital records for events since 1841, though realize the original record is with the town or city.More details can be found on the Massachusetts Genealogy Guide page.
Massachusetts was the first state to bring a unified state-level recording of these events (but not marriage intentions) in 1841 (Boston excluded until 1850).
This is a historical and genealogical guide to the county of Middlesex.
You will find help with town histories, vital records, deeds and land records, city directories, cemetery records and cemeteries, churches, town records, newspapers, maps, and libraries.
These borders were more clearly defined when Worcester County was created in 1731 on the west and the Province of New Hampshire in 1680 to the north, but this border remained in dispute until 1741.
Early settlers in this county went north, west, and south to establish new settlements in the 1600s and 1700s.