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Image for The Early Records of the Town of Dedham, Massachusetts, 1659-1673: Volume IV

The Early Records of the Town of Dedham, Massachusetts, 1659-1673: Volume IV

By: Don Gleason Hill

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: H1899


This work contains a misc. collection of papers, and records (principally of land grants), and a complete transcript of the Town Meeting and Selectmen's Records contained in Book Three of the General Records of the Town, 1659-1673. The Appendix contains documents dated prior to 1673 found either in the MA Archives at the State House or in the Court Files at the Court House in Boston. "A considerable portion of the records and papers in the Appendix relate to the Indi... View more info

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Epitaphs in the Old Burial Place, Dedham, Massachusetts

By: Rev. Carlos Slafter, A.M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: S0073


The earliest death mentioned in the Dedham records occurred in 1637, but it is likely that colonists, especially children, were buried there during the first year of settlement, 1635, after succumbing to the hardships of the wilderness. The ancient burial ground in Dedham includes approximately one acre, but for over a hundred years it was the only burial ground, and since many interments were not marked, some parts of it were dug over several times to furnish graves for... View more info