MASSACHUSETTS VITAL RECORDS
SHEFFIELD 1726-1897

Oxford, Massachusetts: Holbrook Research Institute, 1988
LC 82-81851, ISBN 0-87623-074-5 (ISBN 0-931248-23-X, Set)
30- to 35-frame, double-image format at 25X & 30X reduction
12 volumes on 49 microfiches
Copyright 1988 by Jay Mack Holbrook
 

FICHES 1-3: Vital Records 1730-1860
FICHES 4-10: Town & Vital Records 1726-1789
FICHES 11-15: Town & Vital Records 1763-1809
FICHES 16-24: Town & Vital Records 1794-1821
FICHES 25-27: Town & Vital Records 1769-1827
FICHE 28: Marriages 1797-1850
FICHES 29-31: Marriages & Intentions 1813-1855
FICHES 32-33: Birth Index 1843-1897
FICHES 34-36: Marriages/Intentions Index 1797-1897
FICHES 37-38: Death Index 1843-1897
FICHES 39-41: Vital Records 1843-1855
FICHES 42-49: Vital Records 1856-1897

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Sheffield, Massachusetts, situated in Berkshire County near New York and next to Connecticut, became a town on 22 January 1733. An interesting document included in the town's records is a 1773 Declaration of Independence. Town tradition claims its use as a model in 1776. The 1773 document is recorded in Volume 1 of the Town Records 1728-1789 and on fiche 9 of this collection.

 

The town's vital records included in this publication comprise nine volumes of data and three index volumes.

 

Sheffield Vital Records 1730-1831.

Pages 1-115 are a copy of vital records in Volumes 1, 2, 3 and A.

Vital Records 1730-1831, A-H, pp 4-51

FICHE 1

Vital Records 1730-1831, H-T, pp 52-101

FICHE 2

Vital Records 1730-1831, T-Y, pp 102-115

FICHE 3

Marriage Index 1813-1860, pp 117-125

FICHE 3

Marriages 1813-1841, pp 137-156

FICHE 3

 

Sheffield Town Records 1728-1789. Vol 1.

The Sheffield Declaration of Independence dated Jan 1773 is found on fiche 9, pages 236-241. After page 154, the page numbers are at the bottom of the page and in reverse order.

Vital Records 1727-1783, pp 1-55

FICHE 4

Vital Records 1727-1788, pp 56-132

FICHE 5

Vital Records 1726-1788, pp 133-154

FICHE 6

Town Records 1728-1742, pp 389-363

FICHE 6

Town Records 1743-1764, pp 362-305

FICHE 7

Town Records 1764-1772, pp 304-245

FICHE 8

Town Records 1742-1774, pp 244-185

FICHE 9

Town Records 1739-1789, pp 184-155

FICHE 10

 

Sheffield Town Records 1770-1809. Vol 2.

Minutes, Index, Earmarks 1740-1792, pp 1-5

FICHE 11

Vital Records 1763-1794, pp 6-45

FICHE 11

Town Records 1777-1784, pp 1-30

FICHE 12

Town Records 1784-1788, pp 31-60

FICHE 13

Town Records 1788-1791, pp 61-90

FICHE 14

Town Records 1791-1792, pp 91-96

FICHE 15

 

Sheffield Town Records 1794-1821. Vol 3.

Earmarks & Marriage Intentions 1794-1797, Index

FICHE 16

Town Records 1794-1796, pp 8-56

FICHE 16

Town Records 1796-1798, pp 57-98

FICHE 17

Town Records 1798-1800, pp 99-124

FICHE 18

Town Records 1800-1805, pp 125-153

FICHE 19

Town Records 1805-1811, pp 154-182

FICHE 20

Town Records 1811-1815, pp 183-212

FICHE 21

Town Records 1815-1819, pp 213-240

FICHE 22

Town Records 1819-1821, pp 241-259

FICHE 23

Minutes & Births 1774-1798, pp 1-36

FICHE 24

 

Sheffield Town Records 1769-1827. Vol A.

Earmarks 1793-1815, pp 1-5

FICHE 25

Births, Marriages, Deaths 1769-1827, pp 6-42

FICHE 25

Treasurer's Accounts 1791-1792, pp 1-27

FICHE 25

Treasurer's Accounts 1792-1794, pp 28-80

FICHE 26

Treasurer's Accounts 1792-1794, pp 81-91

FICHE 27

 

Sheffield Marriages 1797-1850.

FICHE 28

Typed manuscript of vital records from 1797-1850 prepared by Blanche Stockwell in 1942. The original volume has since been lost.

 

Sheffield Certificates of Marriage 1813-1855.

Marriages 1813-1841

FICHE 29

Marriage Intentions 1845-1849

FICHE 30

Marriage Intentions 1849-1855

FICHE 31

 

Sheffield Index to Births 1843-1897.

Index to Births 1843-1897, A-M

FICHE 32

Index to Births 1843-1897, M-Y

FICHE 33

 

Sheffield Index to Marriages 1843-1897.

Index: Marriages 1843-1897 & Intentions 1797-1849, A-H

FICHE 34

Index: Marriages 1843-1897 & Intentions 1797-1849, I-S

FICHE 35

Index: Marriages 1843-1897 & Intentions 1797-1849, S-W

FICHE 36

 

Sheffield Index to Deaths 1843-1897.

Index to Deaths 1843-1897, A-L

FICHE 37

Index to Deaths 1843-1897, L-W

FICHE 38

 

Sheffield Births, Marriages, Deaths 1843-1855.

Births 1843-1852, pp 1-28

FICHE 39

Births 1852-1855, p 29-45; Marriages 1843-1854, p 1-11

FICHE 40

Marriages 1854-1855, p 12-14; Deaths 1843-1855, p 1-25

FICHE 41

 

Sheffield Births, Marriages, Deaths 1856-1897.

Births 1856-1865, pp 1-28

FICHE 42

Births 1865-1881, pp 29-57

FICHE 43

Births 1882-1897, p 58-81; Marriages 1856-1860, p 1-5

FICHE 44

Marriages 1860-1876, pp 6-35

FICHE 45

Marriages 1876-1897, pp 36-67

FICHE 46

Marriages 1898; Deaths 1856-1870, pp 68, 1-28

FICHE 47

Deaths 1870-1893, pp 29-59

FICHE 48

Deaths 1894-1897, pp 60-66

FICHE 49

   
     
     
       
       
 
     
     

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