Monday, December 13, 2010

Wellfleet Vital Records Available in Print

As part of a multi-volume project, the Mayflower Descendant (publication of the Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants) is publishing the entire list of Wellfleet Vital Records from 1763 to 1844.  The first installment was in 2008, with their Volume 57, page 124. The second installment is currently available in the Summer 2010 Volume 59, no. 2, starting on page 115. A third installment will appear in a future issue. The transcriber is Andrew P. Langlois, and most of the records were recorded at the time of Sam Waterman, Town Clerk.  Anyone with Cape Cod, as well as Wellfleet, ancestry will want to consult this transcription. Some of the prominent surnames are Rich, Lewis, Whitman, Higgins, Freeman, Cole, Covell, and Atwood, to name only some. The website of the Society is

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