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Abbreviations taken from page 83, the first page of the Family Registers:
* added to a name or date of a birth, signifies that the person died in youth or without issue
a. before a date, stands for about
d. death or died
gra. graduate or graduated
B. U. Brown University
E. B. East Bridgewater
H. U. Harvard University
N. B. North Bridgewater
S. P. South Parish of Bridgewater, now Bridgewater
W. B. West Bridgewater
Note from page 8:
The reader is informed that besides the abbreviations noticed at the head of the Register, the initials only of the neighboring and adjoining towns are often used; as A. for Abington, C. for Canton, E. for Easton, H. for Halifax, M. for Middleborough, P. for Pembroke, R. for Raynham, S. or St. for Stoughton, T. for Taunton, &c.
æ. age; aged
S. B. South Bridgewater or Titicut
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