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Suffolk County
Suffolk County, established by the Massachusetts General Court on May 10, 1643, initially included Boston, Roxbury, Dorchester, Dedham, Braintree, Weymouth, Hingham and Hull. In 1793, most of the original Suffolk County except for Boston and Chelsea split off and became Norfolk County. In 1803, Hingham and Hull split off and joined Plymouth County. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the annexation of adjacent towns to Boston increased the size of Suffolk County. Suffolk County includes Boston, Chelsea, Winthrop and Revere.
Boston is the seat of Suffolk County.
[source:  City of Boston Archives Guide]

Boston, MASS Skyline

Suffolk County is one of four original counties created in Massachusetts in 1643
Like an increasing number of Massachusetts counties, Suffolk County exists today only as a historical geographic region, and has no county government.
All former county functions were assumed by state agencies in 1999.

Cities and  Towns
Boston * Chelsea * Revere * Winthrop
 


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Website Updates:
Nov 2014:  1883 Pensioners
Aug 2014: Biographies for COLLINS, GRANT, PIERCE, OLIN, BURKE, CAPEN, CLARKE, DONNELLY, FAXON, FEHMER, FITZGERALD, ONG, PAGE, PERRIN, QUINN, SMITH, WEEKS, WHITNEY, WINKLEY; REVERE FAMILY; STORER, BUTLER, FANEUIL, LOWELL, ENDICOTT families;   Obituaries for
ADAMS, ADAMS, AMES, AMORY, ARRINGTON, ATWOOD, AUSTIN, BAILEY, BALCH, BALFOUR, BALLARD, BARNARD, BARTLETT, BELKNAP, BELL, BLANEY, BOYD, BRADSTREET, BRIGGS, BROOKS,  BROWN, BRUCE, BUBIER, BULLARD, BUNCE, BURR, CAPEN, CH?SLEY, CLAPP, CUTTER, DANFORTH, DAVIS, DEGNAN, DODD, DODGE, DOW, DYER, EARLE, EDSTROM, ELLIOTT, FRENCH, GOULD, GRAVES, HALL, HARROD, HATHAWAY, HAYES, HEWINS, HODSON, HOLBROOK, HOLDEN, HOSFORD, HOW, HOWLAND, JOHNSON, KEMP, KENDRICK, LAWRENCE, LELAND, LOW, LOWDER, MAGEE, MANDELL, MARSHALL, MCKENNER, MILLER, NICHOLS, NUTTING, ORDWAY, PARKER, PEABODY, PEARMAIN, REYNOLDS, RICHARDS, RICHARDSON, RICKER, RISTEEN, RUGGLES, SAMPSON, SAMPSON, SANDERSON, SEARS, SEWARD, SIMS, SMITH, SUMNER, THAXTER, THING, THOMAS, TURNER, TYLER, WADE, WAKEFIELD, WARE, WHITNEY, WOOD, WRIGHT; Marriage Announcements for:
 ALLEN-WILKINS, FIELD - THAYER

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