Birth Records, Massachusetts, 1895

Dublin Core

Title

Birth Records, Massachusetts, 1895

Alternative Title

Birth Records, 1895

Subject

Birth Records--United States
Population--United States

Description

The birth records for Watertown, Massachusetts for 1895. The records include date of record, name and surname of the child, color of the child if other than White, sex and condition (such as twins, illegitimate, etc.), place of birth, names of parents, residence of parents, occupation of father, place of birth of father, and place of birth of mother.
A notable person listed in the birth records is Mary Sutherland. Born in Watertown, Massachusetts on November 1, 1895, Sutherland and her siblings were first-generation Irish-Americans. She joined the United States Navy on September 3, 1918. After her service, she moved to Seattle, Washington and then to Palm Bay, Florida. She married and had three children. Sutherland died on September 28, 1988, and is buried at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida.
In 2017, the University of Central Florida was one of three universities selected to launch the National Cemetery Administration’s Veterans Legacy Program. The program engaged a team of scholars to make the life stories of veterans buried in the Florida National Cemetery available to the public. The project engages UCF students in research and writing and fosters collaboration between students, faculty and local Central Florida schools to produce interactive curriculum for k-12 students. The corresponding website exhibit uses RICHES Mosaic Interface to create a digital archive of related data. The public can use the project-developed augmented-reality app at more than 100 gravesites at the Florida National Cemetery, where they can access the UCF student-authored biographies of veterans.

Source

Digital reproduction of original birth records.

Date Created

ca. 1896-02

Format

image/jpg

Extent

3.53 MB

Medium

1-page handwritten birth records

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Watertown, Massachusetts

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher

Provenance

Originally created and published by the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Rights Holder

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Curator

Ortiz, Samuel
Cravero, Geoffrey

Source Repository

External Reference

Abney, Barb. "VA Selects UCF Historians to Archive Stories of Deceased Veterans Veterans." UCF Today, March 13, 2017. Accessed August 9, 2017. https://today.ucf.edu/va-selects-ucf-historians-archive-stories-deceased-veterans/.
Tuchman, Barbara W., and Robert K. Massie. The Guns of August: The Outbreak of World War I. 2014.
Ebbert, Jean, and Marie-Beth Hall. The First, the Few, the Forgotten: Navy and Marine Corps Women in World War I. Annapolis, Md: Naval Institute Press, 2002.

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