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Boston is a town in Massachusetts. It was formed in 1630 and can be found in Suffolk county. For more information, contact the county at 1 City Hall Sq., Rm. 241, Boston 02201. On the attached map, Boston is shown as 4 in Suffolk county. The following towns became part of Boston on the date indicated: East Boston (1637), South Boston (1804), Roxbury (1868), Dorchester (1870), Brighton (1874), Charlestown (1874), West Roxbury (1874), and Hyde Park (1912)
For information about the state of Massachusetts see Massachusetts Family History Research.
- Outstanding guide to Boston, Massachusetts birth, marriage, and death records, town histories, maps, city directories, immigration records, cemeteries, churches, newspapers, notarial records, orphans and orphanages, poorhouses, archives, libraries and historical societies (FamilySearch Research Wiki).