Brighton Genealogy (in Suffolk County, MA)

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Brighton Birth Records

Brighton Births and Deaths, 1817-1845 (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Brighton Births, 1771-1873, Marriages, 1807-1873 and Deaths, 1796-1873 (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Brighton Births, 1843-1855 Deaths, 1843-1854 Marriages, 1843-1855 (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Brighton Births, 1855-1874 (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Brighton Births, Baptisms, Marriages and Intentions and Deaths, 1771-1815 (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Brighton Births, Deaths, 1817-1845 (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Brighton Births, Marriages and Deaths, 1771-1873 (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Brighton Births, Marriages and Deaths, 1843-1855; Vol. 3 (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Brighton Index to Births, Marriages, Deaths, 1771-1873 (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Brighton, Suffolk, Massachusetts computer printout; births or christenings, 1771-1873 Family History Library

Massachusetts vital records : Brighton, 1771-1873 WorldCat

Brighton Cemetery Records

Catalogue of lot owners : Mount Hope Cemetery and Evergreen Cemetery Family History Library

Epitaphs from two small yards in Allston and Brighton, Mass. Family History Library

Market Street Burying Ground Find a Grave

Market Street Burying Ground Interment

Brighton Census Records

1855 and 1865 Massachusetts state censuses for Boxboro, Brighton, and Burlington Family History Library

Massachusetts State Census Transcriptions for 1855 American Ancestors

Brighton Church Records

Brighton Births, Baptisms, Marriages and Intentions and Deaths, 1771-1815 (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Brighton, Suffolk, Massachusetts computer printout; births or christenings, 1771-1873 Family History Library

St. Columbkille church records (included in Massachusetts Boston Archdiocese Roman Catholic Sacramental Records) Ancestry

Brighton Death Records

Brighton Births and Deaths, 1817-1845 (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Brighton Births, 1771-1873, Marriages, 1807-1873 and Deaths, 1796-1873 (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Brighton Births, 1843-1855 Deaths, 1843-1854 Marriages, 1843-1855 (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Brighton Births, Baptisms, Marriages and Intentions and Deaths, 1771-1815 (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Brighton Births, Deaths, 1817-1845 (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Brighton Births, Marriages and Deaths, 1771-1873 (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Brighton Births, Marriages and Deaths, 1843-1855; Vol. 3 (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Brighton Index to Births, Marriages, Deaths, 1771-1873 (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Massachusetts vital records : Brighton, 1771-1873 WorldCat

Brighton City Directories

Brighton (Massachusetts) city directories Family History Library

Brighton City Directories 1950 Boston Public Library

Brighton, MA 1848 City Directories Allen County Public Library

Brighton, MA 1849 City Directories Allen County Public Library

Brighton, MA 1850 City Directories Allen County Public Library

Brighton, MA 1850 City Directories Allen County Public Library

Brighton, MA 1923,1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935 City Directories Allen County Public Library

Brighton, MA Business Directory, 1848-1849 City Directories Allen County Public Library

Cambridge (Massachusetts) city directories Family History Library

Charlestown (Massachusetts) city directories Family History Library

Massachusetts City Directories (includes Brighton, Waltham, and Watertown 1871) Ancestry

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1956 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1956 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1957 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1958 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1958 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1959 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1960 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1960 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1961 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1961 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1962 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1962 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1963 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1963 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1964 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1964 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1965 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1966 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1967 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1967 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1968 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1968 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1969 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1970 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1970 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1971 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1972 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1972 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1973 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1974-75 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury, 1974-5 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury, 1959 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1858 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1955 Internet Archive

The Boston directory : including . . . Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury 1955 Internet Archive

The Brighton and Brookline business directory (1850) Ancestry

Brighton Histories and Genealogies

Brighton Day (celebration of the one hundredth anniversary of the incorporation of the town of Brighton) Ancestry

Historical Brighton : an illustrated history of Brighton and its citizens Family History Library

Historical Brighton : an illustrated history of Brighton and its citizens Genealogy Gophers

Brighton Map Records

Atlas of Dorchester, West Roxbury, and Brighton, City of Boston, 1899 State Library of Massachusetts

Atlas of the city of Boston : Ward 25 Brighton, 1909 State Library of Massachusetts

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Brighton, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, Aug 1884 Library of Congress

Brighton Marriage Records

Brighton Births, 1771-1873, Marriages, 1807-1873 and Deaths, 1796-1873 (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Brighton Births, 1843-1855 Deaths, 1843-1854 Marriages, 1843-1855 (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Brighton Births, Baptisms, Marriages and Intentions and Deaths, 1771-1815 (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Brighton Births, Marriages and Deaths, 1771-1873 (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Brighton Births, Marriages and Deaths, 1843-1855; Vol. 3 (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Brighton Index to Births, Marriages, Deaths, 1771-1873 (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Brighton Intentions of Marriage 1817-1858 (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Brighton Intentions of Marriage 1858-1873 (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Massachusetts vital records : Brighton, 1771-1873 WorldCat

St. Columbkille church records (included in Massachusetts Boston Archdiocese Roman Catholic Sacramental Records) Ancestry

Brighton Miscellaneous Records

Brighton Town Reports 1841-1873 Massachusetts State Library

Brighton Voting List, 1816 (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Minutes of the town records, 1807-1874; Selectmen's records, 1816-1874 Family History Library

Township records index 1771-1874, Brighton, Massachusetts Family History Library

Brighton Newspapers and Obituaries

Allston Brighton Citizen (Jan 5- Nov 9, 1939) Boston Public Library

Allston Brighton Citizen Item (1977-1990;1975,1970-1973;1967-1968) Boston Public Library

Brighton Citizen (1942) Boston Public Library

Brighton Item (1886-1895) Boston Public Library

Brighton Item (Jan 2, 1895-Jun 24, 1944) Boston Public Library

Brighton Messenger (1872-1876) Boston Public Library

Brighton Messenger. (Brighton [Boston], Mass.) 1871-1876 US Newspaper Directory

Citizen Item (Feb 21, 1986- 1990) Boston Public Library

Item (1895-1944) Boston Public Library

Item (Mar 2, 1984-Feb 14, 1986) Boston Public Library

Brighton School Records

Brighton High School - Gothic Yearbook (Brighton, MA), 1938, 1943, 1949 E Yearbook

Brighton High School yearbook, 1938, 1943, 1949, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1971, 1972, 1977 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage

Brighton High School yearbook, 1938, 1943, 1949, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1971, 1972, 1977, 1984 Classmates

Brighton High School yearbooks, 1938, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1992 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Mount St Joseph Academy - Yearbook (Brighton, MA), 1939, 1940, 1941, 1955 E Yearbook

Mount St. Joseph Academy yearbooks, 1951, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Mt. St. Joseph Academy yearbook, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1951, 1955, 1971, 1972, 1973 Classmates

Mt. St. Joseph Academy yearbook, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1951, 1955, 1971, 1972, 1973 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage

St Columbkille High School - Columb Yearbook (Brighton, MA), 1945, 1957 E Yearbook

Brighton Tax Records

Brighton Tax List, 1752 (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry



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