Canton Genealogy (in Norfolk County, MA)

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Canton Birth Records

1620-1988 Massachusetts Town and Vital Records Ancestry

Births, marriages, deaths, 1843-1853 (Canton, Massachusetts) Family History Library

Canton Vital Record Transcripts (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Canton, Massachusetts town record printouts, births, 1758-1851 Family History Library

Indexes to the records of births, marriages and deaths, v. 1-4, in the town of Canton Family History Library

Massachusetts Birth Index, 1901-1960 and 1967-1970 Ancestry

Massachusetts Vital Records Index 1841-1895 Fold3

Massachusetts, Birth Records, 1840-1915 Ancestry

The record of births, marriages and deaths and intentions of marriage, in the town of Stoughton from 1727 to 1800, and in the town of Canton from 1797-1845, preceded by the records of the South precinct of Dorchester, from 1715 to 1727 Family History Library

Vital records, 1850-1905 [Canton, Massachusetts] Family History Library

Canton Cemetery Records

Canton Corner Cemetery Billion Graves

Canton Corner Cemetery Find a Grave

Gridley Cemetery Find a Grave

Knollwood Cemetery Find a Grave

Knollwood Memorial Park Find a Grave

Knollwood Memorial Park Billion Graves

The Oldest Burying Ground Find a Grave

Canton Census Records

1855 Massachusetts State Census Ancestry

1865 Massachusetts State Census Ancestry

U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940 Ancestry

U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940 MyHeritage

United States Federal Census, 1790-1940 Family Search

Canton Church Records

Canton Baptist memorial : being a historical discourse delivered before the Baptist Church in Canton, Mass., at the celebration of their fiftieth anniversary, Wednesday, June 22, 1864 Internet Archive

Canton City Directories

Canton City Directories (1874-1942 selected years) Massachusetts State Library

Canton City Directories (1902, 1906-1911, 1920) Boston Public Library

Canton, Massachusetts Directory 1887 Ancestry

Canton, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1887 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Canton, Massachusetts, city directory, 1911 Internet Archive

City Directories, 1890 Census Substitute Ancestry

Massachusetts City Directories (includes Canton 1888 and 1917) Ancestry

Massachusetts City Directories (includes Canton, Easton, and Sharon 1917) Ancestry

Names of men and women listed as residents of the town of Canton, Massachusetts for the year 1994 Family History Library

Canton Death Records

1620-1988 Massachusetts Town and Vital Records Ancestry

1841-1915 Massachusetts Death Records Ancestry

1901-1980 Massachusetts Death Index Ancestry

Births, marriages, deaths, 1843-1853 (Canton, Massachusetts) Family History Library

Canton Vital Record Transcripts (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Indexes to the records of births, marriages and deaths, v. 1-4, in the town of Canton Family History Library

Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003 Ancestry

Massachusetts Vital Records Index 1841-1895 Fold3

The record of births, marriages and deaths and intentions of marriage, in the town of Stoughton from 1727 to 1800, and in the town of Canton from 1797-1845, preceded by the records of the South precinct of Dorchester, from 1715 to 1727 Family History Library

Vital records, 1850-1905 [Canton, Massachusetts] Family History Library

Canton Histories and Genealogies

150 years of yesterday : dedicated to Canton's tomorrows, Canton, Massachusetts 1947 FamilySearch Books

History of Canton Junction Internet Archive

History of the town of Canton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Family History Library

History of the town of Canton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Genealogy Gophers

History of the town of Canton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Genealogy Gophers

History of the town of Canton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Internet Archive

One hundred fifty years of yesterday : dedicated to Canton's tomorrows, Canton, Massachusetts 1947 Internet Archive

Who was who and what was what in the history of the town of Canton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Internet Archive

Canton Immigration Records

Naturalization records and index cards, 1806-1958 [Norfolk County, Massachusetts] Family History Library

Canton Land Records

Land deed books, 1889-1901, and grantor/grantee indexes, 1880-1910 (Norfolk County, Massachusetts) Family History Library

Land records - Deeds, 1793-1890 Family History Library

Massachusetts Land Records Secretary of the Commonwealth

Canton Map Records

Aero view map of Canton, Mass. 1918. Library of Congress

Aero view of Canton, Mass 1918 Library of Congress

Canton 1918 Aero View Map (in U.S. Historic Land Ownership and Reference Atlases) Ancestry

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Canton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, Apr 1896 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Canton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, Dec 1891 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Canton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, Oct 1885 Library of Congress

Canton Marriage Records

1620-1988 Massachusetts Town and Vital Records Ancestry

1841-1915 Massachusetts Marriages MyHeritage

1901-1955 and 1966-1970 Massachusetts Marriage Index Ancestry

Births, marriages, deaths, 1843-1853 (Canton, Massachusetts) Family History Library

Canton Vital Record Transcripts (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Indexes to the records of births, marriages and deaths, v. 1-4, in the town of Canton Family History Library

Massachusetts Marriage Records, 1840-1915 Ancestry

Massachusetts Marriages, 1633-1850 (many towns) Ancestry

Massachusetts Vital Records Index 1841-1895 Fold3

Massachusetts, Compiled Marriages, 1633-1850 Ancestry

The record of births, marriages and deaths and intentions of marriage, in the town of Stoughton from 1727 to 1800, and in the town of Canton from 1797-1845, preceded by the records of the South precinct of Dorchester, from 1715 to 1727 Family History Library

Vital records, 1850-1905 [Canton, Massachusetts] Family History Library

Canton Military Records

Canton's fallen heroes : Civil War, WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Lebanon, Granada, Panama, Desert Storm, Afghanistan, Iraq Internet Archive

World War records : Canton, Massachusetts, 1917-1918 Internet Archive

World War records : Canton, Massachusetts, 1917-1918 Internet Archive

Canton Miscellaneous Records

Canton Town Reports (1842-2010 selected years) Massachusetts State Library

Names of men and women listed as residents of the Town of Canton, Massachusetts for the year 1939 Internet Archive

Names of men and women listed as residents of the Town of Canton, Massachusetts for the year 1940 Internet Archive

Names of men and women listed as residents of the Town of Canton, Massachusetts for the year 1941 Internet Archive

Names of men and women listed as residents of the Town of Canton, Massachusetts for the year 1942 Internet Archive

Names of men and women listed as residents of the Town of Canton, Massachusetts for the year 1943 Internet Archive

Names of men and women listed as residents of the Town of Canton, Massachusetts for the year 1944 Internet Archive

Names of men and women listed as residents of the Town of Canton, Massachusetts for the year 1945 Internet Archive

Names of men and women listed as residents of the Town of Canton, Massachusetts for the year 1946 Internet Archive

Pauper register 1912-1927 Internet Archive

Selectmen's orders, 1816-1844 Family History Library

Town records, 1797-1850 Family History Library

Canton Newspapers and Obituaries

Canton Citizen (1987-2004) Boston Public Library

Canton Courier (1959) Boston Public Library

Canton Courier (1981-1983) Boston Public Library

Canton Journal (1876-2005) Boston Public Library

Canton Journal 09/09/2005 to 05/25/2019 Genealogy Bank

Canton Mirror (1925-1926) Boston Public Library

Canton Register (1982) Boston Public Library

Canton Reporter (1967-1971) Boston Public Library

Canton Tribune and Canton Press (1960) Boston Public Library

Journal & Sun 07/10/2019 to Current Genealogy Bank

Massapoag Journal (1853-1857) Boston Public Library

Massapoag Journal and Canton Observer (1852-1853) Boston Public Library

Offline Newspapers for Canton

According to the US Newspaper Directory, the following newspapers were printed, so there may be paper or microfilm copies available. For more information on how to locate offline newspapers, see our article on Locating Offline Newspapers.

Massapoag Journal. (Canton, Mass.) 1853-1857

Canton Probate Records

1635-1991 Massachusetts Wills and Probate Records Ancestry

1793-1900 Norfolk County MA Probate Index Ancestry

Canton School Records

Blue Hills Regional Vocational High School yearbook, 1985 Classmates

Blue Hills Regional Vocational High School yearbook, 1985 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Blue Hills Technical Institute - Yearbook (Canton, MA), 1986 E Yearbook

Blue Hills Technical Institute yearbook, 1986 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Canton High School - Echo Yearbook (Canton, MA), 1931, 1936, 1938, 1940, 1951, 1952, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988 E Yearbook

Canton High School alumni register 1869-1896 Internet Archive

Canton High School yearbook, 1940 (Jun), 1941 (Jun), 1945 (Jun), 1947, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1979 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage

Canton High School yearbook, 1940 (Jun), 1941 (Jun), 1945 (Jun), 1947, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1986, 1988 Classmates

The Echo : Canton High School yearbook, 1931, 1935-1936, 1937-1938, 1940, 1951, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 Internet Archive

Canton Tax Records

Tax records, 1801, 1820, 1829 Family History Library


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