Alford, Berkshire County, Massachusetts Genealogy

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United States > Massachustts > Berkshire County > Alford

Town Hall[edit | edit source]

Town Of Alford
5 Alford Center Road
Alford, MA 01230

Quick History[edit | edit source]

Establishment and former town name(s) [1][edit | edit source]

16 February 1713: Established as the district of Alford from part of Great Barrington and certain common lands. (Province Laws, Vol. V, p. 236)

23 August 1775: Made a town, by general act under which districts became towns.

Archiac name: Podunke, Podunkville, Shawanon Purchase

Section/Villages within the town: Alford Center, East Alford, West Alford


Boundary Changes [1][edit | edit source]

11 February 1779: Part of Great Barrington annexed.

6 February 1790: Bounds between Alford and Egremont

18 February 1819: Part of Great Barrington

17 March 1847: Part of West Stockbridge annexed.

Neighboring Communities[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Biography[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Church History and Records[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

  1. USGS GNIS FID 607267
  2. Google
  3. Hometown Locator

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Societies, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Town Records[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

  1. Vital Records of Alford Massachusetts to the Year 1850 Google Books

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Historical data relating to counties, cities, and towns in Massachusetts (Boston, Massachusetts : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), [FHL book 974.4 H2h 1997].