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*[[Nantucket_County,_Massachusetts|Nantucket]] County set off 22 June 1695 at the same time when old Dukes County was reorganized.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*[[Nantucket County, Massachusetts|Nantucket]] County set off 22 June 1695 at the same time when old Dukes County was reorganized. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 15:19, 20 December 2008

United States > Massachusetts > Dukes County

showing location of Dukes County

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

The County of Dukes County
PO Box 190
Edgartown, MA 02539

  • The oddity of the name of the county is due to the statute that created this county.

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

  • Created 1 Nov 1683 when it was claimed by Colony of New York, then reclaimed by Massachusetts Bay Colony, re-established 22 June 1695. [1]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

  • Nantucket County set off 22 June 1695 at the same time when old Dukes County was reorganized. [1]

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Places / Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Towns:[edit | edit source]
  • Aquinnah
  • Chilmark
  • Edgartown
  • Gosnold
  • Oak Bluffs
  • Tisbury
  • West Tisbury
Community:[edit | edit source]
  • Vineyard Haven

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Barnstable | Nantucket | Suffolk County, New York

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Census[edit | edit source]

Church[edit | edit source]

Court[edit | edit source]

Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Land[edit | edit source]

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Web Sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].