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Dukes County, Massachusetts Genealogy

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United States > Massachusetts > Dukes County

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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.

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

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

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Places / Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Towns:

  • Aquinnah
  • Chilmark
  • Edgartown
  • Gosnold
  • Oak Bluffs
  • Tisbury
  • West Tisbury

Community:

  • Vineyard Haven

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Barnstable | Nantucket | Suffolk County, New York

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[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]

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