Records of Chilmarkchilword.jpg (30337 bytes)

Including the early records of Gay Head, Gosnold, and Nomans Land

Excerpts from
The History of Martha's Vineyard, Volume II, by Dr. Charles E. Banks:

Annals of Chilmark - pp. 3 - 7.

Sketches of the Early Settlers of Chilmark - pp. 29-41.

Annals of Gay Head - pp. 3 - 8.

Annals of Gosnold - pp. 3 - 9.

Nomans Land - pp. 71 - 74 of Annals of Chilmark.

Abel's Hill Cemetery - Photos, transcripts and notes on a number of 18th century gravestones.

1891 Map of Chilmark and Gay Head (286k)  -- Scroll to the right and down to see the entire map!

Menemsha 1938:  Four Photos of the Aftermath of the '38 Hurricane 

1907 Resident and Business Directories of Chilmark and Gay Head.

1880 Federal census of Chilmark, Gay Head, and Nomans Land. with Name Index.

1850 Federal census of Chilmark with Name Index.

1860 Indian census of Gay Head.

Index to Dukes County Marriage Notices 1850 - 1863

Index to Dukes County Death Notices 1850 - 1875

Index to Deaths and Marriage Notices, 1884 - 1939: A - K Index and L - Z Index.

List of Persons whose Names have been Changed in Dukes County 1850 - 1892.

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