"The Massachusetts Archives has unveiled an online collection of records of state agencies, including a searchable index of Massachusetts casualties in World War II, records of the administration of Governor Deval Patrick and town plans from 1794 through 1830.
Among the records are death certificates of 27 people killed in the Great Molasses Flood in Boston on Jan. 15, 1919.
To see the records, visit digitalarchives.sec.state.ma.us.Continue reading the article online (subscription may be required)
I input "Frankln, MA" to see what it would show and among the results that caught my eye:
The death certificate for Sgt. Timothy J Hayes
|death certificate for Sgt. Timothy J Hayes|
Recall that the effort to better understand the story of Sgt. Timothy J Hayes is still underway
The Town Plan by Amos Hawes from 1794
|Town Plan by Amos Hawes from 1794|