Vital Records

Birth / Death / Marriage Certificates

 Certified copies of birth, death and marriage records are available from the Town Clerk's Office in Andover Town Office Building and the state Registry of Vital Records and Statistics. Copies of vital records may be obtained in person or by mail. Please call and order at least one day ahead. Cash and checks are accepted for payment. Credit Cards are accepted at the desk.
 

The State Registry of Vital Records & Statistics

 If you are not sure where the record you seek is filed locally, you may contact the state Registry of Vital Records and Statistics. The Registry maintains a central index and has copies of records for all births, deaths and marriages which occurred in the state.

Certified copies may be obtained through the Registry in person, by mail or by phone. You should be prepared to provide the name of the subject(s) of the record, the date of the event and, if known, the city or town where the event occurred.

For further information please call 617-740-2600.

Their mailing address is:
Registry of Vital Records
150 Mount Vernon Street
1st Floor
Dorchester, MA 02125-3105



Early Vital Records


There are several internet sites that feature early Andover vital records-records from the 1700 and 1800s. Three good resources are RootsWeb, GenWeb Project and the New England Historic Genealogical Society.
Certified copies of birth, death and marriage records are available from the Town Clerk's Office in Andover Town Office Building and the state Registry of Vital Records and Statistics. Copies of vital records may be obtained in person or by mail. Please call and order at least one day ahead. Cash and checks are accepted for payment. Credit Cards are accepted at the desk.