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Vital Records
What are Vital Records?
The term Vital Records refers to those records, maintained under government authority, which document certain milestone events, namely birth, death and marriage, in the lives of Massachusetts residents.  The Town Clerk serves as the local registrar of births and deaths occurring to Lincoln families and of marriages performed with a license issued by Lincoln.        Cert stand-in
Official copies of these documents must be certified as such by the Town Clerk and embossed with the Town Seal. 

Registry of Vital Records and Statistics

Massachusetts State Registry of Vital Records and Statistics can als
o provide certified copies of birth, death and marriage records for Lincoln and any other Massachusetts community.  

Genealogical Requests
Requests for genealogical Vital Records should be directed to the Town Archivist.

Sometimes official documents intended for use outside the United States require special certification, known as an apostille, from the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth.  Find out how to obtain an apostille here.

Susan F. Brooks
Town Clerk/Cemetery Agent
Town Archives Co-Director
Please note double "s"

Valerie Fox
Deputy Town Clerk

Susan Francis
Assistant Town Clerk

Ph: 781-259-2607  
Fx: 781-259-8735

Office of the Town Clerk

16 Lincoln Road, 1st Floor
Lincoln, MA 01773

Office Hours    
Monday - Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm

July / August
Monday - Thursday
8:00am - 5:00pm