Showing posts with label Massachusetts Genealogy links. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Massachusetts Genealogy links. Show all posts

Monday, June 18, 2012

Massachusetts Genealogy Links

This list has quite a number of links to do research at the state level as well as down to the county and town level. There are quite a few Universities listed here and they appear to have some very nice information to help you with your research, depending on your needs.
Massachusetts Genealogy, Facts and Records Resources :: Genealogy Inc.
Massachusetts: Genealogy, Census, Vital Records
Massachusetts | Learn |
MA GenWeb
Cyndi's List - United States - Massachusetts
Fieldstone Historic Research - House Histories for Greater Boston, Norfolk County, Massachusetts& Hartford County, Connecticut
MA Genealogy Trails
Massachusetts Archives
Massachusetts Archives On-Line Databases
Archives: Massachusetts Archives Collection (1629-1799)
Archives: Passenger Manifest 1848-1891
Archives: Searchable Collections
Massachusetts - Digital State Archives
Massachusetts State Library
Massachusetts Genealogical Council
Massachusetts Historical Society: Collections online
Massachusetts Society of Genealogists
New England Historic Genealogical Society

Ancient Landmarks of Plymouth Project
Digital Commonwealth
Grave Matter - photographs and history of old colonial gravestones and cemeteries in New England: Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts areas.
Massachusetts Civil War Research Center
Plymouth Colony Archive Project
Repositories of Primary Sources: Eastern United States and Canada

Old First Massachusetts Coast Artillery
Barnstable County: BROWNtech Document Management Systems - on left click "Free Access"
Barnstable County: Sturgis Library › Cape Cod Genealogy, Barnstable Genealogy, Cape Cod History, Barnstable History, Cape Cod Maritime History, Barnstable Maritime History
Barnstable County: Sturgis Library Catalogs & Databases
Barnstable County: Sturgis Library › Collections › Newspaper Research
Barnstable County: WoodsHoleHistoricalMuseum
Bristol County: New Bedford Whaling Museum - Whale History Education Research Humpback Whale Blue Whale
Essex County: Andover Historical Society Website
Essex County: Archival Documents
Essex County: Archives Department Home Page - City of Gloucester, MA
Essex Historical Society
Essex County: History of Lynn Massachusetts
Essex County: Lynn Museum & H.S.
Essex County: Marblehead Museum Home
Essex County: MHL: Genealogy Research at MHL
Essex County: PeabodyMassArchives
Essex County: Topsfield Historical Society, Topsfield Massachusetts
Essex County: Vital Records of Beverly, Massachusetts
Essex County: Vital Records of Topsfield, Massachusetts
Middlesex County: Beebe Library (Wakefield MA)
Middlesex County: Billerica Public Library
Middlesex County: Chelmsford Historical Society - Archives.htm
Middlesex County: The Concord Free Public Library: Collections
Middlesex County: Digital Newton - Library Guides at Newton Free Library
Middlesex County: History of Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Middlesex County: Vital Records of Billerica, Massachusetts
Nantucket County: Research Library of the Nantucket Historical Association
Norfolk County: History of the town of Dorchester, Massachusetts
Norfolk County: The Public Library of Brookline › What We Have
Norfolk County: Publications of the Brookline Historical Society
Norfolk County: Vital Records of Dover, Massachusetts
Northampton County: Digital Amherst
Plymouth County: Middleborough Public Library - Digital Library
Suffolk County: Archives and Records | City of Boston
Suffolk County: Archives - John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum
Suffolk County: Boston Notarial Records 1644-1651
Suffolk County: The Bostonian Society and Old State House Museum
Suffolk County: Home | Congregational Library
Suffolk County: Digital Collections | Joseph P. Healey Library
Suffolk County: NOBLE Digital Heritage participating libraries
Suffolk County: Online Collections Updated | Boston Athenæum
Worcester County: A Diary Of Noteworthy Events In Worcester, Massachusetts
Worcester County: History of Eastern Worcester, MA
Worcester County: Southborough History-many links

Children's Hospital Boston -- Polio Photo Gallery
The Plymouth Colony Archive Project
Old Ironsides: USS Constitution Museum, Charlestown, Massachusetts
Online Exhibitions and Collections Highlights — Historic New England
The Writings of Henry David Thoreau: The Digital Collection | Walden Woods

Find Books & Magazines Online - Digital Collections
American Centuries: History and Art from New England
Amherst College: Digital Collections
Andover-Harvard Library - Digital Collections
Babson College - Archives - Historical Documents
Boston College University Libraries: Digital Collections
Brandeis University: Robert D. Farber University Archives and Special Collections Department | LTS |
College of the Holy Cross - Archives & Special Collections Home Page
College of the Holy Cross | Francis and Jacob Hiatt Collection of Holocaust Materials
Edwin Online
Five College Archives & Manuscript Collections
Harvard Business School: Historical Research and Digital Assets - Historical Collections - Baker Library | Bloomberg Center
Harvard University Archives :: Online Resources
Harvard University Library: Open Collections Program: Home
Harvard University Projects
MIT History: Institute Archives & Special Collections: MIT
Mount Holyoke College :: Digital Resources
Northeaster University: Digital Collections
Smith College Libraries: College Archives Collections
Sophia Smith Collection: Women's History Archives and Manuscripts at Smith College: Home
Tufts University: Digital Collections and Archives
University of Massachusetts Amherst Library: UMarmot » Digital
University of Massachusetts Center for Lowell History
Wellesley College Archives Image Gallery
WPI George C. Gordon Library - Online Collections

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Massachusetts Vital Records

Massachusetts has many vital record links. Keep in mind that this is another of the 'old' states. As always, if you find some wonderful link that takes us directly to more records, please let me know!
Search Massachusetts Genealogy Records and Family History Facts -
Massachusetts Genealogy & Massachusetts Family History Resources -
Massachusetts Public Libraries
Online Historical Directories: Massachusetts Online Historical Directories
1940 Census-Massachusetts |

Public Record Law, Massachusetts: guide.pdf (application/pdf Object)
Internet Archive Search: creator:"Brownson, Lydia B.; Norton, Doris V.; Held, Grace V."
Online Massachusetts Death Indexes, Records & Obituaries
Massachusetts Genealogical and Investigative Research
Massachusetts, State Vital Records, 1841-1920
Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Towns Records, 1579-2001
Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910
Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003
Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915
Massachusetts Probate Record Request - Order Online
Death records - 1841-1910
Archives: Researching Your Family's History at the Massachusetts Archives
Death Records for Massachusetts state on Ancestors at Rest (scroll down)
Massachusetts Marriages Search Engine
Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910
Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915
Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915
Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915
Massachusetts, Boston Passenger Lists, 1891-1943
Massachusetts, Boston Passenger Lists, 1820-1891
Massachusetts Naturalization Index, 1906-1966

Massachusetts Land Records
Norfolk County: Land Records Public Search
Massachusetts: Probate, Housing, Family Court, Land-Public records!

Massachusetts, Springfield Vital Records, 1638-1887
Berkshire County, Probate Guide and Index, 1791-1900
Berkshire County: Vital Records of Williamstown, Massachusetts
Essex County: Vital Records of Essex, MA - 1662 to 1849 - BMD
Essex County: Vital Records of Gloucester, MA - 1662 to 1849 - BMD
Essex County: Vital Records of Marblehead, MA - 1662 to 1849 - BMD
Franklin County, Probate Guide and Index, 1812-1925
Plymouth County, Probate Records, 1633-1967
Plymouth County, Probate Estate Files, 1686-1915
Middlesex County: Vital records of Newton, 1850 - Google Books
Suffolk County: Boston City Directories -1845-1925

Jewish Cemetery Association of Massachusetts (JCAM)
Essex County: Andover - search - Spring Grove Cemetery Search
Essex County: Andover, Spring Grove Cemetery
Hampshire County: Amherst Cemetery Record Search
Middlesex County: Newton Cemetery Corporation: Serving Greater Boston
Middlesex County: St. Mary Cemetery - Tewskbury, Massachusetts
Middlesex County: St. Patrick Cemetery - Lowell, Massachusetts
Middlesex County: Waltham cemetery database
Middlesex County: Westlawn Cemetery in Littleton, Massachusetts - Home
Plymouth County: Plymouth Cemetery Burial Record Search
Suffolk County: City of Boston
Worcester County: Town of Lunenburg - North Cemetery, Lunenburg, MA
Worcester County: Town of Lunenburg - South Cemetery, Lunenburg, MA

Massachusetts Online Historical Newspapers - Online Historical Newspapers
Obituaries, Newspaper Obituaries (scroll to Mass) - Online Newspaper Directory - Massachusetts Newspapers
Genealogy Buff - List of Obituary Collections-Massachusetts (scroll down)
Obits: Boston Globe & Boston Herald; Search BPL Special Collections, 1953-2010
Google News Archive Search: Boston Evening Transcript, 1873-1915
Barnstable Patriot digital newspaper archive
Bristol County: Obit Index Fall River, MASS, 1951-2010
Middlesex County: waltham_city_directory_deaths_1912-1960.pdf (application/pdf Object)
Suffolk County: 1865 Boston City Directory
Suffolk County: University Of Massachusetts at Boston Newspaper Archive - Search Old Newspaper Articles Online
Suffolk County: Boston Globe Archive