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  • 22 Mar 2017

    New sketches: Early Vermont Settlers to 1784

    Early Vermont Settlers to 1784 now has five new sketches, enumerated below.  This database focuses on families that lived in Vermont prior to the end of the Revolutionary War, as identified in ...

  • 21 Mar 2017

    Update to Hampshire County Probate File Papers

    This update to the Hampshire County, MA: Probate File Papers, 1660-1889 adds 6,538 additional case records and 175,000 individual file papers.  This database is possible through our collaboration ...

  • 20 Mar 2017

    American Ancestors Magazine Vol. 17 2016

    American Ancestors Magazine is NEHGS’s quarterly magazine, containing a wealth of information for family historians.  Volume 17 (all issues published in 2016) is now available to be ...

  • 17 Mar 2017

    New Catholic records from Salem and Roslindale

    We now have volumes online illustrating the early history of Catholics in Salem. This latest update to Massachusetts: (Image Only) Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston Records, 1789-1900 includes ...

  • 16 Mar 2017

    New Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston volumes

    We have two new additions to Massachusetts: (Image Only) Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston Records, 1789-1900. Saint Joseph’s Parish in Boston served the Irish community in the West End. ...

  • 10 Mar 2017

    Advance Search Improvements

    Search Improvements. We are very happy to introduce several enhancements to your search experience this week. The new capabilities include: Copy Citation to clipboard – When you have a search ...

  • 09 Mar 2017

    Onondaga County, NY Abstracts of Wills

    Minnie L.C. Coleman was a passionate genealogist in the 1930s who transcribed many records from the Surrogate’s Office in Syracuse, NY.  Among other work, she abstracted names and dates ...

  • 07 Mar 2017

    Connecticut Marriages and Deaths 1790-1833

    Connecticut Marriages and Deaths 1790-1833 is our newest updated collection.  This database is now searchable by first name, last name, year, location, record type, spouse name, and ...

  • 02 Mar 2017

    Updated Rockingham County, New Hampshire Collections

    Londonderry, NH: Vital Records 1720-1910 is now searchable by first name, last name, year, record type, spouse name, and parents’ names.  The location for all records this database is set ...

  • 01 Mar 2017

    1910 Census Now Has Images

      Our database, United States 1910 Federal Census is now accompanied by images, thanks to our partnership with FamilySearch.org.       This census collected the following set ...

  • 17 Feb 2017

    Early Murphys in Newport, RI

    Helen Schatvet Ullmann has been researching Murphy families from Rhode Island for years, trying to sort out the lineage of an ancestor.  Her collection of sketches, Early Murphys in Newport, RI ...

  • 01 Feb 2017

    The NEHG Register Vol. 170 2016

    The New England Historical and Genealogical Register  Volume 170 is now available as part of our database New England Historical and Genealogical Register.  This update consists of the four ...

  • 25 Jan 2017

    New Western Mass. Families in 1790 sketches

    We have added six new sketches to Western Massachusetts Families in 1790. This database focuses on families listed in the 1790 census in historic Berkshire and Hampshire counties, an area which ...

  • 25 Jan 2017

    New mission records from St. John, New Brunswick, Canada

    From 1816-1819, priests from Boston ministered to Catholics in New Brunswick, Canada, and their record book became part of the Archdiocese of Boston’s collection. St. John, New Brunswick ...

  • 23 Jan 2017

    New Italian parish records

    Sacred Heart parish records have been added to Massachusetts: (Image Only) Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, 1789-1900. This update comprises of nine volumes for this church located in ...

  • 23 Jan 2017

    New Back Bay parish records

    Saint Cecilia parish records have been added to our Massachusetts: (Image Only) Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, 1789-1900 database. This update consists of two volumes, St. Cecilia (Boston) ...

  • 20 Jan 2017

    New North Amer. Cemetery Records

    North American Cemetery Transcriptions from NEHGS Manuscripts now has 10 new volumes encompassing cemeteries in Vermont and New Hampshire. Thank you to all the volunteers who helped make this ...