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Archdiocese of Boston: new browsable records from Boston, Brockton, Beverly, Arlington, Andover, Amesbury and Ayer - Today we’ve added 79 new volumes and updated 60 volumes in Massachusetts: (Image-Only) Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston Records, 1789-1920 from 23 parishes across the archdiocese. This update adds over 19,800 new pages to browse. The new and updated parishes include: All Saints (Roxbury), Blessed Sacrament (Jamaica Plain), Gate of Heaven (South Boston), Immaculate Conception (Boston), Our...
Archdiocese of Boston: new searchable records from Forest Hills and East Boston - Today we’ve added seven new volumes and updated three volumes in Massachusetts: Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston Records, 1789-1920 from St. Andrew the Apostle (Forest Hills), St. Joseph (East Boston) and St. Mary Star of the Sea (East Boston). This update adds over 12,000 records and over 42,400 names to search. We’d like to thank Sam Sturgis...
The Connecticut Nutmegger Volume 46 (2013) Now Available - Today, we have added a new volume to The Connecticut Nutmegger database. This update adds volume 46 for the year 2013 and adds over 340 pages and 14,500 searchable names. The Connecticut Nutmegger has served as the “journal of record” for the Connecticut Society of Genealogists, Inc. (CSG) for forty years. During this time, it...
The NEHG Register Volume 174 (2020) Now Available - We have just posted a new volume to The New England Historical and Genealogical Register database. This update adds volume 174; which contains the 2020 Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall issues, and it adds 440 pages and over 11,000 searchable names. Published quarterly since 1847, The New England Historical and Genealogical Register is the flagship...
2 new sketches: Western Massachusetts Families in 1790 - Today we’re announcing two new sketches in Western Massachusetts Families in 1790.  The new sketches focus on Noah Church of New Marlborough (m. Lucy Holcomb) and Matthew Williams of Sandisfield (m1. Grace Smith, m2. Mary _____). Three existing sketches were updated as well: Prince Williams of Greenwich, John Gibbs of Greenwich and Samuel Hurlbut of Westhampton. This study...
Archdiocese of Boston: New searchable records for East Boston and Newton - Today we have added 5 new volumes and updated 2 volumes for the database Massachusetts: Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston Records, 1789-1920. Today’s additions include two parishes: Sacred Heart in East Boston, and St. Bernard in Newton. This update includes 7 volumes, over 1,300 pages, and over 70,000 searchable names. The first Mass was said...
Springfield, VT: Records of the Rev. George W. Bailey, 1740-1902 Now Fully Indexed - We are happy to let you know that we have fully revamped the database Springfield, VT: Records of the Rev. George W. Bailey, 1740-1902 so that it is now searchable by first name and last name, location, record type, and family members (where available). The page images from the original manuscript were also added to...
Massachusetts: Catholic Cemetery Association Records, 1833-1940 - Today American Ancestors, the Archive Department of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston (RCAB) and the Catholic Cemetery Association of the Archdiocese of Boston (CCA) are announcing a new database of Catholic cemetery records: Massachusetts: Catholic Cemetery Association Records, 1833-1940. These volumes contain records of lot sales and interments, and include information about lot owners,...
Archdiocese of Boston: Our Lady of the Assumption (East Boston) now searchable - Today we’ve added four new volumes to Massachusetts: Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston Records, 1789-1920 from Our Lady of the Assumption in East Boston. This update adds over 8,000 records and over 32,700 names to search. Our Lady of the Assumption was built as the Catholic population was burgeoning in East Boston.  Construction commenced on the building...
New sketches: Early New England Families, 1641-1700 - Today we’ve updated Early New England Families, 1641-1700, adding five new sketches. All five sketches pertain to the Phelps family who originally settled in Salem. The new sketches are listed below: Eleanor (Batter) (Phelps) Trusler (m. ?-1639)Hannah (Baskel) (Phelps) (Phelps) Hill (m. 1645-1695)Edward Phelps (m. 1646)Nicholas Phelps (m. 1645)Henry Phelps (m. 1664) Early New England Families, 1641-1700...