Massachusetts Genealogy


Massachusetts Genealogy

Genealogy in Massachusetts.

This Massachusetts genealogy group is dedicated to helping people with researching their ancestors in Massachusetts, offering a genealogy chatroom, genealogy links and a Massachusetts genealogy message forum.

Members: 27
Latest Activity: Nov 7, 2013

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Massachusetts Genealogy Links & Resources


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Discussion Forum

Cummings of Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts

Started by Allyssa Edwards. Last reply by Eliz May 23, 2013. 4 Replies

My 4th great grandfather seemed to be a man who didn't like to file records, so it seems to make things much tougher lol He was born Sampson CUMMINGS c Jan 1805 supposedly in Lynn, Ma. I've not been able to find a birth record for him. He changed…Continue

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Searching for Great Uncle ( Deceased ) and any living family

Started by William Moores. Last reply by grndmqus25 Apr 21, 2013. 2 Replies

My Great Uncle was Living in the Boston Mass. area and his name was Harvey Barrett ( Deceased ) wife Mary ?I am not sure if they had any children since he had left home ( where he was born ) here in Newfoundland before I was born. He changed his…Continue

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Buxton Salem

Started by reileystacer. Last reply by grndmqus25 Apr 12, 2013. 1 Reply

Would love to connect to any of the Buxtons and related families.Continue

Searching For Great Uncle

Started by William Moores. Last reply by Hill Mar 12, 2013. 6 Replies

My great Uncle was adopted by a Shepperd Family which moved to Boston or Vermont to live His name was Harvey Sheppard ( Barrett ).  My great uncle was born and baptized Harvey Barrett and when he was adopted by a Sheppard family he changed his name…Continue

The NEHGS site

Started by zos. Last reply by Jan Nov 11, 2012. 14 Replies

I have a membership in the New England Historical and Genealogy site and will do limited lookups there as my time permits. I would need full names and as close as you know on dates, places and other info that could help narrow the search…Continue

Doane (From MA?)+ Lanoue (From Nova Scotia) 1700's.

Started by Renée Marie. Last reply by Renée Marie May 2, 2012. 1 Reply

Hi; I am trying to do further research into the Grandparents of my Great Grandmother; They are: Pierre Lanoue&Mary Doane.In a baptismal records from Nova Scotia Canada in 1799; both Mary Doane Lanoue and her daughter Susanne Lanoue were…Continue

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A new window on Bay State’s vital records

Started by Eliz. Last reply by Just M Mar 24, 2012. 4 Replies

The old public records are slated to go online Tuesday, and for the first time ever, people will be able to browse through millions of them and search for their ancestors by name and location - for a price. The records, totaling approximately 17…Continue

John Hall, baptizec 27 Aug 1620, Henbury, Gloucesteshire, England

Started by JosephH. Last reply by JosephH Mar 7, 2012. 3 Replies

Looking for anyone who may be related to a John Hall who was baptized on 27 Aug 1620 in Henbury, Gloucestershire, England.  He was the brother of Edward Hall, my first generation in America, arrivinv in 1636 to Plymouth Colony.  For anyone familiar…Continue

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John Augustine Carberry & brother Joseph F. Carberry born in Cambridge, MA 1896 & 1897

Started by Renée Marie. Last reply by Eliz Feb 24, 2012. 1 Reply

Looking for further info and death records of two sons born to Joseph A. Carberry & Mary Ann Nicholson both of County Armagh, IRE: John Augustine Carberry born April 20, 1897 in Cambridge, MA-does not show up on 1900 census with fam but do have…Continue

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Free Databases from New England Historical Society

Started by Eliz Feb 22, 2012. 0 Replies

for some of them you may have to register for a FREE acctMassachusetts Vital Records to 1850…Continue

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