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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.
Latest Activity: May 23
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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
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
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
I am looking for any information relating to the death of my great grandfather Charles Proctor from Lowell, MA. He is not the Charles S Proctor from Lowell. Charles married Sarah Ann Blanchflower in England. They came to the US around 1884 and…Continue
My first cousin (twice removed), John Richards Copplestone emigrated with his wife Ada in 1906 and initially lived in Somerville. They had three sons, John, Wesley and Arthur. John and his wife Ada are on the 1930 census living in Amesbury, Essex…Continue
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
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
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
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