Massachusetts Genealogy

Massachusetts Genealogy is being developed as a genealogical and historical resource for your personal use. It contains information and records for Massachusetts ancestry, family history, and genealogy. Specifically, it provides sources for birth records, death records, marriage records, census records, tax records, court records, and military records. It also provides some historical details about different times and people in Massachusetts history.

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Other New England Genealogy

Southborough Massachusetts Genealogy

Genealogists are fortunate for the abundance of records available for ancestors who settled the jurisdiction of Southborough. The Town Clerk and local historical society have been busy scanning and placing the town records online and opening up access to images of the original records still existing. we can only hope more townships will do the same! To this collection we’ve added the links to FamilySearch items which differ from the scanned records of the two entities.
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Early Warwick Massachusetts Landowners

Here are the names of the owners of the fifty-acre or home lots, when surveyed in 1737 in Warwick, Massachusetts; also who owned the same lots when the first plan of the township of Garner’s Canada (now Warwick) was made; who owned, or were settled on said lots in 1761, when all the settlers’ names were taken at the new meeting house in said town, by order of the proprietors; and also who reside on or own these lots in 1872, when the History of the town of Warwick was published.
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The Landing at Parker River

In this article, we delve into the fascinating historical journey of the early settlers of Newbury, Massachusetts. From their voyage across the Atlantic on the “Mary and John” and other vessels, to their mandated religious practices aboard the ship, and their pioneering pursuits in a land filled with uncertainty and immense potential, the article encapsulates a vivid depiction of early 17th century New England. We explore the founding of the Newbury settlement on the Quascacunquen River, the endeavors of stock-raising companies in a burgeoning economy, and the undaunted spirit of these early settlers amid immense challenges and harsh realities.
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Brief History of Newbury Massachusetts

Newbury, founded by English tradespeople, became a significant settlement between April 1634 and July 1635. The settlers were driven not by religious persecution but by the desire to exploit unoccupied lands and establish a profitable livestock business. Despite the initial hardships and dangers, the town grew steadily, becoming a cradle of many firsts in America and ultimately evolving into a serene New England town rich in history and heritage.
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First Settlers of Newbury Massachusetts

This listing was extracted by Joshua Coffin from the proprietor’s book of records, folio forty-four. The record is dated December 1642 and is the first known list of the first Settlers of Newbury.
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