Additional Resources

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American Ancestors
101 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 536-5740
1-888-906-3447
200,000 volumes of family histories, vital records, town histories, rare book collection, European and local history, manuscript collection - over one million documents, records, unpublished works.

Association of Professional Genealogists
3421 Main Street, N.W. Suite 236
Washington D.C. 2007-3552
An organization whose members promote genealogy as a profession and encourage professionalism in genealogy. APG members conduct research or serve in related fields.

Genealogy Boston Public Library
700 Boyalston Street
Boston, MA 02117
(617)536-5400 ext. 261
Social Sciences Collection
New England local history, New England genealogies, Coats-of-Arms Index, Obituary index 1709+, Passenger lists, Boston town / city records and documents 1634-1914, Boston Evening Transcript genealogy columns 1901-1936.

Massachusetts Archives
220 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02125
(617) 727-2816
Massachusetts vital records 1841-1895, Massachusetts census 1855 and 1865 (Federal), Boston Passenger Lists 1848-1891.

Massachusetts Historical Society
1154 Boyalston Street
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 536-1608
The Massachusetts Historical Society, established in January 1791, is the first historical society in the western hemisphere and the first institution of any description devoted primarily to collecting Americana and publishing in American history.

National Archives and Records Administration, New England Region
380 Trapelo Road
Waltham, MA 02154
(781) 647-8100
U.S. Census 1790-1910, New England Naturalization records 1790-1906 (State and Federal), Federal Naturalization records 1906+, Boston Passenger Lists 1820-1930, Some passenger lists - Providence, Portland, etc., Revolutionary War records for all U.S., Census of Civil War veterans and windows 1890 (from Kentucky through the end of the alphabet).

Registry of Vital Records and Statistics
150 Mount Vernon Street 1st Floor
Dorchester, MA 02215
(617) 740-2600
Birth, death, and marriage certificates 1910-present.

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