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Massachusetts Census & Voter Lists

Massachusetts, State Census, 1865 1,273,140
Massachusetts, State Census, 1855 1,138,563
Massachusetts, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1790-1890 18,744
Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790: Massachusetts 365
Index to the 1800 Census of Massachusetts 315
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Massachusetts Birth, Marriage & Death

Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 23,159,802
Massachusetts, Marriage Index, 1901-1955 and 1966-1970 6,611,360
Massachusetts, Birth Index, 1901-1960 and 1967-1970 5,048,845
Massachusetts, Death Index, 1901-1980 4,188,488
Massachusetts, Birth Records, 1840-1915 3,829,696
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Massachusetts Military

Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the Revolutionary War (Images Online) 17,026
Chelsea, Massachusetts, Navy General Register of Patients, 1872-1917 13,154
Massachusetts Army & Navy, 1861-1865 8,089
Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, Vols I-VIII 6,852
Record of the Massachusetts volunteers, 1861-1865 1,885
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Massachusetts Immigration & Travel

Massachusetts, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1820-1963 6,850,802
U.S. Naturalization Record Indexes, 1791-1992 (Indexed in World Archives Project)Free 5,823,353
Massachusetts, State and Federal Naturalization Records, 1798-1950Updated 3,113,312
Book Indexes to Boston Passenger Lists, 1899-1940 1,498,736
Massachusetts, Naturalization Records - Originals, 1906-1929 126,095
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Massachusetts Newspapers & Publications

Genealogical Advertiser: A quarterly Magazine of Family History, Vol. I-4 15,616
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Massachusetts Pictures

There are no Pictures collections unique to Massachusetts.
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Massachusetts Schools, Directories & Church Histories

Massachusetts City Directories 698,392
Massachusetts, Mason Membership Cards, 1733-1990 336,033
U.S., Dutch Christian Reformed Church Membership Records, 1856-1970 210,144
Massachusetts, Order Sons of Italy in America, Membership Applications, 1925-1955 (in Italian) 29,298
Massachusetts, Order Sons of Italy in America, Lodge Records, 1922-1985 18,428
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Massachusetts Convict, Criminal, Land & Wills

Massachusetts, Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991 606,083
Mayflower Deeds and Probates, 1600-1850Free 18,601
U.S., Ratified Indian Treaties and Chiefs, 1722-1869 10,048
Massachusetts, Name Changes, 1780-1892 7,975
Massachusetts Applications of Freemen, 1630-91 4,826
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Massachusetts Reference, Dictionaries & Almanacs

Mayflower Source Records 844
List of persons whose names have been changed in Massachusetts, 1780-1892 521
Memorial encyclopedia of the state of Massachusetts 480
Walks and rides in the country round about Boston 430
Landmarks "in the Old Bay State" 357
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Massachusetts Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

A gazetteer of the state of Massachusetts : with numerous illustrations on wood and steel 576
A gazetteer of Massachusetts : containing descriptions of all the counties, towns and districts in the commonwealth : also, of 457
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Massachusetts Stories, Memories & Histories

The New England Historical & Genealogical Register, 1847-2011 300,569
U.S., Petitions of the Jewish People's Committee, 1938 6,356
Western Massachusetts : a history : 1636-1925 2,249
Thomas Sanford, the emigrant to New England : ancestry, life, and descendants 1,700
The Jacksons and the Lees : two generations of Massachusetts merchants, 1765-1844 1,697
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