This Week’s Free Genealogy Lookups (August 31)

English Origins of New England Families, 1500s-1800s Trace your family history back to its English roots – possibly back to the 11th century. New Jersey Family Histories #1, 1600s-1800s This database contains images of the pages from the two-volume set Genealogies of New Jersey Families. These books are comprised of family history articles that originally appeared in the Genealogical Society of New Jersey’s journal, Genealogical

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Genealogy Data: Frequently Occurring Surnames from Census 2000

The U.S. Census Bureau publishes a list of frequently occurring surnames from Census 2000. (Note: this data is from the 2000 census.) You can look through the list below of surnames that may show how common your last name is. Although census records are a source of genealogical information, the Census Bureau does not provide these data. The Census Bureau is not able to locate missing persons, or provide

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