Massachusetts, 1620-1930 Local and Family Histories



These books contain seventeen comprehensive volumes of Massachusetts local and family histories. Many of the volumes were published in small quantities or for limited distribution and have previously been hard to find and research. They contain information on approximately 192,000 Massachusetts residents and their families, often referencing family members from other states, such as Connecticut, New York, New Hampshire, and Maine.

In these books you can find historical information from the following towns and their early settlers and residents: Canton, Clinton, Dedham, Duxbury, Millbury, Newburyport, Northampton, Roxbury, Salem, and Watertown.