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Genealogies of Mayflower Families, 1500s-1800s

These book volumes include a wide variety of resources pertaining to the Mayflower families which settled the southern areas of Massachusetts as well as their descendants. The records vary greatly in...

The State Capitals: Maine

Augusta is the capital city of the state of Maine. It has a long and interesting history going back thousands of years. It continues to be a dynamic and important city today. Here is what you need to...

American Folklore: Massachusetts

Massachusetts is one of the original thirteen colonies, and home to several Native American tribes for thousands of years before the arrival of the English to their shores. Between that and the...

What Makes Genealogy So Important?

What are your reasons for doing genealogy? If you are a beginner or haven’t started yet, your personal reason(s) will be your motivation. Here are the most common reasons for doing genealogy, but...

Did Your Ancestors Go Back to England?

Did your ancestors immigrate to America from England? Did they stay? Sometimes, people who disappear from the record in America actually returned to England.

A Treasure Trove of Colonial History

The Massachusetts Bay Colony and Boston itself date back to 1620. The entire New England area is rich in colonial history, much of it faithfully documented by local historians. You’ll find a...

ISHAM

Daniel Isham 1630-1693 Arrived in Virginia in 1652 aboard the “Bark Mayflower” (according to “Early Virginia Immigrants, 1623-1666” by George Cabell Greer, originally published in 1912)...

Genealogy Helps #3

The thrill of tracing the lineage of your family through the ages is brought to life with Genealogy Helps, Volume 3. Brimming full of ideas, tips, and advice on what to look for and where to find it...

A History of Plymouth Rock

Do you know where the rock in the Plymouth Rock monument originates? Is it really the place Pilgrims first set foot in America? Here's the real story.

The Pumpkin Pie

Have you ever wondered who invented pumpkin pie? It wasn't just one person. The story of pumpkin pie is much more interesting than that. Here's the tale.

Tips for Researching British Ancestors

Do you have British ancestry? Are you not sure, but suspect you might? Here's how to find them, and how to research them in England once you find them here.

Canada Resources

Canada Immigration Genealogy Guide What with the Mayflower story and the millions of people who set foot on Ellis Island, US arrivals seem to hog most of the attention when it comes to immigration...

Genealogy Research Tips

Tricks for Finding the Unknown Burial Location of an Ancestor 3 Ways to Be Constantly Improving Your Genealogy Research 3 Online Genealogy Classes You Can Take to Improve Your Skills 3 Genealogy...