Back in the 1800s and even later many towns and counties and others published biographical histories. Obviously many people submitted their family histories as they knew them. I suspect they […]

Gleanings from NEHGS e-newsletter…. The Newburyport Public Library in Essex Co., Mass has an historical newspaper digital database for the Daily Herald and other local papers. It’s a work in […]

For those who have relatives in the Boy Scouts of America…be sure that they are aware that there is a genealogy merit badge.

One of my families talked about an ancestor who served under John Paul Jones on the Bon Homme Richard. Those of us of certain age remember learning about that ship […]