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NEHGS Appoints Christopher C. Child as Editor of the Mayflower Descendant

The following is from NEHGS: New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) Announces Appointment of Christopher C. Child as Editor of the Mayflower Descendant August 19, 2015 — Boston, Massachusetts — Christopher C. Child, Senior Genealogist of the Newbury Street Press at New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS), has been named editor of the Mayflower Descendant, […]

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FREE Access to the Great Migration Databases on AmericanAncestors.org – July 1-8, 2015

The following was received from NEHGS: Family Historians May Commemorate Independence Day by Searching FREE on AmericanAncestors.org for America’s Earliest Settlers, July 1 through July 8 June 29, 2015—Boston, Massachusetts — In a salute to the anniversary of our nation’s independence, New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is granting FREE access to all online searchable […]

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The New England Historical and Genealogical Register – Spring 2015 Electronic Issue Now Available

My electronic copy of The New England Historical and Genealogical Register came popping into my inbox today. I like get the Register in electronic format. I can just blow up the copy and flip through the pages on my big computer monitor – making it easy on old eyes… What’s really cool is that the […]

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The New NEHG Register #Genealogy

I got my copy of The New England Historical and Genealogical Register today. No – not in the mail, but as an online magazine. After getting The Register for eons as a print publication, I finally decided that I’d rather get it online. First off, I don’t have room for the publications anymore. Secondly, I […]

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NEHGS Purchases the Adjacent Brownstone for 3 Million $

New England Historic Genealogical Society has purchased the adjacent brownstown building at 97 Newbury Steet for 3 million dollars. Following is an excerpt from an article by Thomas Grillio, posted in the January 3,2012 edition of Boston Business Journal. An 1870s brownstone in Boston’s Back Bay built by Jordan Marsh co-founder Eben Jordan has been […]

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The Expansion of New England

For 2012, the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) has republished The Expansion of New England: The Spread of New England Settlement and Institutions to the Mississippi River, 1620-1865. Lois Mathews wrote and originally published this history in 1909. Many of today’s historians and genealogists have overlooked this valuable history. However, NEHGS recognized the value […]

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Western Massachusetts Families in 1790

The post-Revolutionary period in Western Massachusetts found families and settlements in constant flux. People were moving westward into New York and northward into Vermont. The transient nature of the period presents certain difficulties for genealogical research. In an attempt to help researchers, members of the New England Historical and Genealogical Society (NEHGS) contributed 50 well-researched […]

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NEHGS Announces New Assistant Vice President

The following was received from Alessandra Magno at NEHGS: Boston, MA – Sept. 5, 2012 – Brenton Simons, President and CEO of the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS), announced today that staff member Ryan Woods, has been promoted to NEHGS Assistant Vice President for the Website and Library. Woods, a five-year veteran of the […]

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NEHGS Wins Two Top Awards For Lowell Genealogy

The following news release was received from NEHGS: Scott Steward and Christopher Child Share Top Prizes from NGS and CSG Boston, MA – May 22, 2012 – The New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) announced today that one of its latest Newbury Street Press titles, The Descendants of Judge John Lowell of Newburyport, Massachusetts, by […]

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Job Opening for Research Services Manager At NEHGS

The following was received from APG: Research Services Manager New England Historic Genealogical Society Boston, Massachusetts The full-time Research Services Manager is responsible for assigning research to staff, volunteers, and contractors and assuring that output is thorough, accurate, and responsive to the requests. The Research Services Manager will supervise client billing, financial tracking, and database […]

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NEHGS Announces New and Final Volume of the Great Migration Series 1634-1635

The following news release was received from Alessandra Magno at the New England Historic Genealogical Society: Volume VII: Final Volume of the Second “Great Migration” Series Now in Print! Boston, MA – September, 20, 2011 – The New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) announced today the release of the seventh and final volume of The […]

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NEHGS Launches New Website – AmericanAncestors.org

The following news release was received from Tom Champoux, with the New England Historic Genealogical Society. AmericanAncestors.org reflects the organization’’s expanding national collection and resources. Boston, MA – August 19, 2010: – D. Brenton Simons, President and CEO of the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS), today announced the launch of AmericanAncestors.org, the organization’s new […]

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The Ellen DeGeneres Full-Circle Celebrity Genealogy

The following was received from Tom Champoux, Marketing Director for the New England Historic Genealogical Society: The New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) in Boston announced on Wednesday that staff genealogists had uncovered a unique and fascinating aspect to the genealogy of talk show host Ellen DeGeneres. Ellen discussed the findings during the monologue of […]

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Family History Day in Boston Turns Out to Be a Tremendous Success

I got a note today from NEHGS’s Tom Champoux about the success of the “Family History Day” in Boston, sponsored by the New England Historic Genealogical Society and Ancestry.com. The event was held Saturday, Feb 20th at the Westin Copley Place Hotel and brought in more than 700 people from all across New England and […]

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NEHGS Discovers that President Obama & Senator-Elect Scott Brown are Related

The following news release was received from Tom Champoux, Marketing Director, New England Historic Genealogical Society: Click on the illustration to see it at the NEHGS website. January 29, 2010 (Boston, MA) – Researchers at the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) in Boston have uncovered family lines that link President Barack Obama with Scott […]

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