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American Ancestors by NEHGS Announces an Unprecedented, Historic Event for Genealogists: A BILLION Records FREE!

AmericanAncestors.org/Free-Billion April 6, 2016—Boston, Massachusetts— America’s oldest and largest genealogical society announces a historic event for family historians around the world. From April 6 to April 13, American Ancestors by New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is offering FREE access to all of its online records on AmericanAncestors.org. More than one billion records covering 18 […]

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Curt DiCamillo Appointed Curator of Special Collections at NEHGS

The following is from Henry Hornblower at NEHGS: Boston, Massachusetts, January 11, 2016 ― Curt DiCamillo, the internationally recognized authority on English country houses and the decorative arts, has been appointed the New England Historic Genealogical Society’s (NEHGS) first Curator of Special Collections, a new position commencing February 29, 2016. A longtime member of NEHGS, […]

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NEHGS Partners with the Congregational Library & Archives to Digitize Early Church Records

The following news release is from NEHGS: New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) Partners with the Congregational Library & Archives to Digitize Early Church Records January 7, 2016—Boston, Massachusetts — New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is pleased to announce its participation in New England’s Hidden Histories: Providing Public Access to the Manuscripts of New […]

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Free Cemetery Records Databases at AmericanAncestors.org October 30 through November 7, 2015

The following was received from NEHGS: October 30, 2015 — Boston, Massachusetts — “Your ancestors have been dying for you to uncover them. NEHGS has opened the cemetery gates so you can start digging!” Just in time for the Halloween celebrations and to add some fun to ancestral research this holiday, AmericanAncestors.org and New England […]

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Numerous NEHGS Databases FREE to ALL at AmericanAncestors.org Through Sept. 9

Family Historians May Commemorate Labor Day by Working FREE on Family History on AmericanAncestors.org September 2 through September 9 September 2, 2015 — Boston, Massachusetts — To commemorate the Labor Day holiday, New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is granting FREE Access to a large group of databases within its popular Census, Tax, and Voter […]

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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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