Pilgrims and Patriots: Discovering Your Massachusetts Ancestors

Marian Pierre-Louis
Jan 18, 2012
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Welcome
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Polls
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Speaker's Introduction
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Introduction
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Early History
3m 44s
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Two Key Books
2m 29s
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Massachusetts Research
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Access
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Major Online Portals
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Important Archives
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Microfilm
1m 33s
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Census Records
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Vital Records
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Great Migration
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City Directories
1m 34s
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Land Records
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Probate Records
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Military Records
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Cemetery Records
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Newspapers
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Borders
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Immigration
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African Americans
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Announcements/prizes
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Questions/answers
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About this webinar

From the arrival of the Pilgrims in 1620, Massachusetts has maintained some of the best-kept records for genealogists. This abundance has made it easier to research in the state. Even so, it's helpful to have a roadmap to cover almost 400 years of history. Join Marian Pierre-Louis as she provides an overview of researching in the Bay state and gets you on the right path to finding your Massachusetts ancestors.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Marian Pierre-Louis is a genealogy professional who specializes in educational outreach through webinars, internet broadcasts and video. Her areas of expertise include house history research, southern New England research and solving brick walls.
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