American Ancestors (Central Resource Library Only)

Research Resource

American Ancestors (Central Resource Library Only)

Genealogy research and resources provided by the New England Historic Genealogical Society. Primary coverage of the Northeast through historical journals, birth and death records and more. Formerly called New England Ancestors.


  • Massachusetts Vital Records through 1910
  • New York Probate Records (1787 - 1835)
  • Social Security Death Index (SSDI)
  • church records
  • newspapers and periodicals
  • city and town directories
  • court records
  • census, tax and voter lists
  • diaries and journals
  • land records,
  • military records
  • published genealogies and biographies

Some resources on the American Ancestors website are available from anywhere. Visit the Central Resource Library for expanded access to records and research on the site.

Resource Topic:
Resource Audience:
College & Adult
Resource Access:
Central Resource Only
Resource Vendor:
New England Historic Genealogical Society
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