Find It: Genealogy

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Ancestry Library Edition   Ancestry Library Edition (in-library use only)
A wealth of information with over 4,000 databases and four billion names, and includes census data, maps, military, immigration, DAR records, slave stories, and more
 NEHGS   New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) (in-library use only)
The Thomas Crane Public Library's institutional NEHGS membership provides access to over 2,200 databases on the NEHGS Web site.The most popular databases include Massachusetts Vital Records (1841-1910), the New England Historical & Genealogical Register (1847-1994), cemetery transcripts and the Social Security Death Index.
 Globe & Herald Obituary Database   BPL's Obituary Database An index of obituaries that appeared in the Boston Evening Transcript (BET), Boston Globe (BG), and the Boston Herald/Herald American (BH). Currently, this database includes obituaries published between 1932 and 1941 and 1953 and 2010.


Library Resources

  • City of Quincy List of Adult Inhabitants (formerly Assessment of a Poll Tax), 1909 - date
  • Quincy Annual Reports, 1889 - date
  • Quincy City Directory, 1882 - 1967
  • Sprague Collection: Genealogies of the Families of Braintree, Mass. (microfilm), 1640 - 1850
  • South Suburban Blue Book, 1964 - date
  • Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors of the Revolutionary and Civil War
  • Vital Records to 1850 for most Massachusetts towns
  • Massachusetts Regimental histories
  • New England Historical and Genealogical Register
  • Mayflower Descendant
  • Patriot Ledger (newspaper), 1837 - date

Web Resources


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