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Provided by ProQuest and MyFamily.com, this genealogical collection covers U.S. and the U.K. census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas. It contains more than 4,000 databases, 1.5 billion names, as well as over 1,000 historical maps. Coverage: 1300-present.
Heritage Quest (On-Line)508-487-1125
More online databases for researching genealogy.
Massachusetts Historical Commissionmhc@sec.state.ma.us
617-727-8470 ; Fax: 617-727-5128
Massachusetts Historical Commission -The Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System (MACRIS) allows you to search the Massachusetts Historical Commission database for information on historic properties and areas in the Commonwealth. Users of the database should keep in mind that it does not include information on all historic properties and areas in Massachusetts, nor does it reflect all the information on file on historic properties and areas at the Massachusetts Historical Commission.
Secretary of the Commonwealth
Massachusetts Historical Commission
220 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125-3314
Early Vital Records of Massachusetts from 1600-1850Visit Website
Early Vital Records of Massachusetts from 1600-1850 - Provides birth, death & marriage information from town reports along with images. Regularly updated but not complete.
Cape Cod Cemetery CommissionVisit Website
The Truro Cemetery Commission webpage contains maps of Truro cemeteries and lists of people buried in cemeteries and in Truro woods. Headstone images in Truro and elsewhere are available at www.findagrave.com. The commission meets the third Wednesday of each month at 9:00 a.m. at Town Hall.
Massachusetts Registry of Vital Records617) 740-2600
The Massachusetts Registry of Vital Records webpage provides information on how to request copies of birth, death and marriage certificates, location of archives, and hours of operation for genealogical research.
150 Mount Vernon St., 1st Fl.
Dorchester, MA 02125