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New Database: Parish Register of All Saints' Church (New York City)

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All Saints Church - NYCThis database is a digitized typescript of 10,000 parish register records including baptisms (1824-1862), marriages (1824-1862), burials (1837-1861), communicants (1837-1854), and confirmations (1838-1860).

The Parish of All Saints', New York City, was organized May 27, 1824.

The church building on the corner of Henry and Scammel Streets was erected between the years 1827 and 1829 and was consecrated by the Right Reverend John Henry Hobart, third bishop of New York on June 5, 1828; the church is the fifth oldest church building still standing in New York City.

Search now: New York, NY: Parish Register of All Saints' Church, 1824-1862 

Don’t Miss the RootsTech 2011 Early Bird Registration

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Don’t Miss the $99 Early Bird Registration for RootsTech 2011 in Salt Lake City!

  • A new family history and technology conference to define the future of genealogy
  • February 10-12, 2011
  • Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Early bird registration ends January 7, 2011


You have never seen anything quite like this—the first annual RootsTech Conference in Salt Lake City will be in a league of its own. From the Community Zone and participant-driven unconferencing discussions to the RootsTech Playground, this conference is going to be ground-breaking and unique.  Think major technology creators (Microsoft, Dell, FamilySearch,, and brightsolid) and technology users (genealogists and family history buffs) coming together in a fun, collaborative environment for three days to learn new, technology-based skills and define the future of family history through technology!


Millions of genealogists use technology daily to help them in their ancestral pursuits. Be one of the thousands of RootsTech 2011 attendees to:


  • See firsthand how new and emerging technologies can improve and simplify your activities
  • Help influence the future of genealogy
  • Learn and share new ways to adapt technologies to genealogy
  • Engage in emerging technology demonstrations
  • Help leading-edge technology providers better understand your needs and how to satisfy them

There will be sessions of interest to novice, intermediate, and advanced users of genealogical technology. The intended skill level for each session is noted in the RootsTech 2011 Conference program.

The sessions will include:

  • Hands-on workshops
  • Interactive presentations
  • Sneak peek demonstrations of new products and services
  • Panel discussions
  • Common interest gatherings
  • Unconferencing discussions (last minute, on-the-fly sessions requested by attendees)

Go to to see the full list of topics and sessions.

Register now at

  • $99 through January 7, 2011
  • $150 beginning January 8, 2011


RootsTech is sponsored by Microsoft, Dell, FamilySearch, the New England Historic Genealogical Society, brightsolid,, the Federation of Genealogical Societies, the National Genealogical Society, and Brigham Young University. 

The Mayflower Descendant added to NEHGS suite of premier genealogical journals

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We are pleased to add "The Mayflower Descendant: A Magazine of Pilgrim Genealogy and History" to the growing suite of premier genealogical journals available on


The Mayflower Descendant: Published by the Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants since 1899, the Descendant is an essential source of information on many New England families, and its focus is not limited to those with Mayflower lineage. The journal includes transcriptions and abstracts of deeds, wills, vital records, and other original documents. In addition, it features compiled genealogies and analytical studies of genealogical problems. Volumes 1 -5 (1899-1903) are available to search now. Additional volumes will be added throughout the rest of 2010 and 2011.


The national collection of genealogical journals on also includes:


New England Historical and Genealogical Register: Published quarterly since 1847, the Register is the flagship journal of American genealogy and the oldest journal in the field. It has featured articles on a wide variety of topics since its inception, including vital records, church records, tax records, land and probate records, cemetery transcriptions, obituaries, and historical essays. All volumes, 1-164 (1847-2010), are available to search.


The American Genealogist (TAG) : Published since 1923, TAG represents an important body of scholarly research covering the breadth of the United States, with an early preference for New England.  This database contains volumes 9- 48 (1932-1972). Volumes 1-8 are available in the database “Families of Ancient New Haven.”

The Connecticut Nutmegger: Published since 1968, the Nutmegger is the ‘journal of record’ for the Connecticut Society of Genealogists, and includes vital records, probate records, bible  records, headstone records, memorials and other useful research for families with Connecticut ties. This database contains volumes 1-41 (1968-2008).

New Netherland Connections: Published since 1996 by Dorothy A. Koenig, this journal focuses on the Dutch colonial period (1624-1664) in New York and New Jersey. Each issue has feature articles, replies to queries, and items of Dutch colonial interest. Particular attention is paid to identifying the European origins of New Netherland settlers. Volumes 1-12 (1996-2007) are available in this database.

The Virginia Genealogist: Published from 1957 to 2006, this journal includes compiled genealogies, personal property tax lists, court orders, deeds, wills, marriage registers, and other county sources from Virginia. This database currently contains volumes 1-35 (1957-1991).

Essex Antiquarian: Published from 1897 to 1909, this journal includes articles focused on biography, genealogy, history, and antiquities of Essex County, Massachusetts. All thirteen volumes are available to search.


American Ancestors Journal: An annual supplement to the Register, this journal, first published in 2009, includes genealogical scholarship focused on the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, with an emphasis on New York State and out migrations from New England. The database contains both volumes of the journal.


American Ancestors Magazine: (formerly New England Ancestors Magazine): A 64-page magazine published by NEHGS beginning in 2000, this quarterly publication features a wide range of article topics and styles, and is designed to appeal to family historians of all levels. Topics include coverage of a particular region or group of people; case studies; descriptions of particular record sets; “how-to” articles; compelling historic accounts that illuminate the past; research strategies and methodology; and accounts of migration and immigrant groups. All eleven volumes (2000-2010) of the magazine are available to search.

New Database - New Englanders in Nova Scotia

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Nova Scotia

NEHGS is pleased to announce the launch of New Englanders in Nova Scotia, a database of 48,165 names from more than 650 families of New England Planters and Loyalists who settled in Nova Scotia beginning in 1759.

Searchable by first or last name, this database offers access to a full index of persons in the New Englanders in Nova Scotia articles written by Fred E. Crowell in the 1920s and 30s for the Yarmouth Herald. The collection also includes a name index for Mr. Crowell’s extensive research notes.


Support for the creation of this database and for the expansion of NEHGS’s significant Canadian research materials is provided by Robert F. Hendrickson and the KSD Foundation.


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