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American Ancestors Magazine Vol. 13 & Jewish Cemeteries in Massachusetts

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 American Ancestors Magazine, Volume 13  

A 64-page magazine published by NEHGS beginning in 2010, American Ancestors contains a wealth of information for family historians. American Ancestors 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. Over time, regular columns have included Jeremy Bangs’ “Pilgrim Life”; Diane Rapaport’s “Tales from the Courthouse”; David Lambert’s “Online Genealogist”; Rhonda McClure’s“Computer Genealogist”; and “Genetics and Genealogy,” as well as columns featuring Bible records, diaries, and other items from the NEHGS manuscript collection. The magazine’s “Family Focus” column features announcements of genealogies in progress, recently published books, family association news, and DNA studies in progress.  

This update to the American Ancestors magazine database adds Volume 13 (2012), bringing the total number of records in this collection to more than 14,000. 

Other journal databases included in our digital collections include the New England Historic Genealogical Register, American Ancestors Journal, and The American Genealogist.

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Jewish Cemeteries in Massachusetts – Three new cemeteries

NEHGS is pleased to add three new cemeteries to the Jewish Cemeteries in Massachusetts database. The new cemeteries include: Poali Zedeck in Everett, MA; and Puritan - Mt Sinai and Hebrew Volin in West Roxbury, MA. Together, these cemeteries add more than 1,900 records to this collection.

The records in this collection are courtesy of the American Jewish Historical Society – New England Archives, who, in collaboration with the Jewish Cemetery Association of Massachusetts maintain records for 105 Jewish cemeteries in Massachusetts.  Records range from 1853 to present.

Our digital collections also includes the following databases that refer to additional cemetery records: Brooklyn, NY: Cemetery Inscriptions, 1686-1882; Long Island Cemetery Inscriptions, 1652-1910; and Northampton, MA: West Farms Cemetery.

Our bookstore also offers A Guide to Massachusetts Cemeteries, 2nd Edition by David Allen Lambert.

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