American Ancestors New England Historic Genealogical Society - Founded 1845 N.E. Historic Genealogical Society Seal View Your Shopping Cart Join NEHGS
Go
  • The Weekly Genealogist Archive

  • * NEHGS Database News
    * NEHGS Library Closed on January 1
    * A Note from the Editor: A Wintersnight Tale and A Christmas Eve Family Story
    * Name Origins
    * The Weekly Genealogist Survey
    * Spotlight: Cemetery of Bethlehem Steltz Reformed Church, Pennsylvania
    * Stories of Interest
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * Happy Holidays from NEHGS
    * NEHGS Library Closings
    * Ancestry Day with NEHGS
    * NEHGS Database News
    * A Note from the Editor: “Christmas Questions” and “Christmas Answers”
    * Name Origins
    * The Weekly Genealogist Survey
    * Spotlight: Doniphan County Public Library, Kansas
    * Stories of Interest
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Database News
    * NEHGS Library Closings
    * Gary Boyd Roberts Recognized with Award
    * A Note from the Editor: Early Shaker Christmases
    * Name Origins
    * The Weekly Genealogist Survey
    * Spotlight: The Cambridge Room, Cambridge Public Library, Massachusetts
    * Stories of Interest
    * NEHGS Bookstore Holiday Discounts
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Database News
    * NEHGS Special Collections Access
    * A Note from the Editor: New Irish Resources
    * Name Origins
    * The Weekly Genealogist Survey
    * Spotlight: Funeral Home Records — Tennessee and Pennsylvania
    * Stories of Interest
    * Discounts Offered on Two Royal Titles
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Database News
    * Stirring up the Past: Food and Family in the NEHGS Archives — A New In-house Exhibit at NEHGS
    * A Note from the Editor: Readers’ Thanksgiving Traditions
    * Name Origins
    * The Weekly Genealogist Survey
    * Spotlight: Houston Public Library, Texas
    * Stories of Interest
    * NEHGS Bookstore Holiday Discounts
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * Happy Thanksgiving from NEHGS
    * In the October 2012 Issue of the Register
    * In the 2012 American Ancestors Journal Supplement to the Register
    * NEHGS Database News
    * Irish Genealogy Study Group
    * A Note from the Editor: Thanksgiving, Past, Present, and Future
    * Name Origins
    * The Weekly Genealogist Survey
    * Spotlight: Porter County Public Library, Indiana
    * Stories of Interest
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * Coming Soon in the Fall 2012 Issue of American Ancestors
    * NEHGS Holiday Closures
    * The NEHGS Annual Fund
    * NEHGS Database News
    * Fieldstone Common
    * A Note from the Editor: Veterans in the Family
    * Name Origins
    * The Weekly Genealogist Survey
    * Spotlight: Indiana Resources
    * Stories of Interest
    * Discounts at the NEHGS Bookstore
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Database News
    * A Note from the Editor: Disaster Stories from Readers
    * Name Origins
    * The Weekly Genealogist Survey
    * Spotlight: Herkimer County, New York, Resources
    * Stories of Interest
    * Classic Reprints
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * The Latest Issue of The Great Migration Newsletter Now Available
    * Baby Name Wizard
    * A Note from the Editor: Disasters and Our Ancestors
    * Name Origins
    * The Weekly Genealogist Survey
    * Spotlight: Pownal Historical Society, Vermont
    * Stories of Interest
    * Classic Reprints
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * New Online Register Format 
    * Jacobus Award Presented to Lowell Genealogy Published by NEHGS
    * “New England’s Famous Witch-Hanging Judge”
    * The Last Muster Documentary
    * A Note from the Editor: Ireland Reaching Out Diaspora Project
    * Name Origins
    * The Weekly Genealogist Survey
    * Spotlight: Gorham Historical Society, Maine
    * Stories of Interest
    * The NEHGS Book and Gift Catalog
    * Classic Reprints
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Database News
    * NEHGS Books Honored
    * A Note from the Editor: The Connecticut Historical Society Library
    * Name Origins
    * The Weekly Genealogist Survey
    * Spotlight: Sevier County Public Library System, Tennessee
    * Stories of Interest
    * NEHGS Book and Gift Catalog—Start Browsing Today
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Database News
    * Upcoming Conferences
    * A Note from the Editor: A Featured Blog
    * Name Origins
    * The Weekly Genealogist Survey
    * Spotlight: Colorado Cemetery Indexes
    * Stories of Interest
    * Classic Reprints
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Database News
    * A Note from the Editor: More on Ancestral Political Affiliations
    * Name Origins
    * The Weekly Genealogist Survey
    * Spotlight: PeabodyMassArchives.com
    * Stories of Interest
    * Save 20% off Five Titles by Gary Boyd Roberts
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * Submit Your Book, Family Association, or DNA Study Notice to “Family Focus”
    * Special Promotion for RootsTech 2013
    * Name Origins
    * The Weekly Genealogist Survey
    * Spotlight: Montgomery County Archives, Tennessee
    * Stories of Interest
    * Last Chance to Save on The Winthrop Fleet
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * New Weekly Genealogist Format
    * NEHGS Database News
    * Now Available: Western Massachusetts Families in 1790
    * Early Registration Deadline Approaching for “NEHGS Comes West”
    * A Note from the Editor: Writing in Register Style
    * Name Origins
    * The Weekly Genealogist Survey
    * Spotlight: Long Beach Public Library, California
    * Stories of Interest
    * Still time to save on The Winthop Fleet
    * Classic Reprints
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * A New Look for The Weekly Genealogist
    * NEHGS Announces New Assistant Vice President
    * A Note from the Editor: “My Favorite Ancestor” on the NEHGS Facebook Page
    * Name Origins
    * The Weekly Genealogist Survey
    * Spotlight: Dallas Genealogical Society
    * Stories of Interest
    * Classic Reprints
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Database News
    * A Note from the Editor: Salem Witchcraft Trial Resources
    * Name Origins
    * The Weekly Genealogist Survey
    * Spotlight: Los Angeles, California, Area Cemetery Databases
    * Stories of Interest
    * Now Available: New Great Migration Newsletter Compilations
    * Classic Reprints
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information

    * NEHGS Holiday Closure
    * NEHGS Database News
    * Memorial to 1692 Salem Witch Trial Victims to be Re-Dedicated
    * A Note from the Editor: Readers Respond
    * Name Origins
    * The Weekly Genealogist Survey
    * Spotlight: Various Massachusetts Cemeteries
    * Stories of Interest
    * Classic Reprints
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information

    * NEHGS Database News
    * NEHGS at the FGS Conference
    * A Note from the Editor: A Featured Blog
    * Name Origins
    * The Weekly Genealogist Survey
    * Spotlight: Maine Cemeteries
    * Stories of Interest
    * New from Newbury Street Press
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * Coming Soon in the Summer 2012 Issue of American Ancestors
    * NEHGS Database News
    * A Note from the Editor: The History within Summer Homes
    * Name Origins
    * The Weekly Genealogist Survey
    * Spotlight: Onondaga County Public Library Local History and Genealogy Databases
    * Stories of Interest
    * Classic Reprints
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * Now Available! The Winthrop Fleet: Massachusetts Bay Company Immigrants to New England, 1629–1630
    * Coming Soon in the July 2012 Issue of the Register
    * NEHGS Database News
    * A Note from the Editor: Morrison County, Minnesota, WPA Histories
    * Name Origins
    * The Weekly Genealogist Survey
    * Spotlight: Hancock County Historical Society, Mississippi
    * Stories of Interest
    * NEHGS Bookstore Sale
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * New Member Center on AmericanAncestors.org
    * NEHGS Database News
    * A Note from the Editor: More House History Stories
    * Name Origins
    * The Weekly Genealogist Survey
    * Spotlight: South Carolina Resources
    * Stories of Interest
    * NEHGS Bookstore Sale
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * NEHGS Database News
    * Free Fun Friday at NEHGS
    * Irish Genealogy Study Group
    * A Note from the Editor: House History Stories
    * Name Origins
    * The Weekly Genealogist Survey
    * Spotlight: Update on Historic Pittsburgh
    * Stories of Interest
    * Pre-publication Sale on The Winthrop Fleet
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * NEHGS Database News
    * Robert Anderson To Be Featured on Online Radio Show
    * A Note from the Editor: Debunking Family Myths
    * Name Origins
    * The Weekly Genealogist Survey
    * Spotlight: Carson City, Nevada
    * Stories of Interest
    * Pre-publication Sale on The Winthrop Fleet
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * NEHGS Database News
    * A Note from the Editor: The R. Stanton Avery Special Collections at NEHGS (and more free eBooks)
    * Name Origins
    * The Weekly Genealogist Survey
    * Spotlight: Burlington Public Library, Iowa
    * Stories of Interest
    * NEHGS Book Store Guidebook Sale
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * Happy July 4 from NEHGS
    * NEHGS Database News
    * A Note from the Editor: Digital Cameras and Genealogy
    * Name Origins
    * The Weekly Genealogist Survey
    * Spotlight: Idaho Cemetery and Obituary Databases
    * Stories of Interest
    * Classic Reprints
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * Classic Reprints
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * NEHGS Database News
    * Upcoming Genealogical Conference Registration Deadlines
    * A Note from the Editor: Free eBooks for Genealogy Research
    * Name Origins
    * The Weekly Genealogist Survey
    * Spotlight: Montana Resources
    * Stories of Interest
    * Sale on Charts Extended
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * NEHGS Database News
    * Irish Genealogy Study Group
    * A Note from the Editor: More on Ancestral Items on eBay (and Amazon)
    * Name Origins
    * The Weekly Genealogist Survey
    * Spotlight: Lanark County Genealogical Society (LCGS), Ontario, Canada
    * Stories of Interest
    * Sale on Books by Maureen Taylor
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * NEHGS Database News
    * A Note from the Editor: Ancestral Items on eBay
    * Name Origins
    * The Weekly Genealogist Survey
    * Spotlight: Local History Archives, Park County, Colorado 
    * Stories of Interest
    * Bookstore Sale 
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * NEHGS Database News
    * A Note from the Editor: New York Probate Records
    * Massachusetts Genealogical Council (MGC) Annual Meeting & Seminar
    * Name Origins
    * This Week’s Survey
    * Spotlight: Blair County Genealogical Society, Pennsylvania
    * Stories of Interest
    * Classic Reprints
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * NEHGS Database News
    * New Records Added to the Digital Library and Archive
    * A Note from the Editor: Ancestral Possessions
    * Name Origins
    * This Week’s Survey
    * Spotlight: Resources in Arizona and Massachusetts
    * Stories of Interest
    * Classic Reprints
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * New Lowell Genealogy Wins Two National Awards
    * NEHGS Database News
    * A Note from the Editor: Hands-on Genealogy
    * Name Origins
    * This Week’s Survey
    * Spotlight: Arizona and Colorado Cemetery Databases
    * Stories of Interest
    * Classic Reprints
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * Coming Soon in the Spring 2012 Issue of American Ancestors
    * NEHGS Database News
    * Roger Thompson on “Colonial New England’s Colorful History”
    * Irish Genealogy Study Group
    * A Note from the Editor: More on Diaries
    * Name Origins
    * This Week’s Survey
    * Spotlight: Chester County Archives and Records Services, Pennsylvania
    * Stories of Interest
    * Classic Reprints
    * Come Home to New England
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * NEHGS Database News
    * Upcoming Genealogical Conferences
    * NEHGS Joins the 1940 U.S. Census Community Project
    * A Note from the Editor: Diaries and a Recommended Website
    * Name Origins
    * This Week’s Survey
    * Spotlight: Monroe County, New York, Cemetery Databases
    * Stories of Interest
    * Classic Reprints
    * Upcoming NEHGS Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * NEHGS Database News
    * Upcoming Genealogical Conferences
    * NEHGS Joins the 1940 U.S. Census Community Project
    * A Note from the Editor: Diaries and a Recommended Website
    * Name Origins
    * This Week’s Survey
    * Spotlight: Monroe County, New York, Cemetery Databases
    * Stories of Interest
    * Classic Reprints
    * Upcoming NEHGS Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * NEHGS Database News
    * The Bookstore at NEHGS Announces Two New Titles
    * A Note from the Editor: A New 1940 Census Tool for New York City
    * Name Origins
    * This Week’s Survey
    * Spotlight: Otter Tail County Historical Society, Minnesota
    * Stories of Interest
    * Classic Reprints
    * Upcoming NEHGS Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * NEHGS Database News
    * 2012 Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife Conference
    * A Note from the Editor: Interpreting the Value of the 1940 Dollar
    * Name Origins
    * This Week’s Survey
    * Spotlight: Digital Newton, Newton Free Library, Massachusetts
    * Stories of Interest
    * Classic Reprints
    * Upcoming NEHGS Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * NEHGS Database News
    * The NEHGS Annual Dinner
    * A Note from the Editor: A Featured Blog
    * Name Origins
    * This Week’s Survey
    * Spotlight: Bedford County [Pennsylvania] Historical Society
    * Stories of Interest
    * Classic Reprints
    * Upcoming NEHGS Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * NEHGS Database News
    * A Note from the Editor: Library Technical Services at NEHGS
    * Name Origins
    * This Week’s Survey
    * Spotlight: Ohio and Massachusetts Resources
    * Stories of Interest
    * Classic Reprints
    * Upcoming NEHGS Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * NEHGS Featured in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
    * NEHGS Database News
    * The NEHGS Annual Dinner
    * Colonial New England’s Colorful History, with Historian Roger Thompson
    * Irish Genealogy Study Group at NEHGS
    * A Note from the Editor: New England Textile Mill Worker Ancestors
    * Name Origins
    * This Week’s Survey
    * Spotlight: Southwestern Pennsylvania Resources
    * Stories of Interest
    * Classic Reprints
    * Upcoming NEHGS Education Programs
    * Upcoming Conferences
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * NEHGS Database News
    * A Note from the Editor: More on Surname Changes
    * Name Origins
    * This Week’s Survey
    * Spotlight: Gallaudet University Library Deaf Collections and Archives, Washington, D.C.
    * Stories of Interest
    * Now Available: The Genealogist’s Handbook for New England Research, 5th Edition
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * Last Chance to Register for New York Family History Day
    * NEHGS Database News
    * Two NEHGS Titles Honored in New England Book Show
    * Slaves in the Attic: A Panel Discussion at the Greenwich Historical Society
    * A Note from the Editor: Ancestral Name Changes
    * Name Origins
    * This Week’s Survey
    * Spotlight: Various Newspaper Databases
    * Stories of Interest
    * Classic Reprints
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * Now Available from NEHGS: Genealogist’s Handbook for New England Research, 5th Edition
    * NEHGS Database News
    * A Note from the Editor: Illustrated Family Records from National Archive Pension Files
    * Name Origins
    * This Week’s Survey
    * Spotlight: Lebanon [Indiana] Public Library
    * Stories of Interest
    * March Madness Sale
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * Historic Map Works Available to NEHGS Members on AmericanAncestors.org
    * NEHGS Database News
    * A Note from the Editor: Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth-Century Student Records Online
    * Name Origins
    * This Week’s Survey
    * Spotlight: Various Funeral Home Records
    * Stories of Interest
    * Classic Reprints
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * New York Family History Day
    * NEHGS Database News
    * A Note from the Editor: Final Thoughts on Genealogical Sharing and a Blog Profile
    * Name Origins
    * This Week’s Survey
    * Spotlight: Indiana Obituary Databases
    * Stories of Interest
    * Classic Reprints
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * NEHGS Library Holiday Closing
    * Coming Soon in the Winter 2012 Issue of American Ancestors
    * Subscribe to the 2012 Great Migration Newsletter
    * NEHGS Database News
    * A Note from the Editor: Genealogical Sharing and Sampler Databases
    * Name Origins
    * This Week’s Survey
    * Spotlight: Skagit Valley Genealogical Society, Washington
    * Stories of Interest
    * Classic Reprints
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * Coming Soon in the January 2012 Register
    * NEHGS Database News
    * A Note from the Editor: Following Up on Genealogical “Clan” Characteristics and Sharing Genealogical Information Online
    * Name Origins
    * This Week’s Survey
    * Spotlight: South Dakota and Montana
    * Stories of Interest
    * Classic Reprints
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * New York Family History Day
    * NEHGS Database News
    * A Note from the Editor: Genealogical “Clan” Characteristics
    * Name Origins
    * This Week’s Survey
    * Spotlight: L. E. Phillips Memorial Library, Eau Claire, Wisconsin
    * Stories of Interest
    * The Book Store at NEHGS
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * NEHGS Database News
    * In Memoriam: Robert Johnston Dunkle, 1929–2012
    * Irish Genealogy Study Group
    * A Note from the Editor: A New Featured Blog
    * Name Origins
    * This Week’s Survey
    * Spotlight: Massachusetts and Vermont Resources
    * Stories of Interest
    * Five Classic Titles Now Available in Paperback from NEHGS
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * NEHGS Database News
    * NEHGS Welcomes Two New Key Staff Members
    * New from NEHGS! From Deference to Defiance: Charlestown, Massachusetts, 1629–1692
    * RootsTech 2012
    * A Note from the Editor: Online Genealogical Presentations
    * Name Origins
    * This Week’s Survey
    * Spotlight: Conway, New Hampshire, Public Library
    * Stories of Interest
    * Classic Reprints
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * NEHGS Library Holiday Closing
    * Coming Soon in the Winter 2012 Issue of American Ancestors
    * Subscribe to the 2012 Great Migration Newsletter
    * NEHGS Database News
    * A Note from the Editor: Genealogical Sharing and Sampler Databases
    * Name Origins
    * This Week’s Survey
    * Spotlight: Skagit Valley Genealogical Society, Washington
    * Stories of Interest
    * Classic Reprints
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
    * NEHGS Database News
    * NEHGS Launches New Discussion Board
    * Massachusetts Genealogical Council Seminar Call for Papers
    * The Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife Conference Seeks Proposals
    * A Note from the Editor: Portland, Maine, Tax Records and Photos Available Online
    * Name Origins
    * This Week’s Survey
    * Spotlight: The Brantford Public Library, Ontario, Canada
    * Stories of Interest
    * Classic Reprints
    * Upcoming Education Programs
    * NEHGS Contact Information
New England Historic Genealogical Society
99 - 101 Newbury Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02116, USA
888-296-3447

© 2010 - 2014 New England Historic Genealogical Society