Open the Door to Your Early New England Ancestors
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Over 30 million people around the world have Mayflower ancestry. Find out if you are among them! NEHGS is creating a searchable database of authenticated Pilgrim genealogies from the General Society of Mayflower Descendants' Silver Books series. Read more.
AmericanAncestors.org is also the gateway to several unique databases of early American genealogical research: The Great Migration Study Project, Early New England Families, 1641-1700, and Torrey’s New England Marriages to 1700.
In addition to these essential databases, family historians can benefit from how-to guides and webinars from staff experts at NEHGS that provide helpful research tips and techniques, essential resources, and contextual information to advance genealogical research.
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