A researcher's guide to Boston

Lainhart, Ann S

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  • Creator Ann S. Lainhart
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Boston : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2003.
  • Physical Details
    • xii, 161 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 088082154X, 9780880821544
  • OCLC ocm54031164

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Getting started -- Vital records -- Church records -- Cemetery records -- Town records -- Probate records -- Land records -- Court records -- City directories -- Military records and seaman's records -- Tax lists -- Business papers, account books, and diaries -- Censuses -- Voters' lists -- Teachers' records -- Passenger lists -- Naturalizations -- Immigrants in print -- Some miscellaneous sources -- Boston in print -- Towns that are now part of Boston -- Articles on Boston families -- Boston area repositories -- Massachusetts divorce records, where to find them -- Ministers in Boston up to 1846 -- Home for destitute Catholic children -- Boston Record Commissioners report -- Inventory of the estate of Amasa Davis -- 1860 census Ward One, Boston -- Examples from institutional records
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