New England Resources

JCAM Cemetery Database
Jewish Cemetery Association of Massachusetts

Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts
Includes database of over 6000 burials in the Worcester area.

MA Archives
Researching Your Family’s History at the Massachusetts Archives

MA Death Index (1841-1910)
This index covers the years 1841 through 1910 for deaths that occurred in Massachusetts. Additional indexes are available at the Archives for the years 1911-1915. The birth indexes for 1841-1910 should be up shortly.

MA Genealogical Council
An umbrella organization of Massachusetts genealogical and historical societies. Its purposes are to act as an advocate in monitoring legislative and administrative activities which affect genealogists and to educate genealogists by holding a one-day seminar each year.

Massachusetts Genealogy lists 18,956 worthwhile record sources for doing genealogy in Massachusetts. All records are organized by county, town, and record type.

New Bedford and Fall River Jewish Archive at UMass Dartmouth

New England Historic Genealogical Society
The New England Historic Genealogical Society is the oldest genealogical organization in America. Located on Newbury Street in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay, NEHGS helps those curious about their family history to discover their past. We collect, preserve, and interpret materials to document and make accessible the histories of families in America.

New England Regional Genealogical Conference – An organization consisting of over 30 New England societies dedicated to promoting a bi-annual major genealogical conference with well-known keynote speakers in the New England area. This conference provides genealogical lectures, seminars and workshops; the Ancestors Road Show; a Society Fair; as well as banquets and luncheons, for new and established genealogists alike, at minimal cost.

Old Maine Jewry
A collaborative genealogy and history of Maine’s Jewish communities.

Western Massachusetts Jewish Genealogical Society
The Western Massachusetts Jewish Genealogical Society exists to help its members research their family history. They connect beginners with people with experience, and people with knowledge with those seeking new avenues to explore.