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New England Genealogy: Research Your New England Roots

Whether your ancestors arrived on the Mayflower or came to New England at a later date, here are some New England genealogy resources for researching your New England roots.

The Connecticut Society of Genealogists, Inc.
Based in East Hartford, Connecticut, this non-profit organization is one of the largest societies devoted to U.S. genealogy. The organization offers a variety of resources for genealogical research.

Genealogical Research in Vermont
From the Vermont Historical Society Library, here is a guide to the state's genealogical resources.

History and Genealogy, Connecticut State Library
The Connecticut State Library's History and Genealogy Unit provides public access to a variety of materials and resources for genealogists tracing their New England ancestors.

Maine Genealogical Society
If your relatives have Maine connections, start your search for genealogical data via the resources available from the Maine Genealogical Society, including many online documents.

Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants
Could you possibly be descended from the Mayflower Pilgrims? It is estimated that 35 million people can make that claim, and you can research your own Mayflower connection with the aid of this organization.

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
The DAR library in Washington, DC, founded in 1896, is one of the world's largest genealogical research centers. Their archives may help you to learn more about your family's early New England history.

National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution
Based in Louisville, Kentucky, the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution is also a resource for genealogical information pertaining to those New Englanders who served their country during the American Revolution.

New England Historic Genealogical Society
The New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is the nation's oldest genealogical society. The organization is committed to helping new and experienced genealogy researchers trace their heritage in New England and around the world.

New Hampshire Society of Genealogists
Find a surname index, graveyard information and other resources to help with your New Hampshire genealogy research at the Web site for this non-profit membership organization.

Rhode Island Genealogical Society
If your ancestors hailed from Rhode Island, you'll be interested in the resources, publications and workshops offered by this organization. Volunteer researchers are available to assist you with genealogy information.

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