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WELCOME! My name is Diane Siniard and I am the state adminstrator for Massachusetts's Genealogy Project. This site is up for adoption! Please contact me for more information!

State Symbols
State Capital: Boston, Massachusetts
State Motto: "Ense petit placidam sub libertate quietem" - 
By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty
State Song: "All Hail to Massachusetts" 
State Flower: Mayflower
State Bird: Black-Capped Chickadee
State Tree: American Elm
State Gemstone: Rhodonite
State Nickname: Bay State
  • Massachusetts History
    Go here to learn about Massachusetts's colorful history!

  • We have some counties that are up for adoption. Won't you consider adopting one of the counties and joining our great project today?

    We are very laid back, great group of people who's only goal is to provide free genealogy to researchers, and to help, assist and aid researchers in their journeys to acquire the information they need to find their long lost ancestors.


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    U. S. Town/County Database (Locations)
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  • County Listings
    This page will take you to a listing of our counties with links to visit the sites

  • Want to Volunteer?
    Go here to learn how to volunteer to host one of our great counties!

  • Lost Souls Genealogy Project

  • Massachusetts Courthouse Fires
    This page will show you which courthouses burned and when

  • Massachusetts Maps

  • Massachusetts County Formation Map

  • State Wide Information
    Lots of books to find a variety of information, incuding census and other info!

  • Massachusetts State Mailing List

  • Mary Dyer

  • Firsts for Women in the Massachusetts Legislature

  • Massachusetts Governors

  • Massachusetts Timeline

  • Massachusetts Executions

  • List of the oldest courthouses in the United States

  • National Archives and Records Administration

  • National Archives and Records Administration
    Where to obtain Military service records

  • New Hampshire Site

  • Rhode Island Site

  • Connecticut Site

  • Vermont Site

  • New York Site

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    Massachusetts Site last updated--Tuesday, 3-May-2011 02:29 EST

    Links last updated-- Saturday, 24-July-2010 23:30 EST

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