Free access to New England vital records collections

New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is granting free access through Sunday, January 31, 2016, to historic vital records from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont.

Databases available for unlimited access this entire month after registering for a free account include:

Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910 –  From original records held by the Massachusetts Archives, these vital records cover the years 1841-1910. The vital records cover births, marriages, and deaths that occurred in Massachusetts and not only hold the records, but also indices to them. Each index entry includes the person’s first and last name, the town or city where the event occurred, the year, volume number, and page number.

New Hampshire Births to 1901, Deaths and Marriages to 1937 – This database contains the records of births and marriages to 1901, and deaths and marriages to 1937, as filed with the state of New Hampshire. The collection includes more than 475,000 birth records, more than 1,000,000 marriage records, and more than 915,000 death records. Names of parents and spouses have also been indexed, when available.

Vermont Births, Marriages and Deaths to 2008 – This database contains the records of births, marriages and deaths to 2008, as filed with the state of Vermont. These records are currently held by the Vermont State Archives and Records Administration. The collection includes more than 1.5 million birth records, more than 1.8 million marriage records, and more than 1 million death records. Names of parents and spouses have also been indexed, when available.

Registration is required at AmericanAncestors.org as a FREE Guest User to gain access to these database.

To start exploring these resources, go to:  AmericanAncestors.org/2016

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