Posted by Jessica Murray of Ancestry.com
With the long-standing history of Massachusetts, you can expect interesting and rich collections to assist your family history research.
Our new free guide “Massachusetts State Research Guide: Family History Resources in the Bay State” has links to resources, a timeline, and a general history of the state. It will help you navigate the waters of Massachusetts state research. Learning about the. . .
history and what resources are available for the places your ancestor lived can give your research a solid boost. Our state research guide series includes historical background, a chronology, helpful information on census and vital record availability, highlighted collection for that place on Ancestry.com, and links to important resources beyond Ancestry.com.
Additional Free State Research Guides from which to choose: