MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, New England, NH, NJ Genealogy Links


Anyone with deep colonial Massachusetts and/or New England roots should consider joining the New England Historic Genealogical Society. Their website is AmericanAncestors.

FamilySearch Wiki – Massachusetts

Boston College Library – Irish Genealogy

Cambridge Public Library

Cyndi’s List – Massachusetts

Digital Commonwealth

Harvard Digital Collections

Holmes Public Library in Halifax, Massachusetts

Linkpendium – Massachusetts


Massachusetts Archives, Societies and Publications – lengthy list of links to local libraries, museums and genealogical societies, plus links to historical newspapers/repositories

Massachusetts Archives Digital Repository

Massachusetts Historical Society

Massachusetts Archives – Digitized vital records and passenger list index available

Massachusetts Genealogy – New Horizons – Links to free resources plus county links

MassHome – links to local Massachusetts historical societies

Massachusetts Libraries Digital Collections

Maynard Public Library – local history links

Nantucket Historical Association Database

Online Massachusetts Death Records & Indexes

Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness – Massachusetts

Sandwich Public Library – local history online

University of Massachusetts Special Collections

Vital Records Search – 1841-1910


Archives of Michigan – Michiganology

Ann Arbor District Library – Genealogy

Bay College Library – Digital Collections

Central Michigan University’s Digital Collections

Cyndi’s List – Michigan

Detroit Public Library – Burton Historical Collection

Detroit Public Library – Digital Collections

Detroit Society for Genealogical Research

FamilySearch – Michigan Online Genealogy Resources

Genealogy Today – Michigan

Historical Society of Michigan

Kalamazoo Public Library – KPL Digital Collections

Library of Michigan – Family History

Linkpendium – Michigan

Making of Modern Michigan

Michigan Biographical Index

Michigan County Histories and Atlases – University of Michigan

Michigan Family History Network

Michigan Genealogical Council

Michigan Genealogical Council – List of Michigan societies (mostly with links to each)

Michigan History Center

Michigan State University – Digital Collections

Michigan Vital Records Indexes

MIGenWeb – volunteer site, set up by counties, but may have unique pieces of information and records not readily found elsewhere, like family Bible records, letters, etc.

Online Michigan Death Records & Indexes

Seeking Michigan

University of Michigan – Bentley Historical Library

University of Michigan – MDigital Collections (a few related to Michigan and its history)

West Michigan Newspapers Index

Western Michigan Genealogical Society


Cyndi’s List – Minnesota records divided into 31 categories!

Digital Public Library of America – Minnesota ties

Duluth Public Library – Links to resources, although some are only available to Duluth Library card holders if viewed remotely.

Genealoger – Long list of Minnesota links for genealogy, including state censuses

Hennepin County Library Digital Collections

Minnesota Genealogical Society – There is a long list of links to other resources which relate to Minnesota history and the ethnic backgrounds of its settlers. You don’t have to be a member to use the Library tab on the home page.

Minnesota Historical Organizations – Links and contact information to the many county historical societies in the state

Minnesota Historical Society

Minnesota Online Genealogy Records

Minnesota State Archives

Online Minnesota Death Records and Indexes – Both paid and free links

People Finder – at the Minnesota Historical Society

Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness – Minnesota records and links

St. Paul Public Library Special Collections – Some unique items here, such as Winter Carnival scrapbooks and St. Paul local history items

MNGenWeb Project


FamilySearch – Mississippi Wiki

Genealogy & History Links by USGHN – long list of county links

Helms’ Genealogy Toolbox

Linkpendium – Most MS counties have 100+ links each on this website

Mississippi African-American Genealogy – Access Genealogy

Mississippi Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies – RAOGK

Mississippi Archives & Libraries – List of local public facilities with links

Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH)

Mississippi Digital Library

Mississippi Genealogy Records Guide – RAOGK

Mississippi Genealogy Trails

Mississippi Historical Society – There is a great list of links for state history

Mississippi Records – Cyndi’s List

Mississippi State Universities Digital Collections


Online Mississippi Death Records & Indexes

University Archives in Mississippi – Scroll down the page

University of Southern Mississippi Digital Archives

Williams Library at University of Mississippi  -Special Collections


FamilySearch Wiki – Missouri

Christian County Library – local history links

Cyndi’s List – Missouri

Kansas City Public Library – Genealogy Resources on the Internet

Library of Congress – Resources for Local Genealogy and History in Missouri

Lincoln University – Archives

Midwest Genealogy Center – Digital and archival collections online

Missouri Archives, Societies and Publications – Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness

Missouri County History Project

Missouri Digital Heritage 

Missouri Genealogy – Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness

Missouri Genealogy Resources on Genealoger

Missouri Genealogy Trails

Missouri GenWeb

Missouri Southern State University – Digital Collections

Missouri State Archives – Missouri Penitentiary: 1836-1931 inmate database

Missouri State – Digital Collections

Missouri State Genealogical Association – resource links

Missouri Vital Records Indexes

St. Louis County Public Library – History and Genealogy Online

St. Louis, Missouri Genealogy Records and Resources

State Historical Society of Missouri

State Historical Society of Missouri – Local Society Directory

University of Missouri – Digital Collections

University of Missouri – Kansas City – Archival Collections

Webster County Library – Genealogy Links to Missouri and the U.S. in general


Billings Public Library – Local, Montana & Nearby Locations Genealogy

Central Montana Genealogy Society

Cyndi’s List – Montana

FamilySearch – Montana Records

Historical Societies – There are a number of local historical societies in Montana. Scroll down the FamilySearch page for the list.

Linkpendium – Montana

Missoula Public Library – Genealogy

Montana Genealogy Resources on Genealoger

Montana Historical Society Research Center

Montana State Genealogical Society –Links to online Montana records

Montana State University – Online Photo Galleries, Electronic Theses, Dissertations,, Proceedings, and Publications

Montana State University – Special Collections & Archives

MTGenWeb Project

New Horizons Genealogy – Montana

Resources for Local History & Genealogy – Library of Congress

University of Montana – Maureen & Mike Mansfield Library Digital Collections

Western Montana Genealogical Society

Yellowstone Genealogy Forum

Your Guide to Researching Montana Ancestors


FamilySearch Wiki

HistoryNebraska – the state archives and state historical society

NebraskAccess – the Nebraska state site

Nebraska State Genealogical Society – There are a number of links to both state and county resources that can be accessed without being a member of the society, including links to most of the state’s local genealogy societies. Well worth visiting the website!

Cyndi’s List – Nebraska – a mix of free and paid resources

Nebraska Records – US GenNet

NEGenWeb – volunteer site with records set up by counties

Nebraska Genealogy Data on Genealogy Buff

Omaha Public Library – Genealogy Page

Online Nebraska Death Records & Indexes

Library of Congress – Nebraska Resources for Local History & Genealogy

University of Nebraska Archives and Special Collections

University of Nebraska Digital Collections

Adams County Historical Society

Dawson County Historical Society – maintains a research library

Gage County Historical Society & Museum

Nebraska Jewish Historical Society

Nebraska History Museum – online collections

American Historical Society of Germans from Russia

Crawford Historical Society & Museum


FamilySearch Wiki

Cyndi’s List – Nevada

Linkpendium – Nevada

Nevada Digital Newspaper Project

Nevada Genealogy – Access Genealogy

Nevada Genealogy and History

Nevada State Library, Archives & Public Records – Digital Collections

Online Nevada Death Records, Indexes & Obituaries

RAOGK – Nevada Genealogy – Guide to Ancestry and Family Tree Records

University of Nevada, Reno – Digital Collections Online

UNR Library – Photographs Collection

UNLV – Digital Collections

Carson City Historical Society

Churchill County Museum & Archives

Clark County Nevada Genealogical Society

Douglas County Historical Society

Elko County, Nevada Genealogy & History – Genealogy Trails


There appear to be a number of (mostly historical) societies in Nevada that have no website. If you are researching a particular county, take a minute to see if there is a society with a street address and/or phone number.

Centennial Las Vegas Genealogy Society

Goldfield Historical Society

Historical Society of Dayton Valley Nevada

Las Vegas Historical Society

Nevada Historical Society


Congregational Library & Archives

Maine State Archives

Massachusetts State Archives

Index to the Probate Records of the County of Middlesex, Massachusetts, First Series from 1648-1871 – Free digital images on but you must register for a free account.

New England Historic Genealogical Society – There are some free databases on this site, but most require a subscription. If you have New England roots, NEHGS should be one of your first stops.


FamilySearch Wiki

New Hampshire Genealogical Record – Various issues are available on Internet Archive

With many thanks to Heather Wilkinson Rojo, who writes Nutfield Genealogy, for sharing her knowledge, here are several more options:

For Hampton (colonial seacoast) Genealogy

Manchester Historic Association Online Photographic Collection

Online collections catalog of the NH Historical Society

Also there are transcribed articles and more at J. Dennis Robinson’s “Seacoast History”.

Don’t forget the NH Provincial and State Papers, summed up at Heather’s blog post.



Cyndi’s List – New JerseyThere are also county links here.
FamilySearch Wiki – There are also individual wiki pages for each county.
Linkpendium – New Jersey
New Jersey Department of State
New Jersey State Historical Society
New Jersey State Library
The Genealogical Society of New Jersey
The Official Website for the State of New Jersey – Genealogy & History

Atlantic –
Atlantic County Library System
Atlantic County, New Jersey Genealogy Guide
Genealogy Trails – Atlantic County, New Jersey

Bergen –
Bergen County Historical Society
Bergen County New Jersey Genealogy and History
Bergen County, New Jersey Genealogy Guide
Carpathian Connection – Slovak roots in the Passaic-Garfield area

Genealogical Society of Bergen County, New Jersey
Ridgewood Historical Society
Upper Saddle River Historical Society

Burlington –
Belmar Historical Society Newspaper Collection
Genealogy Resources in Burlington County
Genealogy Trails – Burlington County

Camden –
Camden County Historical Society
Genealogy Resources in Camden County, New Jersey
Genealogy Trails – Camden County
Historical Society of Haddonfield

Cape May –
Genealogy Trails – Cape May County
Greater Cape May Historical Society
Museum of Cape May County
Newspaper Abstracts – Cape May County

Cumberland –
Cumberland County, New Jersey Genealogy Guide
Cumberland County Historical Society
Genealogy Trails – Cumberland County
LDS Genealogy – Cumberland County

Essex –
Linkpendium – Essex County
Montclair History Center
Newark Public Library – Click on COLLECTIONS & SERVICES tab
Nutley Historical Society and Museum

Gloucester –
Genealogy Resources in Gloucester, County, New Jersey
Genealogy Trails – Gloucester County
Gloucester County Historical Society
Gloucester County Library System

Hudson –
Afro-American Historical Society
Genealogy Trails – Hudson County
Hudson County Genealogical & Historical Society
Hudson County, New Jersey Genealogy Guide
Jersey City Public Library – New Jersey Room
LDS Genealogy – Hudson County
Linkpendium – Hudson County

New York Public Library – Jersey Genealogy

Hunterdon –
Genealogy – Hunterdon County marriages 1795-1875
Genealogy Trails – Hunterdon County
Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission – There is a long list with links on this website.
Hunterdon County Historical Society
LDS Genealogy – Hunterdon County
Linkpendium – Hunterdon County

Mercer –
Central Jersey Genealogical Club
Genealogy Resources in Mercer County, New Jersey
Genealogy Trails – Mercer County
Hightstown-East Windsor Historical Society
Historical Society of Princeton
Linkpendium – Mercer County
Mercer County Culture and Heritage
Princeton University Firestone Library
Trenton Historical Society

Middlesex –
Genealogy Resources in Middlesex County, New Jersey
Genealogy Trails – Middlesex County
Middlesex County Office of Culture and Heritage
New Brunswick Free Public Library

Monmouth –
Atlantic Highlands Historical Society
Genealogy Trails – Monmouth County
Genealogy Resources in Monmouth County, New Jersey
Keyport Historical Society
Linkpendium – Monmouth County
Matawan Historical Society
Middletown History Digital Archive
Monmouth County Clerk – Searchable Databases
Monmouth County Historical Association
Monmouth County Historical Commission
Spring Lake Historical Society

Morris –
Boonton Historical Society
Chatham Historical Society
Chester Historical Society
Denville Historical Society
Genealogy Resources in Morris County, New Jersey
Genealogy Trails – Morris County
Harding Township Historical Society
Lake Hopatcong History
Morris County Historical Documents Online
Morris County Historical Society
Morris County Library
Morris County, New Jersey Genealogy Guide
Morristown & Morris Township Library
North Jersey History and Genealogy Center
Rockaway Township Historical Society

Ocean –
Genealogy Resources in Ocean County, New Jersey
Linkpendium – Ocean County
Ocean County Historical Society

Passaic –
Carpathian Connection – Slovak roots in the cities of Passaic/Clifton
Genealogy Resources in Passaic County, New Jersey
Genealogy Trails – Passaic County
LDS Genealogy – Passaic County – not restricted to LDS records!
Linkpendium – Passaic County
North Jersey Highlands Historical Society
Passaic County Historical Society
Passaic County Naturalization Records – free, indexed digital images!
Passaic County, New Jersey Genealogy Guide
Township of Wayne Historical Commission
Wayne Public Library

Salem –
Genealogical Society of Salem County
Genealogy Resources in Salem County, New Jersey
Genealogy Trails – Salem County
Linkpendium – Salem County
Salem County Historical Society

Somerset –
Genealogy Resources in Somerset County, New Jersey
Genealogy Trails – Somerset County
Historical Society of the Somerset Hills
LDS Genealogy – Somerset County
Linkpendium – Somerset County
Somerset County Historical Society
Somerset County Library System

Sussex –
Genealogy Resources in Sussex County, New Jersey
Genealogy Trails – Sussex County
Linkpendium – Sussex County
Sussex County Historical Society
Sussex County Library System
Walpack Historical Society

Union –
Cranford Historical Society
Genealogical Society of the West Fields
Genealogy Resources in Union County, New Jersey
Hillside Historical Society
Linkpendium – Union County
New Providence Historical Society
Plainfield Historical Society
Plainfield Public Library
Rahway Historical Society – Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum
Springfield Historical Society
Summit Historical Society
Union County Historical Society
Union County, New Jersey Genealogy Guide

Warren –
Genealogy Resources in Warren County, New Jersey
Hackettstown Historical Society
Linkpendium – Warren County
Marriages, Births and Deaths – Warren County Library
Phillipsburg Area Historical Society
Warren County Cultural and Heritage Commission
Warren County Historical and Genealogical Society
Warren County Library
Warren County, New Jersey Genealogy Guide


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