Links geared toward genealogists and family historians.
Find a Grave database
Massachusetts Society of Genealogists: Bristol, Merrimack Valley, Middlesex, and Worcester
Massachusetts USGenWeb project
New England Regional Genealogical Consortium, an association of genealogy societies
Not all of these records cover every town and county for every time period.
Early Vital Records of Massachusetts to 1850 site by John Slaughter
Massachusetts Births and Christenings 1639-1915 on FamilySearch
Massachusetts Marriages 1695-1910 on FamilySearch
Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records 1626-2001 on FamilySearch
Massachusetts Town Records ca. 1638-1961 on FamilySearch
all Massachusetts Historical Records Collection on FamilySearch
Maine Vital Records 1670-1921 on FamilySearch
Maine Veterans Cemetery Records 1676-1918, including King Philip’s War, on FamilySearch
all Maine Historical Record Collections on FamilySearch
Starting Your Family Tree on Genealogy Ink
See Roadtrips pages for digital collections and books for individual locations. See Digital Collections & Books page for witch-hunt collections, buildings and land, and histories. Also, see Boston page for state-wide organizations with headquarters there.