Friday, April 3, 2009

Massachusetts Library - Genealogy Program

Thayer Public Library, 798 Washington St., Braintree, Massachusetts.
For more information, call 781-848-0405 x4420 or visit

Program: Discovering Your Ancestry Using the Internet
Speaker: Michael Brophy
When: Saturday, April 4, from 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
Cost: Free and open to the public.

The most popular and useful features of,, and and other Internet resources will be discussed.

New England Ancestors is the database of the 150+ year old New England Historic Genealogical Society.

Family search is the website of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, UT.

Cyndi’s list is the most powerful search engine on the Internet for high quality genealogy databases and subjects.

Genealogy Bank is a fast growing website that contains one of the best newspaper collections on the Internet.

No prior knowledge is necessary.
You do not have to be a resident of Braintree to attend.

Passenger Lists: 1819-1820 passenger list (all ports) now free online

Passenger Lists: 1819-1820 passenger list (all ports) now free online.


This is an important list as it gives info on deaths at sea & other family data. You can also not only the ships/passengers coming from overseas but see passengers from one US port to another US port - with their ages, home state/city locations etc.