Do you have connections to the early families of America? Discover details about your ancestors’ births, marriages, deaths, and wills in this collection of 11 publications.
Discover vital information about your ancestors in the United States from the 1600s to the 1800s. This large collection includes many birth, marriage, and death registers, as well as publications detailing the military dead of the American Revolutionary War and their military service details.
Results provide a transcript and an image of the original source material. Transcripts include the following details:
Principal’s first name(s)
Principal’s last name
Spouse’s first name(s)
Spouse’s last name
Images will often include additional biographical details and provide insight into early American history, such as the records from Biographical Data from Baltimore Newspapers, 1817-1819, which offers, in addition to vital statistics, “data on estates, runaway servants, apprentices, wives, and soldiers. Information on executors or administrators selling property, notices seeking the whereabouts of lost relatives, places of burial (where known), and in the case of foreign-born decedents, information pertaining to their naturalization […] A separate section was included for people with just one name. These were not just slaves, but occasionally indentured servants.”
To read any given volume in full from the first page to the last, follow the link to the image browse version of this collection found in the Useful links and resources section.
There are 11 titles included in this collection.
American Marriage Records Before 1699
Biographical Data from Baltimore Newspapers, 1817-1819
Early Connecticut Marriages Prior to 1800
Early Massachusetts Marriages Prior to 1800
Marriages & Deaths from the Maryland Gazette, 1727-1839
Maryland Marriage Evidences, 1634-1718
Record of the Parish List of Deaths in Salem, Massachusetts, 1785-1819
Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Illinois
Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Indiana, plus Supplement
Third Supplement to Torrey’s New England Marriages Prior to 1700
Vital Records of the Towns of Barnstable & Sandwich, Massachusetts