While we are collecting our notes you can visit the New
England Books Online Effort
which is trying to scan, OCR and edit the 4 volume
History Of Weymouth
published in 1923, and several other books.
We need volunteers to edit the multitude of OCR errors in our
raw OCR (Optical Character Recognition) text files
see the construction site here -
To volunteer email dblackwell at geocities.com or davelblq at yahoo.com
I do not answer questions that can be looked up in the book, I do not do look ups,
and you can not buy the book at NEHGS http://www.nehgs.org/photodup.htm
so please help me put it online.
Volunteers also needed for the other books online efforts -
Hingham, Cohasset, Braintree (in Norfolk county),Taunton, Attleboro (in Bristol county), etc.
I am volunteering to be the Weymouth Mass. GenWeb coordinator to attract volunteers to the New England Online Book Effort -
David Blackwell - dblackwell @ geocities.com
Weymouth High School class of 1971
Weymouth Ancestors include King, White, Whitman, etc.
Weymouth volunteers are :
http://memory.loc.gov has a LARGE scale panoramic map of South Weymouth in SID format. This is one of hundreds of wonderful large scale scans of this type of map.
- Massachusetts Community Profile
http://www.weymouth.ma.us/ - Official Weymouth Home Page
http://www.weymouth.ma.us/history.htm - Weymouth History -
http://www.rootsweb.com/~mahingha/index.html - Hingham GenWeb page
http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Estates/9785/Cohasset.html - Cohasset GenWeb page
http://cgi.rootsweb.com/~genbbs/genbbs.cgi/USA/Ma/Norfolk - Norfolk Query page.
Genealogy links for Historians
[11-12-2012 Note - it was brought to my attention that the above link is broken -
the following link from the Internet Archive Way Back Machine has a copy of that page from June 2, 2002
http://web.archive.org/web/20020602053749/http://horus.ucr.edu/hist-preservation/genea.html - Genealogy links for Historians
the folloing link from the Internet Archive Way Back Machine has a copy of that page from November 26, 2001
http://web.archive.org/web/20011126202053/http://www.ucr.edu/h-gig/hist-preservation/genea.html - Genealogy links for Historians
Leah Murphy suggested the following substitute
http://www.personalcreations.com/blog/learn-family-history-genealogy - Genealogy links for Historians
I do hope the preceding update is useful and true to purpose - Larry Holbrook]
http://www.rand.org/personal/Genea/other.html - http://www.rand.org/contact/personal/Genea/other.html - Reference Links
http://www.rootsweb.com/~jfuller/internet.html - Internet and Genealogy
http://www.amberskyline.com/treasuremaps/ - online genealogy tutorial
(was South and later Middle Precinct of Old Braintree)
1792 Quincy (Merry Mount, Mt Wollaston) (was North Precinct of Braintree) seal.
Squantum was part of Dorchester till 17__ and
then joined Braintree north precinct, now Quincy)
1793 Randolph (was new south precinct of Braintree, was Cochato 1634)
1872 Holbrook (was East Randolph) seal.
1662 Milton seal.
Dorchester incorporated into Boston 18__, now Suffolk county.
1705 Brookline (Muddy River, was part of Boston) seal.
1872 Norwood (was part of Dedham) seal.
1897 Westwood (was part of Dedham) seal.
1711 Needham seal.
1881 Wellesley seal.
183_ Dover (parish 1748 district 1784) seal.
1885 Millis seal.
1713 Medway seal.
1888 Avon (was part of Stoughton) seal.
1792 Canton (Ponkapoag 1650 was part of Stoughton) seal.
1724 Walpole seal.
1765 Sharon (was 2nd precinct 1740) seal.
1778 Foxborough seal.
1870 Norfolk seal.
1905 Plainville (was part of Wrentham) seal.
1778 Franklin seal.
1719 Bellingham seal.
1726 Kingston seal.
1790 Carver seal.
1734 Halifax 1669
1820 Hanson seal.
1640 Marshfield (Green Harbor) seal.
1739 Wareham from Rochester and Plymouth (Agawam Plantation)
1857 Mattapoisett (from part of Rochester) seal.
1852 Marion (Sippican 1679) (from part of Rochester) seal.
1888 Norwell (South Scituate) seal.
1727 Hanover seal.
1823 East Bridgewater (Satucket, was part of Bridgewater) seal.
1822 West Bridgewater Pulpit Rock was part of Bridgewater) seal.
1821 Brockton (was North Bridgewater) seal.
(Manamooskeagin, was Bridgewater) seal.
1874 Rockland (Hatherly Grant) (was part of Abington) seal.
1875 Whitman (was South Abington) seal.
1639 Barnstable seal.
1793 Dennis seal.
1651 Eastham (Nauset)
1797 Orleans seal.
1763 Wellfleet seal.
1709 Truro (Pamet) seal.
1727 Provincetown (precinct 1714) seal.
1694 Harwich seal.
1803 Brewster seal.
1712 Chatham 1656 seal.
1712 Dighton seal.
1785 Swansea (Wannamoisett 1667) seal.
1790 Sommerset seal.
1731 Raynham (was part of Taunton) seal.
1735 Berkley seal.
Taunton North Purchase
1711 Norton (was North Precinct of Taunton) seal.
1725 Easton (from part of Norton) seal.
1775 Mansfield precinct 1731, district 1770 (was part of Norton), seal.
1812 Seekonk (was part of Rehoboth) seal.
Rehoboth North Purchase 1666
189_ North Attleborough
1747 Cumberland Providence County RI (was Attleborough Gore)
1664 Dartmouthseal. http://www.town.dartmouth.ma.us/welcome.htm
1787 Westport seal.
1787 New Bedford (from part of Dartmouth) seal.
1683 Freetown seal.
1803 Fall River (from part of Freetown) seal.
1812 Fairhaven seal.
1860 Acushnet seal.
1694 Tiverton from Dartmouth and Freetown MA),
1682 Little Compton.
Warning, often place names are used anachronisticly