Research Family History

Our ancestors moved from Plymouth to many different areas in the country – perhaps you will discover some clues and/or documents from the following online databases. Here are some common sources used for researching Mayflower families and their descendents.

In addition to the websites listed below, other online resources are listed on our family associations page.

Online Resources

Mayflower History Pages

The Pilgrims and Plymouth Colony

Created by Mayflower Society Education Committee Chair Duane A. Cline

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mosmd/

Allen County Public Library

900 Library Plaza, Ft. Wayne, IN 46802, Phone: 260-421-1252
http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/

Ancestry.com

This site charges an annual fee of over $100 to fully use the site. However, many Indiana libraries have memberships and you can use the service free in those libraries.

http://home.ancestry.com/

Cape Cod Gravestones

Gravestone pictures for anyone searching Cape Cod ancestors. Indexed under town and then by date.

http://capecodgravestones.com

Connecticut Gravestone Network

Organized in 1995, the Connecticut Gravestone Network’s purpose is to educate the public on the importance of old graveyards and cemeteries in our history. It also promotes an appreciation for gravestone carving respected for the valuable art form that it is.

http://ctgravestones.org/

CDC Records

CDC where to write for vital records with links for online requests too.

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/w2w.htm

Cyndi’s List

A comprehensive, categorized & cross-referenced list of links that point you to genealogical research sites online.

http://www.cyndislist.com/

Find A Grave

Find a Grave – Tombstone pictures and gravesites

http://www.findagrave.com/

Google’s Archive of Online Books

Google Books – find County Histories & Family Genealogies

http://books.google.com/

Illinois Public Domain Land Records

http://www.ilsos.gov/isa/landsrch.jsp

The Indiana State Library

315 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis, IN 46202

(866) 683-0008 FREE

Website: Indiana Government Databases

The Internet Archive

Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, and more.

https://archive.org/

LDS (Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints) Family History Centers in Indiana

http://www.archives.com/genealogy/records-indiana.html

Missouri State Archives

http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/

New England Ancestors.org

This site also charges an annual fee.

http://www.americanancestors.org/index.aspx

Ohio Memory

https://www.ohiomemory.org/

U.K. National Archives – Records

Search British indexes and then order the original. Some records go back to the 1600s.

http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/

U.S. National Archives

http://www.archives.gov/research/alic/reference/vital-records.html

Washington State Digital Archives

http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/