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.
The Pilgrims and Plymouth Colony
Created by Mayflower Society Education Committee Chair Duane A. Cline
900 Library Plaza, Ft. Wayne, IN 46802, Phone: 260-421-1252
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.
Gravestone pictures for anyone searching Cape Cod ancestors. Indexed under town and then by date.
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.
CDC where to write for vital records with links for online requests too.
A comprehensive, categorized & cross-referenced list of links that point you to genealogical research sites online.
DNA Genetic Testing Information
This site compares various DNA testing sites used for genealogical research.
Find A Grave
Find a Grave – Tombstone pictures and gravesites
Genealogy for Kids: Building a Family Tree
While AAA State of Play (a site for children’s play equipment) hosts a “how to” section. This link shows a website designed to show children how to build a family tree, defining many terms and concepts used in genealogy.
Google Books – find County Histories & Family Genealogies
Illinois Public Domain Land Records
315 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis, IN 46202
(866) 683-0008 FREE
Website: Indiana Government Databases
Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, and more.
This site also charges an annual fee.
U.K. National Archives – Records
Search British indexes and then order the original. Some records go back to the 1600s.