Wednesday, September 21, 2011

"Immigrants to New England" - NEHGS

(NSGS Newsletter Editor: Below are excerpts from a press release that was recently posted on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter. The article contains information about the New England Historic Genealogical Society. Links are provided to allow access to the complete article.)

The following information is from Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter and is copyright by Richard W. Eastman. It is re-published here with the permission of the author. Information about the newsletter is available at http://www.eogn.com. (Accessed 21 September 2011)


NEHGS releases the Seventh & Final Volume of The Great Migration Series: Immigrants to New England 1634—1635

Boston, MA – September, 20, 2011 – The New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) announced today the release of the seventh and final volume of The Great Migration Series: Immigrants to New England 1634—1635, which is now available online at http://www.greatmigration.org/.

First proposed to NEHGS in 1988 by Robert Charles Anderson, FASG, the Great Migration Study Project aims to produce comprehensive biographical and genealogical accounts of all immigrants to New England between the years 1620 and about 1643.

To date, The Great Migration series includes a total of 10 volumes; three for the years 1620—1633, and seven volumes for 1634—1635. This latest volume includes all immigrants whose surnames are “T” through “Y.”

Founded in 1845, New England Historic Genealogical Society is the country's leading resource for family history research. Our award-winning website, http://www.americanancestors.org/home.html, provides access to more than 135 million searchable names in 3,000 collections.

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