Essex Genealogy (in Essex County, MA)

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Essex Birth Records

1620-1988 Massachusetts Town and Vital Records Ancestry

Births 1843-1861 US Gen Web

Essex Births, Marriages and Deaths (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Essex Vital Record Transcripts (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Essex, Massachusetts computer printout, births and christenings (1799-18 49), A thru Z Family History Library

Massachusetts Birth Index, 1901-1960 and 1967-1970 Ancestry

Massachusetts Vital Records Index 1841-1895 Fold3

Massachusetts vital records--Essex, 1819-1892 WorldCat

Massachusetts vital records: Essex, 1819-1892 WorldCat

Massachusetts, Birth Records, 1840-1915 Ancestry

Vital Records to 1849 Access Genealogy

Vital Records to 1850 Massachusetts Vital Records Project

Vital Records to 1850 Ray's Place

Vital records of Essex, Massachusetts : to the end of the year 1849 Internet Archive

Vital records of Essex, Massachusetts to the end of the year 1849 Ancestry

Essex Cemetery Records

Old Burying Ground (incomplete) US Gen Web

Old Graveyard Find a Grave

Old Graveyard Billion Graves

The Epitaph report Family History Library

Essex Census Records

1855 Massachusetts State Census Ancestry

1855 and 1865 Massachusetts state censuses for Essex Family History Library

1865 Massachusetts State Census Ancestry

Census 1830 US Gen Web

Census 1840 US Gen Web

Census 1850 US Gen Web

Census 1860 US Gen Web

Federal Census 1820 US Gen Web

Federal Census of 1940, Essex, Massachusetts LDS Genealogy

Massachusetts State Census Transcriptions for 1855 American Ancestors

Register of the towns of Manchester, Essex, Hamilton, and Wenham, Massachusetts, 1912 Family History Library

U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940 Ancestry

U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940 MyHeritage

United States Federal Census, 1790-1940 Family Search

Essex Church Records

Congregational Church Members 1681-1937 US Gen Web

Congregational Church Papers 1683-1929 US Gen Web

Congregational Church and Parish, Essex, Massachusetts : two hundred and fiftieth anniversary, 1683-1933 Internet Archive

Essex, Mass. First Congregational Church Records (1681-1879) Congregational Library and Archives

Essex, Massachusetts computer printout, births and christenings (1799-18 49), A thru Z Family History Library

History of the town of Essex : from 1634 to 1868 WorldCat

Essex City Directories

Beverly (Massachusetts) city directories Family History Library

City Directories, 1890 Census Substitute Ancestry

Danvers, Manchester, Marblehead, Essex, Peabody, Wenham, Beverly, Topsfield, 1877 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Directory and register of Danvers, Marblehead, Peabody, Beverly, Manchester, Essex, Wenham, Topsfield Family History Library

Directory of Danvers, Marblehead, Peabody, Beverly, Manchester, Essex, Wenham, Topsfield, with street and advertising directories, town registers, map, etc, 1877 Internet Archive

Directory of Danvers, Marblehead, Peabody, Beverly, Manchester, Essex, Wenham, Topsfield, with street and advertising directories, town registers, map, etc. Family History Library

Essex City Directories (1873-1969 selected years) Massachusetts State Library

Essex City Directories Containing a House Guide (1916-1924 selected years) Massachusetts State Library

Essex Co. City Directories (1869, 1876, 1877) Boston Public Library

Essex, MA 1902-1903, 1905, 1907, 1909, 1916-1917 City Directories Allen County Public Library

Essex, MA 1933 City Directories Allen County Public Library

Essex, Massachusetts Directory 1888-89 Ancestry

Essex, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1866 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Essex, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1869 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Essex, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1870 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Essex, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1871 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Essex, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1873 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Essex, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1874 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Essex, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1876 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Essex, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1879 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Essex, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1884 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Essex, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1886 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Essex, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1888 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Essex, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1907 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Essex, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1909 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Essex, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1912 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Essex, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1914 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Essex, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1916 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Essex, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1931 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Gloucester (Massachusetts) city directories Family History Library

Massachusetts City Directories (includes Essex 1866, 1871, 1876, 1886, 1895, 1905, 1910, 1912, 1916, 1931, 1952, 1959, and 1963) Ancestry

Massachusetts City Directories (includes North Essex 1909, 1912, 1914, 1916-7, 1918, and 1925) Ancestry

Salem (Massachusetts) city directories Family History Library

Town Directory (includes Essex, Hamilton, Manchester, and Wenham) 1912 US Gen Web

Town Directory (includes Essex, Rockport, and Manchester) 1903 US Gen Web

Essex Death Records

1620-1988 Massachusetts Town and Vital Records Ancestry

1841-1915 Massachusetts Death Records Ancestry

1901-1980 Massachusetts Death Index Ancestry

Deaths 1843-1855 US Gen Web

Essex Births, Marriages and Deaths (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Essex Vital Record Transcripts (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003 Ancestry

Massachusetts Vital Records Index 1841-1895 Fold3

Massachusetts vital records--Essex, 1819-1892 WorldCat

Massachusetts vital records: Essex, 1819-1892 WorldCat

Vital Records to 1849 Access Genealogy

Vital Records to 1850 Massachusetts Vital Records Project

Vital Records to 1850 Ray's Place

Vital records of Essex, Massachusetts : to the end of the year 1849 Internet Archive

Vital records of Essex, Massachusetts to the end of the year 1849 Ancestry

Essex Histories and Genealogies

Essex : the shipbuilding town Family History Library

Frame-up! : the story of the people and shipyards of Essex, Massachusetts Family History Library

History of Ipswich, Essex, and Hamilton Ancestry

History of Ipswich, Essex, and Hamilton Family History Library

History of Ipswich, Essex, and Hamilton Genealogy Gophers

History of the town of Essex : from 1634 to 1868 Ancestry

History of the town of Essex : from 1634 to 1868 WorldCat

History of the town of Essex, from 1634 to 1868 Genealogy Gophers

Ipswich, Essex, and Hamilton, Massachusetts: Town Histories Ancestry

Essex Immigration Records

Naturalization declaration records (1920-1945) at Lawrence, Massachusetts, Superior Court Family History Library

Naturalization records index, 1906-1982 (at Lawrence) : Essex County (Massachusetts) Superior Court Family History Library

Naturalization records index, 1906-1982 (at Salem/Lynn) : Essex County (Massachusetts) Superior Court Family History Library

Naturalizations, Essex County, Massachusetts, 1794-1820 Family History Library

Essex Land Records

Deeds, 1639-1866; index to deeds, 1640-1879 (Essex County, Massachusetts) Family History Library

Land Deeds 1640 to present Southern Essex District Registry of Deeds

Land Deeds 1951-present (Southern Essex District) Southern Essex District Registry of Deeds

Massachusetts Land Records Secretary of the Commonwealth

Proprietor's records, 1721-1747 Family History Library

Town records, 1819-1852 Family History Library

Essex Map Records

Topsfield - Ipswich - Essex - Hamilton - Wenham, 1910 Map (in U.S. Historic Land Ownership and Reference Atlases) Ancestry

Essex Marriage Records

1620-1988 Massachusetts Town and Vital Records Ancestry

1841-1915 Massachusetts Marriages MyHeritage

1901-1955 and 1966-1970 Massachusetts Marriage Index Ancestry

Essex Births, Marriages and Deaths (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Essex Vital Record Transcripts (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Marriages 1843-1854 US Gen Web

Massachusetts Marriage Records, 1840-1915 Ancestry

Massachusetts Marriages 1633-1850 Ancestry

Massachusetts Marriages, 1633-1850 (many towns) Ancestry

Massachusetts Vital Records Index 1841-1895 Fold3

Massachusetts vital records--Essex, 1819-1892 WorldCat

Massachusetts vital records: Essex, 1819-1892 WorldCat

Massachusetts, Compiled Marriages, 1633-1850 Ancestry

Vital Records to 1849 Access Genealogy

Vital Records to 1850 Massachusetts Vital Records Project

Vital Records to 1850 Ray's Place

Vital records of Essex, Massachusetts : to the end of the year 1849 Internet Archive

Vital records of Essex, Massachusetts to the end of the year 1849 Ancestry

Essex Military Records

Book of Aid Paid by Town During Civil War Internet Archive

Civil War canvas records (details about soldiers from Essex) Internet Archive

Civil War enlistment records Internet Archive

Essex Town and Militia Records (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

History of the town of Essex, from 1634 to 1868 Family History Library

Ledger book of money paid to families of Civil War volunteers Internet Archive

Roll of members - Essex GAR, 1871 Internet Archive

Essex Miscellaneous Records

Essex Town Records (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Essex Town Reports (1835-2010 selected years) Massachusetts State Library

Essex Town and Militia Records (from Massachusetts Town Records collection) Ancestry

Treasurer's records 1819-1885, Essex, Massachusetts Family History Library

Essex Newspapers and Obituaries

Essex Echo (1895-1918;1887-1889) Boston Public Library

New Star (1875-1876) Boston Public Library

Selections from Cape Ann Advertiser 1868-1894 US Gen Web

Selections from Essex Echo 1887, 1890-2, 1894, 1902-5, 1907-10 US Gen Web

Offline Newspapers for Essex

According to the US Newspaper Directory, the following newspapers were printed, so there may be paper or microfilm copies available. For more information on how to locate offline newspapers, see our article on Locating Offline Newspapers.

Essex Echo. (Essex, Mass.) 1887-1918

Essex Probate Records

1635-1991 Massachusetts Wills and Probate Records Ancestry

1648-1840 Essex County Massachusetts Probate Records Ancestry

Essex County, Massachusetts Probate Records, 1635-1681 Ancestry

Essex County, Massachusetts Probate Records, 1638-1840 (index) Ancestry

Essex County, Massachusetts Probate Records, Supplement (index) Ancestry

The Probate records of Essex County, Massachusetts, 1635-1664 Internet Archive

The Probate records of Essex County, Massachusetts, 1665-1674 Internet Archive

Essex School Records

Essex High School yearbook, 1985 Classmates

Essex Tax Records

Tax records 1802-1856, Essex, Massachusetts Family History Library


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