This is a list of free Massachusetts Genealogy Records at FamilySearch.


These records include birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, former slave records, freedmen records, pension records, military records and more. Included as well are general United States collections if they include or could reasonably include Massachusetts residents.


These collections are all free to search. You’ll need to be logged in with a free FamilySearch account to search these records. It’s easy to register for a free account at FamilySearch.


Some of these records have a searchable name index, others have browsable images, a few have both an index and images, and some link to individuals in the FamilySearch family tree.


Massachusetts Birth Records


Massachusetts Marriage Records


Massachusetts Death Records


Massachusetts Residence Records


Massachusetts Daily Life Records

Compiled Genealogies


Court Records


Employment Records


Ethnic Records

African American Records


Japanese American Records


Libraries, Museums, & Archives

Immigration Records


Passenger & Crew Lists


Shipping, Ports, & Merchant Marine


Prisons/Prisoners Records


Massachusetts Military Records

Revolutionary War


War of 1812


Mexican-American War


US Civil War


Indian Wars


Spanish-American War


World War I


World War II


Korean War


Vietnam War


Veterans, Enlistments, Pensions


Massachusetts Modern Helps


Massachusetts Research Tips


FamilySearch Catalog




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