A project to unify efforts on a Marblehead-centric view of genealogy. Who were the initial settlers? Where do all of the street-names come from? etc.
Some useful/inspiring links...
Marblehead Magazine - History Timeline [http://www.legendinc.com/Pages/MarbleheadNet/MM/Articles/Timeline.html]
Marblehead Historic Images: A collection of old historical photos of Marblehead, MA. from my private collection (which includes photos, slides, glass negatives, postcards, books, stereo-views and more) [https://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=29402404796]
Google books: 1880 The History & Traditions of Marblehead - Samuel Rhodes [http://books.google.com/books?id=ISsWAAAAYAAJ]
Vital Records of Marblehead (Births, Deaths, Marriages) [http://ma-vitalrecords.org/MA/Essex/Marblehead/]
Early Vital Records of Massachusetts - From 1600 to 1850 (The Massachusetts Vital Records Project) - A seemingly high-quality transcription of many records including those of Marblehead.
Bisson/Bessom/Besome Jean Le Gros Bisson (1695-1772) http://www.guernsey-society.org.uk/donkipedia/index.php5?title=Family_tree
Marblehead Unitarian Universalist Church Cemetery http://www.uumarblehead.org/Graves.shtml
The history and traditions of Marblehead - By Samuel Roads On the first day of January, 1637, a meeting was held at Salem, and a vote of one hundred and twenty pounds was ordered, of which eight pounds were to be assessed upon the following inhabitants of Marblehead: —
- 140 Moses Mavericke, 20 Samuel Gatchell,
- 150 Wm. Steephens, 15 John Bennet,
- 40 Archibald Tomson, 15 John "Wakefield,
- 20 Wm. Charles, 10 Erasmus James,
- 20 John Heart, 80 Thomas Gray,
- 50 John Peach, 50 John Devereux,
- 10 John Lyon, 30 Nicholas Mariott,
- 20 Anthonie Thatcher, 10 Abraham Whitehaire,
- 30 John Coite, 5 George Vickary,
- 20 Richard Seers, 5 John Russell,
- 10 Richard Greeneway, 5 Nicholas Listen,
- 20 John Gatchell, 5 Philip Beare.
Marblehead Museum & Historical Society http://marbleheadmuseum.org/ including map of Marblehead 1850 http://marbleheadmuseum.org/ArchivalDocuments.html
Marblehead Family Genealogy Web Pages http://marblehead.essexcountyma.net/genelinks.html
- PEACH Genealogy of Marblehead, MA part of the PEACH Home Page which features many links to other Peach family web sites and mailing lists.
- SWETT Family Genealogy Part of a web page featuring the Swett family from many locations, it includes details of the branch from Marblehead, including photos of historic artifacts and in-depth genealogy for families throughout Essex County.
- MAVERICK web site - includes information on Moses Maverick(e) of Marblehead
- WILLIAM WALTON and ELIZABETH COOK of Marblehead - great web page with wills, court records and extensive history on multiple early MA families.
- WILLIAM HINES (HINDS) of Marblehead, MA
- Descendants of ISAAC ALLERTON
- Descendants of ISAAC ALLERTON another great site for Allerton information.
- JOSEPH LAMBERT genealogy
- ROBERT and ELIZABETH MANSFIELD - five generations including those from Lynn, and Marblehead
- WILLIAM ALTON and his descendants of Marblehead
- GETCHELL Lineage
- The descendants of RICHARD SEARS of Marblehead
- DOLIBER, PEACHES, ORNES, GOODWIN, DIXEY families - articles in back issues of the Marblehead Magazine online series on first settlers of Marblehead.