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