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An excellent book to get started is:<br>  
 
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*Mercer, Julia E. ''Bermuda Settlers of the 17th Century; Genealogical Notes from Bermuda''. Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982. {{FHL|202437|item|disp=FHL INTL Book 972.99 D2mj}}. Includes parish registers, wills, and deeds.<ref>John Frederick Dorman, "Review of ''Bermuda Settlers of the 17th Century,"'' in ''The Virginia Genealogist,'' Vol. 26, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1982):232. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 26 (1982)}}.</ref><br>
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*Mercer, Julia E. ''Bermuda Settlers of the 17th Century; Genealogical Notes from Bermuda''. Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982. {{FHL|202437|item|disp=FHL INTL Book 972.99 D2mj}}. Includes parish registers, wills, and deeds.<ref>John Frederick Dorman, "Review of ''Bermuda Settlers of the 17th Century,"'' in ''The Virginia Genealogist,'' Vol. 26, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1982):232. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 26 (1982)}}.</ref><br>
  
 
Overseas territory of the United Kingdom. Also called Somers Island. British colony of a group of about 300 islands, of which about 20 are inhabited. About 640 miles east southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina in the western North Atlantic Ocean. See the CIA ''World Factbook'' at https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/bd.html  
 
Overseas territory of the United Kingdom. Also called Somers Island. British colony of a group of about 300 islands, of which about 20 are inhabited. About 640 miles east southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina in the western North Atlantic Ocean. See the CIA ''World Factbook'' at https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/bd.html  
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Contents

Getting started with Bermuda research

An excellent book to get started is:

  • Mercer, Julia E. Bermuda Settlers of the 17th Century; Genealogical Notes from Bermuda. Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982. FHL INTL Book 972.99 D2mj. Includes parish registers, wills, and deeds.[1]

Overseas territory of the United Kingdom. Also called Somers Island. British colony of a group of about 300 islands, of which about 20 are inhabited. About 640 miles east southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina in the western North Atlantic Ocean. See the CIA World Factbook at https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/bd.html


Jurisdictions

9 parishes and 2 municipalities*; Devonshire, Hamilton, Hamilton*, Paget, Pembroke, Saint George*, Saint George's, Sandys, Smith's, Southampton, Warwick

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  1. John Frederick Dorman, "Review of Bermuda Settlers of the 17th Century," in The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 26, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1982):232. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 26 (1982).