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The American Genealogical-Biographical Index (described in [[Massachusetts Genealogy]]) cites many references to biographies of Massachusetts residents. In addition, two comprehensive biographical encyclopedias are:
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The American Genealogical-Biographical Index (described in [[Massachusetts Genealogy|Massachusetts Genealogy]]) cites many references to biographies of Massachusetts residents. In addition, two comprehensive biographical encyclopedias are:  
  
The American Historical Society. ''Encyclopedia of Massachusetts, Biographical-Genealogical.'' 13 vols. New York, NY: The American Historical Society, ca. 1916. (FHL book 974.4 D3e; fiche 6046891.) The Family History Library has volumes 1–4, 6, and 10–13 only.
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The American Historical Society. ''Encyclopedia of Massachusetts, Biographical-Genealogical.'' 13 vols. New York, NY: The American Historical Society, ca. 1916. (Family History Library book 974.4 D3e; fiche 6046891.) The Family History Library has volumes 1–4, 6, and 10–13 only.  
  
Eliot, Samuel Atkins. ''Biographical History of Massachusetts''. 10 vols. Boston, Massachusetts: Massachusetts Biographical Society, 1911-18. (FHL book 974.4 D3eL.)
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Eliot, Samuel Atkins. ''Biographical History of Massachusetts''. 10 vols. Boston, Massachusetts: Massachusetts Biographical Society, 1911-18. (Family History Library book 974.4 D3eL.)  
  
Biographical sketches of many Plymouth Colony residents, including those who came on the Mayflower, are in:
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Biographical sketches of many Plymouth Colony residents, including those who came on the Mayflower, are in:  
  
Stratton, Eugene Aubrey. ''Plymouth Colony: Its History and People, 1620-1691''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Ancestry, 1986. (FHL book 974.4 H2s.)
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Stratton, Eugene Aubrey. ''Plymouth Colony: Its History and People, 1620-1691''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Ancestry, 1986. (Family History Library book 974.4 H2s.)  
  
See [[Massachusetts Genealogy]] for additional references to biographies and genealogies for Massachusetts ancestors.
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See [[Massachusetts Genealogy|Massachusetts Genealogy]] for additional references to biographies and genealogies for Massachusetts ancestors.  
  
==Online Resources==
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== Online Resources ==
*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/topic/newengland/savage/ A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England Before 1692]
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*GeneaSearch - '''http://geneasearch.com/biography/states/massachusetts.htm'''
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*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/topic/newengland/savage/ A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England Before 1692]  
*'''[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/scripts/data/database.cgi?file=Data&report=BioLocation&pagename=1bio&SearchTerm=Massachusetts Access Genealogy: Massachusetts Biographies]'''
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*GeneaSearch - '''http://geneasearch.com/biography/states/massachusetts.htm'''  
*U.S. Biographies Project: Massachusetts - '''http://www.rootsweb.com/~mabiog/'''
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*'''[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/scripts/data/database.cgi?file=Data&report=BioLocation&pagename=1bio&SearchTerm=Massachusetts Access Genealogy: Massachusetts Biographies]'''  
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*U.S. Biographies Project: Massachusetts - '''http://www.rootsweb.com/~mabiog/'''  
 
*Biographies and information on Mayflower passengers can be found at http://www.mayflowerhistory.com/Passengers/passengers.php
 
*Biographies and information on Mayflower passengers can be found at http://www.mayflowerhistory.com/Passengers/passengers.php
  
 
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The American Genealogical-Biographical Index (described in Massachusetts Genealogy) cites many references to biographies of Massachusetts residents. In addition, two comprehensive biographical encyclopedias are:

The American Historical Society. Encyclopedia of Massachusetts, Biographical-Genealogical. 13 vols. New York, NY: The American Historical Society, ca. 1916. (Family History Library book 974.4 D3e; fiche 6046891.) The Family History Library has volumes 1–4, 6, and 10–13 only.

Eliot, Samuel Atkins. Biographical History of Massachusetts. 10 vols. Boston, Massachusetts: Massachusetts Biographical Society, 1911-18. (Family History Library book 974.4 D3eL.)

Biographical sketches of many Plymouth Colony residents, including those who came on the Mayflower, are in:

Stratton, Eugene Aubrey. Plymouth Colony: Its History and People, 1620-1691. Salt Lake City, Utah: Ancestry, 1986. (Family History Library book 974.4 H2s.)

See Massachusetts Genealogy for additional references to biographies and genealogies for Massachusetts ancestors.

Online Resources