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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 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. (Family History Library 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. ([http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&callno=974.4+D3e 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.)  
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Eliot, Samuel Atkins. ''Biographical History of Massachusetts''. 10 vols. Boston, Massachusetts: Massachusetts Biographical Society, 1911-18. ([http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&callno=974.4+D3eL Family History Library book 974.4 D3eL].)  
  
 
Biographical sketches of many Plymouth Colony residents, including those who came on the Mayflower, are in:  
 
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.)  
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Stratton, Eugene Aubrey. ''Plymouth Colony: Its History and People, 1620-1691''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Ancestry, 1986. ([http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=513087&disp=Plymouth+Colony%2C+its+history+%26+peopl%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library book 974.4 H2s].)  
  
 
See [[Massachusetts Genealogy|Massachusetts Genealogy]] for additional references to biographies and genealogies for Massachusetts ancestors.  
 
See [[Massachusetts Genealogy|Massachusetts Genealogy]] for additional references to biographies and genealogies for Massachusetts ancestors.  

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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.

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