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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. ({{FHL|974.4 D3e|disp=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. {{FHL|170480|item|disp=FHL book 974.4 D3e}} and {{FHL|170480|item|disp=FHL 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|974.4 D3eL|disp=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. {{FHL|212472|item|disp=FHL 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. ({{FHL|513087|title-id|disp=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. {{FHL|513087|item|disp=FHL 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. FHL book 974.4 D3e and FHL 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

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

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

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