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=== Overview: ===
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=== Overview ===
  
Use this online version of James Savage’s book ''A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England'' to find [[United States Biographies|biographical]] information of many early settlers of New England. If your ancestors were from any of the six New England states ([[Connecticut]], [[Maine]], [[Massachusetts]], [[New Hampshire|New Hampshire]], [[Rhode Island]], [[Vermont]]), this record might be very helpful in your research
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Use online editions of James Savage’s book ''A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England'' to find [[United States Biographies|biographical]] information of many early settlers of New England. If your ancestors were from any of the six New England states ([[Connecticut Genealogy|Connecticut]], [[Maine Genealogy|Maine]], [[Massachusetts Genealogy Guide|Massachusetts]], [[New Hampshire Genealogy|New Hampshire]], [[Rhode Island Genealogy|Rhode Island]], [[Vermont Genealogy|Vermont]]), this record might be very helpful in your research.
  
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"Though the publication includes some errors, it remains an important reference point for New England genealogists." (D. Joshua Taylor, "Printed, Online, and Onsite: Fantastic Resources for Colonial New England Research," ''Crossroads,'' Utah Genealogical Association, Fall 2012, 9.)<br>  
  
=== Content: ===
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=== Content ===
  
Each settler’s biographical sketch may include:
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Each settler’s biographical sketch may include:  
  
* Birth date and place
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*Birth date and place  
* Marriage date and place
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*Marriage date and place  
* Death date and place
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*Death date and place  
* Residence
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*Residence  
* Occupation
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*Occupation  
* Biographical information
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*Biographical information  
* Other family members
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*Other family members
  
=== Internet address: ===
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=== Internet editions  ===
  
http://www.usgennet.org/usa/topic/newengland/savage/ or search Google.com for '''Savage New England Register'''
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*Vol. 1, A-C: [http://archive.org/details/genealogicaldic01savarich Internet Archives] (color), [http://books.google.com/books?id=0j8PAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover Google Books] (good search)<br>
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*Vol. 2, D-J: [http://archive.org/details/genealogicaldic02savarich Internet Archives] (color), [http://books.google.com/books?id=ZbAK4quMDH4C&printsec=frontcover Google Books] (good search)<br>
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*Vol. 3, K-R: [http://archive.org/details/genealogicaldic03savarich Internet Archives] (color), [http://books.google.com/books?id=Z0APAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover Google Books] (good search)<br>
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*Vol. 4, S-Z: [http://archive.org/details/genealogicaldic04savarich Internet Archives] (color), [http://books.google.com/books?id=jljl0jkEoegC&printsec=frontcover Google Books] (good search)<br>
  
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*Robert Kraft Transcriptions (Text - All Volumes):
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**[http://www.werelate.org/wiki/Transcript:Savage%2C_James._Genealogical_Dictionary_of_the_First_Settlers_of_New_England WeRelate] (Active wiki project started 2012)
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***Complete surname index
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***Original page and line breaks
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***Links to next/prev page, see also, and more than 25,000 unique Person pages in the WeRelate unified family tree
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***Of the 22,460+/- biographical sketches, 11,635+/- are linked to a corresponding WeRelate Person page
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***Over 485 known or suspected defects marked (also, 160+/- cases of a Person being subject of two or more sketches)
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**[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/topic/newengland/savage/ USGenNet] (inactive for several years, [http://www.ahgp.org/ AHGP] disavows affiliation, significant formatting departures from original)
  
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*Lists of other online editions: [http://archive.org/search.php?query=A%20genealogical%20dictionary%20of%20the%20first%20settlers%20of%20New%20England%20AND%20collection%3Aamericana Internet Archives], [https://www.google.com/search?tbm=bks&hl=en&q=GENEALOGICAL+DICTIONARY+OF+THE+FIRST+SETTLERS+OF+NEW+ENGLAND&safe=active Google Books]<br>
  
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[[Category:New_England]] [[Category:Connecticut,_United_States]] [[Category:Maine,_United_States]] [[Category:Massachusetts,_United_States]] [[Category:New_Hampshire,_United_States|New Hampshire]] [[Category:Rhode_Island,_United_States]] [[Category:Vermont,_United_States]]
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Latest revision as of 15:51, 21 March 2017

Overview

Use online editions of James Savage’s book A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England to find biographical information of many early settlers of New England. If your ancestors were from any of the six New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont), this record might be very helpful in your research.

"Though the publication includes some errors, it remains an important reference point for New England genealogists." (D. Joshua Taylor, "Printed, Online, and Onsite: Fantastic Resources for Colonial New England Research," Crossroads, Utah Genealogical Association, Fall 2012, 9.)

Content

Each settler’s biographical sketch may include:

  • Birth date and place
  • Marriage date and place
  • Death date and place
  • Residence
  • Occupation
  • Biographical information
  • Other family members

Internet editions

  • Robert Kraft Transcriptions (Text - All Volumes):
    • WeRelate (Active wiki project started 2012)
      • Complete surname index
      • Original page and line breaks
      • Links to next/prev page, see also, and more than 25,000 unique Person pages in the WeRelate unified family tree
      • Of the 22,460+/- biographical sketches, 11,635+/- are linked to a corresponding WeRelate Person page
      • Over 485 known or suspected defects marked (also, 160+/- cases of a Person being subject of two or more sketches)
    • USGenNet (inactive for several years, AHGP disavows affiliation, significant formatting departures from original)