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Plymouth County, Massachusetts Genealogy Library and Resources

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Plymouth County

Cities and Towns: Hingham, Duxbury, Norwell, Scituate, Marion, Hull, Marshfield, Hanover, Kingston, Plympton, Pembroke, Lakeville, Rochester, Halifax, Plymouth, West Bridgewater, Abington, Hanson, East Bridgewater, Whitman, Middleborough, Rockland, Bridgewater Carver, Wareham, Brockton.

Map: Plymouth County, Massachusetts 1857 (click to enlarge), Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

Resources

Personal Library

North Bridgewater

History of North Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, Bradford Kingman, 1866.
History of North Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, Bradford Kingman, 1866. Also available online

Plymouth

History of Plymouth Plantation, 1620-1647, Vol. 1, William Bradford, 1912.
History of Plymouth Plantation, 1620-1647, Vol. 1, William Bradford, 1912.
Also available online.
History of Plymouth Plantation, 1620-1647, Vol. 2, William Bradford, 1912.
History of Plymouth Plantation, 1620-1647, Vol. 2, William Bradford, 1912.
Also available online
The Ropemakers of Plymouth, A History of the Plymouth Cordage Company, 1824โ€“1949, Samuel Eliot Morison, 1950.

Newspapers

Genealogy Bank, Plymouth
2005 – current
1822-1827
1866

Legacy Obituaries, Plymouth

Virtual Libraries

Digitized copy of History of Plimouth Plantation manuscript, William Bradford, 1630-1650, State Library of Massachusetts

History of Plymouth County, Massachusetts : with biographical sketches, Part 2, D. Hamilton Hurd, 1884. Ancestry, searchable

Records of the colony of New Plymouth in New England, Court Orders, vol. 1, 1633-1644, Nathaniel B. Shurtleff, M.D., editor, 1855.

Plymouth Cordage News, Plymouth Library
1945194719491953

Yearbooks

Plymouth, Massachusetts Yearbooks, 1930-2016

Vital Records

Town of Plymouth Births

1843 to 1845
1846184718481849
185018511852 18531854
18551856185718581859
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18651866186718681869
18701871 187218731874
18751876187718781879
18801881188218831884
1885 1886188718881889
18901891189218931894
18951896 189718981899
1900190119021903 1904
19051906190719081909
19101911191219131914
19151916 1917
1918 Jan-May, June-Dec
1919 Jan-May, June-Dec

Town of Plymouth, Birth, Marriages, Deaths, vol. 2, 1755โ€“1842 (Family Search 007009252, 275 images). Family groups, p. 6-370, p. 378. Marriages, p. 371-437. Deaths, p. 439-440. index to death registers, p. 441-end.

Town of Plymouth, Births 1856-1911
(Family Search, 007009254, 485 images)
Vol. 5, 1856โ€“1873, img 3-149
Vol. 6, 1874โ€“1893, img 152-296
Vol. 7, 1894โ€“1908, img 300-448
Vol. 8, 1909โ€“1911, img 451-485

Town of Plymouth Deaths
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18651866186718681869
18701871187218731874
18751876 187718781879
18801881188218831884
18851886188718881889
18901891189218931894
18951896189718981899
190019011902 1903 , May -Dec
19041905190619071908
1909191019111912 1913
19141915 – 1916 Jan-May, May-Dec
191719181919
1920 Jan-May, May-Dec

U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014

Massachusetts, Death Index, 1901-1980

Massachusetts, Death Index, 1970-2003

Town of Plymouth, Massachusetts, Index to Deaths, vol. 5โ€“7, 1855โ€“1910 (Family Search, 008493127, 132 images)

Marriage Records

Massachusetts, U.S., Marriage Index, 1901-1955 and 1966-1970 (Ancestry)

Church Records

Plymouth Church Records, 1620-1859, vol. 1, New England Society, 1920.

Plymouth Church Records, 1620-1859, vol. 2, New England Society, 1923.

Duxbury

Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, Births 1774-1849 (Family Search 007009257, 219 images). Family groups.

Institutions, Societies, and Government Websites

Burial Record Search, Town of Plymouth, Massachusetts

Town Cemeteries, Town of Plymouth, Massachusetts

Land Records and Deeds

Plymouth County Registry of Deeds
Searchable database

Additional websites

Historical Markers and War Memorials in Plymouth County, Massachusetts

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