Salem Massachusetts GenWeb Project - Main Page

Settled 1626, Founded 1630, Incorporated 1830

Pass your mouse over the links below for a description of what is available at the SALEM GenWeb:
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Includes a brief history of Salem, maps, information on modern day Salem, tourist information and information on historical preservation.

Information pertaining to Births, Deaths, Marriages and Massachusetts Probate Records.

A list of some of the first settlers of Salem, with links to interested researchers.

Researcher submitted individual narratives on ancestors living in Salem before 1730.

Resource materials and available publications related to Salem, its history and its inhabitants. Also includes online dictionaries of Genealogical and New England Terms.

Salem Census Information and links to Census information available online.

Information on posting queries about your Salem ancestors. Contains a link to the Essex County Query Message Board as well.

Links to other Salem-related information as well as items of historical interest to New England and Massachusetts Researchers.

Salem, It's history and ancestors, as it pertains to to the Witchcraft Hysteria of 1692 and Puritan New England.

Lists of Freeman, 1630-1682 and an excerpt from Syndney Perley's History of Salem.Also includes a Surname Index,with links,to the specific pages online within the same volume.

Includes Cemetery and Grave Information, including links to online searchable databases.

Salem in the American Revolution, War of 1812 and Civil War with links to searchable databases.

Photo's and history of many of Salem's Historical Homes and landmarks such as The House of Seven Gables,The Bodwich House,The Ropes Mansion and several others.

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Genealogy, Lineage and Hereditary Societies of interest to Salem, Massachusetts and New England Researchers.

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Puritanism,Early Churches and Ministers of Salem

All About Salem

Salem Vital Records

Salem Roll Call

Salem Narratives

Salem GenWeb Library

Salem Census Information

Salem Queries

Salem Links

Salem Witchcraft Trials


Cemeteries & Grave Information

Military and Maritime History

Genealogy,Lineage and Hereditary Societies

Historical Homes & Landmarks

A Thank You Card

Puritanism, Churches and Ministers

Return to Essex County Massachusetts Genealogy Project
or to the  Massachusetts State Genealogy Project
or to the  USGenWeb Project

Interested in hosting an orphaned Essex County USGenWeb town web site? Contact John Slaughter.

Interested in hosting an orphaned Massachusetts USGenWeb county web site? Contact Betty Thomas.

This Page Last Changed 09 March 2008

Salem Massachusetts GenWeb Project established 18 January 1997.

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