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NEHGS Database

Located in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood, New England Historical and Genealogical Society is America’s leading research center for genealogists of every skill level.  The NEHGS database, AmericanAncestors.org was funded by the RI Genealogical Society (RIGS) is available in the Library.

An institutional membership will allow you to experience the joy and adventure of discovering one’s ancestry with the most respected name in family history.  As an institutional member, you will receive access to genealogical resources collected, produced, and curated by our expert staff including access to over 1 billion searchable records.