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Serving genealogy and family history research
in the City of Beverly, County of Essex,
and Commonwealth of Massachusetts,
in the United States of America.
Settled 1626 - Town 1668 - City 1894.
The following local resources may be useful in your searches:
City of Beverly--its official website, with the City Government's Clerk, Cemetery, and Veterans' departments.
Beverly Historical Society--local history research library, collections, museum, and research.
Beverly Public Library--with local histories, genealogies, and more in their
Maps and documents--provided by Robert Raymond, from his Raymond family page.
Phillips Library for New England history, in nearby Salem, is part of the Peabody Essex Museum.
Essex County GenWeb details public records access for Beverly, Essex County, and Massachusetts.
Vital Records of Beverly, Massachusetts, to the end of the year 1849 were transcribed there, as well,
but are now on their own site.
Dunham-Wilcox-Trott-Kirk family web page has transcriptions of
Augustus A. Galloupe's 1903 "Register of Baptisms of the First Church in Beverly"
and 1907 "Early Records of the Town of Beverly, Essex Co., Mass."
in the Reference Data section for Essex County Massachusetts (half-way down the page).
You may also purchase official birth, marriage, and death certificates, for Beverly only, within the past one hundred years, from the
Cemetery records may be researched at the Cemetery Department, also at City Hall.
Ancient Burying Ground, Abbott & Hale (Downtown). Lookups available from the
book "The Genealogical History of the Abbott Street Cemetery" by William C. Carlson. Email the
County Coordinator with subject Ancient Burial Ground Lookup.
Hale Street Cemetery.
Greene Family Burying Ground, transcribed, Herlihy Park, Carver & Livingstone (Ryal Side).
Leach Cemetery, transcribed, just beyond Folly Hill Farm, Elliott Street (East Danvers).
North Beverly Ancient Cemetery, transcribed, Conant Street,
between Cabot & Dodge (North Beverly).
North Beverly Cemetery (Municipal), Conant & Cabot (North Beverly);
its old section was originally known as the North Beverly Meeting House Cemetery.
Dodge's Row Burying Ground (Municipal), Dodge, shared right-of-way on right and driveways on left,
opposite and in between Norwood's & Beaver Ponds Roads (North Beverly), park in cemetery.
Lookups available from the transcriptions included in the Essex Antiquarian. Email the
County Coordinator with subject Dodge Cemetery Lookup.
Beverly Farms Burying Ground (Municipal), Haskell & Hart (Beverly Farms).
Central Cemetery (Municipal), Dane & Butman (Downtown).
Look ups available for the Dane Street Cemetery prior to
1800 from transcriptions included in the Essex Antiquarian. Email the
County Coordinator with subject Dane Street Cemetery.
Saint Mary Cemetery, Brimball Avenue, beyond Herrick and opposite Otis and Windsor (Montserrat); records at
The Catholic Cemetery Association of the Archdiocese of Boston.
Help locating and transcribing the last of these cemeteries is welcome.
GenWeb Town Coordinator, for more details.
Vital Records Lookup
Dan Driscoll volunteers to do vital records lookups at City Hall.
"I will do my best to help you."
Dan is a treasure, for anyone researching vital records in Beverly; we are fortunate to have him helping us.
for a list, by surname, of descendants researching their Beverly Ancestors.
for a list of volunteers who own books on Beverly history and genealogy and are willing to do brief lookups for you.
Queries & Mailing Lists
If your concern does not relate to Beverly, or Essex County, Massachusetts, then please,
do not enter your information here. Otherwise, Beverly or Essex County,
Massachusetts queries and lookups can be posted as directed on the
Essex County Query Page.
The following families were originally, and were long, established in Beverly.
The following towns border Beverly:
(across the Danvers River),
(across Salem Sound). There are other nearby towns in
Essex County, as well.
You are encouraged to visit their GenWeb Project web pages, to help you further in your searches.
Events continue to happen... So come back again, soon!
Barry Gates <MABeverlyGenWeb@HotMail.com>
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since December 1, 2005.
Last Updated: May 15, 2012
Beverly US GenWeb Project -- established January 12, 1997.
Member of the
Essex County GenWeb
-- founded August 1996.
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