The essex genealogist

The Society publishes The Essex Genealogist, or TEG, a scholarly genealogical journal on a quarterly basis.  This journal contains reports on research in Essex County, Massachusetts, and its environs, transcripts of presentations to the society, queries and other items of interest to the membership. The Essex Genealogist is typically published in February, May, August and November, and is included as a benefit of membership. It can be received either by postal mail or electronically as a downloadable and searchable .pdf file.

If you would like to submit an article to TEG, please refer to the Submission Guidelines page.


Research in essex County, massachusetts

The Essex Society of Genealogists, Inc., is pleased to announce the publication of Research in Essex County, Massachusetts. This publication contains the types of records and their locations for Amesbury, Andover, Beverly, Boxford, Danvers, Essex, Georgetown, Gloucester, Groveland, Hamilton, Haverhill, Ipswich, Lawrence, Lynn, Lynnfield, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Marblehead, Merrimack, Methuen, Middleton, Nahant, Newbury, Newburyport, North Andover, Peabody, Rockport, Rowley, Salem, Salisbury, Saugus, Swampscott, Topsfield, Wenham, and West Newbury. The cost is $4.70 plus $2.30 shipping & handling, for a total of $7.00. Please note that for residents of Massachusetts, there is 6.25% sales tax required ($.30).

Checks may be made payable to ESOG and mailed to P.O. Box 313, Lynnfield, MA 01940-0313.


The essex county cemetery guide

This book, prepared by the Society, is a comprehensive guide to the location of cemeteries in each Essex County town, as well as the location of those cemetery records. It does not list individuals buried in those cemeteries. This soft cover book is 136 pages. The cost is $20.00 plus $2.00 shipping & handling.

Please note that there is a 6.25% sales tax required, for residents of Massachusetts ($1.25).

Checks may be made payable to ESOG and mailed to P.O. Box 313, Lynnfield, MA 01940-0313


FROM our members

The Soldiers of the Revolutionary War Section of Union Cemetery in Amesbury, Massachussetts, published by member Lynn Davis, documents the stories of Veterans the oldest cemetery in Amesbury. Started as a personal journey to find Captain John Currier, this is the product of years of history, genealogy and research to document and preserve the records and service of these men.  This book chronicles each soldier with a bio, family genealogy, service history, and grave marker history.  Many of Amesbury's prominent family names are included in this book and located in this portion of Union Cemetery.

Books may be ordered directly from the author for $15 (plus $2.50 shipping) by mailing a check for $17.50 to:

Lynn Davis
349 South Ocean Avenue
Patchogue NY 11772