Colonial America Genealogists

Our Colonial American genealogists research on location the time period prior to 1789 as well as the transition period from 1790 to 1840. They will find and analyze the best records available to further your family history research. They can search multiple archives and libraries for Colonial American records, including but not limited to:

  • Allen County Public Library
  • Connecticut Historical Society
  • Connecticut State Library
  • Daughters/Sons of the American Revolution (DAR/SAR) Libraries
  • Delaware Public Archives
  • Family History Library
  • Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania
  • General Society Mayflower Descendants (GSMD) Library
  • General Society of Colonial Wars
  • Georgia Archives
  • Georgia Historical Society
  • Historical Society of Delaware
  • Historical Society of Pennsylvania
  • Library of Congress
  • Library of Virginia
  • Maine Historical Society
  • Maine State Archives
  • Maryland Historical Society
  • Maryland State Archives
  • Massachusetts Archives
  • Massachusetts Historical Society
  • National Archives
  • New England Historic Genealogical Society
  • New Hampshire Division of Archives and Records Management
  • New Hampshire Historical Society
  • New Jersey Division of Archives and Records Management
  • New Jersey Historical Society
  • New York Genealogical and Biographical Society
  • New York State Archives
  • North Carolina Office of Archives and History
  • Pennsylvania State Archives
  • Rhode Island Historical Society
  • Rhode Island State Archives
  • Samford University Library
  • Society of The Colonial Dames
  • South Carolina Department of Archives and History
  • South Carolina Historical Society
  • Virginia Historical Society

Our professional researchers can do research projects of many sizes and for many budgets. We customize the amount of research provided according to your needs.

If you would like to learn how our Colonial genealogists can further your research, request a research quote.

Some of the major records sources that can be used for genealogy research in Colonial America include:

  • Birth, marriage, and death records were kept by some towns as early as 1600s
  • State, territorial, and colonial censuses
  • Land records were kept by the towns and counties from the time they were settled
  • Probate records were kept by the local courts from 1600s to the present
  • Churches kept records of the christenings, marriages, deaths, or other information about their members
  • Newspapers were written in many areas and time periods that contain information such as notices of marriages, notices of death, and obituaries
  • Military records
  • Town and county histories about the settlers and their families
  • Naturalization and citizenship records were recorded by the courts since 1700s
  • Ship passenger lists, tax lists, and town records were recorded for many areas

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