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From: Toby & Jim Hurley <>
Subject: Re: [GENMASSACHUSETTS] 1855 and 1865 census lookup also immigrationand natur...
Date: Sun, 29 Oct 2006 16:52:24 -0800
> Yes - but there were State censuses in MA in 1855 & 1865, as referred to earlier.
I hadn't seen that in recent discussions, so didn't know that's what you
> The whole censuses are indexed and on microfilm at the MA Archives in Boston. There are typed extracts there but these seem not to be available for every community. They may never have been done for every community.
The little index I have says that a state is included on it only if the
census covers a majority of the state, so don't know how many were
included for MA.
> I wonder whether/how much of these is available at other libraries, eg Worcester Public, which has a lot of genealogical reference material.
A good thing to Google. Good luck! And hope someone can volunteer to
do that for you, Jack.