Genealogical Resources

Genealogical Resources

Genealogical Databases

Ancestry.com

Library edition of the popular genealogy subscription. Thousands of family history databases, including vital records, census records, ship passenger lists, military records and lots more!

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Heritage Quest

Powered by Ancestry, HeritageQuest  provides access to more than 4.4 billion records. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past. HeritageQuest now includes census records.


Birth, Death and Marriage Records

Medford City Clerk’s Office
85 George P. Hassett Drive
Room 103
Medford, MA 02155
(781) 393-2440

Massachusetts State Archives
McCormack Building
One Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108

Massachusetts Registry of Vital Records and Statistics
150 Mount Vernon St., 1st Fl. Dorchester, MA 02125-3105
Main Telephone: (617) 740-2600