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The New England Islands Family Genealogy Discussion List Homepage

A mailing list for anyone who has an interest in genealogy or history regarding ancestors who settled on islands of New England at any time and their descendants. These islands include, but are not limited to, Arrowsic Island, Beals Island, Block Island, Deer Isle, Fox Islands, Georgetown, Isle Au Haut, Isles of Shoals, Islesboro, Martha's Vineyard, Matinicus, Monhegan, Mount Desert, Monhegan, Nantucket, Peaks Island, Sears Island, and Southport Island.

Suggested areas of discussion include family data, migration patterns, immigration, ship passenger lists, heraldry, historical sketches, family settlements, census data, wills, inventory lists, family Bibles, gravestone inscriptions, DNA studies, vital records, web sites and other online resources, family reunion plans and announcements, genealogical libraries and archives, etc. as relates to New England Islands families and collateral families.


I established The New England Islands Family Genealogy Discussion List at Rootsweb in 2001.

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Links to New England Island Families on the Internet

Yahoo! Groups : OceanicIslands
Star Island, Isles of Shoals: HISTORY
Nantucket County, Massachusetts
Dukes County, MA Genealogy and History
David's Lighthouse Page
Boston Harbor Islands Visitor Guide
White Island Light, Isles of Shoals, New Hampshire
Old Maps of New England (Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts) and New York
Swans Island Maine - the History of the Island
Acadia National Park -- History
A History of the Factory Island Mill District
Washington County Maine Area
My History is America's History
Deer Isle, ME Quadrangle
Swans Island, ME: map
Bar Harbor Historical society, Bar Harbor, Maine
The Great Cranberry Island Historical Society
The Cranberry Isles, Maine
Cranberry Isles Genealogy
The Skowhegan Island: History Of
Maine Attractions in Midcoast Region: Island Highlights
History of Acadia
A Brief History of the Carriage Roads in Acadia National Park
Casco Bay Online: Fort Gorges
Seacoast NH - Isles of Shoals History
The Cartographic Creation of New England
Westport Island History
Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket and other isles on the N.E. coast of America
Island Institute - Links
Life on an Island: Early Settlers Off the Rock-Bound Coast of Maine
Franco-American Research Assignment
Rhode Island History
Theme Trails - Early Settlement Trail, Maritime Trail & Industrial Trail
400 Years of History 1604 - 2004
Isles of Shoals Steamship Company - ( History of the Isles of Shoals )
Cuttyhunk, Massachusetts
Kirsten Eriksson's CUTTYHUNK PAGE
Cuttyhunk Island Home page
Block Island Homepage
United States of America
NODDLES ISLAND, Mass. in Rev. War - Journal of British soldier
Isle au Haut, Maine
Chebeague Island Anchor Page, Chebeague Island, Maine
Cliff Island
Island Institute
Long Island, Maine
North Haven Community School Home Page
Diamond Cove, Maine
Cousins Island & Littlejohn Island
Criehaven, Island of Lobsters
Cushing's Island, Maine
Cliff Island
Ragged Island
Metinic Island
Matinicus Island
Matinicus Rock
Islesford.com / Little Cranberry Island / Islesford / Maine / USA / Index
Monhegan Island, Maine
Peaks Island, Casco Bay, Portland, Maine
Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine
Vinalhaven: History
Eliza Starbuck Barney Genealogical Record
A History of Deer Isle, Maine

Other New England Island Links

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Page created by David Sylvester February, 2002. Updated January 1, 2006