The Compendium of American Genealogy, 1600s-1800s

Over 288,000 individuals and provide broad coverage of who’s who in early America. The materials date from the pre-1600s to the 1800s and cover the entire United States.

While not all families are represented, almost every name distinguished in early America will be found in the Compendium. The Compendium was compiled largely from lineage records and manuscript genealogies submitted by individuals selected for inclusion, many of which were illustrated with photographs, portraits, and coats of arms.