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Greater Lowell Genealogy Club

Serving Lowell, Massachusetts and surrounding towns



Chelmsford Genealogy Club Meetings, first Tuesday of the month, Chelmsford, MA

MSOG Merrimack Valley Chapter Meetings


New England Regional Genealogical Consortium 2015, April 15 - 19 , 2015, Providence, RI


Overseers of the Poor Collection (1880s - 1920s) Index - Z

"The Overseers of the Poor office was responsible for dispersing aid to the poor of Lowell. This collection consists of 6000+ individual files of people who applied for aid, ranging from transportation money to burials of the poor. The family history information contained in these files is extensive and often chronicle the complete travel history of many who came to Lowell looking for work." -Lowell City Hall Archives

For more information, please contact the Lowell Historic Board, 375 Merrimack Street, 2nd Floor, Room 55, Lowell, MA 01852, 978-674-4144 (P)

Folder Last Name First Name DOB Birth Place Spouse
4556 Zacks Hyman 1859 Russia Annie Cohen
5687 Zweres Jessop 1866 Russia Aggie Levinschi