Essex County, Massachusetts, is a region of genealogical interest to many people across the country, and the Society's journal has been an important source of information for its subscribers since it was founded in 1981. All volumes contain articles related to Essex County or to genealogical research in general. Recurring highlights of the journal include the "TEG Feature Article," "It Happened in Essex County" (local history), "Research in Progress" (genealogical information), "Our Readers Write," "The Ahnentafel" (family generational charts), "Genealogical Queries," "Moments in History" and original poetry. This master volume consists of both a subject index and a fullname index to volumes 16-20 of The Essex Genealogist. These indices are a necessity for Essex County researchers!