Genealogy

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Ancestry Library

Provides access to approximately 4,000 databases and 2 billion names. Collections include

  • U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1930;
  • the Map Center containing more than 1,000 historical maps;
  • American Genealogical Biographical Index (over 200 volumes);
  • Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage (over 150 volumes);
  • The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1630;
  • Social Security Death Index (updated monthly);
  • WWI Draft Registration Cards;
  • Federal Slave Narratives;
  • and a strong Civil War collection.

Available for use in the library only.

Provides a collection of research materials for tracing family lineage and American culture. Includes more than 25,000 genealogies, local histories, primary source materials and genealogical and local history serials. All materials are keyword searchable and can be downloaded and copied. Also includes Census images for 1790-1930. Census records can be searched by name, place of birth, age, and ethnicity.