Genealogy & Family Research
Ancestry Library Edition Genealogy
This genealogy and family research database covers the U.S. and the U.K. It includes census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada. This collection has more than 4,000 databases, 1.5 billion names, and covers the years 1300 – present. It complements HeritageQuest Online to which TCPL also subscribes. This database is accessible from Library computers only. Ancestry Help Sheet (.pdf)
HeritageQuest Online Genealogy
This genealogy database offers materials for researching family histories and American culture. This database includes indexes of genealogy resources and original page images. It includes over 20,000 books, the entire U.S. Federal Census from 1790 - 1930, PERSI (PERiodical Source Index), Freedman’s Bank Records, Revolutionary War Pension Records, and more. Available from home. HeritageQuest Help Sheet (.pdf)
Updated title and category lists and descriptions of database content are available at Finger Lakes Library System's E-Source Home.
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