Digital Services, Genealogy, Staying Home

Ancestry at Home Extended!

Access to the Ancestry database at home has been extended through the end of December 2020. Find Ancestry on our list of databases here to get started. Need more information on Ancestry and how to use it? Check out these… Continue Reading…

Genealogy, History, Research

My Genealogical Research

Hello again everyone! I have covered a few topics on genealogical research and I wanted to share some of the results that I was able to compile over several months of my own research. I was fortunate enough to take… Continue Reading…

Genealogy, History, Research

Genealogy and DNA

Welcome back everyone! Today’s topic I find to be very popular and interesting depending on your perspective. DNA testing has blown up in the last few years through services like AncestryDNA, 23andMe, or FamilyTreeDNA. These are all great ways to… Continue Reading…

Genealogy, History, Research

Genealogical Records

Hello everyone! I thought for this entry I would give an overview of common types of records that you might come across in your research. Different record types offer a variety of information on your ancestors from dating life events… Continue Reading…

Genealogy, History, Research

Family Trees

Hello all! I want to mention that I made a video showing and explaining some of the features of Ancestry on the library’s YouTube channel. You can access my video here. It is an introduction in how to search for… Continue Reading…

Genealogy, Research

Genealogy on YouTube

Hello again to all the budding genealogists out there. This week I thought I would introduce you to some resources and entertainment about genealogy that you can access on YouTube. YouTube is a great website for a variety of things… Continue Reading…

Genealogy, History, Research

Fundamentals of Genealogy

Hello everyone! Welcome to my first official post on the topic of genealogy. I thought we could begin exploring this topic by examining some fundamentals of genealogical research. Many think genealogy and family history are interchangeable terms and for the… Continue Reading…

Genealogy, Introductions

Robert's Introduction

Greetings, patrons! My name is Robert, one of your local adult reference librarians. I will be posting regularly to provide useful and/or interesting information related to genealogy and history. We have available resources located on the Library’s website to help… Continue Reading…

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