Genealogical Research

Genealogy is the study or investigation of ancestry and family histories. Researching a family history can be be done using vital records, governmental or religious records, and on-line resources.

Genealogy Research Database

HeritageQuest
Contains US Federal census images from 1790-1930, full-text of 25,000 family and local history books as well as The Periodical Source Index covering more than 6,500 genealogy and local history periodicals written since 1800. (Library barcode required.)

 

Other Internet Websites

Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
A categorized & cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the Internet. Possible cemeteries & funeral homes information.

Ellis Island
Research your immigrant ancestors and view or purchase original ship manifests for port of entry for New York starting with January of 1892 to approximately 1922/24.

Family Search
Learn how to start your family history. Search for your ancestors in our vast record collections. Provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Irish Ancestors
Research your Irish ancestry by county location. Membership Fee Required for additional info.

Irish Roots
Irish Family History Foundation covers the 32 counties of Ireland. Trace your family’s name in the county your ancestors came from.

Italian Genealogical Group
Italian Genealogical Group is an organization dedicated to furthering Italian family history and genealogy, as well as access to some death records, grooms records of New York. Brides to come.

Name Variation Help
Preparation for name search or variation of names for Ellis Island. Ellis Island Search Forms and Ship Arrivals.

National Archives and Records Administratin (NARA)
Search National Personnel Records Center for Military Personnel Records. Naturalization papers, WWI Registration Records, Ships Manifests records prior to 1892.

New England Historic Genealogical Society
Access to Irish, English and New England Information. Largest collection of UK U.S. & Canadian records. Membership fee.

New York Genealogical and Biographical Society
The New York G&B is here to help you learn more about your ancestors and the world in which they lived. Membership fee.

RootsWeb
Find your ancestors in the birth, marriage and death records. Please access Ancestry.com at the Malverne Public Library.