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

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 Genealogy Websites

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.

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.