Genealogy

Ancestry

Ancestry is only available at the library.  With Ancestry, you can search records that include the US Federal Census (1790 to 1940), the Social Security Death Index, draft registration records, passenger lists, directories, narratives, probate, land title records, and some Canadian and UK census records.

To access Ancestry, use the library computers or your own laptop connected to the library wifi.  If you are at home, search HeritageQuest, which is powered by Ancestry.com.

FamilySearch

FamilySearch lets you search some genealogical records, family trees, and create your own family tree online.

New Providence Memorial Library is a FamilySearch Affiliate Library.  At NPML, you can view over 400 million digital original records in FamilySearch, including name indexes and images, that cannot be viewed from home. You may use the library computers or your own laptop connected to the library wifi to access them on FamilySearch. 

HeritageQuest

HeritageQuest allows you to search Census records, books (family and local histories), wills & probate records, city directories, military records, immigration records, the Social Security Death Index, cemeteries and more.

You may search HeritageQuest from home.

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