Genealogy


Featured Resources

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Subscription content for in-library use only. Portions of Ancestry content are available from home with a free Ancestry.com New York account.

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Search for family online. East Greenbush or Schodack library card required for home access


 

Other Resources

Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites
More than 84,000 genealogy links are gathered and arranged by category.

Family History & Genealogy from USA.gov
Find Census, immigration, and military records, and record-finding aids for genealogists and family historians.

FamilySearch
The largest genealogy organization in the world. Search family records, genealogies, photographs, census and other government records; create a family tree; take an online genealogy course. A service of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Find A Grave
Find the graves of your ancestors. Also try BillionGraves.

Genealogy Gophers
Free genealogy book search. Search 80,000 digital genealogy books, for free.

Military Indexes
A directory of links to online military indexes and records for USA genealogy research. Included are rosters, databases of soldiers, draft card databases for World War I and II, and listings of military and war casualties.

One-Step Genealogy Websites by Steve Morse
This site contains tools for finding immigration records, census records, vital records, and for dealing with calendars, maps, foreign alphabets, and numerous other applications. Some of these tools fetch data from other websites but do so in more versatile ways than the search tools provided on those websites.

Resources for Genealogists
Finding aids from the National Archives & Records Administration.

RootsWeb
An online community supported by Ancestry.com. The primary purpose and function of RootsWeb.com is to connect people so that they can help each other and share genealogical research.

Top 100 Genealogy Websites, 2016
A list of 100 top online resources, as compiled by Genealogy In Time magazine.

US Gen Web Project
A volunteer-run group working to provide free genealogy websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States.

Where to Write for Vital Records
Assistance in locating and requesting vital records in the U.S.