Ancestry Library Edition

Library Access Only (no remote access)
Ancestry Library Edition is a comprehensive online source of information for conducting genealogical research. It includes approximately 4,000 databases including key collections such as:
  • U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1930
  • The Map Center containing more than 1,000 historical maps
  • American Genealogical Biographical Index (over 200 volumes)
  • Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage (over 150 volumes)
  • The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1630
  • Social Security Death Index (updated monthly)
  • WWI Draft Registration Cards
  • Federal Slave Narratives
  • A strong Civil War collection
Ancestry Library Edition updates continually, with more indexes and original images added all the time.

You may also be interested in our HeritageQuest Online subscription through the TexShare category "Genealogy and History," which includes many U.S. Census records and other useful material. (Ask at the Library circulation desk for remote access instructions.) HeritageQuest Online includes all of the images, and extensive indexing, from the 1790 - 1930 U.S. federal censuses. It offers more than 20,000 book titles, including nearly 8,000 family histories and over 12,000 local histories. Additionally, there are more than 250 primary-source documents such as tax lists, city directories, probate records, and more.