Genealogy Databases & Links

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Ancestry Library Edition (ProQuest)

Available in-library only. Covers more than two billion names throughout the various databases collection, which includes US Data Collection and Census Collection (U.S. birth, marriage, death collection, World War I Draft Registration, Social Security Death Index, Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1930), UK and Ireland Collection, Immigration Collection (New York Passenger List, San Francisco Passenger List, New York Petitions for Naturalization Index) and more.

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Chronicling America Newspaper Database

Library of Congress, Chronicling America

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Cyndi's List logo

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet

More than 41,700 links, categorized and cross-referenced, in more than 100 categories.

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FamilySearch Internet Genealogy Service

Extensive genealogical records gathered by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The site offers access to the Ancestral File and the International Genealogical Index (British Isles, North America, and Finland regions).

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Fort Bend County Libraries Obituary Database

A searchable, online database designed to help those with ties to Fort Bend county conduct genealogical research. information includes names, birth and death dates, cemetery of burial, notes, and a scanned copy of the obituary, if available.

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HeritageQuest Online

Resource for genealogy and family-history research. Includes online and film products dating back to the late 1700s, including digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records, and the digitized version of the popular UMI Genealogy & Local History collection. 

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Available in-library only., the largest historical newspaper database online, contains tens of millions of newspaper pages from 1607 to present. Every newspaper in the archive is fully searchable by keyword and date, making it easy for you to quickly explore historical content. is adding newspaper pages faster than you can search them - with one newspaper page added every second - that's over 80,000 images a day, or about 2.5 million pages per month!

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