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Genealogy

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Websites to Get You Started

  • Cyndi's List
    A free and very comprehensive listing of genealogy resources on the Internet with many ways to search and sort by category (such as geographical locations) and topic (such as adoption).
  • US Genweb Project - Clinton County, NY
    A website maintained by local volunteers with knowledge of local resources, such as cemetery records, birth, death and marriage records, local history etc.
  • US Genweb Project - Essex County, NY
    A website maintained by local volunteers with knowledge of local resources, such as cemetery records, birth, death and marriage records, local history, etc.
  • US Genweb Project - Franklin County, NY
    A website maintained by local volunteers with knowledge of local resources, such as cemetery records, birth, death and marriage records, local history, etc.
  • Family Search
    Very comprehensive, free research site with access to census records and many vital records. Maintained the the Church of Latter Day Saints.
  • Ancestor Roots Information
    If your ancestors came from other countries, try this site to find resources by country and region.
  • Family Genealogy & History Internet Education Directory - Wiki
    Scholarly mega site map of world wide Internet resources.

Local Community Resources for Genealogy

Here are some regional web resources and organizations with information helpful to genealogists.

At Your Library - Databases for Research

Heritage Quest logo

If you are a patron of either the Plattsburgh or Malone library, you are able to access the Heritage Quest database from home using your library card! Visitors to those libraries may also receive guest privileges to use this database.  To access from home with a Plattsburgh library card, visit http://www.plattsburghlib.org/resources.html  and scroll down to "Database, Genealogy."  To access from home with a Malone library card, visit http://www.cefls.org/malone.htm.

      
     

    Ebooks to Download

    You can download this ebook for free with your library card and read it on your computer, smartphone, tablet or e-reader.

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    Discover your family history online
    ISBN: 9781440318542
    A Step-by-Step Guide to Starting Your Genealogy Search

    History of Clinton and Franklin Counties, NY - D. H. Hurd
    Publication Date: 1880
    A free Google Book

     

    How-To Books from Local Libraries on Genealogy

    Here are some good introductions to genealogy in the collections of public libraries around the area. Request these titles  with your library card to be delivered to your home library, or visit the libraries that own them to check them out.  Click on a title to see where you can find a copy.

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