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Ancestry.com and Heritage Quest

January 26th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Children, City Library, Local History, Main Branch, NH Room, Research Tip of the Week, Technology, West Branch

Who do you think you are? Find out by researching your family history! The New Hampshire Room at the Main Library is a treasure-trove of information for anyone hoping to track down long forgotten family members. The New Hampshire Room is a reference collection of materials of interest to the local historian and genealogist, as well as the patron interested in all aspects of New Hampshire history. Included in the collection are city and town histories, biographies of famous N.H. people, books by N.H. authors, N.H. government, Manchester history and government and genealogies of major N.H. families. You can also find New Hampshire vital records (birth, death, and marriage certificates) on microfilm. Ancestry.com is available for use in the library; with which you can search a massive database of census records, immigration records, and many other resources. Ancestry.com even has census collections from the U.K., Canada, Australia, and Germany.  Or, do your searching from home with the plethora of records, books, and articles to be found in Heritage Quest.  The library has a professional genealogist on staff to help you get started. So come take a look into the past, your family history is right at your fingertips!

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