Genealogy resources available through Hoover Library
Are you curious about who you are, and the leaves that make up your family tree? Explore your family ancestry with Ancestry Library Edition and Heritage Quest Online. Heritage Quest Online lets you explore your genealogy online from home. Search through census images for decades 1790-1930, books with family and local histories, an index of over 2.3 million geneaology and local history articles, Revolutionary War records, Freedman's Bank records from 1865-1874 and US Congress records including memorials, petitions and private relief actions. You can even search grave indices and locate where your ancestors are buried. Ancestry Library Edition is only available inside the library and offers access to all of the same records and indices. What makes Ancestry Library Edition unique is that it offers a name search engine. Just enter a name, and Ancestry Library Edition will generate a list of all records available, saving time searching through millions of records to minutes!