Genealogy Links

Are you working on your Family History projects while staying home during the pandemic? We have put together a collection of links to expand your general knowledge and find more information on your family. Be sure to also visit our Local History page, our Connecticut Genealogy page and our General Genealogy page.

If you are a Blackstone Library cardholder, you can access AncestryLibrary from home.

Many paid services, including American Ancestors, offer some of their databases for free. Just look for the option to limit to those. For American Ancestors, you would click on Search All Databases and then choose Free.

Videos from RootsTech 2020

Map your ancestors (you will need to create a free account with FamilySearch)

Free 20 minute online consultation with a specialist from FamilySearch

Try some in-home and online activities from FamilySearch (you will need to create a free account)

Genealogy Made Easy: 16 Ideas under 20 Minutes

Research at the National Archives

Family Research Guide to the Digital Public Library of America

Digitizing Family Papers and Photographs from the National Archives