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Genealogy

DATABASES

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American Ancestors (Library Access Only)
Maintained by the New England Historic Genealogical Society, this database contains vital records (births, deaths, marriages) by state and locality for selected time periods. There are church records, probate records, and histories of individual families, as well as cemetery and burial records, local histories, court records and land records. NEHGS is continuously expanding its database to include genealogical information from outside of New England.

America’s Genealogy Bank
Easily search and browse millions of genealogies, obituaries, marriage and birth announcements and more from 1652 to the present. Includes historical newspapers, books and documents, along with modern obituaries and the Social Security Death Index.

Ancestry Library (Library Access Only)
Information on people and places described in over 25,000 family and local histories. Includes US Federal Census Records from 1790-1930.

Heritage Quest
Research resource for family history and American culture includes U.S. federal census records and the UMI Genealogy and Local History collection.

WEB LINKS

Cyndi's List
Commercial directory of thousands of genealogy websites grouped by category.

Family Search
U.S. and International church and civil records compiled, indexed and maintained by the Church of Latter Day Saints

US Gen Web
Directory of state-by-state resources compiled, indexed and maintained by volunteers.

CT Gen Web
Directory of county-by-county resources compiled, indexed and maintained by volunteers.

New Haven County CTGenWeb Project
Resources specific to New Haven County compiled, indexed and maintained by volunteers.

Social Security Death Index
Social Security Death Index over 90,000,000 records of people for whom Social Security death benefits have been paid since 1938.

Southern Connecticut Ancestry Network