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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Genealogy Resources @ Your Library

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Your library offers a variety of helpful resources for genealogical research.

Learn about the Library's online genealogy resources including Ancestry.com Library Edition, Heritage Hub, and Family Search. Search census and vital records, obituaries, family histories, and more to discover the history of YOU!

Online Genealogy Resources @ your library:

  • Ancestry Library Edition - Resource to locate census records, military records and vital records. Available for in-library use only.
  • Heritage Hub - Discover the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for genealogical research, 1704 - today.
  • FamilySearch - Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services each year to learn more about their family history. As an affiliate library, users gain access to even more collections when using this service at the CPL.
  • Concord Monitor Indexes - Obituary index (1959 to January 2015) and an index of selected Concord Monitor articles (1981 to 2008).
  • Local papers - Full-text recent articles from local papers provided through America’s News. Newspapers include the Nashua Broadcaster, Derry News, Claremont Eagle Times, Foster’s Daily Democrat, Manchester Examiner, Monadnock Leger Transcript, Nashua Telegraph, West Lebanon Valley News, and the Portsmouth Wire, as well as regional papers.
  • NewsBank - Full-text articles from the Concord Monitor starting in October 2002 and from the Union Leader starting in 1989, as well as America’s News, current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more from 2,400 U.S. newspapers. Includes online access to some popular magazine titles and Special Reports (international, multimedia coverage on a variety of hot topics and themes.)
  • U.S. Newsstream - enables users to search the most recent premium U.S. news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format. Learn how to search this resource by viewing our tutorial.
  • Visit our Digitized Concord History webpage to browse electronic versions of local histories, manuscripts, and more.
  • Sanborn Maps - Large-scale maps of cities and towns in New Hampshire covering the years 1867 to 1970. If you are looking for information on historic properties in Concord, this is a great place to start. Email the library to get a password for home access!
  • Please email a librarian if you have any questions about these services.

Attend a Class

Tuesday, June 21 at 2:00 p.m. - Genealogy Resources @ Your Library - Learn about the Library's online genealogy resources including Ancestry.com, Heritage Hub, and Family Search. We'll discuss basic searching and tips for getting started with each service. RSVP is required. This event will take place both online and in-person. Register today.

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