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Databases – Genealogy

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Ancestry Library Edition

 

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Ancestry Library covers the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas.  Note:  Due to our license agreement, Ancestry Library is ONLY available INSIDE the Library building, at our stations or on your laptop via our wi-fi.

New to Ancestry Library? Here’s a Great Help Site

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HeritageQuest

 

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Heritage Quest Online provides you access to census records, family and local histories, genealogy articles and more!  Unlike Ancestry, Heritage Quest can also be searched from HOME with your WDM Library card. In-library

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