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Genealogy Resources


African American HeritageA groundbreaking new resource exclusively dedicated to African American family history research.

Ancestry Library Edition
Offers over a billion names in over 3000 unique databases, including the Social Security Death Index.

Documenting the American South
DocSouth includes books, diaries, posters, artifacts, letters, oral history interviews and songs related to southern history, literature, and culture.

Heritage Quest
A resource for census data, family records, and local history. The collection provides access to every extant U.S. federal census, as well as a multitude of family genealogies, local histories, tax lists, city directories, land and probate records, birth, marriage, and death records, and more.

Marker was founded to make Virginia historical highway markers conveniently accessible and relevant to a wider audience. Access to Maker History is free.