ProQuest has partnered with to create Ancestry Library Edition, which is similar (but not identical) to the consumer version. Ancestry Library Edition is a research tool offering comprehensive international genealogical information, with more than 5 billion names in thousands of collections.

American Ancestors

New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is America’s founding genealogical organization and the most respected name in family history. Established in 1845, NEHGS is the nation’s leading comprehensive resource for family history research and the largest Society of its kind in the world

Find My Past

Finding your British Isles ancestors can be difficult. With Findmypast, you get the complete British and Irish family history experience, to connect you with your ancestors and bring your story to life.

Gale Biography and Genealogy Master Index

Biography and Genealogy Master Index


HeritageQuest Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, convenient research guides, interactive census maps, and more.

Gale Collection

HistoryGeo is a family history website providing online genealogy software tools allowing you to search original land records and old maps


NewsBank is a news database resource which provides archives of media publications as reference materials for a wide variety of subjects. Click here to access from outside the library.

Newspaper Archive

Search 5.6 billion genealogy records including newspaper articles, obituaries, marriages, births, passenger lists, arrests, divorces, war casualties and more.

Fold 3

Fold3 is the web's premier collection of original US military records, including many from the US National Archives.

Click here to access from outside the library.


Find historical newspapers from across the United States and beyond. Explore newspaper articles and clippings for help with genealogy, history and other research

Click here to access from outside the library.


Indian River Genealogical Society has created a website that is searchable by surname for cemeteries in Indian River County

Searchable by state/county

Cemetery Records Online US-Europe-other Countries

Free database- world's largest gravesite collection

Foreign Countries

Family History Index

Free Civil War database (Soldiers, Sailors, Regiments, Cemeteries, Battles, Prisoners, Medals of Honor, Monuments)

Contains various stories, photos and documents from Civil War

Revolutionary War thru Ready Reserve Ships tp Iraq (2003)

Military Cemeteries and Memorials- searchable by location/war/soldier


Free website spans more than NY

Ship Passenger Lists

Must have a Family Search account

Must have a Family Search account

Must have a Family Search account

Vol. 1-17; searchable by name

Must have a Family Search account

Must have a Family Search account

Must have a Family Search account

One of the Ports of Entry into the US from 1892-1954

One of the Ports of Entry into the US from 1830-1892

Specific Cultures

Must have a JewishGen account to view records

Searachable database for the New York area

African American records in various states

Websites Of Interest

Access Genealogy is a free genealogy resources with multiple databases including: Black genealogy, cemetery records, census records, Military records, Native American records, vital records and more!

Blogs and articles regarding different websites

Search for ancestors and locate your family surnames in free genealogy databases

Searchable database for meanings of old occupations

Land patents, survey plats, land status records, etc.

Searchable database

Links to online census data for most states, tax lists, millitary rosters

Cenus maps and more

Records request for military service, census records, many other records