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Genealogy & Local History

Pequot Library is known for its outstanding collection of materials on genealogy and local history. Researchers are provided with a broad choice of printed materials relating to New England, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, other mid-Atlantic and Southeastern states. In addition, the collection offers published family histories, lineage society resources, military histories, ethnic genealogy, and a good selection of genealogy finding aids.

Genealogy Roundtables

Monthly Genealogy Roundtable from September through June at 10am on the second Saturday of each month. Genealogists Betty Oderwald and Bill Stansfield help answer your questions and suggest new sources and strategies for research. Participants are encouraged to share their research experiences and findings. On occasion the Roundtable will begin with a short talk by one of the Genealogists.

Last 2014 Date: Saturday, December 13

Winter/Spring 2015 Dates:                 Summer 2015 Dates:                  Fall 2015 Dates:
Saturday, January 10                            June 13                                          September 12
Saturday, February 14                          July 11                                             October 10
Saturday, March 14                               August 8                                         November 14
Saturday, April 11                                                                                            December 12
Saturday, May 9

Free Websites for further research:
Family Search
https://familysearch.org/

Heritage Quest
http://www.heritagequestonline.com/hqoweb/library/do/index

CT State Library
http://www.ctstatelibrary.org/

Ancestry. com may be accessed at Fairfield Main library, Fairfield Woods branch library, and the Fairfield Museum and History Center.

Other sites that charge fees:
New England Historic Genealogical Society
http://www.americanancestors.org/home.html

Genealogy.com
http://www.genealogy.com/index_n.html

New York Genealogical and Biographical Society
http://newyorkfamilyhistory.org/

More Genealogy Websites