Genealogy


An Outstanding Collection

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 and other Mid-Atlantic states, 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 Roundtables are held year-round at 10:00 a.m. on the second Saturday of each month. Genealogists Bill Stansfield, Beth Northrop, and Bob Grilley 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. Free.

Upcoming Roundtable Events

Learn more about your family history. It is only accessible at Pequot Library.

Get started on your genealogical research.

Further Research

Free Websites:

Family Search: familysearch.org

Heritage Quest: heritagequestonline.com

CT State Library: ctstatelibrary.org 

 

Websites that Charge Fees:

New England Historic Genealogical Society: americanancestors.org

Genealogy.com: genealogy.com

New York Genealogical and Biographical Society: newyorkfamilyhistory.org

 

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