Monthly Archives: July 2011

New Materials in the Grosvenor Room

Savage, James. Female index to genealogical dictionary of the first settlers of New England.   GRO Ref F3 .F46 2008 Bracy, Isabel. Records of Revolutionary War Veterans who lived in Madison County, New York.  GRO Ref F127 .M2 R43 1988  Passenger and Immigration … Continue reading

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Maps Maps Maps!

The Grosvenor Room houses maps and atlases that are used by local history researchers and genealogists, but these are just a small portion of the Central Library’s incredible collection of over 70,000  local, regional, state, national, and international maps.  For more information … Continue reading

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Finding Family Histories

Have you wondered if a history of your family has already been written?  If you have, the following resources may lead you in the right direction.  Keep in mind that family histories are only as good as the researcher and … Continue reading

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Now on display – “The Blue and the Gray: Songs of the Civil War”

Come view the display of historic music commemorating the 150th anniversary of the start of the American Civil War, (April 12, 1861). Included are sheet music, broadsides, songsters, and other materials from Central Library’s Grosvenor Room music collection.  Broadsides were … Continue reading

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A Quick Start to Researching Your Revolutionary War Ancestors

Search the following databases in Ancestry Library Edition: U.S. Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783—will give rank and state fought with. Revolutionary War Pension Index—will give rank and state fought with. Search HeritageQuest Online’s Revolutionary War Documents: The documents include select items … Continue reading

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