Looking to start your own genealogy research?
Our partnership with AncestryLibrary means you can now research your family history at the library.
Click here to visit the site, AncestryLibrary.
Click here to view a PDF document on starting your own family history research.
Questions to help you explore genealogy with family members:
- How did you choose my name?
- What was the hardest moment you had growing up?
- How would you describe yourself as a child?
- What was your best memory of childhood?
- What was your grandmother’s name?
- Where did she grow up?
- Do you know her maiden name?
The 1950 Census is open and free on the US National Archives site. But it’s not fully indexed, making it a little more challenging to extract the valuable information we are all looking for. For that reason, here are some of the tricks that may be helpful in finding some ancestors https://nhsl.libguides.com/databasesupport/genealogydatabases >> 1950 Census [tab].
Also check out Genealogy and NH History for further genealogy research!
Database for genealogy research. Click here to access the website, please call the library for our username and password.