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Genealogy Resources: Databases & More

Includes books and other resources available at SSPL for navigating the realm of genealogy!

Genealogy Resources at the Saratoga Springs Public Library

A series of resources compiled by Zoë Nousiainen, Reference Librarian:

* Please ask at the Reference Desk (ext. 304) or in the Saratoga Room (ext. 255) for further assistance with your genealogy needs! *

SSPL DATABASES

Ancestry Library Edition

(In-library use only.)

Start your own genealogy using the U.S. Census (1790-1930), New York Passenger lists (1851-1891), World War I Draft Registration Cards (1917-1918), Civil War Service Records, the Social Security Death Index, and the England, Wales, Scotland & Ireland Parish and Probate Records plus much more. 

HeritageQuest

(May be used in the library or at home.)

Your library's resource for census data, family records and local histories. This collection assembles every extant U.S. federal census, banking and military records, genealogies, local histories, primary source materials, and genealogical and local history serials. HeritageQuest Online is an ongoing project (new content is added regularly).

SSPL PERIODICAL SUBSCRIPTIONS*

Family Tree Magazine

- Published 7 times a year

Your Genealogy Today

- Published 6 times a year

 

*All back editions of periodicals are located on the 2nd floor of the library. Please check with the reference librarian if you need additional help!