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TELLING YOUR FAMILY’S STORY

Updated: Jan 26


November is Family Stories Month, a great time to learn about your family’s history. Where to begin?


Start with AncestryLibrary, the library version of the popular and extensive genealogy database, Ancestry.com. It is available for in-library use only at any Fauquier County Library location and provides access to thousands of databases, including:


  • US Census records

  • Vital records such as birth, death, and marriage records

  • Land records

  • Military records and much more


Can’t make it to the library? Access HeritageQuest Online from home to search unique primary resources, local and family histories and finding aids.


If you have family members who served in the US military, Fold3 Library Edition contains an ever-growing collection of US military records, including the stories, photos and personal documents of service members.


Still have questions? Stop by the reference desk at any Fauquier Public Library location or visit our full listing of genealogy and local history resources online.


Access is free with a Fauquier Public Library card.

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