History & Genealogy

  • American Ancestors
    Large collection of family trees, genealogy records and resources. Accessible at the library. Full access to American Ancestors is available at the library.
  • Ancestry
    The largest family history site with over 4 billion names in worldwide historical records, genealogy and more. Kingston Public Library card required to sign in.
  • Heritage Quest
    Online version with limited Ancestry searches for the US Census, Canadian Census, City Directories and more.
  • World History in Context
    Contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History. Kingston Public Library card required to sign in.
  • US History in Context
    Detailed overview of our nation's past that covers the most-studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people. Kingston Public Library card required to sign in.