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Genealogy & Local History

Online Resources

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American Ancestors

In-Library Only: http://www.americanancestors.org/search/advanced-search/
The New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is the oldest genealogical society in the country. For over 150 years, NEHGS has helped new and experienced researchers trace their heritage in New England and around the world. Their databases contain a wide assortment of genealogical information, some overlapping what Ancestry Library provides.

Ancestry Library Edition

In-Library Only: http://ancestrylibrary.proquest.com
Contains the U.S. Census Collection; U.S. Data Collection; U.K. and Ireland Collection; Birth, Marriage, and Death Records; Immigration Collection; Military Collection; Family and Local History Records; Court, Land, and Probate Records; and more.

FamilySearch Historical Records

http://familysearch.org
The Parker Memorial Library is an Affiliate Library of the Family History Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. This affiliate status allows patrons to view restricted online records when in the Library. Start your search at the FamilySearch catalog.

Heritage Quest Online – At home with your Dracut library card.

http://www.heritagequestonline.com/hqoweb/library/do/login/barcode?aid=13380
A comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, convenient research guides, interactive census maps, and more.

Heritage Quest Online – In-library only.

http://www.heritagequestonline.com/hqoweb/library/do/login
A comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, convenient research guides, interactive census maps, and more.

Circulating Genealogy Books

Reference Area, 2nd Floor
These books are shelved in the Reference Area in the right front corner next to the Town Records. They include genealogy guides and circulating copies of some items in the Local History Collection.

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