Genealogy

Genealogy Computer Class

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Sunday, October 17, 2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Geneaology After Dark: Sitting Up With the Dead

Location: Heritage Room
Date: Friday, October 8, 2010 - 6:00pm - 11:00pm

Do you want to know more about who you are and where you came from? Then please join us for this special genealogy event in the Heritage Room at the main branch, located on the third floor of the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library.  Our speaker will be Robert Scott Davis from Wallace State Community College in Hanceville.

Time Is Running Out For Sitting Up With The Dead

Huntsville Heritage Room’s next ‘Sitting Up With the Dead’ program is set for Friday, August 6th.

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Genealogy after hours

Friday, May 7: register for exclusive after-hours genealogy research time in the Heritage Room! Read more »

Genealogy After Hours

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, May 7, 2010 - 6:00pm - 11:00pm

Come to Genealogy After Hours for exclusive after hours access to: Census Records, Periodicals, Books (remember these?), Microfilm Readers and Computers. Robert Scott Davis, Jr. will open the evening with a talk about researching. Bring your own supper;we will have drinks & chips.

Heritage Quest is back!

We've prepared a quick tutorial on how to access Heritage Quest at home using your library card number and PIN. Read more »

Ancestor Searching: Volume 4, #11

The LDS has filmed all of the birth, marriage, and death records for the state of New Jersey for the period 1848-1900. There are a total of 290 microfilms, including indexes, that can be ordered through the local Family History Centers. Also, available on their web site is a work in progress of Arkansas marriage records. The records date from 1837 to 1957 and include a searchable index linked to digital images of the original marriage certificates. Read more »

Updates on website upgrade

We're still working on a few issues from our migration to hmcpl.org. The 'My Account' page is still currently disabled. To renew items or place holds, visit our catalog directly. Access to Heritage Quest is back! Go here to learn how to access it from home using RocketSearch. Read more »

Ancestor Searching: Volume 4, #10

The National Genealogical Society (NGS) annual conference is set for April 28th thru May 1 of this year. The theme this year is 'Follow Your Ancestral Trail' and will be hosted by the Utah Genealogical Association in Salt Lake City, UT. Information and registration can be made by calling 1-800-473-0060 or emailing conference [at] ngsgenealogy [dot] org. Read more »

Genealogy After Hours

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, February 5, 2010 - 6:00pm - 11:00pm

Genealogy After Hours
Tickets: $20/person, pre-registration required
To order/more info: (256) 532-5969
Location: Auditorium
Do your genealogy research after hours! "Genealogy After Hours" will begin with a brief talk by Robert Scott Davis, Jr. from Wallace State College in Hanceville.Snacks and drinks will be provided. Bring your own sandwich. To pre-register, call 532-5969.We look forward to seeing you there!

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