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The Gilbert School Library: Genealogy

Search our catalog, download e-books, contact a librarian and more!


Heritage Quest Online

Ask a librarian for a barcode to access this database.

Search the fold 3 database

Fold3 - Only accessible in school

Search family search database

Family Search


Other Great Resources

Explore the U. S. Genweb project

US GenWeb Project - Resources by State



Statue of Liberty Ellis Island Foundation - Tips & Passenger Search

Genealogy Tips

It has been estimated that nearly half of all Americans today can trace their family history to at least one person who passed through the Port of New York at Ellis Island.  

Their database allows access to the records of millions of immigrants.


My Heritage

Genealogy Explained



Getting Started with Genealogy on the Web


(Thanks, Marisa & Olivia!)


The Olive Tree


Search for your ancestors in free Ships' Passenger lists, Naturalization Records, Palatine Genealogy, Canadian Genealogy, American Genealogy, Native American Genealogy, Huguenots, Mennonites, Almshouse Records, Orphan Records, church records, military muster rolls, census records, land records and more. 


Charts & Organizers

Library Resources

Other Resources

Castle Garden Immigration Center

Castle is a free database developed and funded by The Battery Conservancy. It contains and makes available eleven million records of immigrants who arrived at the Port of New York from 1820 - 1892. Today more than 100 million Americans can trace their ancestry to this early period of immigration.