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Did you know that three genealogy research databases are available for all Kansans to use? Search on HeritageQuest for census, military, immigration, and other important record sets. Genealogy Connect searches eBooks on genealogy topics from immigration to royal lineage. Fold3 provides access to U.S. military records, beginning with the Revolutionary War. Find them at https://kslib.info/databases
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The State Library has three online resources for genealogy research:
HeritageQuest is powered by Ancestry.com and has a vast collection of genealogical and historical sources including maps, U.S. Federal Censuses, Military records, Immigration records, Revolutionary War Pensions, Freedman’s Bank records, PERSI archive, and U.S. Serial Set records. HeritageQuest also has research aids with tips and tricks to using HeritageQuest and doing genealogy research. Visit HeritageQuest Online: https://kslib.info/HQ
Genealogy Connect is a collection of eBooks covering topics in genealogy best practices, Native American ancestry, colonial and revolutionary ancestry resources, immigration, royal and noble ancestry resources and more. These resources can be easily searched and emailed, printed, downloaded, and saved. Visit Genealogy Connect: https://kslib.info/GC
Fold3 is a resource for genealogists, historians, veterans and their families. It provides access to US military records, including stories, photos, and personal documents of those who served. Content begins with the Revolutionary War and continues to the present. Visit Fold3: https://kslib.info/Fold3
Printables & Logos:
- Bookmark - 4 to a page, about both resources, black & white.
- HeritageQuest bookmark - 4 to a page, color.