Genealogy & Local History

Genealogy Interest Group

SUNDAY February 13 2pm-3:30pm Let's TRY to meet in-person.  Bring your questions, bring your lap top.  We'll look at Steve ...
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Online genealogy library resources:

Ancestry Library

Access from home

Fold3 Library

U.S. military records

Heritage Quest

Search census records


Local History & More

Genealogy 101
If you’re just getting started researching your genealogy, take a look at our webpage Welcome to Genealogy for helpful tips, forms, and links. We also have this information in a packet that you may request at the Service Center on your next visit to the Library.

One-on-one help
Do you have genealogy or local history questions? Consider requesting a Book an Expert appointment with our Genealogy & Local History Librarian, Nancy Gaynor.

Additional online resources:

Local history collection:
Items in our local history collection include Cary-Grove High School yearbooks (years 1968, 1972-present), Cary veteran photo compilation, Cary Garden Club records, Cary Cemetery gravestone photos, and more.