Our Genealogy/Local History Section is full of valuable reference material, including City Directories going back to the late 1800s, Natchez school yearbooks, cemetery records, Jersey settlers information, census information, books on local and state history, Journal of Mississippi History, Roster of of Confederate Soldiers, and DAR indexes.
One of our most popular resources are our Vertical Files, where we have collected newspaper and magazine articles and filed them according to subject matter.
- The largest collection of family history records on the web.
- Learn details about your ancestor's lives
- Build your family tree
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Ancestry.Library Edition is available only for use within the library. Remote access is not possible due to contractual restrictions. Please contact a staff member for access.
- Find ancestors in the complete set of U S Federal Census images from 1790-1930, including name indexes for many years.
- Find information in books on people and places described family and local histories.
- Find information about people and places from PERSI, an index of over 2.3 million genealogy and local history articles.
- Search selected records from the Revolutionary War Era Pension & Bounty Land Warrant Application Files.
- Search for individuals in Freedman's Bank (1865 - 1874), which was founded to serve African Americans.
- Search the Memorials, Petitions, and Private Relief Actions of the U.S. Congress in the LexisNexis Serial Set.
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You may access this resource from anywhere, but you will need to enter your library card barcode number.