Genealogy

America’s News - Searches current and archived coverage of state, regional, and national news with the collection of full-text U.S. newspapers including local publications such as: The Dallas Morning News, The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, and The Denton Record-Chronicle.

Ancestry Library Edition - is a version of Ancestry.com that is available only on library computers. It provides access to more than 7,000 databases, including U.S. Federal Census schedules 1790 to 1940, immigration ships passenger lists, vital records, and U.S. military records. Please visit the library to use this database.

Ancestry.com TexasThe Texas State Library and Archives Commission houses a vast collection of documents related to Texas government and history and provides a variety of reference services and materials for free public use at the Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library Building in Austin and the Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center in Liberty.

Archives.gov - Official website of The National Archives and Records Administration. A very useful website for genealogists.

Chronicling America - Sponsored by the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities, this collection offers a directory of U.S. newspapers from 1690-present as well as digitized newspapers between 1789-1963.

Ellis Island Passenger Arrival Database - Search the records of The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation (SOLEIF) to find immigration records.

FamilySearch.org - Family Search is the largest genealogy organization in the world. This site offers free access to Family Search's resources, including digital images of genealogical records.

Find a Grave - Search the records of cemeteries worldwide to find graves and related information.

Flower Mound Chapter, NSDAR - The Flower Mound Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. This organization offers assistance with genealogical research to prospective members who wish to verify ancestor involvement in the American Revolution.

Genealogy- Texas State Library*- The Texas Family Heritage Research Center located at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission includes genealogical publications such as printed family and county histories, a variety of Texas government records, federal census schedules, and many other resources to help you compile your family history.

Personal Digital Archiving - Step-by-step tips for saving and archiving your personal websites, blogs and social media.

Texas Digital Sanborn Maps*- Historical maps for historians, geographers, and genealogists.

* Provided by TexShare Databases: a program for the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.