Vital & Cemetery Records 

Vital and Cemetery Records can be accessed in the room, on this Portsmouth Public Library site, or by visiting the Portsmouth USGENWEB Archive Page and Find A Grave Website; these are updated periodically.

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry will give you access to over 7 billion genealogical records from across the globe and millions of family trees (Only available inside the library). View the Ancestry Library Edition Website 

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Heritage Quest

HeritageQuest Online provides libraries with a unique, growing collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture with over 25,000 books, the entire U.S. Federal Census, PERSI™, and other expanding collections. Beginning or professional genealogists can now use this powerful online library, with original page images for all documents, from the convenience of their home or at the library.

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