25 February 2014

Genealogical Resources from the Farmington Public Library

Do you live in or near Farmington, New Mexico? Do you have a Farmington Public Library card? If so, you may access the following genealogical and geographical databases for free:

* Ancestry - Library Edition - Census, birth, death, marriage, and other records. Available only on the library's Internet and WiFi.

* HeritageQuest - Search census records.

* Sanborn Maps - Historic maps of selected New Mexico cities, 1867 - 1970.

Also, you may be able to find genealogical information in the following:

* NewsBank - News from Albuquerque Journal (since 1995); Las Cruces Sun-News (since 2004); & Roswell Daily Record (since 2002). Also includes selected indexed news videos and searchable "full-text" of magazines such as Newsweek, Popular Science, Parenting, Slate & Foreign Affairs, as well as links to international articles on topical issues.

You may find more information about these databases at this link.

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