Genealogy

Genealogy

Genealogy

Getting Started

Genealogy Topic Guide

This is the place to begin searching for your family roots.

Major Databases & Newspapers  

Heritage Quest, Footnote, World Vital Records, New York Times Historical-1851-2006,Newsday Historical-1940-1984,& Suffolk Historic Newspapers

Ancestry

Due to licensing agreements, this database may only be used in the library.

More Detailed Resources

Ellis Island

Digitized immigration records and a Getting Started Guide

Family History Library

As a Suffolk resident you may request most microfilm and microfiche listed in the Family History Library Catalog for use inside the library.

L.I. Genealogy

A large collection of LI records and resources

USGenWeb

Free genealogy websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States.

U. S. Vital Records

United States birth certificates, death records & marriage licenses

Books to Borrow

East Islip WebOpac

Find books to borrow from the East Islip Public Library.