Beginning your Genealogy – find your roots .
Watch an intro video:
Print a blank tree to fill out: click here
Want to try the Ancestry database? Free access from the Westerly Public Library, sign in with your library card: click here
Learn to use Ancestry: click here
The Ancestry Youtube channel:
Other YouTube channels to explore/watch:
My Heritage, Family Search, Find My Past (British & Irish records)
Immigration records at the National Archives
Where are you from? A local family?
Westerly/Rhode Island resources:
Special Collections & the Local History Room at the Westerly Public Library https://westerlylibrary.org/special-collections please call for an appointment.
Have questions concerning local families? Send us an email, maybe we can help.
Use the historical information you’ve collected to write your genealogical story – bring your ancestors’ stories to life. Need help? click here for an article.
For fun, the British version of ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ : https://www.youtube.com/c/WhoDoYouThinkYouAre/videos