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Genealogy Club

Are you just starting your family tree, or have you run into a brick wall tracing a distant ancestor? Join us to share tips and learn new research strategies. All levels of experience are welcome!  Check our calendar of events for upcoming meetings.


Recommended Resources


  • FamilySearch Tree: The app’s Relatives Around Me function allows you to find other app-using relatives within 100 feet

DNA Testing

Family Tree Software/Tools


  • Ancestry.com:  Billions of genealogy records (Free access through Lexington Public Library at any library location)
  • My Heritage:  Online genealogy website, Israeli-based – may be of interest to those researching Jewish genealogy, DNA testing
  • Family Search:  World's largest collection of free family trees, genealogy records and resources (free)
  • Geneanet:  Genealogical information for more than 7 billion individuals, includes international records
  • Geni.com:  Family tree and social networking site
  • Chronicling America:  America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1949 (free)
  • Cyndi’s List:  Genealogy starting point with more than 332,000 genealogy links, categorized & cross-referenced, in more than 200 categories
  • KYGenWeb
  • Board For Certification of Genealogists:  Promotes ethical standards for genealogy research
  • Find My Past:  UK-based online genealogy service, records from England, Ireland (subscription)
  • Legacy Family Tree Webinars
  • Daughters of the American Revolution:  Revolutionary War patriots and their descendants
  • WorldCat Discovery:  Locate books and other materials in libraries all over the world
  • Hathi Trust:  Digital content from research libraries around the world
  • Google Books:  Full text books and magazines
  • Internet Archive:  Non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more​
  • History Hub



Land Records

Libraries & Historical Societies

Military Records