Genealogy Research



Informal genealogy research sessions with Wayne Blanchard meet at the Library on Thursdays from 10:30 – 12:30. For more information contact the Library at 802.643.4270, email [email protected],

Ancestry Library Edition contains many useful tools for genealogical research including:

Immigration Vital Records
Census Family Histories
Court Records Directories
Photos Military Records


Quick Tips for using Ancestry Library Edition

To find specific content:
Click the All Databases link on the homepage, then search the Ancestry Card Catalog by title and keyword, or Filter Titles by collection, location, dates, and languages.

To find records in a specific state or country:
Click the Search tab at the top of the screen to browse by location, by name, or by using an interactive map.

To get all relevant names:
Use wildcards to cover all possible alternative forms and spellings. Put ? or * at the middle of end of names where you expect variations. Example – type Wil* Sm?th

To see new content:
(added every week) Click the List Recent link on the homepage.

To get more tips:
Click the Help Link at the top right corner of any screen.



Heritage Quest

You’ll find U.S. federal census records, family histories, published genealogies, historical books, Revolutionary War records, Freedman’s Bank records, and more to help you trace your American ancestors’ paths across history.




American Ancestors

Please note that subscription materials are available only in the Library.


Family Search

Discover your family’s story through historical records.​ With billions of records, you can piece together your ancestors’ history and bring their stories to life.​ (Please note: you will need to create a free account)