Genealogy Research

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Jessica Mirasol of the Davenport Public Library presented an Introduction to Genealogy to Plus 60 members on October 30.  Several genealogical websites are available on your local library’s website.

Davenport: http://www. davenportlibrary.com

Scott County for Blue Grass, Buffalo, Durant, Eldridge, Princeton, and Walcott: http://www.scottcountylibrary.org/research/genealogy-history/

Useful websites:

Family Search from the Church of Latter Day Saints:  https://familysearch.org/

Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness:  https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Random_Acts_of_Genealogical_Kindness

Ship manifests:  Transcribers Guild (http://surnamesupersearch.com/passenger/immigrantshipstranscribersguild.htm

Available to Researchers at all Davenport Public Library Locations:

Access Newspaper Archive:  Gateway to searching and reading historical newspapers dating back the 1700s.

On the second Saturday of each month, the Davenport Church of Latter Saints on Wisconsin Ave. holds an informational meeting on a different genealogical resource at 10:30 a.m.