Genealogy

Click on an icon below to access each library! To remotely access Heritage Quest Online, please use the following login information: username – hcl and password – henrycl1!

The free access to Ancestry.com provided by the library can only be used within library facilities. This service is not available from home. Ancestry is the largest provider of family history and personal DNA testing, harnessing the information found in family trees, historical records, genetics, and health history to help people gain a new level of understanding about their lives. The foundation of their service is an extensive and unique collection of billions of historical records that have been digitized, indexed, and put online.


HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. Accessibility available in your own home or at the library.

18th Century or 20th Century. European or Native American. Farm or Factory. East Coast or West Coast. Where does your American past begin?

Discover the amazing history of you with Heritage Quest Online. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.


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Below is a list of other Genealogy resources.

Newspapers

Missouri Digital Heritage

Missouri Death Certificates

Missouri Birth and Death Records, pre- 1910

Local Resources

Henry County Museum

Henry County GOGenWeb

Family Search Wiki

LDS Genealogy for Henry County

State Resources

Historical Society

Family Search Missouri Wiki

Access Genealogy

Missouri Death Indexes

Missouri Vital Records Indexes

General Resources

Land Grants

National Archives

Family Search

Find a Grave