Genealogy Resources

Libraries offer, for free, the wisdom of the ages and sages and, simply put, 

there’s something for everyone inside.

--Laura Bush, Former First Lady


The Ancestry Library is the largest online family history resource (viewable only at the library due to licensing agreements but a personal subscription is available on the Ancestry website).

Find a Grave

Find a Grave is a free resource for finding the final resting places of family members, friends, and famous folks.

Genealogy for Kids: Building a Family Tree

This website is a clearinghouse of genealogical resources for kids or anyone interested in researching their family history.

Harrison County Genealogical Society

The Harrison County Genealogical Society research collection includes historical information which may be useful to researchers of Harrison County history and genealogy in the form of books, journals, maps, microfilm, pictures, scrapbooks, and more.

Harrison County Research Center

The Research Center provides opportunity to explore the past of Harrison County and Texas via photographs, books, artifacts, and documents and is part of the Harrison County Historical Museum.

Heritage Quest Online

Via TexShare Databases, research materials to trace family lineage. Once logged in, click on the "Genealogy and History" tab to get started.

Texas State Library Genealogy Resources

The Genealogy Resources include microfilm of the federal census schedules for all states through 1910, selected states from the 1920 and 1930 censuses, printed family and county histories, and a variety of Texas government records plus a whole lot more!