Georgia & Genealogy Links

Galileo, Georgia's Virtual Library Ancestry Library Edition is the largest online genealogical library.  This database is not available outside of your library. View our tutorial!

Galileo, Georgia's Virtual Library The Digital Library of Georgia is a gateway to Georgia's history and culture found in digitized books, manuscripts, photographs, government documents, newspapers, maps, audio, video, and other resources.

FindMyPast provides access to British newspaper archives from England, Wales and Scotland, Parish records from across England and Wales dating back to 1538, Passenger lists of ships leaving the UK 1890-1960 to the U.S., Canada and Australia, British Army Records 1760-1915, English, Welsh, Irish and Scottish records dating back to 1700, including school admissions, workhouse registers and apprenticeships records, Irish court records, Canadian records and newspaper archives, Extensive records from Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands and Papua New Guinea. This database is not available outside of your library.

Please note: Our license with this database does not allow for commercial use. Use of this database is limited to research into your own family history only. Assessing records on behalf of third parties is not permitted.

Galileo, Georgia's Virtual Library Fold3 History and Genealogy Archives combines original historical documents and personal histories.  For Athens Regional Library cardholders only.

Galileo, Georgia's Virtual Library HeritageQuest Online combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records, the Freedman's Bank, Revolutionary War Records and more.

Galileo, Georgia's Virtual Library New Georgia Encyclopedia Authoritative resource for information about the state of Georgia.

Galileo, Georgia's Virtual Library Sanborn® Fire Insurance Maps for Georgia Towns and Cities, 1884-1922 consists of fire insurance maps created by the Sanborn Map Company that depict the commercial, industrial, and residential areas of Georgia cities.

Galileo, Georgia's Virtual Library Voyages: The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database is the result of the African Origins Project, a scholar-public collaborative endeavor to trace the geographic origins of Africans transported in the transatlantic slave trade.

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