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Genealogy and Local History

Pender County Family Research and History

Genealogy Research Databases

Ancestry.com Library Edition

Ancestry.com Library Edition is available on site at all Pender County Library locations. Search census, vital records, military records, immigration records to learn about your ancestors!

Heritage Quest

Heritage Quest offers many of the same resources as Ancestry.com Library Edition, and can be accessed online from your home with a Pender County Library card.

DPLA Family Research

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is a free national digital library that provides access to millions of materials from libraries, archives, and museums across the US. While the DPLA is not focused specifically on genealogical research, you can find a wealth of local historical photographs, documtents, family Bibles, and more from locations throughout the US.