Find Your Ancestors


Ancestry Library Edition, the largest online family history resource available, provides unprecedented access to documents that record the lineage of individuals from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and more. This database is available at library locations only.


Research your family history from anywhere in the 1790-1940 U.S. Census, the full text of over 20,000 family and local histories, an index of 6,300 local history and genealogy periodicals, and a database of Revolutionary War pension and bounty-land warrant files.


Want more help with your family research? For more information or research assistance, visit the South Carolina Room at the Main Library.