9 09, 2021

Genealogy One-on-Ones: Discover Your Family History, September 23

By |September 9th, 2021|

I’ve spent a lot of time this past year delving into genealogy, getting lost for hours in Ancestry.com’s records, and discovering new information about my family’s history. I know I’m not alone in this search, and I know also that I’m not alone in getting stuck every once in a

14 04, 2021

Sign-up for a Genealogy One-on-One, May 6

By |April 14th, 2021|

Family history research can be time-consuming but extremely rewarding. There’s nothing quite like discovering a female ancestor’s maiden name, allowing you access to an entire new branch of your family, or discovering the records that confirm your ancestor’s profession. But sometimes you can get stuck and don’t know where to

19 02, 2020

New Genealogy and History Resources: Fold3 and Newspapers.com

By |February 19th, 2020|

Are you knee-deep in genealogy? Do you have a passion for history and rabbit trails? If you answered yes to either of these, then Deerfield Library is ready to assist you with two new databases!  Fold3 Our new database Fold3 is designed with the genealogist in mind. This database is

27 12, 2016

Who Do You Think You Are? Telling Your Family’s Story

By |December 27th, 2016|

Family history and genealogical research is one of my passions, and I’m lucky enough to say that I come from a grand familial tradition of writing down my family’s stories. My great-aunt, an incredibly interesting woman in her own right who was a stenographer at the Nuremberg Trials, spent years

14 07, 2015

Genealogy: Digging Up Your Roots

By |July 14th, 2015|

If you’re anything like me, history has always fascinated you. And I’ve found that there’s no better way to put history into context than to find out what your ancestors were up to! Genealogy, the study of family history, is a fun way to delve into the past and learn

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