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Ancestry Library Edition

Due to the pandemic, Ancestry has granted remote access to library users now through December 31, 2021.  To access remotely using our secure page, please contact library staff for a remote password.  JH Library cardholders only.

Ancestry Library Edition is a comprehensive online source of information for genealogical research.   Find census records; birth, marriage and death records; immigration records; vital and church records; military records; and court, land and probate records with the click of a button.  To access, visit us in-person at the library.

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