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Heritage Quest


HeritageQuest is a database of genealogical sources, local and family histories, and research aids. It contains records for individuals in more than 60 countries, with coverage dating back to the 1700s.

A heritage genealogy website with various historical records and a call to action to begin searching.

The U.S. Federal Census Collection features data from every available federal census, 1790 through 1940.

Local history books provide millions of digitized pages from 28,000 family histories, local histories, and related resources. 

A webpage for searching family history books and directories, with search fields and informational text.

The Revolutionary War Pension collection contains files for American military, naval, and marine officers and their dependents.

A screenshot of a genealogy search page for U.S. Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Applications on HeritageQuest.

The Freedman’s Bank Records contains names of bank applicants and their dependents from 1865–1874, helping people trace their African American ancestors.

A genealogy research form for U.S. Freedman's Bank Records from 1865-1874 on the HeritageQuest website.

The U.S. Congressional Serial Set records the memorials, petitions, and private relief actions made to the U.S. Congress back to 1789.

A screenshot of HeritageQuest's "U.S. Serial Set” search page for historical documents about people and places in the U.S. Congress archives.

HeritageQuest has the resources you need to fill out the branches of your family tree. Get started today!

HeritageQuest - Intro.pdf