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History & Genealogy


Ancestry Library brings the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource to your library.  It’s an unprecedented online collection of individuals from North America, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and beyond. Ancestry delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more! is available for In-Library use only.

Deerfield Public Library Local History Archives

Explore the library’s local history archive, featuring items relevant to the history and culture of Deerfield and the surrounding areas, including yearbooks, manuscripts, newspaper articles and obituaries, and primary source materials. New items are being added to the database all the time.


Browse military genealogy records, plus non-military records. Easy to use with an intuitive interface, Fold3 is a game-changer for your genealogy projects.

HeritageQuest Online

Genealogical information including census records, PERSI, Revolutionary War records, and Freedman’s Bank documents.


Check out all of our Online Resources here!

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