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Genealogy

The City of Kenora Public Library provides access to a number of resources that can be used for Genealogical Research.

These websites will provide users with the tools and information needed to discover where they came from and how they got here.

Library Resources

Ancestry.com

Ancestry.com
The Ancestry website is available at both branches of the Kenora Public Library. It contains extensive genealogical information on the United States and Great Britain, including census data, personal records, military data, immigration lists, and much more. The Collection also Canadian content and is continuing to expand its databases. The Ancestry.com Library Edition is an essential tool for any Genealogy Researcher.

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Canadian Genealogy

Canadian Genealogy

Canadian Genealogy Centre
The Canadian Genealogy Centre - provides information on Canadian census data, military records and personal information free to all Canadians.

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United States of America National Archives

US Government Archives

The National Archives Genealogist/Family Historians
Offers insight into the lives of people, their families and our history. Because the records at the National Archives come from every branch of the Federal government, almost all Americans can find themselves, their ancestors, or their community in the archives. Knowing how a person interacted with the government is key to a successful search.

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Ethnic Diversity

The National Archives Library Information Center (ALIC)
Offers a list of Ethnic Heritage sites. These sites will provide information on how or where to find ancestors from other countries and continents, the list of sites includes religious based databases which have compiled extensive genealogy information, as well as archives from other countries, some in English, others in the countries native tongue(s).

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FamilySearch.org

FamilySearch.org

FamilySearch.org
The largest genealogy organization in the world. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services to learn more about their family history.

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Local

Ancestry Seekers of Kenora - is a group of local genealogy enthusiasts that meet monthly.

For information about the group check out Ancestry Seekers of Kenora page at Genealogy in the Kenora District of Northwestern Ontario.