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Genealogy: Getting Started

This is the place to begin searching for your family roots

Mega Websites

Genealogy Databases

FamilySearch Information

FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries

FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries have privileges to limited-access FamilySearch databases.  The following Suffolk County Libraries participate:

Connetquot Public Library
Harborfields Public Library
Longwood Public Library
Middle Country Public LIbrary
Patchogue-Medford Public Library -- Suffolk County residents may also visit the Patchogue-Medford Library to view Family History Records.
Sachem Public Library
Smithtown Public Library
South Country Public Library
West Babylon Public Library

Family History Center
Family History Centers (FHCs) are branches of FamilySearch and the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah (United States).  The  Terryville New York Family History Center serves Suffolk County and is available by appointment.