Genealogy and Ancestry

Discover who you got your serious side from

Want to know more about your family history? The Library gives you free access to the resources you need to uncover everything about your relatives, including some things you may wish you hadn’t!


How the Library can help

Ancestry Library

Search for information on your family tree using the world’s largest online family history resource. Includes census, birth, marriage, and death records. Your Library Card gives you free access on any public computer in the Library. 

Genealogy books

Ready to investigate your family history but not sure how to get started or what to do? The Library has many books on genealogy that will walk you through how to trace your family’s roots.

Local records for Whitchurch-Stouffville

Does your family have roots in the Whitchurch-Stouffville area? Access over 100 years of digitized collected issues from our Stouffville Sun/Tribune newspapers index to look up birth, marriage and death records.

More genealogical resources

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