Archive for the ‘Genealogy’ Category

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Upcoming Genealogy Workshop here at the MFL! Marlboro, NY.

May 30, 2017

Upcoming Genealogy Workshop here at the MFL! Marlboro, NY

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Local History Research In Action

June 16, 2016

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This morning here at the Marlboro Library, we have two local history researchers using our microfilm reader and scanning old documents.

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Upcoming Genealogy workshop at MFL

April 18, 2016

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Genealogy workshop

January 26, 2016

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Post From The Past…

February 25, 2014

A look back at a post from 2011, which I still find very useful.

A Few Words on Genealogy…

If a patron comes to the Marlboro Free Library in search of ancestors from Marlborough, NY, then these are the resources the local history department likes to start with:

1. Surname Index to C.M. Woolsey’s “The History of the Town of Marlborough”

2. Surname Index to Cochrane’s “The History of the Town of Marlborough”

3. Index for Ulster Co., NY Gravestones

4. Ancestrylibrary.com, which is free at the Marlboro Free Library, with a Ulster Co. Library card

5. HeritageQuest Online

6. FamilySearch.org

7. Military Records for Marlborough, NY

8. Microfilm records

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New Year Resolutions for Genealogists

December 29, 2011
  • Put all old documents, like old newspaper articles in archival sleeve protectors
  • Put family photos into photo albums
  • Start documenting family histories and family trees into ledgible, accessible  formats for future generations

Happy New Year from the Marlboro Library’s Local History Department!!

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Merry Christmas!!!

December 23, 2011

Top 5 Gift Ideas For Genealogists:

1. Framed Pictures of Ancestors

2. A Framed Family Tree

3. A Framed Copy Of A Newspaper Article About A Family Member

4. An Old Book  or Cookbook With A Past Relative’s Name Signed Inside

5. Old Family Heirlooms, Such As A Piece Of Jewelry