Genealogy & Local History
For more information, please email Roxanne Puder or call 910.455.7350 x1422.
View a calendar of the scheduled Genealogy meetings at the Jacksonville Public Library.
View Genealogy website resources.
View genealogy and history resources available in the Tucker Littleton Room of the Jacksonville Library.
View history and genealogy software and databases.
DigitalNC is here to help with all of your research needs!
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- Learn about NC in one place.
- Search digitized historical materials from institutions located all over the State.
- Find resources for genealogy and local history research, school projects, or personal interest
Listen to expert genealogists as they discuss a wide range of genealogy topics and share helpful resources with their listeners to inspire and assist in furthering their research
Genealogy Gems Podcast
Lisa Louise Cooke of Genealogy Gems is the host of the Genealogy Gems Podcast. There are over 250 episodes with a new episode published every month.
Scott Fisher is the host of the Extreme Genes podcast. There are over 300 episodes with multiple episodes published every month.
Ancestral Findings Podcast
Will Moneymaker of AncestralFindings.com is the host of the Ancestral Finds Podcast. There are over 400 episodes with episodes published almost every day. If you are short on time but want to learn something interesting or new about genealogy, these episodes may be the best way to go as they are often less than 10 minutes long.
Watch and learn from expert genealogists as they discuss genealogy topics and share valuable resources, tools, and techniques to assist in furthering your research.
Lisa Louise Cooke Genealogy Gems
Lisa Louise Cooke is the host of the weekly Genealogy Webinar show Elevenses with Lisa. Lisa also provides access to her podcasts on her YouTube channel.
The Genealogy Reporter
Amie Bowser Tennant is the host of The Genealogy Reporter YouTube channel where you can find videos covering a wide range of topics including Irish Ancestry, finding female ancestors, and using plat maps.
NC Ancestry AND Genealogy TV
Constance Knox is the host of two genealogy YouTube channels. NC Ancestry focuses exclusively on North Carolina genealogy research, while Genealogy TV focuses on a wide range of genealogy topics.
Let’s Talk North Carolina Genealogy
Taneya Koonce and Renate Yarborough are the hosts of this 2020 summer series on all things North Carolina. A few of the topics they cover are birth, marriage and death records, and North Carolina law.