Genealogy Resources

Library Databases
ancestry-com

Ancestry Library Edition
Access to more than 7,000 databases, including U.S. Federal Census schedules 1790 to 1940, immigration ships passenger lists, vital records, and U.S. military records.

New databases are constantly added and updated.

Ancestry Library Edition can be accessed only from inside the Irving Public Library.
heritageQuest

HeritageQuest
Comprehensive treasury of family lineage and local histories in six core data sets:
  • U.S. Federal Censuses
  • Genealogy and local history books
  • Periodical Source Index (PERSI)
  • Revolutionary War records
  • Freedman's Bank Records
  • LexisNexis U.S. Serial Set.

HeritageQuest can be accessed at home or at the library.