February 16th, 10-11 a.m.
Andover resident and MHL Genealogy Club Member Horace Waters will give a broad overview of the robust and popular subscription-based Family Tree Maker software. A real-time demonstration about how to find, upload, cite and organize vital records, photos and...
It's hard to keep up with the growing number of digitized genealogical records available online and just as hard to keep up with technological advances. How do you make the most of the limited amount of time you have to spend climbing your family tree? Our suggestion is to follow your favorite...Read more
Military records can provide a wealth of information - if they exist and if you can find them! Here is some basic information that will help with your search.
Looking for military records from before the American Revolution? In most cases you'll have to check state...Read more
The Library has just completed the first phase of a multi-year project to digitize old Andover newspapers. This endeavor gives researchers online access to a searchable database of town newspapers dating from 1853 to 1925. Visit http://www.mhl...Read more
DNA testing for genealogy research is all the rage, but how do you start?
Watch these great videos to learn more:Read more
Obituaries and death notices are very important sources for genealogists, but what's the difference? Obituaries are usually longer than death notices and are often written by a family member. Obituaries primarily developed after the Civil War. They became more common for longtime members of the...Read more
Memorial Hall Library has been working with the Digital Commonwealth for the past 3 years to digitize books and other items in the public domain. Our collection of ...Read more
Trying to find ancestors from Ireland is notoriously difficult. The Library has some great books in the collection to help you. Now, we have some great speakers scheduled!
Tracing Your Irish-American Catholic Genealogy with Michael Brophy