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New in the Genealogy Center

With books covering all 50 states and beyond, we’re constantly adding to the wealth of resources available to you and your ancestry journey. Take a look at the latest added to the Genealogy collection here on the blog.


Funeral Home and Cemetery Directory 2022

Collection Care: An illustrated handbook for the care and handling of cultural objects by Brent A. Powell

Legacy: A step-by-step guide to writing personal history by Linda Spence


History of the Texas Turnpike Authority by Jesse Sublett

Tales of bad men, bad women, and bad places: four centuries of Texas outlawry by C. F. Eckhardt

Frontier forts of Texas by Charles M. Robinson III

Texas Highway No. 1 the Bankhead Highway in Texas: a highway history and guide to the earliest Texas route by Dan L. Smith

Anderson County, Texas probate records index: 1846-1878 by Michael J. Vaughn

Old San Antonio: history in pictures

Civil War recollections of James Lemuel Clark by James Lemuel Clark

God and country: First Baptist Church Richardson, Texas

Divorces, Dallas County, Texas 1846-1905 compiled by Jim Monaghan

History of Waxahachie, Texas and Citizens National Bank

Chillicothe Valley Area history, 1987

Blacklands: historical sketches of Hunt County, Texas by Jim Conrad

Famous are thy halls: Hardin-Simmons University as I have known it by Rupert Norval Richardson

United States

Women of the Sierra (California) by Anne Seagraves

Chronology of Mansfield, Connecticut 1702-1972 by Mansfield Historical Society

Washington, D. C. then and now by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Quincy, Illinois immigrants from Lippe, Germany by Michael K. Brinkham

“Multum in Parvo” “Much in Little”: A history of Colchester, Illinois by June Moon

South Bend remembered (2 vols.) (Indiana) by South Bend Tribune

The Times of long ago Barren County, Kentucky by Franklin Gorin

The History of Monroe County, Kentucky 1820-1988 compiled by Dayton Birdwell

Maryland Oaths of Fidelity compiled by Bettie Carothers

A collection of Maryland Church records by Henry C. Peden, Jr.

A History of Western Maryland, being a history of Frederick, Montgomery, Carroll, Washington, Allegany, and Garrett Counties (2 vols.) by J. Thomas Scharf

Boston then and now (Massachusetts) by Elizabeth McNulty

More than petticoats: remarkable Montana Women by Gayle C. Shirley

Plum Valley Women: Minot’s first one-hundred years (Nevada) by Lynn Severson

Reminiscences of Rowell pioneers (New Mexico) by James D. Shinkle

Lea County pioneer profiles (New Mexico) by David L. Minton

New York then and now by Annette Witheridge

Ohio cemeteries compiled by Ohio Genealogical Society

Ohio lands: a short history by Thomas E. Ferguson

Indian Wars along the Upper Ohio by William Garbarino

The Centennial atlas of Athens County, Ohio (1905 edition reprinted)

Athens County family history 1987 (Ohio) by Beverly Schumacher and Mary L. Bowman

Athens County illustrated: progress of one hundred years Centennial Souvenir edition, Messenger and Herald (Ohio) by J. C. Tipton

Cemeteries of Salem Township, Meigs County, Ohio Meigs County Genealogical Society

30 years of harmony: Sweet Adelines, Inc., 1947-1977 (Oklahoma)

Queen of Three Valleys: a story of Durant (Oklahoma) by Henry MacCreary

The Old Pike: a history of the National Road with incidents, accidents, and anecdotes thereon (Pennsylvania) by Thomas B. Searight

Brethren from Gimbsheim in the Palatinate to Ephrata and Bermudian in Pennsylvania by Annette K. Burgert

Pennsylvania’s boundaries: how Pennsylvania acquired its present boundaries by William A. Russ, Jr.

The Westsylvania pioneers, 1774-1776 (Pennsylvania) by Harold Frederic and William C. Frederick, III

Bedford County PA court house index to the divorces, 1804-1920 compiled by Gillian K. Leach

1808 triennial tax assessment: Bedford County, Pennsylvania

Rise and history of the Pattonsville Congregation: up to the adoption of her constitution July 2nd, 1853, at Loysburg in Morrisons Cove, Bedford County, Pennsylvania by Rev. Samuel Philips

St. Thomas the Apostle Roman Catholic Church: records of baptisms and births marriages and deaths (Pennsylvania) compiled by James Biser Whisker

Bedford County Indiana (Pennsylvania) by James Hostetler

Tales from the Buffalo: written to commemorate 100 years, 1887-1987 of the Borough of Mann’s Choice (Pennsylvania) by Roy F. Kegg

Cumberland County marriages, 1761-1817 Cumberland County, Pennsylvania compiled by Susan Penrod

Fayette County, Pennsylvania gleanings compiled by Kathryn Cooley Miller

Into the Valleys came Presbyterians: McConnellsburg, Green Hill and Wells Valley Presbyterian Congregations of Fulton County, Pennsylvania with registers to 1900

United States direct tax of 1798 for Fulton County, Pennsylvania

“War and peace” Fulton County, 1945 (Pennsylvania) by Marty McCullen

Church records of Berlin, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, 1788-1856 by E. C. Saylor

Early families of York County, Pennsylvania by Keith A. Dull

Charleston then and now (South Carolina) by W. Chris Phelps

The Melungeons (Tennessee) by Bonnie Ball

Blount County, Tennessee cemetery records by Edith B. Little

History of Macon County, Tennessee by Harold G. Blankenship

History of Rhea County, Tennessee by Bettye J. Broyles

Wythe County: Virginia and Virginians, eminent Virginians by R. A. Brock

Richmond Local Defense Troops, C. S. A. by Robert J. Driver, Jr.

25 thrilling legends of Virginia by Robert F. Nelson

Turff & Twigg, The French lands by Priscilla Harriss Cabell

Cemeteries of Lee County, Virginia, vol. 1 by Lee County Historical and Genealogical Society


Scottish soldiers in Colonial America, 5 vols. by David Dobson


Lists of Germans from the Palatinate who came to England in 1709 compiled by John Tribbeko and George Ruperti

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Plano Public Library has a Genealogy Center housed at Haggard Library. See the library website for details of this service including online archives, databases and in-house services. Head straight to our Genealogy Resources page for a list of databases and websites to help reach your ancestry mapping goals.

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