Genealogy Websites

Getting better acquainted with your ancestors? Piecing together family mysteries? We can help! Here are some websites to help you get started.

FamilySearch, opens a new window

Create a free online family tree and search a huge collection of free genealogy records.

Cyndi's List, opens a new window

An extensive compilation of links to genealogy resources on a variety of topics.

Rootstech, opens a new window

Watch hundreds of presentations from past Rootstech conferences relating to DNA testing, expanding your genealogical research toolbox, researching specific time periods, and more.

Ellis Island Archive Passenger Records Database, opens a new window

The Ellis Island Archive contains the passenger lists of more than 51 million immigrants, passengers and crew members who came through Ellis Island and the Port of New York from 1892 to 1957. Create a free account to search and access records.

Find a Grave, opens a new window

  • Search millions of cemetery records on this crowd-sourced website.
  • Search for the grave sites of veterans and their families (contains mostly post-1960s records, but there are some older records).

Denver Public Library's Genealogy Resources, opens a new window

If you have a Denver Public Library card, you can access their resources including genealogy databases and local and country-wide obituaries.

Plains to Peaks Collective Collections

This online collection allows visitors free and open access to primary sources, family history resources, scholarly materials, photographs, manuscripts, books, audio recordings, artifacts and videos. These can be found at a variety of cultural heritage institutions, libraries, archives and museums in Colorado and Wyoming.

Black Genealogy Search Group, opens a new window

The BGSG was formed to promote research into the African-American family, although the group includes many who research members in other ethnic groups including Latinos, Caucasians, and Asians. The nonprofit group is dedicated to assisting in researching, preserving, and disseminating genealogies and family histories.

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Ask a Librarian

If you would like one-on-one assistance with a librarian at one of our libraries, feel free to sign up for an Ask a Librarian appointment, opens a new window.