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Research Your Family History From Home With Ancestry

From Buncombe County Libraries:

Until the end of August, genealogists and historians can access the popular database from home for free. All you need is a library card.

Among the billions of records available, includes census records and indexes, vital, church, military, public member trees; birth, marriage and death records; tax, criminal, land and wills stories, memories and histories, pictures, city directories, immigration and travel schools, maps and more. There are records from the United States as well as international records, so no matter where your family might be from, you will probably be able locate them in the Ancestry database.

Find a new branch of your family tree with Ancestry. Visit the library website at and use the Virtual Library tab to access Ancestry. If you don’t have a library card, email us at and we can give you a card by email. Call 828-250-4700 with any questions.