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Sheppard Memorial Library: Genealogy/Family Tree Resources


Reference Desk:
530 Evans Street

Greenville, NC 27858

Finding My Family Tree & Other Old Stuff

Want know more about your family history or Greenville's past? The staff at Sheppard Memorial Library can help!

SML offers more than 2,000 books on family history, local history, N.C. history, genealogical references, printed census records, historic Greenville city directories, and old Greenville phone books. The library has several computers dedicated to searching

Patrons also have access to over 40 genealogical quarterlies. The library has the Daily Reflector on microfilm from 1882 to the present as well. Please contact the Reference Librarians for further information at 252-329-4376.


Check out these links below to access free genelogical resources:

HeritageQuest Online (via
Genealogy and family history resource.

Offers the citizens of North Carolina online access to complete articles from over 5,500 newspapers, journals, magazines, and encyclopedias, indexing for over 15,000 periodical titles, and access to over 22,000 electronic books. NCLIVE is available free of charge for registered library patrons.
For password information please call the main library's reference desk at 252.329.4376.

Sanborn Fire Maps (via
Historical maps of various cities in North Carolina.
For password information please call the main library's reference desk at 252.329.4376.

Ancestry Library
AncestryLibrary is the most comprehensive, international genealogical information tool available online with thousands of collections registered names containing more than 5 billion names.

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