Wayne County has a rich history that stretches many years and has generated a great deal of interest in the past. For those who are researching their family history, the Annie Pou Norsworthy Genealogy Room is an excellent place to start. While browsing through some of the vintage antiques, patrons can also use our genealogy resources to learn more about their family heritage and background. The tools available to our patrons include:
- Access to Ancestry.com
- Collection of genealogy books
- Family Histories
- Periodicals and Yearbooks
Need some help getting started in your search? Expert Gena Philibert Ortega, the newsletter editor for World Vital Records, and author of her own blog Gena's Genealogy offers 20 steps to get started. If that isn't enough to, she has an additional 20 steps that will surely have you on the right path.
A special thanks to our friends in Mrs. Donovan's class in Texas for helping us with three more great links to assist with your genealogy research.