Genealogy

Remote Access for Ancestry.com During the library’s closure, login to your library account to access Ancestry from home!  The link will be in your Account Summary.

Ancestry Library Edition
Search billions of historical documents, photographs, local narratives, oral histories, and more from the 1500s to the present.
Available only in our library. 

Genealogy at the Washington State Library  and Genealogy Research Links 
These are wonderful resources put together from the Washington State Library.

Heritage Quest Online
Search primary sources, local and family histories, city directories, U.S. Federal Census records from 1790-1940, and more.

Local Historical Newspapers
Historical newspapers are available for in-library use in both print and microfilm formats.

National Genealogical Society

Skagit Valley Genealogy Society
Skagit County’s own nonprofit, non-sectarian organization open to all persons interested in genealogical and historical research. They encourage and instruct members in genealogical research, locate, preserve and index public and private genealogical records, publish genealogical and historical information for Skagit County, and promote the use of appropriate documentation of family history.  They work very hard to promote an interest in genealogy through education, check out their calendar for upcoming events!