Thursday, December 21, 2006

Genealogy Database

Genealogy Database: "Last year Heritage Quest Company notified you about the delay of the online census effort. We are pleased to now announce that we are moving forward with this project as a result of Heritage Quest's acquisition by ProQuest Information and Learning.

Initially launched in December 2000, the ProQuest Genealogy & Local History Online™, is changing its name to HeritageQuest Online™, with integrated content from both companies. As with all of our databases and indexes we will continue to display the original page from the handwritten document or published source, not just a citation. These include more than 25,000 published genealogies and local histories digitized, every word searchable, Sanborn® fire insurance maps, complete Freedman's Bank Records, the entire US Census, 1790-1930, the entire Canadian Census, American Revolutionary War Pension & Bounty Land Warrant Applications and obituaries from more than 150 newspapers across America. With enhanced digital images of every page and new indexing providing every library with the most requested resources for genealogists and local historians.

The collection of 25,000 published genealogies and local histories includes: family genealogies, county & town histories, church histories, maps, atlases, vital records and over 200 genealogical journals.

As HeritageQuest Online grows, it will include not only our census images and indexes, but a wide range of or"


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