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Genealogy Resources

Family Search

Family Search
World's largest online repository of free genealogical records


U.S. military records, including photos and personal documents

Historical Newspapers
Research national, regional, and local newspapers

Silent Sentinels of Aberdeen Proving Ground
Cemetery grave markers of military and private cemeteries

Harford Living Treasures Oral Histories
Over 300 oral histories of Harford County residents


Online family history records and other genealogy resources


Family and local histories designed for public library research

Local and State Resources
Selected web resources for Maryland genealogy research

Recommended Websites
Selected websites for genealogy research

Explore our Genealogy resources with a librarian created scavenger hunt

Harford County Public Library’s Print Genealogy Collection

The major part of this collection is housed in the Maryland Room of the Bel Air Branch (with introductory materials in the other branches). This is primarily a Reference Collection and must be used in the library. The emphasis of this collection is on Maryland and local history and access to various genealogical resources.

Genealogy and History Magazines

Browse the full collection of magazine titles

Selected Genealogy Titles at the Library