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Next time you visit your local library, be sure to ask if they’ll be offering the new HeritageQuest Online. This conglomeration of ProQuest Genealogy & Local History Online and Heritage Quest (which ProQuest purchased last year) will contain an incredible amount of easily searchable genealogical information for library patrons. Users can view the digitized version of many original records, including:

• 25,000 published genealogies and local histories

• Sanborn fire insurance maps

• complete Freedman’s Bank records

• entire US census, 1790 to 1930

• entire Canadian census

• American Revolutionary War pension and bounty land warrant applications

• obituaries from 150-plus newspapers

For more information, call (800) 521-0600, Ext. 3183 or 3452 or e-mail Also try the free online demonstration at <>.

From the February 2002 issue of Family Tree Magazine