History & Genealogy

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Look familiar?  These pictures come from the Library's Heritage Collection of local area photos.  Are you looking through photos and wanting to start your own family chart?  Print out a Pedigree Chart for various family member or a Family Chart for each family unit.  Not sure how to start?  Check out our Researching your family history page. Other genealogy resources at the Headquarters Library are in the 929.1 section or you can ask the librarian for help.

Online help can be found at:

Looking for a local obituary?

Obituaries and death notices in the Gainesville Sun are available at the Headquarters Library in print or microfilm. You may also contact the Reference desk by email or call (352) 334-3939 to ask about document delivery. 

Print and Microform Resources for Genealogy at the Library

A list of the resources held at the Headquarters Library.