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Researching your roots for free!

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Trying to find where great uncle Earl worked? Maybe you think the tall tale cousin Alice tells about the day she struck black gold in California is a little suspicious. It's time for you to do your research! 

Houston is home to one of the top ten best genealogy resources in the country. At the Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research, you can trace your family back to the homeland, no matter where that may be.  

Librarians on staff will lead the way through cemetery records, birth, death and marriage certificates, Ellis Island ship passenger lists, Civil War records and photos and much, much more. You can even access popular websites like for free.

To get started with your family search, visit Make sure you check out the free genealogy workshop in October, that will be listed on the site.
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