Use in the Rio Rancho Public Library or at home via the Internet with your RRPL card number. The Albuquerque Public Library also offers home access to HeritageQuest Online.
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U.S. Federal Census All of the images from the 1790 – 1930 censuses; no index for 1830, 1840 or 1850, census, partial index for 1930; complete index of the 1940 U.S. Federal Census with images being added. The census records can be searched by names, locations, place of birth, age, ethnicity and combinations of these fields
UMI Genealogy & Local History book collection More than 22,000 book titles, including more than 8,000 family histories, over 13,000 local histories and more than 250 primary sources
Periodical Source Index (PERSI) PERSI is a subject index covering nearly ten thousand genealogy and local history periodicals written in English and French (Canada) since 1800; copies of articles found in PERSI may be ordered from its creator, the Allen County Public Library, for a moderate fee
Revolutionary War Pension Records & Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files
Over 81,000 pension files
Over 138,000 pensioners and dependents
Freedman’s Bank Records A key resource for African-American genealogical research; a database that documents more than 105,000 bank depositors and their dependents and heirs (over 489,000 individual names) Contains signatures of and personal identification data about depositors in 29 branch offices of the Freedman’s Savings and Trust Company, 1865-74. The information contained in many of the registers is as follows: account number, name of depositor, date of entry, place born, place brought up, residence, age, complexion, name of employer or occupation, wife or husband, children, father, mother, brothers and sisters, remarks, and signature. The early books sometimes also contain the name of the former master or mistress and the name of the plantation. In many entries not all the requested data are given.
U.S. Serial Set Search for information about people and places in the Memorials, Petitions and Private Relief Actions of the U.S. Congress.
Over 144,000 Private Relief Actions, Memorials, and Petitions