Genealogy & History

Ancestry Library Edition

Search billions of records and discover your family's history. Ancestry Library Edition is in-library use only.

​Local History & Genealogy Inquiries with Suffolk Public Library

The Suffolk Public Library staff assists with limited genealogy research. View these guidelines regarding the local history and genealogical research conducted by the Suffolk Public Library.

National Archives Resources for Genealogists

Use the resources at the National Archives to explore your family's ancestry.

Suffolk Nansemond Historical Society

This small group has grown into a membership of over 300, and the Suffolk Nansemond Historical Society has become an advocate for the community at large by bringing attention to people and places that are in danger of being forgotten or lost.