Local History and Genealogy


The following resources and information are provided to help you in discovering our rich local history and the history of your family.  Some resources are available outside of the library and others due to subscription agreements can only be used within the library.

The Williamson Public Library subscribes to Ancestry.com library edition. The subscription restricts access to in library use only. However you can save data on a flash drive or to your personal computer connected to the librarys' WIFI network.

Williamson Research

The Williamson Public Library with a generous grant from Senator Nozzolio and working in collaboration with the Wilma Young, owner of the Sun and Record and Marlene Gulick, Williamson Town Clerk was able to digitize issues from 1923-2014 of the newspaper held by the Town and the Library .

The Williamson Public Library subscribes to Heritage Quest. The Heritage Quest subscription does allow use outside of the library. You will need an OWWL Library card issued from Williamson.