Genealogy Resources

Databases

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Ancestry Library Edition

Heritage Quest Online

American Ancestors

Browse genealogical information on more than 4 billion names through Ancestry.com Library Edition.

In-library use
Browse a treasury of American genealogical sources with coverage dating back to the 1700s.

Use at home or in the library
Browse more than 1.4 billion searchable records through American Ancestors by the New England Historic Genealogical Society. 
In-library use only

Access to all Genealogy eResources is provided by the Canton Public Library 


Online Resources


Find a Grave

Findagrave.com is the world's largest gravesite collection with millions of cemetery records. Select the links below to explore gravesite records for Canton's cemeteries.

Canton Corner CemeterySt. Mary's CemeteryOldest Burying GroundGridley Cemetery


The record of births, marriages and deaths and intentions of marriage, in the town of Stoughton from 1727 to 1800, and in the town of Canton from 1797-1845

Compiled by Frederic Endicott of Canton, MA. Made digitally available through the Library of Congress. Print copies are also available in the Edward Bolster Local History Room.