Pioneer Genealogical Society - Ponca City Library

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Pioneer Woman Statue

Ponca City, OK – Bryant Baker, Sculptor – Dedicated April 22, 1930.

Marland Mansion

Ponca City, OK - Constructed 1928.

Ponca City Library

Ponca City, OK – Constructed 1935.

Standing Bear Museum & Education Center

Ponca City, OK - Dedicated September 29, 2007.

Kay County Courthouse

Newkirk, OK – Constructed 1926.

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"Why waste your money looking into your family tree? Just go into politics and your opponents will do it for you." - Mark Twain
  • Free access to Ancestry.com at the Ponca City Library computer room!
  • Have you performed a backup of your genealogy data?
  • Check out the training opportunities at the bottom of this page!
  • Need some help in your reseach?--check out the PGS Mentoring Program.
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Genealogy Resources on the Internet

 

Ponca City Library


The Ponca City Library provides a number of internet portals that are useful for genealogy research. All are free and available through the use of the computers at the library and most are also accessible from a personal computer. All of these (except viewing the card catalog) require that the user have a current library card and associated pin number. Library cards are available at the library for residents in Kay County and for some adjacent areas at no charge with the presentation of a current driver’s license (check with the library about available alternatives). The use of library computers by persons living outside of the designated local area is available for a small fee.

The following is a listing of some of these resources and current access information.

Ancestry (Library Edition)
Public access to this resource is only available through the computers in the library computer room. Check with the library about availability and scheduling.

Heritage Quest

HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past. These sources include the Federal Census, Family & Local Histories, Revolutionary War Records, Freedman Bank Records, and the PERSI

To access from your personal computer, go to the Ponca City Library Website:

  • Select “Electronic Databases” on the menu
  • Scroll down to the Heritage Quest logo
  • Enter the 14 digit ID number from your library card
  • If requested enter your 4 digit pin number

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This site is no longer offered as part of the library services.
   

 

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Workshops - Training Opportunities - Meetings of Interest

(Use "Related Websites" on the main menu for links to these sites)

*Jun 4 & 5* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  They Really didn't Swim! Finding Your Ancestors in New South Wales Colonial Shipping Records - Carol Baxter

*Jun 5* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Lessons in Jewish DNA: One Man's Successes and What He Learned On the Journey - Israel Pickholtz

*Jun 7* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Foundations of Scottish Genealogy 7 of 12: Using ScotlandsPlaces for People in Land and Tax Records - Dr Bruce Durie

*Jun 11* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  MyHeritage Mobile App: New Features - MyHeritage Webinars

*Jun 11* - Internet - (Live) ISGS Webinar: From East to West: Ancestral Migration Through Canada - Kathryn Lake Hogan

*Jun 12* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  (French) Initiation a MyHeritage ADN (French) - MyHeritage Webinars

*Jun 12* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Tracking Your Digital Bread Crumbs: Bookmarks, Toolbars, Notes, and Other Applications - Cyndi Ingle

*Jun 18* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Using Another Library Source: The Governmnet Document Section - Patricia Stamm

*Jun 19* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Researching in New Mexico - Henrietta Martinez Christmas

*Jnn 19* - Internet -(Live) SCGS Webinar:  Heirloom, Documentation or Junk: What to Keep and What To Toss - Janet Hovorka

*Jun 20* - Internet - (Live) NEHGS Webinar:   Using Occupations to Trace Ancestors - Ann Lawthers

*Jun 25* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Hidden Content Treasures You Might have Missed at MyHeritage - Mike Mansfield

*Jun 26* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  A Month's Worth of Must-Have Tech Tips To Start Using Today - Gena Philibert-Ortega

*Jun 28* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  5 Steps to Becoming a Good Ancestor - Marian Pierre-Louis