Enjoy free access to ancestry.com when you are connected to the Truro Library network on your laptop from in or just outside the Library, or from any of our public computer stations. This service is not available from your home.
Heritage Quest (On-Line)508-487-1125
More online databases for researching genealogy.
Massachusetts Historical Commissionmhc@sec.state.ma.us
617-727-8470 ; Fax: 617-727-5128
Massachusetts Historical Commission -The Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System (MACRIS) allows you to search the Massachusetts Historical Commission database for information on historic properties and areas in the Commonwealth. Users of the database should keep in mind that it does not include information on all historic properties and areas in Massachusetts, nor does it reflect all the information on file on historic properties and areas at the Massachusetts Historical Commission.
Secretary of the Commonwealth
Massachusetts Historical Commission
220 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125-3314
Early Vital Records of Massachusetts from 1600-1850Visit Website
Early Vital Records of Massachusetts from 1600-1850 - Provides birth, death & marriage information from town reports along with images. Regularly updated but not complete.
Cape Cod Cemetery CommissionVisit Website
Cape Cod Cemetery Commission webpage Includes links to web sites containing headstone images and maps of Truro cemeteries. They meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 10:00 am. at Town Hall.
Massachusetts Registry of Vital Records617) 740-2600
The Massachusetts Registry of Vital Records webpage provides information on how to request copies of birth, death and marriage certificates, location of archives, and hours of operation for genealogical research.
150 Mount Vernon St., 1st Fl.
Dorchester, MA 02125