Caribbean genealogy library offers a window into the past

In a clean and bright room on St. Thomas, buried treasure is waiting to be found.

The Caribbean Genealogy Library, founded in 2000, holds a treasure trove of historical documents to help Virgin Islanders trace their family trees.

Loaded with resources and knowledgeable volunteers passionate about research, the tiny nonprofit library is the only one of its kind in the Caribbean region – and people travel from across the globe to use its valuable resource.

“We get a lot of inquiries from around the world, people who are finding they had ties to the Virgin Islands,” library President Rob Upson said.

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1 Comment

  • Cassandra Posted October 22, 2015 10:14 pm

    My grandmother name is S A Richard at the age of 15 her mother was Kill about 1915 at the time she six months old her I'm just Narcissus.Don't know her last name.Her mother live in Texas in Grimes County

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