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How to Use HeritageQuest Online

HeritageQuest Online is designed for genealogy and family history research.

Freedman's Bank

The Freedman's Bank collection is a key resource for African American genealogical research as well as Reconstruction Era historical research.

  • Personal data on over 100,000 depositor accounts
  • Names for over 489,000 individuals
  • Covers extant (i.e., surviving) account registers for the Freedman's Savings & Trust Company 1865-1874
  • Includes original image plus text transcript
  • Soundex® surname search option
  • Get more info here.

Search Tips

  • Given name and Surname are separate fields.
  • Boolean operators are not supported.
  • Truncation and wildcard symbols are supported in the Given Name and Surname fields.