Free Genealogy Resources

Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center

The ACPL Genealogy Center is a unique and valuable resource for the Northeastern Indiana community and the entire genealogical community at large.  ACPL has one of the largest research collections available, incorporating records from around the world.

Cyndi’s List

A comprehensive, categorized & cross-referenced list of links that point you to genealogical research sites online.


FamilySearch, historically known as the Genealogical Society of Utah,  is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations.

Find a Grave

Find the graves of ancestors, create virtual memorials, add ‘virtual flowers’ and a note to a loved one’s grave, etc.

Library of Michigan Genealogy Collection

Find information about conducting genealogy research and using the Library and Historical Center, as well as links to online research tools you may use from anywhere with an Internet connection.

Michigan Cemetery Sources

Represents a compilation of published cemetery transcriptions located at the Library of Michigan and links to Michigan cemetery websites.  This database also identifies the location of over 3,700 cemeteries in Michigan.  It is NOT intended to include a list of personal names.

Mortality Schedules

Includes information as to all persons dying within 12 months of the preceding census taking (1850,1860, 1870 and 1880).  Usually includes the date and cause of death.

National Archives

Genealogical research resources compiled by the National Archives.


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Soundex Converter

The Soundex system is the means established by the National Archives to index the U.S. censuses (beginning with 1880).  It codes together surnames of the same and similar sounds but of variant spellings.  Soundexes are arranged by state, Soundex code of the surname, and given name.