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.

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition

Collection of approximately 4,000 databases including key collections such as U.S. federal census images and indexes from 1790 to 1930; the Map Center containing more than 1,000 historical maps; American Genealogical Biographical Index (over 200 volumes), Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage (over 150 volumes), The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1630, Social Security Death Index, WWI Draft Registration Cards, Federal Slave Narratives, and a strong Civil War collection.
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Temporarily available for home access

Cyndi’s List

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

FamilySearch

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.

Geni

Geni - Family Tree and Family History

Geni is a genealogy and social networking site whose goal is “solving the problem of genealogy by inviting the world to build the definitive online family tree.” After creating an account, users can add and invite their close relatives to join their family tree. All Geni users can share photos, videos, and documents with their […]

For free access to a Pro account, users must create and access their account from within the library.

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.

MyHeritage

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MyHeritage Library Edition is one of the largest, most internationally diverse genealogy databases of its kind. Libraries that offer MyHeritage Library Edition provide their patrons with access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos and other resources in thousands of databases that span the past five centuries. Remote access and a mobile-friendly interface make it the most convenient genealogy product for libraries and institutions.
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National Archives

Genealogical research resources compiled by the National Archives.

RootsWeb

An online community of genealogy researchers and enthusiasts.  Hosted by Ancestry.com.

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.