Ancestry Library Edition

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Ancestry Library Edition by ancestry.com provides access to more than one and a half billion names in over 4000 databases, including census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more.

Learning Center

Ancestry Library Edition’s Learning Center gives beginning researches a place to start, including news about ancestery.com’s newest content and features, research tips, research guides, translation help, and the “5-Minute Finds” video series, and more.

Charts and Forms

Access downloadable charts and forms to organize your research, including:

  • Ancestral Chart
  • Research Calendar
  • Research Extract
  • Correspondence Record
  • Family Group Sheet
  • Source Summary

Research Resources

Census Data

  • U.S. Federal Census Data (1790 – 1940)
  • U.S. Indian Census Rolls (1885 – 1940)
  • U.K. Census Data (1841 – 1911)
  • Canadian Census Data (1851 – 1911), and censuses of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta from 1906 and 1916
  • Australia Electoral Rolls (1903 – 1980)

Birth, Marriage, and Death Records

  • Birth, Baptism, and Christening
  • Marriage and Divorce
  • Death, Burial, Cemetery, and Obituaries, including U.S. Social Security Death Index (1935 – 2014)

Military

  • Draft, Enlistment, and Service
  • Casualities
  • Soldier, Veteran, and Prisoner Rolls & Lists
  • Pension Records
  • Histories
  • Awards and Decorations of Honor
  • News, including United News Newsreels and Stars and Stripes Newspaper
  • Disciplinary Actions
  • Photos

Immigration and Travel

  • Passenger Lists
  • Citizenship and Naturalization Records
  • Border Crossings and Passports
  • Crew Lists
  • Immigration and Emigration Books
  • Ship Pictures and Descriptions

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