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Genealogy Resources

National and International Genealogy Resources

 

Ancestry
Access the world’s largest online history resource. Free IN LIBRARY USE ONLY.

Cyndi’s List
Your FREE genealogy starting point with more than 332000 genealogy links, categorized & cross-referenced, in more than 200 categories.

USGenWeb Project
Free online genealogy help and information for every U.S. state and county. Provides links to state sites, which, in turn, provide gateways to the counties.

GENUKI
Provides a virtual reference library of genealogical information of particular relevance to the UK and Ireland.

FamilySearch
Discover your family history. Explore the world’s largest collection of free family trees, genealogy records and resources.

Ellis Island
Database of 51 million+ passenger records.

One-Step Webpage by Stephen P. Morse
This site contains tools for finding immigration records, census records, vital records, and for dealing with calendars, maps, foreign alphabets, and numerous other applications. Some of these tools fetch data from other websites but do so in more versatile ways than the search tools provided on those websites.

Library of Congress
The Library of Congress is the nation’s oldest federal cultural institution, and it serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world.

Find a Grave
Find A Grave is a free resource for finding the final resting places of famous folks, friends and family members. With millions of names, it is an invaluable tool for genealogist and history buffs.

Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Genealogy
This guide will help you get started with your research. It will explain:

• step-by-step how to organize your findings
• which records to examine first
• how to conduct oral histories
• and more

 

Local Genealogy Resources

 

Fairfield County Genealogy
The major resource for the preservation and promotion of family heritage in Fairfield County, Ohio.

Genealogy in Bloom Township
Data of genealogical value in Bloom Twp., Fairfield Co., Ohio.

Ohio Genealogical Society
The Ohio Genealogical Society is the largest state genealogical society in the United States. Its mission is to meet the educational needs of its members and the general public through the acquisition, preservation, and dissemination of genealogical and historical information.

Ohio History Connection
Explore Ohio history through stories, photos, videos, and events. The Ohio History Connection champions all Ohio history, including the 50+ historic sites in the Society’s network throughout Ohio.

 

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