Databases: By Subject: Genealogy


Ancestry Library Edition (In Library Only)

"Proquest has partnered with to create Ancestry Library Edition, one of the most important genealogical collections available today. It has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas."

Mansfield News Journal Index (Proquest)

This online newspaper index not only includes articles and obituaries from the News Journal, but also companies, people, products, and more. From 2002 to the present. NOTE: This link has changed, please scroll down on the News Journal page to find the search bar.

Newspaper Archive (Main Library only) is the largest historical newspaper online database with more than 70 million newspaper pages and more than 80,000 pages being added per day.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

"Sanborn Historic Maps are large scale street plans produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company from 1867 to 1970...used in both public and academic libraries by a wide range of researchers."


Cyndi's List of Genealogy sites on the Internet

Cyndi's List categorizes and cross-references websites that are useful to genealogical researchers.

New England Historic Genealogical Society

Founded in 1845, the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is the country’s leading resource for family history research. For more than 150 years, NEHGS has helped new and experienced researchers trace their heritage in New England and around the world.


RootsWeb is "the oldest and largest free genealogy site on the internet".

USGenWeb project

USGenWeb is a gateway to "genealogy websites for genealogical research in every county and every state in the United States".

Your Ancestor in the Military

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