Databases: By Subject: Genealogy

Databases:

African American Heritage

African American Heritage is a digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research. This collection was created in partnership with leading African American genealogists and recognized leaders in genealogical information to develop a comprehensive mix of resources, records, and tools specifically pertaining to African Americans. It provides users a dedicated, user-friendly resource that not only brings together records critical to African American family research, but also connects them to a community of research experts, whose mentoring and assistance can frequently be the difference between research success and futility.

Ancestry Library Edition (In Library Only)

"Proquest has partnered with MyFamily.com 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."

Fold3 Library Edition

Fold3 Library Edition is the premier collection of historical military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served from the Revolutionary War through recent conflicts. It contains millions of records from world-class archives, many of which are exclusively available on Fold3 Library Edition.

Heritage Quest

With an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources for more than 60 countries, with coverage dating back as early as the 1700s, this collection can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past, while also providing a comprehensive treasury of genealogical sources rich in unique records, local and family histories, and finding-aids.

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)

NewspaperARCHIVE.com 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."

Websites:

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

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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