U.S. Research - General - Subscription Sites


Can have 14 day free access. Highlights of this site are: US census records 1790-1940 (1890 was burned); Immigration records; US and other military records; enlistment records from the Revolutionary War, Civil War, WWI, WWII and Korea; many vital records (births, deaths, marriages, and the Social Security Death Index); various court records; digital newspapers and periodicals, many government and vital records from a number of other countries, International records; genealogy message board by surname and locale; photographic collections. For family trees: At the Ancestry home page click on the “Search” button – then “Public Family Trees” and enter your ancestor’s name to find information on your ancestor and trees submitted by other people.      

Previously known as “Footnote.” This site is the web’s premier collection of military original documents. Revolutionary war service and pension records, civil war service records. Also naturalization records from different parts of the country, family histories and historical newspapers.

Persi, Census, Books, Rev War Records, Freedman’s Bank Records, U.S. Serial Set. PERSI is an index of 2.3 million genealogy and local history articles. On this site you can also find information on people and places described in 28,000 books on family and local histories, and all census records now available.

Some records from this library have been digitized and are also available on familysearch.org under the topic of BOOKS. Allen County Library has one of the most extensive collections of genealogical articles from magazines, periodicals, and books.

This is the site of the New England Historic Genealogical Society. A must if you have New England ancestors.

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