Genealogy

Fold3 (formerly Footnote.com)

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This resource provides access to digitized versions of original historical and genealogical documents, and to these resources adds social networking capabilities. People can learn from share information and learn from one another.

Documents include vital documents, historical newspapers, naturalization records, photos, etc.

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Ancestry Library Edition

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Genealogical database that includes U.S. Census data, and special collections. Includes charts and forms to organize your research.

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IN LIBRARY ONLY.

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Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

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Sanborn Fire Insurance Co produced these large street plans between 1867 and 1970. They are important resources for local historical research.

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Select Ohio Public Records Index

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You can search by first and last name, and refine by county.  The records available for research include the following:

  • Ohio Department of Health Death Certificates, 1913-1944
  • Ohio Department of Health Death Certificates, 1954-1963
  • Ohio Department of Health Stillborn Death Certificates, 1913-1935
  • Ohio Department of Health Stillborn Death Certificates,1942-1949
  • Columbus Board of Health Death Certificates, 1904-1908
  • Ohio Girls Industrial School, 1869-1943
  • Ohio Boys Industrial School, 1858-1944

Photocopies of uncertified Ohio death certificates are available for purchase online. Use the Index to find and select your certificates, save them to your list and click on purchase to checkout through the Ohio History Store.

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Explore Ohio

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An information portal for the state of Ohio. Information can be narrowed to individual counties.

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HeritageQuest

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A research tool for genealogy. Search Census data, local and family histories, and many other areas.

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When accessing this resource from outside the library, users may be asked for their library card number.

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