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America's Genealogy Bank

Easily search and browse millions of genealogies, obituaries, marriage and birth announcements and more from 1652 to the present. Includes historical newspapers, books and documents, along with modern obituaries and the Social Security Death Index.

America's Historical Newspapers

For searching and browsing American newspapers published in three centuries, America’s Historical Newspapers is the most comprehensive online available. Continually expanding, it offers searchable digital facsimiles of thousands of titles from all 50 states. With eyewitness reporting, editorials, letters, advertisements, obituaries and much more, this acclaimed collection uniquely chronicles the evolution of American culture and daily life from 1690 to the recent past.

America's Obituaries and Death Notices


America's Obituaries & Death Notices is NewsBank's large and comprehensive collection of newspaper obituaries and death notices from around the United States. Each obituary or death notice is indexed by the name of the deceased person, to make searching easier and more precise. In addition, the text of each obituary or death notice is searchable, making it easy to find just what you're looking for using a place of residence, occupation, names of family members, or other personal information.


The Avalon Archive

The Avalon Archive consists of digitized media scanned from source materials which document the history of Avalon and will continually be expanding. Currently, the collection includes Avalon Yacht Club Yearbooks starting in 1951-2007, The History of Avalon by Robert Matt  and John Fallon's  "World War II Memories of A Combat Engineer" , Army Engineer Magazine, November-December, 2009. For optimum performance, use the latest version of Microsoft Internet Explorer and Adobe Reader. In Adobe Reader, change the properties for "web view" by going to edit/tools and checking the fast web view box.® is the world's largest online family history resource home to billions of historical records, millions of family trees and much more. provides access a vast collection of U.S. and international documents online. Images of original documents enhance research and critical thinking. Online resources includes narratives, oral histories, indexes and abstracts to other resources You can search over 30,000 record collections and 11 billion records with a click of a button. Record collections span the 1500s–2000s. It is available only inside the library.

Family Search is one of the most popular genealogical resources in the world. The site is sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and is free and available to the public. Visitors to can search over two billion digital images and indexes of records from all over the world. These records include government and church records for births, marriages, and deaths; censuses; probate records, land records, draft cards; and so forth. Millions of new records are published on a weekly basis.  Patrons may freely access our resources and service online at, or through over 4,500 family history centers in 70 countries, including the renowned Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. 


HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. Discover the amazing history of you with HeritageQuest Online. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past. HeritageQuest accesses: US Census data, genealogical and history books, Periodical Source Index (PERSI), Revolutionary War records, Freedman's Bank records, and LexisNexis US Serial set. 

Friday, March 23, 2018