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Online Databases

Research in Other States Digitized Book & Record Collections

Illinois Research

Research in Other Countries Cemetery Information
Cook County Genealogical Societies Genealogy Networking
    Volunteer Assistance

 

 

 

 

 

Search  HeritageQuest Online

With over 25,000 books, the entire U.S. Federal Census, PERSI, and other expanding collections, HeritageQuest Online gives you the chance to tap in to one of the largest collections of genealogy material in the country for those who are either just beginning their family research or who after years of work are still uncovering their past. To access HeritageQuest Online, click on the above link and enter your barcode number (no spaces) from the back of your Chatham Area Public Library card.

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  America's Genealogy Bank

This database to help you quickly find your ancestors in over four centuries of rare documents and records. Search thousands of historical newspapers, books, pamphlets and genealogies. Plus, selected material from the American State Papers and U.S. Serial Set, the complete Social Security Death Index and more than 29 million obituaries.  Please use your Chatham Area Public Library account number to access this database.

The US WebGen Research Project
The USGenWeb Project consists of a group of volunteers working together to provide Internet websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States. The Project is non-commercial and fully committed to free access for everyone.


Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
Your genealogy starting point online for more than a decade!

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Illinois Research

Illinois Department of Public Health, Vital Records

http://www.idph.state.il.us/vitalrecords/index.htm

Illinois State Archives, Death Index - pre-1916
http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/death.html

Illinois State Archives, Death Index - 1916-1950
http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/idphdeathindex.html

Illinois State Archives, Marriage Index
http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/marriage.html

USGenWeb, Illinois Archives
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~usgenweb/il/ilfiles.htm

 

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Cook County

Cook County Marriage Records

http://www.cookcountyclerk.com/vitalrecords/marriagecertificates/Pages/default.aspx

Cook County Birth, Death, and Marriage Certificates

http://www.cookcountygenealogy.com/

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Research in Other States

Alaska Research

http://www.archives.state.ak.us/genealogy/genealogy.html

Arizona Research
http://genealogy.az.gov/

Kentucky
http://history.ky.gov/sub.php?pageid=113&sectionid=3

Maine State Archives
http://www.maine.gov/msl/services/ref/web/genweb.htm

Massachusetts
http://www.sec.state.ma.us/arc/arcgen/genidx.htm

Minnesota Research

Minnesota Death Certificate Index

http://people.mnhs.org/dci/search.cfm?bhcp=1

 

Minnesota Department of Health, Birth and Death Certificates
http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/chs/osr/index.html

USGenWeb, Minnesota Archives
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mngenweb/

Michigan Research
http://www.mdch.state.mi.us/gendisx/search.htm

Missouri Research
http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/

http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/links.asp


New Jersey

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njgenweb/?cj=1&sid=genweb&o_xid=0001769072&o_lid=0001769072&o_xt=1769072


New York
http://www.archives.nysed.gov/a/research/res_topics_genealogy.shtml

North Dakota Research

http://death-records.net/northdakota/death-records.htm


Ohio
http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/death//

Utah
http://archives.utah.gov/research/indexes/20842.htm

Wisconsin Research
http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/vitalrecords/

http://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/VitalRecords/index.htm

 

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Research in Other Countries

England

http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl

Genealogical Societies

General Society of Mayflower Descendants

http://themayflowersociety.com/

The Jamestowne Society
http://www.jamestowne.org/

Digitized Book & Record Collections

Family History Archive

http://www.lib.byu.edu/fhc/index.php
This is a project of the Allen County Public Library and several genealogy facilities of the Morman Church to digitize off-copyright books and other records....they are already up to over 10,000 volumes.

Google Books

http://books.google.com/

 

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Cemetery Information

Find a Grave

http://www.findagrave.com/

Sangamon County Cemeteries
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilmaga/sangamon/cemetery/1_cem_list.html

Interment.net
http://www.interment.net/

The Tombstone Transcription Project
http://www.usgwtombstones.org/

Genealogy Networking

We Relate

http://werelate.org/wiki/Main_Page

Geni

http://www.geni.com/

Volunteer Assistance
Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness

http://www.raogk.org/ (This site is currently unavailable)

 

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