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Genealogy

The Archive's ever-expanding collection of genealogy resources includes items from the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana; Robarts Library at the University of Toronto; the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Library;Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah;>, the National Library of Scotland, the Indianapolis City Library's Indianapolis City Directory and Yearbooks Collection, The Leo Baeck Institute Archives of German-speaking Jewry Leo Baeck Institute Archives, and the Boston Public Library.

Resources include among many things books on surname origins, vital statistics, parish records, census records, passenger lists of vessels, and other historical and biographical documents.

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United States Census
collection
23,615
ITEMS
3.3M
VIEWS
collection
eye 3.3M
United States Census The record of the population census from 1790 to 1930. Scanned from microfilm from the collections of the Allen County Public Library and originally from the United States National Archives Record Administration . As of the launch there were 13,004,791 page images. We intend to add further census years when they become available from NARA, which delays their release by 70 years, we understand, as a privacy protection.
Topics: United States Census, Registry of births, etc.
Reclaim The Records
collection
1,329
ITEMS
1.8M
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
collection
eye 1.8M
Reclaim The Records is a not-for-profit activist group that uses state Freedom of Information laws to obtain copies of genealogical and archival data sets from government agencies, state libraries, and municipal archives. We then make the data available to the public for free, without any copyrights, usage restrictions, or paywalls. You can learn more about us and sign up for our free e-mail newsletter on our website at https://www.ReclaimTheRecords.org/ or follow us on Twitter at...
New Jersey Marriage Index
collection
331
ITEMS
920,221
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
collection
eye 920,221
This is a collection of records of marriages that were recorded in New Jersey.  Some of these records (earlier years) were obtained from the New Jersey State Archives, in Trenton, New Jersey, in 2015. They were previously only available on microfilm at the Archives, and were never before available online or in any other format. And some of these records (later years) were obtained from the New Jersey Department of Health, under an Open Public Records Act (OPRA) request in 2017....
Topics: genealogy, marriage, New Jersey
12th Population Census of the United States - 1900
collection
8,053
ITEMS
455,529
VIEWS
collection
eye 455,529
1900 Census: The 1900 census schedules, which contain the most information of all the schedules released to that date, give for each person: name; address; relationship to the head of the household; color or race; sex; month and year of birth; age at last birthday; marital status; if a wife is listed within the household, then the number of years married, number of children born of that marriage, and number of children living; places of birth of each individual and of the parents of each...
Topics: census, United States
collection
eye 414,516
Passenger and Crew lists for vessels arriving in New York, New York 1897-1957.
Topic: genealogy
14th Population Census of the United States - 1920
collection
2,072
ITEMS
401,012
VIEWS
collection
eye 401,012
1920 Census: The enumeration of the 1920 Census occurred not in April as was usual, but upon request by the Dept. of Agriculture it began in Jan. of 1920. The reasoning was the more farmers would be home in January, and questions about their recent harvest would be fresh in their minds. An indication of how the U.S. was still an agricultural nation.  Due to the changes in boundaries from the recently ended World War I, respondents were asked to be more specific about what province or city they...
Topic: census
Family Genealogy
collection
3,635
ITEMS
367,351
VIEWS
collection
eye 367,351
A collection of family genealogies.
Topics: genealogy, family history
15th Population Census of the United States - 1930
collection
2,670
ITEMS
309,894
VIEWS
collection
eye 309,894
1930 Census: Among the standard questions asked in the 1930 Census such as name, number in household, sex, age, race, education level, occupation, it also asked what language was spoken in the home, if you owned a radio, a farm, did they work yesterday or their last actual working day. These questions are indicative of the situation the U.S. found itself in 1930, and which have proven to be valuable for people researching their ancestors. This microfilm was provided by the Genealogy Center at...
Topic: census
10th Population Census of the United States - 1880
collection
3,822
ITEMS
304,174
VIEWS
collection
eye 304,174
This microfilm was provided by the Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and sponsored by the Internet Archive. Index (soundex) to the population schedules of the tenth census of the United States 10th Population Census of the United States - 1880 Alabama Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Dakota Territory Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Iowa Idaho Illinois Indiana Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan...
Topics: census, United States
War Records
collection
45
ITEMS
216,261
VIEWS
collection
eye 216,261
Collection of lists of soldiers and participants in American wars.
Topics: soldiers, war
13th Population Census of the United States - 1910
collection
1,785
ITEMS
189,786
VIEWS
collection
eye 189,786
1910 Census: The questions asked in this Census were name, relationship to head of household sex, color or race, age at last birthday, marital status, length of present marriage, if a mother, number of children and number of living children, place of birth, place of birth of parents, if foreign born, year of immigration and citizenship status, language spoken, occupation, type of industry employed in, if employer, employee, or self-employed, if unemployed, number of weeks unemployed in 1909,...
Topics: census, United States
Indian Census of the United States - 1885-1940
collection
692
ITEMS
167,148
VIEWS
collection
eye 167,148
This microfilm was provided by the Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and sponsored by the Internet Archive. Indian Population Census of the United States 1885-1940
Topic: census, United States
by Bureau of Pensions and Veterans Administration
collection
eye 164,825
This is the collection page for the Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards.
Topic: Military pensions
New York State Death Index
collection
77
ITEMS
144,082
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
collection
eye 144,082
This is the index to deaths in New York State in 1880-1956. These records were obtained by the non-profit activist group Reclaim The Records through a New York State Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request originally filed in January 2016 and completed seventeen months later in mid-2017. Prior to this, the records had only been available on microfiche at a small number of libraries in New York State, and had not been easily available to the general public. Some things to note: 1880 and 1881...
Topics: genealogy, death, New York State, New York
8th Population Census of the United States - 1860
collection
1,435
ITEMS
140,307
VIEWS
collection
eye 140,307
This microfilm was provided by the Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and sponsored by the Internet Archive. 8th Population Census of the United States Alabama Arkansas California Connecticut Dakota Territory Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Iowa Illinois Indiana Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Nebraska New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina Ohio Oregon Pennsylvania...
Topics: census, United States
New Jersey Death Index
collection
171
ITEMS
137,436
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
collection
eye 137,436
These records were obtained from the New Jersey State Archives, in Trenton, New Jersey. They were previously only available on microfilm at the Archives, and were never before available online or in any other format. This data was obtained by the not-for-profit activist group Reclaim The Records ( https://www.ReclaimTheRecords.org/ ), which purchased copies of the microfilms from the Archives in late 2015. The films were then digitally scanned by the non-profit group FamilySearch in April and...
Topics: genealogy, deaths, New Jersey
9th Population Census of the United States - 1870
collection
1,761
ITEMS
136,789
VIEWS
collection
eye 136,789
This microfilm was provided by the Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and sponsored by the Internet Archive. 9th Population Census of the United States - 1870 Alabama Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Dakota Territory Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Iowa Illinois Indiana Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Nebraska New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North...
Topics: census, United States
6th Population Census of the United States - 1840
collection
579
ITEMS
117,931
VIEWS
collection
eye 117,931
This microfilm was provided by the Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and sponsored by the Internet Archive. 6th Population Census of the United States - 1840 Alabama Arkansas Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Iowa Illinois Indiana Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Mississippi Missouri New Hampshire New Jersey New York North Carolina Ohio Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina Tennessee Vermont Virginia...
Topics: census, United States
7th Population census of the United States - 1850
collection
959
ITEMS
107,942
VIEWS
collection
eye 107,942
This microfilm was provided by the Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and sponsored by the Internet Archive. 7th Population census of the United States - 1850 Alabama Arkansas California Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Iowa Illinois Indiana Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina Ohio Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South...
Topics: census, United States
NYC Marriage Index
collection
293
ITEMS
94,466
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
collection
eye 94,466
This collection contains images of the index to New York City marriage licenses, applications, and affidavits. These records were obtained and published by the non-profit group Reclaim The Records, through two successful Freedom of Information lawsuits brought against the city in 2015 and 2016. These marriage license records were originally kept by the New York City Clerk's Office. Some of the older records were eventually moved to the New York City Municipal Archives, where they were available...
Topics: genealogy, marriage, New York, New York City
Passengers arriving in the St. Albans, VT District
collection
1,027
ITEMS
83,877
VIEWS
collection
eye 83,877
Collection of passengers arriving in the St. Albans, VT District
New York State Birth Index
collection
62
ITEMS
82,517
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
collection
eye 82,517
These are scanned images of the index to births that occurred in the state of New York, originally compiled by the New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH). This information was obtained through a successful New York State Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request filed by the non-profit organization Reclaim The Records against the NYS DOH in September 2017, which was finally completed in August 2018. This publication is the first time that this information has been made freely available...
collection
eye 77,854
Collection of records of the field offices for the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands
collection
eye 74,822
Collection of compiled records showing service of military units in volunteer Confederate organizations
by United States. Bureau of Immigration; United States. Bureau of Customs; United States. National Archives and Records Service
collection
eye 68,034
Passenger lists of vessels arriving at Baltimore and Philadelphia.
Topics: passenger list, vessels, ships
New York State Marriage Index
collection
102
ITEMS
67,044
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
collection
eye 67,044
These are scanned images of the index to marriages that occurred in the state of New York, originally compiled by the New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH). This information was obtained through a New York State Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request filed by the non-profit organization Reclaim The Records against the NYS DOH in September 2017. Marriage index data was requested from 1881 through December 21, 2016, but the NYS DOH only delivered data up through December 31, 1965. The...
collection
eye 63,559
Collection of documents from United States Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes
5th Population Census of the United States - 1830
collection
201
ITEMS
63,507
VIEWS
collection
eye 63,507
This microfilm was provided by the Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and sponsored by the Internet Archive. 5th Population Census of the United States - 1830 Alabama Arkansas Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Illinois Indiana Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Mississippi Missouri New Hampshire New Jersey New York North Carolina Ohio Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina Tennessee Vermont Virginia
Topics: census, United States
4th Population Census of the United States - 1820
collection
142
ITEMS
46,281
VIEWS
collection
eye 46,281
This microfilm was provided by the Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and sponsored by the Internet Archive. Indiana reel 444 is missing from the ACPL collection, as are New York reels 1103, 1104, and 1124 4th Population Census of the United States - 1820 Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Georgia Illinois Indiana Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Mississippi New Hampshire New York North Carolina Ohio Pennsylvania Rhode...
Topics: census, United States
Records relating to War of 1812
collection
454
ITEMS
39,277
VIEWS
collection
eye 39,277
Collection of records relating to War of 1812
Passport Applications, 1795-1905
collection
694
ITEMS
37,395
VIEWS
collection
eye 37,395
Passport applications from 1795-1905. Microfilm contributed by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.
Topic: genealogy
collection
eye 37,387
Collection of Eastern Cherokee applications of the U.S. Court of Claims
collection
eye 33,179
This microfilm was provided by the Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and sponsored by the Internet Archive. 3rd Population Census of the United States - 1810 Connecticut Delaware Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts New Hampshire New York North Carolina Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina Tennessee Vermont Virginia
Topics: census, United States
Family Genealogy
by Carhart, Lucy Ann Morris, 1824-; Nelson, Charles Alexander, 1839-1933 ed
texts
eye 31,981
favorite 4
comment 0
16
Topics: Morris family, genealogy
by Reclaim The Records
collection
eye 29,018
This is the list of all registered voters in New York City in 1924 for the borough of Brooklyn (Kings county). It was published by the City Record, and is separated out first by Assembly District (A.D.) and then by Election District (E.D.) and then by the residential address where each person had registered to vote that year. This data was obtained by the not-for-profit activist group Reclaim The Records ( https://www.ReclaimTheRecords.org/ ), who commissioned the first-ever digital imaging of...
Topics: genealogy, elections, voters lists, voting, democracy, New York City
collection
eye 28,373
This microfilm was provided by the Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and sponsored by the Internet Archive. 2nd Population Census of the United States - 1800 Connecticut Delaware Maine Maryland Massachusetts New Hampshire New York North Carolina Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina Vermont
Topics: census, United States
by Reclaim The Records
collection
eye 28,234
This is the list of all registered voters in New York City in 1924 for the borough of Manhattan (New York county). It was published by the City Record, and is separated out first by Assembly District (A.D.) and then by Election District (E.D.) and then by the residential address where each person had registered to vote that year. This data was obtained by the not-for-profit activist group Reclaim The Records ( https://www.ReclaimTheRecords.org/ ), who commissioned the first-ever digital imaging...
Topics: genealogy, elections, voters lists, voting, democracy, New York City
Topics: Boyd family, Culler family, Pinkerton family, Warfel family, Speer family, Hough family, Gaut...
16
Topics: Walker family, Walker, John, d. 1734, genealogy
Family History Library
by Ohio Genealogical Society. Stark County Chapter
texts
eye 27,289
favorite 5
comment 0
Topic: Ohio, Stark - Cemeteries
collection
eye 26,605
This microfilm was provided by the Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and sponsored by the Internet Archive. 1st Population Census of the United States - 1790 Connecticut Maine Massachusetts Maryland New Hampshire New York North Carolina Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina Vermont Virginia
Topic: census, United States
Family History Library
by Marchant, James Robert Vernam, 1853-1936; Charles, Joseph Fletcher
texts
eye 25,264
favorite 9
comment 2
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Topics: Latin language - Dictionaries - English, English language - Dictionaries - Latin
Family History Library
by Clan Diggers Genealogical Society (Lake Isabella, California); Kern Valley sun (Lake Isabella, California)
texts
eye 24,929
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: California, Kern - Obituaries, California, Kern - Vital records, California, Kern - Newspapers,...
Genealogy
texts
eye 24,604
favorite 5
comment 9
BMD index, Victoria, Australia historical Victorian Births/Marriages/Deaths (Australia) stored as CSV data index to births 1836-1920 index to marriages 1836-1942 index to deaths 1836-1985
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews )
Topics: genealogy, australia, victoria, bmd, bdm, births, marriages, deaths
Family History Library
by Harding, Gertrude Fisher
texts
eye 23,398
favorite 6
comment 0
Topic: Fisher family
Family History Library
by Bicha, Gloria Wall, 1929-; Brown, Helen Benjamin
texts
eye 21,947
favorite 9
comment 0
Topics: Benjamin family, Brown family, Clark family, Johnson family, Smith family, Wells family, Williams...
collection
eye 21,695
Collection of compiled records showing service of military units in volunteer Union organizations
Family History Library
texts
eye 21,641
favorite 12
comment 0
16
Topics: Pierce family, genealogy
Family History Library
by Bradley, Noah Harrison, 1922-
texts
eye 21,007
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Guss family, Cosby family, Ely family, Hiester family, Overton family, Seltzer family, Wilkinson...
by Reclaim The Records
collection
eye 19,638
This is the list of all registered voters in New York City in 1924 for the borough of the Bronx (Bronx county). It was published by the City Record, and is separated out first by Assembly District (A.D.) and then by Election District (E.D.) and then by the residential address where each person had registered to vote that year. This data was obtained by the not-for-profit activist group Reclaim The Records ( https://www.ReclaimTheRecords.org/ ), who commissioned the first-ever digital imaging of...
Family History Library
by Bracken, Evelyn Claypool, 1909-; Hurst, Arthur M. (Arthur Marion), 1883-
texts
eye 19,612
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Claypool family, Claypoole family, Bowser family, Boyd family, Campbell family, Miller family,...
Family History Library
by Seaver, J. Montgomery (Jesse Montgomery), 1890-; Davis, Ella L. (Ella Leman)
texts
eye 19,221
favorite 7
comment 0
Topic: Davis family
Family History Library
by Buffa, Elizabeth Berry, 1922-
texts
eye 19,023
favorite 5
comment 0
Topics: Cox family, Barker family, Dixon family, Hadley family, Moffit family, Cox, Jehu, 1803-1893,...
Family History Library
by Forrester, Wallace Redmond, 1902-; Clan Forrester Society, Inc. (Stone Mountain, Georgia)
texts
eye 19,023
favorite 2
comment 0
Topics: Forrester family, Forester family, Forrister family, Foester family, Forrest family, Forster...
Allen County Public Library
by Maryland. Commission on the Publication of the Histories of the Maryland Volunteers during the Civil War; Wilmer, L. Allison; Jarrett, J. H. (James H.); Vernon, George W. F
texts
eye 18,439
favorite 8
comment 0
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Topic: genealogy
New Jersey Marriage Index
by Reclaim The Records
texts
eye 18,045
favorite 0
comment 0
TEXT TO COME.
Topics: genealogy, marriage, New Jersey
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Topics: DeArmond family, d'Armand family, Flenniken family, Griffitts family, Keener family, McCalman...
[Vol. 2] co-edited by Helen Love Scranton, and published in Guilford, Conn., by Shore Line Times Pub. Co., 1960
Topics: Wheat family, Wheat family (Moses Wheat, d. 1700), genealogy
Family Genealogy
texts
eye 16,999
favorite 6
comment 0
Includes indexes
Topics: Wolcott family, genealogy
New Jersey Marriage Index
by Reclaim The Records
texts
eye 16,831
favorite 0
comment 0
TEXT TO COME.
Topics: genealogy, marriage, New Jersey
Topic: Curtiss family
Topics: Geddes family, Eames family, England family, Murray family, Nielsen family, Nelson family, Peterson...
Family Genealogy
by Crane, Ellery Bicknell, 1836-1925
texts
eye 15,952
favorite 5
comment 0
Includes index
Topics: Crane family, genealogy
Family History Library
by Hughes, Clara W. (Clara May Walker), 1900-
texts
eye 15,821
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Findley family, Hughes family, Henderson family, Maley family, Wilson family, Hawthorne family
Topics: Clark family, Gilbert family, Laird family, Botkin family, Heffley family, Craycroft family,...
Family History Library
by Bassett, Minerva Bone, 1915-; Gillespie, Patricia Randle, 1923-
texts
eye 15,479
favorite 4
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Baker family, Bassett family, Givens family, Johnson family, Payne family, Price family, Rice...
Ancestral register of Esther Steelman Adams: p. 254
Topics: Lake family, Lake, John, d. ca. 1696, Adams, Esther Steelman, 1912-, genealogy
Topics: Christensen family, Eliason family, Hansen family, Jensen family, Pederson family, Nelson family,...
Family History Library
by Ohio Genealogical Society. Stark County Chapter
texts
eye 14,982
favorite 4
comment 0
Topic: Ohio, Stark - Cemeteries
Family History Library
by Arrol, John; Arrol, Robert N. (Robert Norman)
texts
eye 14,769
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Arrol family, Arroll family, Arrell family, Arrel family, Arrall family, Errol family, Harel family
Family History Library
by C. Russell Jensen
texts
eye 14,303
favorite 2
comment 0
"This edition of the Monnet family genealogy, consisting of approximately twelve hundred pages, bound in buckram, stamped in gold and with color plate frontispiece and dedicatorial page, is limited to three hundred and fifty copies, of which this copy is no. 28."
Topics: Monnet family, genealogy
Topics: Corless family, Brooks family, Charlton family, Dexter family, Harris family, Luethe family, Newell...