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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
1.9M
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
collection
eye 1.9M
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
958,947
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
collection
eye 958,947
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
456,303
VIEWS
collection
eye 456,303
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 415,365
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
401,554
VIEWS
collection
eye 401,554
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
3,637
ITEMS
370,668
VIEWS
collection
eye 370,668
A collection of family genealogies.
Topics: genealogy, family history
15th Population Census of the United States - 1930
collection
2,670
ITEMS
310,747
VIEWS
collection
eye 310,747
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
304,811
VIEWS
collection
eye 304,811
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
218,204
VIEWS
collection
eye 218,204
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
190,322
VIEWS
collection
eye 190,322
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
169,729
VIEWS
collection
eye 169,729
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 165,004
This is the collection page for the Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards.
Topic: Military pensions
New York State Death Index
collection
77
ITEMS
151,365
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
collection
eye 151,365
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
New Jersey Death Index
collection
171
ITEMS
146,227
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
collection
eye 146,227
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
8th Population Census of the United States - 1860
collection
1,435
ITEMS
140,838
VIEWS
collection
eye 140,838
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
9th Population Census of the United States - 1870
collection
1,761
ITEMS
137,186
VIEWS
collection
eye 137,186
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
118,304
VIEWS
collection
eye 118,304
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
108,251
VIEWS
collection
eye 108,251
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
Book A, June 1890-September 1891 -- Book B, Sept. 1891-Nov. 1892 -- Book C, Nov. 1892-Sept. 1893 -- Book 4, Sept. 1893-June 1894 -- Book 5, June 1894-Jan. 1895 -- Book 6, Jan. 1895-July 1896 -- Book 7, July 1896-Dec. 1897 -- Book 8, Dec. 1897-March 17, 1900. -- Bks. 9-11, 1900-1902
Topics: Marriage records, Choctaw Indians, genealogy
NYC Marriage Index
collection
293
ITEMS
96,632
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
collection
eye 96,632
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
New York State Birth Index
collection
62
ITEMS
90,227
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
collection
eye 90,227
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...
Passengers arriving in the St. Albans, VT District
collection
1,027
ITEMS
83,938
VIEWS
collection
eye 83,938
Collection of passengers arriving in the St. Albans, VT District
collection
eye 78,284
Collection of records of the field offices for the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands
New York State Marriage Index
collection
102
ITEMS
75,537
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
collection
eye 75,537
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 75,483
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 68,394
Passenger lists of vessels arriving at Baltimore and Philadelphia.
Topics: passenger list, vessels, ships
Allen County Public Library
texts
eye 66,838
favorite 17
comment 0
16
Topics: Smith family, genealogy
5th Population Census of the United States - 1830
collection
201
ITEMS
63,770
VIEWS
collection
eye 63,770
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
collection
eye 63,667
Collection of documents from United States Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes
16
Topics: Cherokee Indians, Indians of North America, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Crozier, William Armstrong, 1864-1913. cn
texts
eye 56,668
favorite 39
comment 0
Edited by William Armstrong Crozier
Topic: genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Blagg, Thomas Matthews; James, Cholmondeley Sherwood; Goodall, James William; Blumhardt, E. K. (Edward Keane)
texts
eye 49,256
favorite 19
comment 0
16
Topic: genealogy
Allen County Public Library
texts
eye 47,276
favorite 57
comment 0
16
Topics: Heraldry -- Great Britain, Heraldry -- Ireland, Crests, genealogy
4th Population Census of the United States - 1820
collection
142
ITEMS
46,509
VIEWS
collection
eye 46,509
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
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Blagg, Thomas Matthews, ed; Satterford, A. Terry, ed
texts
eye 45,058
favorite 9
comment 0
16
Topics: Registers of births, etc. -- England Devon, genealogy
16
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Topics: Wright family, genealogy
16
Topics: Lewis family (John Lewis, 1640?-1726), Lewis family (Robert Lewis, fl. 1650), genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913; Johnson, Frederic
texts
eye 40,003
favorite 12
comment 0
Includes Barton Turf, Hedenham, Weeting (St. Mary's, All Saints'), Carleton Rode, Burnham Sutton with Ulph, Hickling, Gedingham, Gresham
Topic: genealogy
Records relating to War of 1812
collection
454
ITEMS
39,848
VIEWS
collection
eye 39,848
Collection of records relating to War of 1812
Allen County Public Library
by Bennett, Edgar B., 1842-
texts
eye 39,178
favorite 7
comment 0
16
Topics: Bennett family (Edward Bennett, d. 1636), genealogy
Allen County Public Library
texts
eye 37,666
favorite 19
comment 0
16
Topic: genealogy
collection
eye 37,597
Collection of Eastern Cherokee applications of the U.S. Court of Claims
Passport Applications, 1795-1905
collection
694
ITEMS
37,427
VIEWS
collection
eye 37,427
Passport applications from 1795-1905. Microfilm contributed by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.
Topic: genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Christchurch,Va. Christ Church; National Society of the Colonial Dames of America. Virginia
texts
eye 37,294
favorite 23
comment 0
16
Topics: Registers of births, etc, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
texts
eye 36,314
favorite 7
comment 0
16
Topics: Harris family (John Harris, 1717-1778), Harris family (Thomas Harris, 1732-1790), genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913; Ruston-Harrison, C. W., joint ed
texts
eye 35,143
favorite 8
comment 0
16
Topics: Registers of births, etc. -- England Cumberland, Cumberland (England) -- Genealogy, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Crozier, William Armstrong, 1864-1913. cn
texts
eye 34,644
favorite 44
comment 0
No more published
Topic: genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed
texts
eye 34,301
favorite 3
comment 0
"One hundred and fifty copies printed."
Topics: Registers of births, etc, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Ruvigny and Raineval, Melville Amadeus Henry Douglas Heddle de La Caillemotte de Massue de Ruvigny, 9th marquis of, 1868-1921
texts
eye 34,051
favorite 33
comment 2
This edition is limited to five hundred and twenty copies
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Topic: genealogy
collection
eye 33,343
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
16
Topics: Todd family, genealogy
Family Genealogy
by Carhart, Lucy Ann Morris, 1824-; Nelson, Charles Alexander, 1839-1933 ed
texts
eye 32,300
favorite 4
comment 0
16
Topics: Morris family, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Blagg, Thomas Matthews, ed; Seager, H. W., joint ed
texts
eye 32,180
favorite 7
comment 0
16
Topics: Registers of births, etc. -- England Somerset, Somerset (England) -- Genealogy, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913; Sadler, John
texts
eye 31,688
favorite 3
comment 0
"One hundred and fifty printed."
Topics: Church records and registers, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
texts
eye 31,641
favorite 8
comment 0
16
Topics: Indiana County (Pa.) -- History, Indiana County (Pa.) -- Biography, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Blagg, Thomas Matthews
texts
eye 31,422
favorite 7
comment 0
Vol. 1, without series title, and with imprint "Issued to the subscribers by the editor", was originally issued as a supplement in the Gloucestershire notes and queries, v. 6-7
Topic: genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Gaskoin, C. J. B. (Charles Jacinth Bellairs), joint ed; Young, Evelyn, joint ed
texts
eye 31,108
favorite 3
comment 0
An edition of 150 copies printed
Topics: Registers of births, etc, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Blagg, Thomas Matthews, joint ed; Hartop, Henry, joint ed; Randall, Thomas, joint ed; Elliott, E. K., joint ed
texts
eye 30,962
favorite 3
comment 0
"One hundred and fifty printed."
Topics: Registers of births, etc, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Blagg, Thomas Matthews, ed; Seager, H. W., joint ed
texts
eye 30,776
favorite 7
comment 0
"One hundred and fifty only printed. " v. 1-13 signed: W. P. W. Ph. v. 1-2, no. 85
Topics: Registers of births, etc, genealogy
16
Topics: Gray family, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Blagg, Thomas Matthews, ed
texts
eye 30,693
favorite 8
comment 0
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Topics: Registers of births, etc. -- England Derbyshire, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913; Holley, G.H
texts
eye 30,644
favorite 7
comment 0
Includes Stokesby with Herringby, Holme by the Sea, Holme Hale, Runham, Woodton, Cringleford, Thrigby, Fring, Ditchingham, Mautby, Topcroft, Thwaite St. Mary, West Newton, Castleacre (additional)
Topic: genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Blagg, Thomas Matthews, ed; Seager, H. W., joint ed
texts
eye 30,535
favorite 4
comment 0
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Topics: Registers of births, etc. -- England Somerset, Somerset (England) -- Genealogy, genealogy
Seventy-five copies only of this work printed
Topics: Marriage records, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Sarchet, Cyrus P. B. (Cyrus Parkinson Beatty), 1828-1913. cn
texts
eye 30,226
favorite 12
comment 0
16
Topics: Guernsey County (Ohio) -- History, Guernsey County (Ohio) -- Biography, genealogy
by Reclaim The Records
collection
eye 29,990
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
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Topics: Great Britain -- Genealogy, Ireland -- Genealogy, Great Britain -- Gentry, Great Britain --...
Allen County Public Library
by Jordan, John Woolf, 1840-1921, ed; Jordan, Wilfred, b. 1884, ed
texts
eye 29,333
favorite 28
comment 0
Vols. 4- called "New Series."
Topic: genealogy
by Reclaim The Records
collection
eye 29,262
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
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Andrews, S., ed; Stooks, C. D. (Charles Drummond), ed; Chitty, Herbert, 1863-1949 ed; Williams, J. F. (John Foster), ed; Everitt, A. T., ed; Oglander, J. H., ed; Colchester, W. E. (Walter Edmund), ed
texts
eye 29,215
favorite 3
comment 0
150 copies printed
Topics: Registers of births, etc, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Blagg, Thomas Matthews, ed
texts
eye 29,076
favorite 5
comment 0
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Topics: Registers of births, etc. -- England Derbyshire, genealogy
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Topics: Howard family, genealogy
16
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Jordan, John W. (John Woolf), 1840-1921 ed
texts
eye 28,796
favorite 6
comment 0
16
Topic: genealogy