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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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by United States. Bureau of Immigration; United States. Bureau of Customs; United States. National Archives and Records Service
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eye 68,658
Passenger lists of vessels arriving at Baltimore and Philadelphia.
Topics: passenger list, vessels, ships
American Libraries
by Power, John Carroll, 1819-1894; Power, S. A. (Sarah A.), b. 1824
texts
eye 29,996
favorite 9
comment 0
Topics: Sangamon County (Ill.) -- History, Sangamon County (Ill.) -- Biography, Illinois -- Genealogy
Find My Past PERSI Collection
texts
eye 23,952
favorite 18
comment 0
These volumes are on the open shelf
Topics: Pennsylvania Dutch, Germans, Ships
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Topics: Black Hawk War, 1832, Illinois -- Militia, United States -- History War with Mexico, 1845-1848...
Topics: Morgan County (Ill.) -- Genealogy, Morgan County (Ill.) -- History, Illinois -- Genealogy
Family History Library
by Margaret Cross Norton, b. 1891
texts
eye 11,807
favorite 4
comment 0
Topics: Illinois - Census - 1810, Illinois - Census - 1818
American Libraries
by Bradsby, H. C. (Henry C.)
texts
eye 10,385
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Bureau County (Ill.) -- History, Bureau County (Ill.) -- Biography, Bureau County (Ill.) --...
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- United States, World War, 1914-1918 -- Illinois Sangamon County, Soldiers...
Topic: Whiteside Co., Illinois
"The records reproduced on this microcopy are part of a body of records in the National Archives designated as Record Group 36, Records of the Bureau of Customs"--Introd., p. iv
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Topic: Ships
American Libraries
texts
eye 6,979
favorite 4
comment 1
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Topics: Irish Americans -- Illinois Chicago Biography, Chicago (Ill.) -- Biography, genealogy
American Libraries
texts
eye 6,004
favorite 2
comment 0
Topics: Schuyler County (Ill.) -- Genealogy Indexes, Brown County (Ill.) -- Genealogy Indexes, Cass County...
American Libraries
texts
eye 5,883
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Genealogy -- Illinois Cook County, Cook County (Ill.) -- Biography, Cook County (Ill.) -- Genealogy
Family History Library
texts
eye 5,853
favorite 2
comment 2
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Topics: Peter Hershberger married Leah Hochstetler (1821-1898), the daughter of Henry Hochstetler and Sarah...
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Topics: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, genealogy
Find My Past PERSI Collection
texts
eye 5,032
favorite 13
comment 1
These volumes are on the open shelf
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Pennsylvania Dutch, Germans, Ships
Find My Past PERSI Collection
texts
eye 4,761
favorite 10
comment 0
These volumes are on the open shelf
Topics: Pennsylvania Dutch, Germans, Ships
Topics: Livingston County (Ill.) -- History, Livingston County (Ill.) -- Biography, Livingston County...
American Libraries
by Peters, Charlene; Largent, Mildred
texts
eye 4,694
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: New Baden (Ill.) -- Centennial celebrations, etc, New Baden (Ill.) -- History, New Baden, Ill. --...
Allen County Public Library
texts
eye 4,495
favorite 0
comment 0
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Topics: University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus), University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus),...
16
Topics: University of Illinois, genealogy
Community Texts
by Mildred Marvel Burwell; Ella Armstrong Yeakel; Steve Malone
texts
eye 3,975
favorite 1
comment 0
The descendants of Prettyman and Lavina (Rogers) Marvel.
Topics: De Witt, Logan, McClean, Illinois, Gibson, Indiana, Montgomery, Roberts, Gambrel, Malone, Barr,...
Reel 102. Jan. 3 - Apr. 30, 1881
Topic: Ships
American Libraries
by Lee County Columbian Club
texts
eye 3,672
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: Frontier and pioneer life -- Illinois Lee County, Lee County (Ill.) -- History, Lee County (Ill.)...
The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topics: Success (Convict ship), Convict ships, genealogy
American Libraries
by Illinois. Office of Secretary of State; Reithmaier, Tina M; Buisseret, David
texts
eye 3,195
favorite 0
comment 0
Bibliography: p. 55-57
Topics: Archives -- Illinois Directories, Genealogy -- Societies, etc. Directories, Museums -- Illinois...
the Library of Adelle Frank
by Buckingham, Minnie Susan, 1893-1977
texts
eye 3,140
favorite 0
comment 0
History and biographies of the Church of the Brethren in Southern Illinois.
Topics: German Baptist Brethren, Schwarzenau Brethren, Church of the Brethren, Genealogy, Illinois, Clergy,...
The Library of Congress
by Illinois. Military and naval dept. [from old catalog]
texts
eye 3,078
favorite 1
comment 0
v. 1. Reports for the years 1865 and 1866. Also, rosters of officers, and historical memoranda of regiments numbered from the 7th to the 46th.--v. 2. Rosters of officers and historical memoranda of Illinois regiments numbered from the 47th to the 156th.--v.3. Rosters [etc.] of Illinois regiments numbered from the 1st to the 17th cavalry; 29th United States colored infantry, and the 1st and 2nd regiments and independent batteries of artillery. Also, rosters of enlisted men of regiments numbered...
Topics: Illinois -- Militia. [from old catalog], United States -- History Civil War, 1861-1865 Regimental...
Community Texts
by Steve Malone
texts
eye 3,071
favorite 0
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The Pioneer Williams Families of Smith Township, Posey County, Indiana and their Allen, Cater, Davis, Harmon, Johnson/Johnston, Journey, Lowe, Martin, Prewitt/Pruitt & Rook Connections The family history of Simon Williams: his life, his children and grandchildren,and the families that his children married into.  
Topics: Indiana Territory, Genealogy, Family History, Pioneers, Indiana, Posey County, Gibson County,...
Allen County Public Library
by Illinois State Historical Society. 1n; Illinois State Historical Society. Transactions. 1n
texts
eye 2,674
favorite 1
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Vols. for 1937-42 issued without series note but constitute no. 44-49 of its publication
Topics: Illinois -- History Societies, etc, genealogy
Topics: Ouilmette, Antoine, 1760-1841, Pioneers, Indian reservations -- Illinois, Potawatomie Indians --...
Allen County Public Library
by Custer, Milo, 1880- 1n
texts
eye 2,541
favorite 0
comment 0
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Topics: Registers of births, etc. -- Illinois, Registers of births, etc. -- Illinois McLean County,...
New York Public Library
by Bradsby, H. C. (Henry C.)
texts
eye 2,396
favorite 2
comment 0
Topics: Bureau County (Ill.) -- History, Bureau County (Ill.) -- Biography, Bureau County (Ill.) --...
Allen County Public Library
texts
eye 2,383
favorite 0
comment 0
Description based on first issue
Topics: Freemasons. Grand Lodge of Illinois, Freemasons, Secret societies, Fraternal organizations,...
the Library of Adelle Frank
by Miller, John Ezra, 1865-1947
texts
eye 2,336
favorite 0
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A history of the Church of the Brethren in northern Illinois and Wisconsin.
Topics: German Baptist Brethren, Schwarzenau Brethren, Church of the Brethren, History, Biography,...
Commenced by Gen. Benjamin Dornblaser; upon his death, the work was completed by Thomas B. Jones
Topics: Illinois Infantry. 46th Regiment, 1861-1866, Grand Army of the Republic, genealogy
Cover-title: Whiteside County boys in Porto Rico, 1898. Illustrated
Topics: Illinois Infantry. 6th Regiment, 1882-, Illinois Infantry. 6th Regiment, 1882-
Family History Library
by Margaret Cross Norton, b. 1891
texts
eye 2,290
favorite 3
comment 0
Topic: Illinois - Census - 1820
Allen County Public Library
by Bateman, Newton, 1822-1897. cn; Selby, Paul, 1825-1913; Gale, W. Shelden
texts
eye 2,239
favorite 0
comment 0
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Topics: Illinois -- History, Knox County (Ill.) -- History, Knox County (Ill.) -- Biography, genealogy
Topics: General Society of Colonial Wars (U.S.), Illinois -- Genealogy
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Topics: Illinois -- History, genealogy
American Libraries
by Illinois State Historical Library; Osborne, Georgia L. (Georgia Lou), 1860-1934
texts
eye 2,144
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: Illinois State Historical Library, United States -- History, Local Bibliography Catalogs, United...
Reel 3. Aug. 3, 1840 - Dec. 21, 1842
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Topic: Ships
Reel 102. Jan. 3 - Apr. 30, 1881
Topic: Ships
"The records reproduced on this microcopy are part of a body of records in the National Archives designated as Record Group 36, Records of the Bureau of Customs"--Introd., p. iv
Topic: Ships
Folded map attached to cover
Topic: Illinois Infantry. 34th Regiment, 1861-1865
Allen County Public Library
texts
eye 1,928
favorite 0
comment 0
Caption title
Topic: Grand Army of the Republic. Dept. of Illinois
Allen County Public Library
texts
eye 1,866
favorite 0
comment 0
List of officers and members
Topics: Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Illinois, United States -- History Colonial period, ca....
Allen County Public Library
by Illinois State Historical Library cn; Illinois State Historical Society. cn
texts
eye 1,833
favorite 1
comment 0
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Topics: Illinois State Historical Library, Illinois State Historical Society, Illinois -- History...
Alton High School - Yearbooks
by Alton High School
texts
eye 1,832
favorite 0
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Alton High School yearbook, called The Tatler, for 1987.
Topics: Alton High School, High schools, School yearbooks, High school students, Genealogy, Alton (Ill.),...
Source: Hayner Genealogy and Local History Library
Alton High School - Yearbooks
by Alton High School
texts
eye 1,771
favorite 0
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Alton High School yearbook, called The Tatler, for 1969.
Topics: Alton High School, High schools, School yearbooks, High school students, Genealogy, Alton (Ill.),...
Source: Hayner Genealogy and Local History Library
Family History Library
by Clarence Walworth Alvord, 1868-1928
texts
eye 1,767
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Illinois, Randolph, Kaskaskia - Public records, Illinois - Archives and libraries, Illinois -...
Allen County Public Library
by Bateman, Newton, 1822-1897. cn; Selby, Paul, 1825-1913; Kenaga, William F., 1835-; Letourneau, George R., 1831-
texts
eye 1,758
favorite 0
comment 0
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Topics: Illinois -- History Dictionaries, Illinois -- Biography, Kankakee County (Ill.) -- History,...
Allen County Public Library
by Bateman, Newton, 1822-1897. cn; Selby, Paul, 1825-1913; Hurd, Harvey B. (Harvey Bostwick), 1828-1906; Sheppard, Robert Dickinson, 1846-1933
texts
eye 1,735
favorite 0
comment 0
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Topics: Illinois -- History Dictionaries, Evanston (Ill.) -- History, Evanston (Ill.) -- Biography,...
Alton High School - Yearbooks
by Alton High School
texts
eye 1,685
favorite 0
comment 0
Alton High School yearbook, called The Tatler, for 1964.
Topics: Alton High School, High schools, School yearbooks, High school students, Genealogy, Alton (Ill.),...
Source: Hayner Genealogy and Local History Library
Alton High School - Yearbooks
by Alton High School
texts
eye 1,682
favorite 0
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Alton High School yearbook, called The Tatler, for 1968.
Topics: Alton High School, High schools, School yearbooks, High school students, Genealogy, Alton (Ill.),...
Source: Hayner Genealogy and Local History Library
Reel 102. Jan. 3 - Apr. 30, 1881
Topic: Ships
Allen County Public Library
texts
eye 1,598
favorite 0
comment 0
Description based on first issue
Topics: Freemasons. Grand Lodge of Illinois, Freemasons, Secret societies, Fraternal organizations,...
Community Texts
texts
eye 1,598
favorite 0
comment 0
Paper by Michael Garland Avey while working at the Department of Archeology at Pierce College, Fort Steilacoom, Washington. The paper is an inventory of archeological sites related to the Avey/Evey/Eavey family. This work is not a history or genealogy but a chronology of events and locations of one related family to establish basic information for an Archeological investigation.
Topics: archeology, genealogy, maryland, avey, evey, eavey, ohio, illinois, washington, scotch lot, family...
Topics: Catholic Church - Illinois - Chicago, genealogy
Alton High School - Yearbooks
by Alton High School
texts
eye 1,582
favorite 0
comment 0
Alton High School yearbook, called The Tatler, for 1973.
Topics: Alton High School, High schools, School yearbooks, High school students, Genealogy, Alton (Ill.),...
Source: Hayner Genealogy and Local History Library
Allen County Public Library
by Avery, Phineas O., 1838-
texts
eye 1,575
favorite 0
comment 0
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Topic: Illinois Cavalry. 4th Regiment, 1861-1864
Allen County Public Library
by Bateman, Newton, 1822-1897, ed; Selby, Paul, 1825-1913, joint ed; Bell, H. C. (Henry Clinton), b.1849
texts
eye 1,573
favorite 0
comment 0
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Topics: Clark County (Ill.) -- History, Clark County (Ill.) -- Biography, Illinois -- History, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
texts
eye 1,545
favorite 0
comment 0
Description based on first issue
Topics: Freemasons. Grand Lodge of Illinois, Freemasons, Secret societies, Fraternal organizations,...
Allen County Public Library
by Bogart, Ernest Ludlow, 1870-1958; Thompson, Charles Manfred, 1877- , joint author
texts
eye 1,542
favorite 1
comment 0
Bibliography: p.517-532
Topics: Illinois -- History 1865-, Illinois -- Industries, Illinois -- Economic conditions, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
texts
eye 1,540
favorite 0
comment 0
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Topic: Illinois cavalry. 14th regt., 1863-1865
The Library of Congress
by Illinois. Military and naval dept. [from old catalog]
texts
eye 1,536
favorite 1
comment 0
v. 1. Reports for the years 1865 and 1866. Also, rosters of officers, and historical memoranda of regiments numbered from the 7th to the 46th.--v. 2. Rosters of officers and historical memoranda of Illinois regiments numbered from the 47th to the 156th.--v.3. Rosters [etc.] of Illinois regiments numbered from the 1st to the 17th cavalry; 29th United States colored infantry, and the 1st and 2nd regiments and independent batteries of artillery. Also, rosters of enlisted men of regiments numbered...
Topics: Illinois -- Militia. [from old catalog], United States -- History Civil War, 1861-1865 Regimental...
Alton High School - Yearbooks
by Alton High School
texts
eye 1,511
favorite 0
comment 0
Alton High School yearbook, called The Tatler, for 1988.
Topics: Alton High School, High schools, School yearbooks, High school students, Genealogy, Alton (Ill.),...
Source: Hayner Genealogy and Local History Library
Allen County Public Library
texts
eye 1,490
favorite 0
comment 0
Description based on first issue
Topics: Freemasons. Grand Lodge of Illinois, Freemasons, Secret societies, Fraternal organizations
Alton High School - Yearbooks
by Alton High School
texts
eye 1,473
favorite 1
comment 0
Alton High School yearbook, called The Tatler, for 1983.
Topics: Alton High School, High schools, School yearbooks, High school students, Genealogy, Alton (Ill.),...
Source: Hayner Genealogy and Local History Library
Reel 102. Jan. 3 - Apr. 30, 1881
Topic: Ships
Community Texts
texts
eye 1,434
favorite 0
comment 0
Book of ten cemeteries extracted, indexed, and photographs from Iron, St. Francois, Ste. Genevieve Counties in Missouri and Jackson County in Illinois.
Topics: Ozarks, Missouri, cemetery, mortality, Murphysboro, St. John, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Pilot...
Allen County Public Library
texts
eye 1,388
favorite 0
comment 0
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Topic: Illinois Infantry. 50th Regiment, 1861-1865
Microfilm copy of original data as collected by the Census Bureau
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Illinois
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Topic: Illinois infantry. 57th regt., 1861-1865