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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
918,832
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
collection
eye 918,832
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
455,515
VIEWS
collection
eye 455,515
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 414,491
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
401,001
VIEWS
collection
eye 401,001
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
367,248
VIEWS
collection
eye 367,248
A collection of family genealogies.
Topics: genealogy, family history
15th Population Census of the United States - 1930
collection
2,670
ITEMS
309,867
VIEWS
collection
eye 309,867
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
304,132
VIEWS
collection
eye 304,132
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
216,195
VIEWS
collection
eye 216,195
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
189,771
VIEWS
collection
eye 189,771
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
167,021
VIEWS
collection
eye 167,021
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 164,807
This is the collection page for the Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards.
Topic: Military pensions
New York State Death Index
collection
77
ITEMS
143,794
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
collection
eye 143,794
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
140,301
VIEWS
collection
eye 140,301
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
137,082
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
collection
eye 137,082
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
136,776
VIEWS
collection
eye 136,776
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
117,920
VIEWS
collection
eye 117,920
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
107,929
VIEWS
collection
eye 107,929
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
94,394
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
collection
eye 94,394
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
83,875
VIEWS
collection
eye 83,875
Collection of passengers arriving in the St. Albans, VT District
New York State Birth Index
collection
62
ITEMS
82,246
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
collection
eye 82,246
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 77,851
Collection of records of the field offices for the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands
collection
eye 74,817
Collection of compiled records showing service of military units in volunteer Confederate organizations
26
Topics: United States -- Genealogy, England -- Emigration and immigration, United States -- Biography,...
by United States. Bureau of Immigration; United States. Bureau of Customs; United States. National Archives and Records Service
collection
eye 68,027
Passenger lists of vessels arriving at Baltimore and Philadelphia.
Topics: passenger list, vessels, ships
26
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Topics: Palatines -- United States, Huguenots -- New York (State), Salzburgers -- Georgia, Names, Personal...
New York State Marriage Index
collection
102
ITEMS
66,745
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
collection
eye 66,745
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...
Allen County Public Library
texts
eye 65,896
favorite 17
comment 0
16
Topics: Smith family, genealogy
collection
eye 63,557
Collection of documents from United States Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes
5th Population Census of the United States - 1830
collection
201
ITEMS
63,501
VIEWS
collection
eye 63,501
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
Book digitized by Google from the library of University of Wisconsin - Madison and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=J1tlAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
The Library of Congress
texts
eye 61,327
favorite 56
comment 4
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Topics: Cherokee Indians -- History, Cherokee Indians, Cherokee Indians -- Genealogy
16
Topics: Cherokee Indians, Indians of North America, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Crozier, William Armstrong, 1864-1913. cn
texts
eye 56,009
favorite 39
comment 0
Edited by William Armstrong Crozier
Topic: genealogy
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Topics: Heraldry, genealogy
Replace;
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Topics: Pennsylvania -- Emigration and immigration, Pennsylvania -- Genealogy
Folkscanomy: Off-Center and Outsider
texts
eye 50,143
favorite 63
comment 7
Learn about the workings of the evil communist system and its history in this stunning 500 page book.
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Topics: Communism, Politics,Mao Zedong,Pol Pot,Vladimir Lenin,Leon Trotsky,U.S.S.R,United Soviet Socialist...
Topics: Pennsylvania -- Emigration and immigration, Pennsylvania -- Genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Blagg, Thomas Matthews; James, Cholmondeley Sherwood; Goodall, James William; Blumhardt, E. K. (Edward Keane)
texts
eye 48,600
favorite 19
comment 0
16
Topic: genealogy
Allen County Public Library
texts
eye 46,593
favorite 57
comment 0
16
Topics: Heraldry -- Great Britain, Heraldry -- Ireland, Crests, genealogy
4th Population Census of the United States - 1820
collection
142
ITEMS
46,272
VIEWS
collection
eye 46,272
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
American Libraries
by Cox, Henry Miller, 1854-1916; Cocks, George William, b. 1829. History and genealogy of the Cock-Cocks-Cox family. 1912; Cox, John, 1860-1951. History and genealogy of the Cock-Cocks-Cox family. 1912
texts
eye 46,135
favorite 16
comment 0
Book digitized by Google from the library of University of Wisconsin - Madison and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Cox family, genealogy
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=PTNGAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
California Digital Library
by Esshom, Frank Ellwood, b. 1865
texts
eye 45,355
favorite 22
comment 1
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Topics: Mormon Church, Utah -- Biography, Utah -- Genealogy
The Library of Congress
by Brown, Cyrus Henry, 1829- [from old catalog]
texts
eye 44,682
favorite 19
comment 0
Topic: Brown family
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 44,467
favorite 9
comment 0
16
Topics: Registers of births, etc. -- England Devon, genealogy
Topic: Genealogy -- Turner family
New York Public Library
by Davis, W. W. H. (William Watts Hart), 1820-1910; Ely, Warren S. (Warren Smedley), b. 1855; Jordan, John W. (John Woolf), 1840-1921
texts
eye 42,097
favorite 29
comment 0
Topics: Natural history -- Pennsylvania Bucks County, Bucks County (Pa.) -- History, Bucks County (Pa.) --...
Topics: Brewster, William, 1566 or 7-1644, Brewster family, Allerton family
16
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Topics: Wright family, genealogy
Rutgers University Libraries
by Chambers, Theodore Frelinghuysen, 1849-1916.
texts
eye 40,501
favorite 19
comment 0
xiii, 667 p., [64] leaves of plates ; 27 cm.
Topic: German Americans--New Jersey--History. Germans--New Jersey--History. Germans--New...
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 39,551
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
39,272
VIEWS
collection
eye 39,272
Collection of records relating to War of 1812
Allen County Public Library
by Bennett, Edgar B., 1842-
texts
eye 38,827
favorite 7
comment 0
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Topics: Bennett family (Edward Bennett, d. 1636), genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900
texts
eye 38,635
favorite 17
comment 0
First essay: "Good and evil", "Good and bad".--Second essay: "Guilt", "Bad conscience", and the like.--Third essay: What is the meaning of ascetic ideals?--Peoples and countries, tr. by J.M. Kennedy
Topic: Ethics
The Library of Congress
by Nelson, William, 1847-1914, ed
texts
eye 38,178
favorite 29
comment 0
The early marriage laws of New Jersey, by W. Nelson.--Index to marriage bonds and records in the office of the secretary of state at Trenton.--Marriage records of the following churches and county clerks: Hackensack Reformed [Dutch] church. 1695-1800. Schraalenburgh Reformed [Dutch] church, 1724-1801. Paramus Reformded [Dutch] church, 1664-1801. Essex county, 1795-1801. Lyons Farms Baptist church, 1795-1800. Second River Reformed [Dutch] church, 1730-1774, 1794-1800. Christ church. New...
Topics: Registers of births, etc. -- New Jersey, Marriage law -- New Jersey, Marriage customs and rites --...
Passport Applications, 1795-1905
collection
694
ITEMS
37,394
VIEWS
collection
eye 37,394
Passport applications from 1795-1905. Microfilm contributed by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.
Topic: genealogy
collection
eye 37,384
Collection of Eastern Cherokee applications of the U.S. Court of Claims
Allen County Public Library
texts
eye 37,159
favorite 19
comment 0
16
Topic: genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Christchurch,Va. Christ Church; National Society of the Colonial Dames of America. Virginia
texts
eye 36,869
favorite 23
comment 0
16
Topics: Registers of births, etc, genealogy
Columbia University Libraries
texts
eye 36,367
favorite 34
comment 1
Includes bibliographical references (p. 434-444)
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Topics: Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania, Society of Friends -- Ireland, Pennsylvania -- Genealogy
nchist
by Rumple, Jethro; Daughters of the American Revolution. Elizabeth Maxwell Steele Chapter (Salisbury, N.C.)
texts
eye 36,253
favorite 26
comment 0
Originally published by J.J. Bruner, Salisbury, N.C., 1881
Topic: genealogy
Boston Public Library
by Bailey, Gertrude E; Ellsworth, Abbie F; Reed, William H; Bailey, Hollis R. (Hollis Russell), 1852-1934
texts
eye 35,902
favorite 15
comment 0
Topic: Bailey family
Allen County Public Library
texts
eye 35,837
favorite 7
comment 0
16
Topics: Harris family (John Harris, 1717-1778), Harris family (Thomas Harris, 1732-1790), genealogy
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Topics: Names, Personal -- French-Canadian, French-Canadians, Names, Personal -- Québec (Province), Names,...
California Digital Library
by Clark, Henry William, b. 1825
texts
eye 35,083
favorite 15
comment 0
Topic: Davis family (Jonathan Davis, 1730-1818)
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913; Ruston-Harrison, C. W., joint ed
texts
eye 34,733
favorite 8
comment 0
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Topics: Registers of births, etc. -- England Cumberland, Cumberland (England) -- Genealogy, genealogy
Boston Public Library
by Babcock, Stephen, 1832-1916, comp
texts
eye 34,304
favorite 18
comment 2
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Topics: Babcock family, Babcock, James, 1612?-1679
Allen County Public Library
by Crozier, William Armstrong, 1864-1913. cn
texts
eye 34,185
favorite 44
comment 0
No more published
Topic: genealogy
New York Public Library
by Boucher, John Newton, 1854-1933; Jordan, John W. (John Woolf), 1840-1921
texts
eye 34,076
favorite 22
comment 0
Topics: Westmoreland County (Pa.) -- History, Westmoreland County (Pa.) -- Genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed
texts
eye 33,948
favorite 3
comment 0
"One hundred and fifty copies printed."
Topics: Registers of births, etc, genealogy
Topic: Jones family (Benjamin Jones, 1630-1692)
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 33,577
favorite 33
comment 2
This edition is limited to five hundred and twenty copies
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Topic: genealogy