Online Research Resources
African American Heritage
African American Heritage is a digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research. This collection was created in partnership with leading African American genealogists and recognized leaders in genealogical information to develop a comprehensive mix of resources, records, and tools specifically pertaining to African Americans.
Ancestry: Library Edition (In-library use only)
Search census data, vital records, directories, immigration records, family histories, military records, photos, etc.
Biography Reference Bank (Ohio Web Library)
Biographies, obituaries, and photographs of thousands of individuals – both living and deceased.
Fold3 Library Edition provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.
HeritageQuest Online is an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources for more than 60 countries, with coverage dating back as early as the 1700s. The collection provides a comprehensive treasury of genealogical sources rich in unique records, local and family histories, and finding-aids.
Local History & Genealogy Center Digitized Resources link
Indexes to local marriages, adoptions, etc; link to Tornado Memory Project, and more.
Local History & Genealogy Center Helpful Websites link
Links to websites for genealogy and/or local history research.
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps (Ohio Web Library)
Over 40,000 detailed maps of Ohio cities drawn between 1882 and 1962.
Trumbull Memory Project: Library
Search and view an online archive of photographs, Trumbull Memory Project: Library postcards, illustrations and documents celebrating the history of Trumbull County, Ohio.