Online Resources

Resource Region Offerings
Arizona Department of Health Services
Arizona Birth and death record index search
Antioch News on Internet Archive Illinois Digitized newspaper editions from 1888 until 2005
National Museum of the
American Sailor

(Great Lakes, IL)
Illinois Over 40,000 historic artifacts and archival records to include naval uniform and uniform accessories, boot camp company photographs, recruiting pamphlets, postcards, and the Navy’s Great Lakes Bulletin newspaper archive
Illinois Census Records Illinois Beginning in 1787

Provides address, parents, number of children, birthplace, parents’ birthplace, year of marriage, year of arrival, naturalization status, occupation, and education
Illinois State Genealogical Society Illinois Assist members and researchers who do not have easy access to the Illinois State Archives to obtain death certificate copies, provide genealogy education to ISGS members and the genealogical community, and provides researchers with guidance on Illinois resources and repositories
State of Illinois Archives Database Illinois Records for birth, death, marriage, census, land sale, naturalization, probate, coroner’s inquests, military service, veterans’ homes, pension, and burial, World War I draft registration, civil service promotion registers
Kentucky Department of Public Health Kentucky Birth, stillbirth, death, marriage, and divorce certificates
Ancestry.com National Free or paid subscription

Library Edition offered for free by most libraries, but must be used in-house

Census, city directories, vital records, passenger manifest, and voter registration
cyndislist.com National Categorized & cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the Internet
Ellis Island Genealogy Learning Center National Passenger manifests
Family Search Internet Genealogy Service National Historically known as the Genealogical Society of Utah
HeritageQuest Internet Archive National The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form

Free access to researchers, historians, scholars, the print disabled, and the general public
National Archives National Regionalized records for military service, passenger manifests, immigration, naturalization, passport applications, land, bankruptcy
National Military Service Archives National Individual veteran’s military service records
One-Step Webpages by Stephen P. Morse National Immigration records, census records, vital records, and help for dealing with calendars, maps, and foreign alphabets
Online Searchable Death Indexes & Records National Index listed by state and county

Death records, death certificate indexes, death notices and registers, obituaries, probate indexes, cemetery and burial records, and Social Security Death Index
rootsweb.ancestry.com National U.S. records for adoption, cemeteries, libraries, military, naturalization, obituaries, photos, schools, and vital records
United States Vital Records National Government approved and official vital certificates issued by the vital records’ offices for most states as an independent authorized agent
USGenWeb Project National
West Virginia Division of Culture and History West Virginia Search and view scanned images of original birth, death, and marriage certificates
Wisconsin Statewide Vital Records Wisconsin Wisconsin birth, death, and marriage records
Find a Grave Worldwide Worldwide cemetery listing
Graveyards of Illinois Worldwide Illinois graveyard listing

Links to California, England, Iowa, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio, Oregon, and Wisconsin cemeteries
Old Maps Online Worldwide Gateway to historical maps in libraries around the world