Genealogy Websites and Databases

Please send any Genealogy requests to

African American Heritage

  • Search genealogical information, resources, records, and tools specifically pertaining to African Americans. Access AfriGeneas, a resource for conducting African American or African Ancestored genealogical research. 


Ancestry LIbrary Addition

  • This database delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more for your genealogical research.



  • Access military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.



  • HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids.


RB Hayes Obituary Index

  • An index to over 3,500,000 obituaries, death & marriage notices & other sources from Ohio from the 1810s to the present day. Actual obits may be ordered from over 60 partner libraries; only Hayes Library has online ordering.


Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

  • Over 40,000 detailed maps of Ohio cities drawn between 1882 and 1962.