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Genealogy

Find all the branches on your family tree, and learn about your ancestors with these free County Library resources.

  • Ancestry Library™ (genealogy)
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    Contains approximately 4,000 databases, including U.S. Federal Census images and indexes, historical maps, American Genealogical Biographical Index, Daughters of the American Revolution lineage, Social Security Death Index, WWI Draft Registration Cards, Federal Slave Narratives, and Civil War collection.
    NOTE: This database can only be used from within The County Library due to license restrictions.

    AncestryLibrary at the County Library

  • Chronicling America (newspaper)
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    Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.

    Chronicling America: Historic American Newspaper - Library of Congress at the County Library

  • Digital Public Library of America (historical materials)
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    This project provides public access to millions of digital items, including timelines, maps, virtual bookshelf and more freely available to the world.

    Digital Public Library of America at the County Library

  • Heritage Quest (genealogy)
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    With over 25,000 books, the entire U.S. Federal Census, PERSITM, and other expanding collections, HeritageQuest Online gives any patron the chance to tap in to one of the largest collections of genealogy material in the country.

    Heritage Quest at the County Library

  • MyHeritage (genealogy)
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    MyHeritage is the leading global destination for discovering, preserving and sharing family history.

    MyHeritage at the County Library

  • ProQuest (newspaper)
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    Includes international, national and regional papers such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, etc.

    ProQuest Newsstand at the County Library

  • Utah Newspapers (digital issues)
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    Utah Digital Newspapers currently contains 3.5 million pages from nearly 200 newspapers.

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  • Utah NewsSearch (newspaper)
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    Utah NewsSearch is a digital newspaper service of the Utah Press Association. It provides public access to Utah's newspapers. Each newspaper is a fully-searchable PDF that you can print or download. Search all of Utah's newspapers by keyword or filter by newspaper, city, county, or zip code.

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  • Utah Records (state archives)
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    Search manuscripts, photographs, books, maps, and online resources about Utah and the West. Find historic state and local government records in Utah.

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