Local History & Genealogy
Apr 5th | 9:00am - 11:00am
Meet informally to discuss genealogy. All skill levels are welcome. Tracy Koverman will give a brief presentation about genealogy resources…
How to Start Researching Your Family Tree
Tracing the history of your family tree is a research project. Here's 7 steps to help you get started.
Local History & Genealogy - Books & More
The Library continues to maintain a print collection of genealogy resources including military rosters, passenger and immigration lists, etc
Clark County Public Library Digital Archives
Explore Clark County, Ohio history. Each collections includes a wide range of ephemera collected by the Library over the years.
Local History and Genealogy FAQs
Ancestry Library Edition
Research your family history with this enhanced library version of Ancestry.com. In-Library use only,
HeritageQuest Online provides a wide range of genealogical and historical sources, with coverage dating back as early as the 1700s.
Fold3 Library Edition
Fold3 Library Edition is the premier collection of historical military records, from the Revolutionary War through recent conflicts.
African American Heritage
African American Heritage is a digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research.
Fire Insurance Maps Online (FIMo)
Fire Insurance Maps online (FIMo) is a unique and extensive historical map collection. Only Ohio maps are available.
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps provides access to over 40,000 large-scale maps for towns and cities in Ohio drawn between 1882-1962.
Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research, 1704–today.
Ohio Obituary Index
An index to over 3,500,000 obituaries, death & marriage notices & other sources from Ohio from the 1810s to the present day.