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Searchable database of records of passengers and crew members who passed through Ellis Island between 1892 and 1924.

Includes Census, military, court, land, probate, vital, and church records and over 2 billion names. AVAILABLE ONLY ON LIBRARY COMPUTERS AND WIFI.

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Portions of pertaining to New York are free to NY state residents. The New York State Archives partnered with Ancestry to digitize some NY state records of interest to genealogists. If you live in New York State, for free access to NY records, start your search then click on a result. You will be prompted to "Create a Free Account." DO NOT click on the "Subscribe" button or the "14-day Free Trial Offer" unless you are interested in access to all of Ancestry.

Portal featuring thousands of categorized genealogical links.

Extensive collections of genealogical records made available by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Fold3 provides access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. Perfect for historians, genealogists, veterans and their families. Remote use: Liverpool Cardholders Only.

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Genealogy database containing the U.S. Federal Census from 1790-1930 and 7.5 million pages of family and local histories and more. Remote use: Liverpool Cardholders Only.

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Free online cemetery records from thousands of cemeteries across the world. provides links to genealogy, including Ireland's surviving 19th century census records.

National Archives and Records Administration Genealogy Page

This website makes available a searchable database of the 1901 and 1911 census records of Ireland covering all thirty-two counties.

A collection of Federal and State census records by county from 1800 to 1900.

Genealogy resources at the OCPL Central Library Local History & Genealogy Department.

Free site connecting genealogical researcher to mailing lists, message boards, and websites.

Information on where to obtain birth and death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce decrees.