Resources for researching family records.
Ancestry Library Edition (In-Library only) Genealogical information, including US Census records. (ProQuest) [In-branch access only.]
HeritageQuest Online Full-text family and local history books, and US Census records. (ProQuest)
MyHeritage Library Edition (formerly World Vital Records) A massive library with billions of Family History and Genealogy records, and 28 million family trees. Access key collections: U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1940; military records; enhanced Social Security Death Index (SSDI) records; millions of newspaper articles; unique, exclusive local and world collections. (EBSCO)
ALHN - Washington Local History Network Large collection of links of local historical interest websites, grouped by type of resource offered. (hosted by Annette Peebles, US GEN Net)
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors National Park System's searchable lists of names, information about battles, cemeteries and prisons, both Union and Confederate, plus information on related national park sites.
Family History and Genealogy links Official information and services from the U.S. government for genealogists and family historians: Learn how you and your ancestors interacted with the government.
Social Security Death Index The Social Security Death Index contains death records of 51 million individuals who have died since 1937, for whom a Social Security death benefit was claimed by someone. SS application information is not available here, but can be ordered using the information listed. (interface by Ancestry.com)
Washington State GenWeb Project - Part of the USGenWeb project, this site offers resources that target local areas of WA, including Pierce County and other counties.
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