With over 1.2 billion records in over 3,000 databases, Ancestry is the most comprehensive on-line source of information for conducting genealogical and local history research available. Included in Ancestry are the digitized images of the U.S. Federal Census from 1790 forward, the American Genealogical Biographical Index, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, and much more.
FamilySearch contains indexes to and images of census, marriage, death, tax and other primary genealogical records. Some of the collections include: Ohio Death, 1908-1953; Ohio County Marriages, 1790-1950 (includes images for Darke, Preble & Montgomery Counties); Ohio, Montgomery County, Probate Estate Files, 1850-1900 to name a few.
HeritageQuest is an online resource for those doing family & genealogical research. The resource contains over 25,000 family and history books, the U.S. Federal Census, PERSI (a subject guide to genealogical and local history magazines), Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files and the U.S. Serial Set.
WorldVitalRecords contains over 600 million images of genealogical and historical records. These records include birth, marriage and death records; military records; newspapers; maps and history books; yearbooks; tombstone photos; census; and much more.
Census, Court, and vital records
A great site to reserach the migration of your ancestors throughout the United States
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Scenes from the past (Eaton and Preble County)
Find others that are researching the same surnames
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This site contains a cemetery locator and a marriage index to 1850
A gazetteer to the U.S. and its territories provided by the U.S. Geological Survey
ARC is the online catalog of NARA's nationwide holdings in the Washington, DC area, Regional Archives and Presidential Libraries
Sanborn Historic Maps are large scale street plans produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company from 1867 to 1970.
"War of the Rebellion" on the Internet