Scott County Public Library

Genealogy

Databases

Heritage QuestHeritage Quest                                                    Resource for census data, family records, and local histories.  The collection also includes banking and military records, genealogies, and primary source materials.               

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Find a GraveFind a Grave                                                     Interested in finding a grave of a loved one in Scott County?  Go to this website to possibly see a picture of the grave or request for one to be found. 

 

Scott County GenealogyScott County Genealogical Society                               For information on local genealogy research, free classes, and basic genealogy tips, visit this website.

 

 America's Genealogy Bank                                   Easily search millions of genealogies, obituaries, marriage and birth announcements and more from 1652 to the present. Includes historical newspapers, books,documents, and the Social Security Death Index.

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Cyndi's ListCyndi's List                                                                This site is well-known for being a leading resource in genealogy research.  It contains numerous categories in which to search for your heritage.

 

American Family Immigration History Center             This site allows visitors to explore the extraordinary collection of immigrant arrival records stored in the Ellis Island Archives.

 

USGenWeb Project                                              Provided by a group of volunteers working together to provide websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States.

 

101 Best Genealogy Web Sites                            Compiled by Family Tree Magazine.  Provides a list of helpful websites for genealogy research.

 

GeneasearchGeneaSearch                                                                  A great website to help in genealogy research.  It contains links for family names, military rosters, research tips, and a beginner's guide.

 

Family SearchFamilySearch                                                             This site offers useful information for getting started with searching for family history, genealogy records, and tools for preserving your family tree.

 

 

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Ancestry.comAncestry.com                                                                Get help starting your family tree, search various collections and browse the U.S. Census.  This unique database can only be accessed in the library.