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Ancestry: Library Edition

U. S. Census records; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passenger lists and more. IN LIBRARY ONLY.

Heritage Quest

Comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, convenient research guides, interactive census maps, and more.

Defiance County Veterans Directory

A collection of Defiance County veterans who served in local militias, state national guards units, federal branches of service, active duty or reserve.

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. Actual obits may be ordered from over 60 partner libraries.

African American Heritage

This collection was created to develop a comprehensive mix of resources, records, and tools specifically pertaining to African Americans.


Access to military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.