Research Tools and Genealogy Databases

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Research Tools and Genealogy Databases

Ancestry
Access to more than 7 billion names in more than 4,000 genealogical databases including Census Records, Passenger Lists and UK & Ireland records. Library version of Ancestry.com. Accessible only at the Library.

HeritageQuest
Search U.S. Federal Census records, digitized family and local history books, an index to genealogical and local history periodicals, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files and the Freedman's Bank Records, 1865-1874.

Obituary Index 
Index of obituaries listed in the Belvidere Intelligencer/Apollo newspaper. The seven volumes cover 1826-1953.

Indexes to Local Publications
As time permits, we are trying to create name and place indexes to various local publications such as township histories, local magazines, historical society publications, and other such things.

Photograph Collection Index
We offer a collection of photographs related to historic people and places of Warren County. The collection was created with the donation of photographs of local author Frank T. Dale. These photos are not available online, but here you can view the index for the subjects of the photos.

Links to Other Helpful Sites
If you need more help, try some of these sites.