Online Resources

This list of resources is a work in progress, so if we haven't covered a subject area of interest to you, let our web team know. We'd be happy to find resources on a subject specific to your needs. 

Library Databases
Resource Description

A genealogical database featuring primary documents such as census records, books, PERSI, Revolutionary War records, Freedman's Bank records and the United States Serials Set. 

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A genealogical database featured primary documents such as census, birth, marriage and death records as well as guides for genealogists. This resource can only be used in one of our branches. Find the nearest branch. 

Web Resources
Resource Description

", a new website launched in July 2009, helps every day people and advanced genealogists trace their family trees. Our intention is to become a leader in the space, and to be a steward of the genealogical community. We've already compiled a database of over one billion fully searchable records and historical documents—and are constantly adding new, premier collections."

USGenWeb Project

"The USGenWeb Project is a group of volunteers working together to provide free genealogy websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States. This Project is non-commercial and fully committed to free genealogy access for everyone."

Cyndi's List

A categorized and cross-referenced index of genealogy resources on the internet.

Federation of Genealogical Societies

FGS was founded in 1976 and represents the members of hundreds of genealogical societies.


Provides a virtual reference library of genealogical information of particular relevance to the UK and Ireland. It is a non-commercial service, maintained by a charitable trust and a group of volunteers.

Virtually Missouri

A portal featuring useful facts, news and information relevant to the state of Missouri.

Government site designed for displaying census data.

Windy Prairie Cemetery Search

Search family plots in a variety of cemeteries. One notable local inclusion is Machpelah Cemetery, Memorial Park and Memory Gardens in Lexington, MO.