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Ancestry.com: The nation’s most popular genealogical resource, with hints from all over the country to aid in your research, is now available inside the library.
Find My Past: Trace your family tree online. Within the Peabody Public Library you have access to certain records through a partnership with Find my past.
Indiana Memory: Digital collections reflecting Indiana’s cultural heritage–an Indiana “Virtual Museum”. Peabody Public Library and the Whitley County Historical Museum have teamed up to create a site on Indiana Memory. Our collection is named Historical Whitley County and holds pictures of the county, the library, Mr. Peabody and some of the artwork in the library.
HeritageHub: Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 - today. HeritageHub helps you easily identify relatives, uncover new information and potentially unknown family members. Includes deep coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid 1900’s, and original obituary images.
Obituary Database: Contains obituary records from local newspapers, 1856 – 1910 and 1983 – present. This online index is accessible anywhere, but newspapers are kept in the Whitley County portion of our Indiana Room on microfilm.
Research Indiana Indexes: Includes over 1.36 million names and entries and can be found on the Indiana State Archives’ website. The site allows users to search the names of Hoosiers indexed in the Indiana State Archives’ historic collection, spanning more than two hundred years. To go directly to the name search index click here. The Research Indiana Indexes includes everything previously available on the Indiana Digital Archives, like Civil War and other military records, original land sales, and prison records.
Allen County Genealogical Society: The Allen County Genealogical Society web page.
Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center: A guide to the resources of one of the country’s premier genealogical libraries.
Behind the Name: A site about the etymology, history and meaning of first names.
Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites: Over 50,000 sites categorized and cross-referenced.
Findmypast: Includes a free family tree builder.
Indiana Commission on Public Records: Information about preserving the history of Indiana.
Indiana GenWeb Project: Information about Genealogy in Indiana.
Indiana State Library Collection: One of the largest collections of family history information in the Midwest.
National Archives and Records Administration: Family history and genealogy from the government.
Online Death Indexes and Records: Directory of online death indexes listed by state and county.
PERSI: The Periodical Source Index from Findmypast.com connects you to the material and journal records from the databases of over 8,000 genealogy and history societies from all over the world.
USGenWeb: A large volunteer project to bring together Internet information from all states and countries.
Vital Records: This site contains comprehensive information on vital records.
Whitley County Genealogical Society: An extensive and well-done site for Whitley county genealogy. Includes many cemetery records, plus marriage application records from the early 20th Century