Looking for your ancestors? Check out these genealogy resources.
Ancestry Library Edition allows you to perform family history research. This must be accessed inside the library.
Heritage Quest is a collection of family/local history books, Census records, and other expanding collections.
Effingham County- Did you Know? Effingham cemeteries, veteran’s & Effingham history
Illinois Vital Records Illinois birth, marriage, civil union, dissolution & other records
Illinois State Archives Illinois birth, marriage, death and land records
Illinois Public Record Illinois property, death/birth, divorce/marriage records
Department of Veteran Affairs Search for burial locations of veterans
Cyndi’s List A categorized & cross-referenced index to genealogical resources
The Statue of Liberty- Ellis Island Foundation Information on the Ellis Island Immigrants
US Gen Web Project Volunteers providing free genealogy websites for all of the US
Find a Grave Find the graves of ancestors or famous people from around the world