LIBRARY CATALOG - BEGINNER'S KIT - PATHFINDERS
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY OBITUARY INDEX - INDIAN RIVER COUNTY MAIN LIBRARY
The Main Library’s
is an official Family History
Customers have access to the two million rolls of microfilm owned by the Genealogical Society of Utah.
Films can be ordered at www.familysearch.org/films from your home. They will be shipped to the library and you will be contacted.
The catalog is available at FamilySearch.org, a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints website which is free and accessible from home.
POPULAR WEB SITES
Ancestry Library Edition- ProQuest
Last Name Research Tool
Family Tree Creator
- Donated by Swedish GIG
Only Available on Computer #4
|Cyndi's List of Genealogy Web Sites|
Civil War Digital Archive (Thomson-Gale)
Ellis Island (Create your own password)
|FOLD3 - Military Index & Newspapers|
Military, Death Indexes, Naturalization, Census, State Research, etc
German-Speaking Immigrants-American Church Records
Index to names in books.
|HeritageQuest Online (ProQuest)||HATHITRUST DIGITAL LIBRARY|
|HistoryGeo.com - First Landowners Project|
|New England Historic Genealogical Society||
Ellis Island, Census Records, Castle Garden, Immigration, etc.
|NEWSPAPERS - CLICK HERE||United States GenWeb|
|PERSI - Periodical Source Index on FindMyPast|
|Swedish Archives and Census- 1870, 1880, 1890, 1900||WorldCat.ORG|
Indian River State College DATABASES
Ask staff for username/password
|INDIAN RIVER COUNTY RESOURCES|
Child Welfare - Statewide adoption laws
Early Canadiana Online - Full text online collection of several books and pamphlets documenting Canadian history to the late 19th century.
Prince Edward Island Records Online
Cemetery Do's and Don'ts - Cleaning basics and gravestone rubbings.
Cemetery History and Preservation- Links to resources.
ForMinistry.Com Find Churches in the US
Internment.Net Cemetery transcription database for around the world.
Political Graveyard A database of where politicians are buried.
The Tombstone Transcription Project Volunteer project of transcribed tombstone inscriptions for each county of every state in the U.S.
Census Forms Research Helps from the Family History Library. Includes printable forms from Great Britain, Canada and the US
Census Online Links to online census data for most states, as well as links to tax lists, and military rosters.
Census links Search census links in the US, European, State, African-American, Native American and more. Also includes links to census helps.
Clues in Census Records 1790-1930 (Joe Beine Web site)
Clues in Census Records 1790-1840 (National Archives)
Clues in Census Records, 1850-1940 (National Archives)
U.S. GenWeb Census Project Lists each state and what indexes have been completed and contact information.
Carpatho-Rusyn Knowledge Base Large collection of information which contains surname registrations, methodological articles & maps.
German Americana Great lists of resources.
Hungarian Village Finder & Gazetteer The CD and program is available on this computer. Ask for assistance.
Irish Family History Foundation (Fee based)
Italian Business Directory Use this for finding churches. Be sure to click on English Version (en).
Russian Genealogy Resources
Society of Genealogists (U.K.)
Books We Own A look-up resource for international books owned by individuals who are willing to look genealogical information.
Bureau of Land Management (1820-mid 1960's)
Classmates Listings of high school reunions and graduates. Requires registration.
Cornell University Making of America Digital library of primary resources. This indexes many of the books located in the genealogy department.
Dictionaries (294 online dictionaries which includes 1828 dictionary, religious, medical and genealogical.)
Do - History - A site that shows you how to piece together the past.
Ellis Island - This site tells you how to put your family names on the Wall of Honor at Ellis Island.
Genealogy Resources on the Internet Updated by Christine Gaunt and John Fuller, this site is divided into access types, and then further sorted both alphabetically and by subject matter.
Handwriting-Deciphering old handwriting
History Buff (Primary source materials for students)
Land Descriptions- This helps you understand township, range and sections.
Language (Fodor.com) Useful words for traveling: French, German, Italian, Spanish.
Migrations-Lists of names of people who migrated into a certain area and were they came from.
Money the Inflation Calculator - Covers values from 1800-2005.
Names Etymology, meaning and origins if the given name.
Occupations - Mostly United Kingdom
Photographs, Bibles and Documents - Cyndi's List of Lost and Found
Relationship Chart- A chart of consanguinity
Translation services (Babel Fish) Online instant language translation.
Indian River County Main Library
North Indian River County Library (Sebastian)
Agriculture Extension Service
Board of County Commissioners
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Indian River County Lawmakers
Indian River County Commissioners
Property Appraiser's Tax Roll
Supervisor of Elections
LOCAL HISTORY & GENEALOGY
Indian River County Records
Indian River Genealogical Society
McKee Botanical Gardens
McKee water lilies-large picture
Pelican Island National Wildlife Preserve
Pelican Island Preservation Society
Stone Brothers Funeral Home Index (Use this index first, then ask to see originals on CD.)
Sebastian, City of
Sebastian Area Historical Museum
Sebastian River Area Chamber of Commerce
Vero Beach Police Department
Vero Beach Press Journal
Vero Beach Press Journal Obituaries
Vero Beach, City of
Cultural Council of Indian River County
Avotaynu Largest publisher of information and products of interest to persons researching their Jewish family history.
Library Spot-The best of libraries, newspapers, encyclopedias, maps, etc.
National Archives Genealogy Page Summarizes NARA's services for genealogists and provides links to information about NARA's regional facilities.
Infospace.com (White and Yellow pages)
Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection - Hosted by the Univ of Texas at Austin, this site has the most impressive collections of maps on the web, both contemporary and historical.
Switchboard - Telephone Directory
American Battle Monuments Commission Since WW I
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System National Park Service. Provides regimental information, cemeteries, medals of honor, etc.
Historical Data Systems Civil War Personnel and Regimental histories. Great site!
Merchant Marines From the American Revolution to the present.
Papers of the War Department 1784-1800
The Vietnam Wall Excellent place to search for names on the wall in Washington D.C. and find more information about the individual. You can also leave personal notes or request a digital copy from the wall.
The Compass- Helps you to locate shipping records and other immigrant related information.
The Cunard Line - Descriptions of ships of this shipping line.
The Holland-America Line- Many pictures and descriptions.
Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild - 1600-1900, Listed by Ship's Name, Port of Departure, Port of Arrival and Surname. Not all ships are included - just what has been transcribed so far.
Magellan-The Ship's Encyclopedia. Includes many pictures of ships and passenger lists.
Riverboat Dave's Paddlewheel Site Steamboats, Sternwheeler, Sidewheelers- Provides an alphabetical list of boats and captains.
The Ship's List - Collection of historical & eclectic materials on passenger ships.