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Online Resources: Genealogy & Local History

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Premium Resources

These resources are available in the library, and can also be used by Morton Grove Public Library cardholders from home, work, or mobile devices


Ancestry Library Edition


Over 4,000 genealogy databases, including passenger lists, vital records, the Social Security Death Index, the U.S. Federal census, and much more.

This resource is only available for use in the library.

Chicago Tribune Historic Archives  / Newsbank
Images and full text of historical international, national, regional, and local issues and events from the 1920s to 1984, and obituaries from 1860 to 1984.
Heritage Quest Online

Comprehensive genealogy information from searchable U.S. federal census documents (1790-1940), thousands of family and local history books, and a database of over one million genealogy and local history journal articles.



General Websites

(What's the difference between these sites and the premium resources listed above?)

General Genealogy Resources
A collection of genealogy websites to help you get started researching your family history and genealogy.
Chicago Area Genealogy Resources
Resources to help you research ancestors in the Chicago and suburban area.
Illinois Genealogy Resources
Resources for researching ancestors in Illinois.
United States Genealogy Resources
Expand your genealogy research to the different areas of the United States with this set of resources.
International Genealogy Resources
Jump the pond and use these resources to search for ancestors in other parts of the world.
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