GENEALOGY RESOURCES

Ancestry

IN LIBRARY USE ONLY

You must be at the Pekin Public Library to utilize this resource. Ancestry® Library Edition delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, maps, atlases and more.

heritage

Heritage Quest

Federal Censuses 1790-1940, Freedman’s Bank Records, and more

tazgen

TCGHS

Local Source of Information on Tazewell County History and Genealogy. Staffed by volunteers

soldiers

Civil War

Soldiers and Sailors from the Confederate and Union Armies

ellis

Ellis Island

Search for Passengers and Emigrant Experience Information

United States Flag

National Archives

Census records, passenger lists, and military records. 

illgen

IL Genealogy

Organized by IL county: links to vital records, etc. 

state seal

State Archives

Learn where IL state and county agencies store birth, marriage and death records. 

familysearch

FamilySearch

Digital images of genealogy records. (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

find-a-grave

Find A Grave

Photos of grave markers from around the U.S. which have been taken by volunteers.

ancestrycom

Ancestry

A subscription-based website, containing several hundred free databases.

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