Online Resources for Genealogy

Ancestry Library Edition

Access valuable census records, city directories, and family history with Ancestry Library Edition.

Ancestry is only available for use inside the library.

 

 

 


Heritage Quest Online

Use Heritage Quest Online to search census records, government records, books and much more to discover your family history.

 

 


Newspaper Archive

Search Illinois newspapers, including the Jacksonville Journal Courier and historical Morgan County newspapers. Free access is limited to Illinois publications.

 

If you are inside the library you may access Newspaper Archive here.

If you are outside the library you may access Newspaper Archive here. You will need a library card to access Newspaper Archive outside the library.