Digital Archives of the Ada Public Library:

An index that includes access to the following papers and documents from varying years:

  • The Ada Herald
  • Ada High School Yearbooks
  • The Ada Record
  • University Herald
  • Hardin County - County Record
  • Hardin County - Probate Court - Will Records
  • First United Methodist Church - Record Book
  • Hardin County - Probate Court - Death Records
  • Public Library Board Of Trustees
  • Hardin County - Probate Court - Birth Records

Hardin County Genealogy Society:

An index that includes information about Hardin County cemeteries, war involvement, schools, and more. Also, contains contact information for those wishing to do more research in the area.



Rutherford B. Hayes Obituary Index:

An index to over 1,500,000 obituaries, death and marriage notices, and other sources from Ohio from the 1810s to the present day.



Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition:

A freely-accessible online collection of historical documents associated with the chief executives of the state of Kentucky, 1860-1865. These documents focus on the interactions between the executive branch and the citizens rather than the lives of the governors themselves.

Family Search:

FamilySearch is the largest genealogy organization in the world. Return results for many types of records in a single search.

A website with access to a plethora of genealogical information. (portal through Ohio Web Library):

A website of largest private online genealogy database. FREE ACCESS IS ONLY AVAILABLE INSIDE THE LIBRARY.

Guide to Tracing Family Trees:

This extensive guide provides numerous lessons and tips to aid you in the search for your family's history.

Ohio Memory Project:

A collaborative project of the Ohio Historical Society and the State Library of Ohio.

Roots Web:

This extensive site provides free access to many types of records including family trees submitted by other users.

Social Security Death Index Interactive Search:

Clues and facts from the SSDI often can be used to further genealogical research by enabling you to locate a death certificate, find an obituary, discover cemetery records, and track down probate records.