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Genealogy

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Ancestry.com

Ancestry Library Edition delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. Ancestry Library Edition brings the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource to your library. It’s an unprecedented online collection of individuals from North America, the UK, Europe, Australia, and more. This online research tool is only available on computers at Mead Public Library.

HeritageQuest Online

Genealogical information including a census search (complete set of Federal census images from 1790-1930, include name indexes for many years), books (20,000 family and local histories), the PERSI index (over 1.6 million genealogy and local history articles), and much more.

Access Newspaper Archive

U.S. and international newspapers, dating as far back as the 1700s. Includes the Sheboygan Press form 1909-1976. Provided by BadgerLink.

Wisconsin Newsstand

Local news from The Sheboygan Press (since November 30, 2002) and other Wisconsin Gannett newspapers.

Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers

Covers 239 Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 90 days ago. Provided by BadgerLink.

Resources in Mead Library

The library has a large collection of books and microfilm that may help those doing genealogy research. Check the Monarch Catalog for more information.