About our Genealogy Resources


Ancestry Online -One of the largest collections of genealogical databases online. IN LIBRARY USE ONLY.

Castle Garden -Free access to an extraordinary database of information on 10 million immigrants from 1830 through 1892.

Cyndi's List -A comprehensive, categorized list of links to genealogical research websites.

Death Indexes -A directory of links to websites with online death indexes, listed by state and county.

FamilySearch -Millions of records and free how-to resources from the Latter Day Saints.

NARA –National Archives and Records Administration's Genealogy Page

Ohio Death Certificate Index -Index to Ohio death certificates, 1913-1944.

Ohio Genealogical Society

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Sharon Moore’s Marion County Pages -Marion County genealogy resources.

USGenWeb Project -Links to genealogical websites for every state, including Ohio, and most U.S. counties.


Obituary Resources

Cleveland Necrology File

Columbus News Index Obituary Search

Findlay-Hancock Public Library Obituary Search

Marion Public Library Obituary Search Obituary Search

R. B. Hayes Obituary Index

Hours & Locations

Main Library: Marion Public Library
445 East Church Street
Marion, OH 43302

10 a.m.-8 p.m.
10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Closed Sundays

Branch Locations & Hours:
Monday & Thursday:
3 p.m.- 6 p.m.

Caledonia Public Library
112 East Marion Street
Caledonia, OH 43314

Memorial Library

86 South High Street
LaRue, OH 43332

Prospect Public Library
116 North Main Street
Prospect, OH 43342

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