to find Census data?
By MEMBERSHIP or FREE
Genealogical Society ... If you are a member of the Ohio
Genealogical Society, you can access Heritage Quest Online (see
green box below) as one of the benefits of your
membership. Also you will get their great publications,
and access to their library and lending library.
library ... Many libraries across the country allow remote
access (from your home computer) to the Heritage Quest Online website,
all you need is a current library card. Many Ohio
libraries subscribe to this service through OPLIN
(Ohio Public Library Information Network). Other states
also have similar systems which allow remote access ... if
you're not an Ohio resident, check out the website of your local
library, or state library to see if they allow access, and how
to go about getting your own library card from that institution.
(Ohio) Public Library allows free public access to Heritage
Quest through their website by going to their site and clicking
on the "Heritage Quest Online" link.
Quest Online -- This is a fantastic website which has
five main sections ...
Data 1790-1930 (actual images) - some indexed at
this point, others still in progress. Covers all
states in the U.S.
& Local Histories - view actual pages,
- In index of local and genealogy articles
Revolutionary War Era Pension & Bounty-Land Warrant
Freedman's Bank Records (1865-1874)
Oberlin (Ohio) Public Library
site and click on the "Heritage Quest Online" link
for remote access to this website. Other state
and local libraries also offer remote access to HQ
online as well.
for a listing of state and local libraries which
offer remote access to the Heritage Quest Online
databases from your own home computer.
- U.S. Census Records & Images ... Has all
census years (1790-1930) available, some indexed - some not.
Requires a yearly subscription. Can be purchased separately,
or as an add-on to the basic U.S. Records collection subscription
that Ancestry.com offers.
- U.S. Census Collection ... Has all census years
(1790-1930) available, some indexed - some not. Requires a
(CD-Roms) - You can purchase individual CD-Roms which contain
the images from rolls of census microfilm. No
(fka: Family Tree Maker) (CD-Rom) ... Offers select
census years on CD-Rom.
Census Microfilm Expeditors
(microfilm or DVD's) ... Has a complete line of census microfilm for
Your local library ...
Ask if they have census records on CD-Rom or on microfilm - OR -
if they have access to Heritage Quest Online.
Local LDS library
Genealogical or Historical
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