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Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition

Trace your genealogy using historical records. Please note that this resource does not include all the features of Ancestry.com available for purchase by individual home users.

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Cemeteries of Greene County, Ohio

Use a custom Google Map to locate one of 130+ cemeteries in Greene County, Ohio. The map shows the approximate locations of all known cemeteries, including many cemeteries that are no longer in active use.

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Cincinnati Enquirer (1841–1922)

Find historical information about politics, society and local events in these original articles.

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Dayton Daily News (1898-1922)

Find historical information about politics, society and local events in these original articles.

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Fold3

A premier collection of historical U.S. military records that brings to life the details of America’s military veterans with stories, photos, and personal documents.

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Greene County Birth Records, 1869-1909

Search Greene County, Ohio birth records from 1869-1909.

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Greene County Census Records, 1900, 1910 & 1920

Locate US Federal census records for Greene County, Ohio from 1900, 1910 and 1920.

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Greene County Death Records, 1869-1909

Search Greene County, Ohio death records from 1869-1909.

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Greene County, Ohio Historical Files

Search an inventory of historical Greene County files available available in the Greene County Room at the Xenia Library.

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HeritageQuest

Search census records, books, serials, and other historical records to trace your genealogy.

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Images of America: A History of American Life

Search this national collection of local history books to explore images of various towns, cultures, ethnic groups and architecture.

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NewspaperARCHIVE

Access more than 300 hundred years of local historical newspapers dating back to the 17th century. Every part of every page is searchable, including valuable local articles, advertisements, editorials, classified ads, and obituaries. The full collection of NewspaperARCHIVE Library Edition contains more than 130 million digitized pages of content from over 6,000 newspapers throughout North America, the UK, and other select countries worldwide.

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Ohio Soldiers & Sailors Orphans Home

Search an inventory of surnames from the Application for Admission to the Ohio Soldiers & Sailors Orphans (OSSO), later renamed The Ohio Veteran’s Children’s Home (OVCH), in Xenia, Ohio

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Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Find large scale street plans produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company from 1867 to 1970. Locate and identify buildings and neighborhoods. Study the growth of towns and cities, and the impact of new developments.

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Woman’s Club of Xenia Collection

Browse historical documents from the oldest women's club in Ohio and one of the oldest women's literary clubs in the United States.

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WYSO 91.3 FM Public Radio Digital Archives

Listen to recordings of nationally-known speakers as well as stories about local news and events from the archives of WYSO, the public radio station owned and operated by Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio.

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