Genealogy

  • Ancestry Library

    Only available within the library. Search billions of genealogy documents, including birth and death, immigration, military and census records

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  • HeritageQuest

    Includes 25,000+ family and local history books as well as page images and indexes from all U.S. Federal Census from 1790-1930.

  • Sanborn Maps

    Provides access to historical maps for over 70 towns in South Dakota, including Sioux Falls. Dates range from 1867 to 1970. 

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  • Cindi's List
    A list of genealogy websites contains over 200,000 relevant links. (www.cyndislist.com)
  • Family Search
    Clearinghouse for genealogy research from the Latter-Day Saints. (www.familysearch.org)
  • National Archives
    The National Archives and Records Administration, with finding aids and indexes. (www.archives.gov/research/genealogy/index.html)
  • USGenWeb Project
    Searching guides and links to free genealogy sites, for every state in the US. (www.usgenweb.org)