Your ancestors left clues along the way: census, immigration, military records, family history, and pension records.
- Ancestry Library Edition (IN LIBRARY ACCESS ONLY) Trace your genealogy using historical records, US Census records, military records, court, land, and probate records, vital and church records, directories, petitions for naturalization, passenger lists, and more. You must be in the library to access this database.
- African American Heritage Search records, books, serials, and other historical records specific to African Americans to trace your gealogy or to do research.
- Fold3 A premier collection of historical US military records that brings to life the details of America's military veterans with stories, photos, and personal documents.
- HeritageQuest Search census records, books, serials, and other historical records to trace your genealogy.
A number of families have donated copies of their family history, genealogy, and memoirs to the library over the years. We gladly accept these contributions to our collection. Some of these genealogies and memoirs have been scanned and are available to be viewed online.
The library has a subscription to Ancestry.com which is available on the computer in the McLaughlin Room. This subscription is accessible only within the library.
- Peter Aeschliman II (1789 - 1855) and Descendants
- The Gottlieb Beck Family
- Descendants of Christian Beck
- Descendants of Jacques Binder (Bender)
- Descendants of Jacob & Fanny (Lauber) Bernath/Ida (Bernath) Bernath (second wife)
- Bucher Genealogy
- John N. & Anna Buehrer Ancestors & Descendants
- The Ancestry & History of the Buhrer Families
- The Dominique Family of Fulton County, Ohio, 1849 -1990
- One Man's Family - A History & Genealogy of the Fetzer Family
- The Fredrick Folks (Elias & Mary), Ancestors, Descendants & "Kissin' Kin"
- The Jacob C. & Mary (Burkholder) Frey Family - Ancestors & Descendants, 1997
- The History of the Grime & Roth Family
- The Hartpence Family in America - Descendants of Johannes Eberhart Pence & Han Kitchen of Hunterdon County, New Jersey, 1735 - 1985
- Ancestry of Minnie Mae Leu Heer, Fulton County, Ohio
- Ancestry of Nelson Vere Heer, Fulton County, Ohio
- The Huber-Hoover Family History Index
- An American History of the 1837 Leininger Family
- The Miley Family History
- George Louis Renaud Family
- Descendants of Johannes Rupp
- Christian B. Rupp family
- Part 1
- Part 2
- Part 3
- My Searles Family Line
- The Sells - Gessells & McQuaide Families
- A Short History of the Joseph B. Short Family
- The Peter D. Short Family
- The Spiess Family Story - Switzerland to the Midwest USA
- Stauffer - Sauder Genealogy
- The Stotzer - Gould Family History
- The Werder Family
- Winzeler Family Lines in USA
- Christian J. Wyse & Magdalena Stutzman
- Bureau of Land Management - Search Federal land patents and more
- Cyndi's List - A list of links that point you to genealogical research sites online.
- FamilySearch - Genealogy site of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
- Find a Grave - search over 158 million grave records
- Fulton County Genealogy Information
- Fulton County Tombstone Inscriptions
- MennObits - Obituary site maintained by Mennonite Church USA
- Ohio History Connection - Ohio Historical Society
- Ohio Online Death Indexes, Records & Obituaries
- Ohio Vital Statistics
The following resources for Fulton County are available in the McLaughlin Local History Room:
- Birth Records on CD: 1867-1908, 1920-1924, 1924-1951
- Death Records on CD: 1868-1908, 1920-1924, 1924-1951
- Marriages on CD: 1864-1999