Ancestry Library Edition
Available in-library only.
Genealogy, family trees and family history records online.
Paid for by the Oshkosh Public Library.
Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers
(Previously referred to as the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Digital Research Site)
Access to Wisconsin Newspaper Association's daily and weekly member-newspapers from 2005 to present (with a 90 day embargo).
Includes access to the New North B2B and UW-Oshkosh Advance-Titan. Resource provided by Badgerlink.
Back by popular demand! 800+ Wisconsin newspaper titles (including 20+ Oshkosh-specific titles) dating back as far as the 1800s, searchable with results presented in original format/context.
Resource provided by the Winnefox Library System.
Newspapers.com Library Edition - World Collection
Historical newspapers archive from the 1700s-2000s containing thousands of well-known regional, state, and small local newspapers in the United States and other countries.
Resource provided by Badgerlink.
Wisconsin Historical Society Family History Records
1820-1907 birth, marriage & death records (& more!) made available for free through the Ancestry / Wisconsin Historical Society partnership.
Resource provided by Badgerlink.
Oshkosh Public Library City Directories
Includes coverage of Winnebago County areas including Menasha, Neenah, Omro and Winneconne, 1857 to 1922!
Joint project of Oshkosh Public Library and the Winnefox Library System.
Oshkosh Vital Records Index
Note: This index has been superseded by the Winnefox Vital Records Index.
Search vital records as reported in Oshkosh newspapers from 1861 to the present.
Joint project of Oshkosh Public Library, Winnebagoland Genealogical Society and Winnefox Library System.
University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Digitized letters, diaries, reminiscences, speeches, photographs, oral history tapes, manuscripts and maps.
Collections of local interest:
- Oshkosh, Omro, and Winnebago County, Wisconsin - Atlases and Histories
Winnefox Vital Records
Search vital records as reported in newspapers in 5 Wisconsin counties: Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Marquette, Waushara and Winnebago.
Joint project of the Winnefox Library System and its member libraries.
Search 10+ million immigrants who arrived in New York before Ellis Island opened in 1892.
Census Records from FamilySearch
Search the 1880 United States Census, the 1881 British Isles Census, or the 1881 Canadian Census.
Search selected historic American newspaper pages from 1789-1963 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
The first stop on the Web for many family researchers with over a quarter million links on genealogy.
Digital Public Library of America
Explore millions of photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images, and more from libraries, archives, and museums across America.
Passenger lists and ship information for more than 22 million passengers and crew who entered the United States between 1892-1924.
Find a Grave
Locate the final resting place of family, friends, and famous individuals.
Extensive collection of county-specific links to assist with your genealogy / family history search.
Naturalization & Court Records Index
Various records dating between the 1830s and 1970s for Dodge, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Marquette, and Winnebago court systems.
Social Security Death Index (SSDI)
Stephen P. Morse's "One Step" search allows a variety of search options via multiple engines (Ancestry, FamilySearch, RootsWeb and more).
Wisconsin Historical Society Genealogy Tools
Online access to some of the books, vital records, and archival material held by the Wisconsin Historical Society.