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Ancestry Library Edition
Available in-library only.
Genealogy, family trees and family history records online.
Paid for by the Menasha Public Library.

HeritageQuest Online
Census records 1790-1930, family and local histories, Freedman's Bank and more.
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Resource provided by Badgerlink.

NewspaperARCHIVE
Millions of searchable newspaper pages dating back as far as the 1700s presented in original format/context.
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Resource provided by Badgerlink.

Wisconsin Newspapers 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 Fox Journal.--> Resource provided by Badgerlink.

 

Recommended Websites

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.

Castle Garden
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.

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.

Ellis Island
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.

Linkpendium: Winnebago Couty, Wisconsin
Extensive collection of county-specific links to assist with your genealogy / family history search.

Naturalization Records Index
Records dating between the 1840s and 1970s for Dodge, Green Lake, Marquette, Oshkosh 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.

 

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