Genealogy & Vital Records

See also genealogy databases you can access through the Library

Help Guides

Resources for Genealogists - Nat'l Archives and Records Administration

Internet Public Library's Guide to Genealogy



Cyndi's List of online Genealogy resources

Dead People Server

National Obit. Archives

Find a Grave

Dead Politicians


Who's Alive... / Text-only

What's New in Genealogy & Family History Resources? - newest information, news and current issues about the genealogy and family history community: conferences, transactions, personal activities, research, publications, social interactions and contacts with supporting institutions and public leaders.

Vital Records

Wisconsin Vital Records

Vital Records Information
-- information by State on how to obtain vital records.

--an internet, voice and fax network setup to help people get a certified copy of a birth, death certificate,
and marriage certificates.

Foreign Vital Records Links


Social Security Death Index (SSDI)

Social Security Death Index --made available free through

About the SSDI -- see question #9

About the Social Security's Death Master File

SSA Guide to Freedom of Information Act Requests

Family History and Genealogy --

Help from Social Security with genealogical research

WI Genealogy Sites

Genealogy at the WI Historical Society - they will not send genealogical items through ILL; however, you may contact one of the Area Research Centers and ask them to arrange for the Historical Society to send items to their location where you can look at the items.

Vital Records

Dept. of Veteran Affairs

State Genealogical Society



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