Genealogy Resources

We have the following resources to help you research your family history:

  • Area newspapers on microfilm
  • Microfilm reader / printer
  • Census records on microfilm
  • Brown County birth, marriage, and death records
  • Brown County History Books

You can also request help from our genealogy librarian.  Click here for more information.

And here are some great free online resources:
Heritage Quest
Kansas Historical Society
Missouri 1910 – 1950 Death Certificates Online
Ellis Island Passenger Lists
Family Search – a service of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Dead Fred – Genealogy Photo Archive
Find a Grave
Cyndi’s List
Irish Genealogical Society International
The Battery Conservancy
Steve Morse – One-Step Portal for On-Line Genealogy

Do you have a favorite free genealogy website that we should include?  Send us a link at