Ancestry.com Info

To access the Ancestry.com site, simply click on the "Ancestry Research Database" icon on any of our in-library computers.  The subscription to Ancestry.com cannot be accessed outside of the library.

Ancestry.com is a geneaology website dedicated to family history.  Their 24,000 historical databases contain over 5 billion online records with more being added regularly.

With the Johnsburg Public Library's subscription to the site, you can access:

U.S. Census Collections:  Federal census records dating from 1790-1930, including name indexes and images.

Birth, Marriage & Death Records:  The Social Security Death Index (SSDI), obituary collection and many other vital records.

U.S. Military Records:  Rich military records including Civil War Service records, original images of WWI draft cards and much more.

U.S. Immigration Collection:  Ship passenger lists, naturalization records, and ship photos.

OneWorldTree:  A worldwide collection of millions of names in family trees submitted by members.

Historical Reference:  Students will find stories, memories and histories on a wealth of U.S. and international topics, perfect for school papers and projects.