Library Resources (A-Z)
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Please note: Use of this resource is limited to patrons of MCPL. It is not available to patrons of other V-Cat libraries.
Cyndi's List — A free, up-to-date, categorized listing of genealogy-related websites throughout the world wide web.
FamilySearch — Free Family History and Genealogy Records
Find A Grave — A massive collection of cemetery and grave information collected by volunteers around the world. Entries often include gravestone inscriptions and photographs, and may also include obituaries, scans of newspaper articles, family information, and more. Search by name or browse by cemetery.
Marathon Co. Genealogical Society — A group of professional and amateur genealogists who regularly meet to share research strategies, discuss local history, plan research projects, and assist others in their research.
Marathon County Historical Society — The purpose of the Marathon County Historical Society is to collect, preserve and exhibit materials relating to the history of Marathon County. The museum library collects and catalogs printed materials and documents to aid the public in historical and genealogical research. Members of the museum staff initiate and carry out general research projects, site identifications and educational programs for presentation to schools and area groups.
National Archives | Resources for Genealogists — Maintained by the National Archives, provides links to federal documents, databases, and online collections, plus tips and guides, all pertaining to genealogy and family history.
Nationwide Gravesite Locator — Search for burial locations of veterans and their family members in VA National Cemeteries, state veterans cemeteries, various other military and Department of Interior cemeteries, and for veterans buried in private cemeteries when the grave is marked with a government grave marker. From the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Recollection Wisconsin — Recollection Wisconsin is a place to discover and share local history, family history, and the history of Wisconsin. Search thousands of historic photos, postcards, maps, letters, diaries, books, artifacts, oral histories and other digital collections from Wisconsin libraries, archives, museums and historical societies. In addition to viewing old photos and documents, you can also share your own Wisconsin memories, post old pictures, and add your voice to an ongoing conversation about Wisconsin's past.
The Wisconsin Historical Society — This site hosts many digitized collections of historical photos, maps, documents, genealogical data and more, all related to Wisconsin and its history.
Wisconsin Historical Societies Directory — This directory provides information about more than 350 local affiliates of the Wisconsin Historical Society. It lists museums, archives, hours, directions and contact information.