Web Sites to help you

Researching In the Midwest:

Illinois:  Illinois State Archives Online Databases

Indiana:  Indiana State Archives

Iowa:  Iowa Genealogical Society   
State Historical Society of Iowa

Kansas:  Kansas State Historical Society

Minnesota:  Minnesota Historical Society    The Dalby Database

Michigan:  Michigan History, Arts and Libraries   Michigan Family History Network  Michigan Genealogical Death Indexing System

Missouri:  Missouri State Archives

Wisconsin: Wisconsin Historical Society       Wisconsin Local History Network

Just for fun:

Black Sheep Ancestors

Popular Baby Names

 

More sites to help your search:

Ancestry

Cemetery Transcription Library

Census Diggins

Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints

Cyndislist

Distant Cousins

Ellis Island

Family Tree Magazine

Family Tree Searcher

GenForum

Genealogy

MyTrees

RootsWeb

Swedish Dictionary

Swenson Research Center

Upper Mississippi Valley Digital Image Archive

US Gen Web Project