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

 

 

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 Maker

Family Tree Searcher

GenForum

Genealogy

MyTrees

RootsWeb

Swedish Dictionary

Swenson Research Center

Upper Mississippi Valley Digital Image Archive

US Gen Web Project

Just for fun:

Black Sheep Ancestors

About Names

Popular Baby Names

 

Some Materials Available in Special Collections at Cordova Library:

1850 Rock Island County, IL Federal Census

1860 Rock Island County, IL Federal Census

1880 Rock Island County, IL Federal Census

1886 Directory of Rock Island County, IL

Rock Island County Will Abstracts - 4 Books with date range of 1837-1891

Rock Island County Marriage Index Parts 1, 2, and 3 - years 1833-1900