Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition – With more than 1.5 billion names in over 4,000 databases, Ancestry Library edition includes records from the United States Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; passenger lists and more! ProQuest has partnered with to create Ancestry® Library Edition, one of the most important genealogical collections available today.  It has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada, Europe, Australia and other areas of the world!

Access to this database is available for IN LIBRARY USE ONLY on our wired computers or over our wireless network.

Click here to go to an Ancestry Library Edition Guide which gives you lots of information about using Ancestry Library Edition.


We also offer a Genealogy Round Table Discussion every 4th Thursday* of the month at 6:30 pm. We are people interested in researching our own family histories who get together to troubleshoot and share tips on resources and methodology. Both beginners and longtime researchers welcome. Drop in any month. Feel free to bring your laptop or other electronic device.

*We will not be meeting on Thursday, April 25. 

Possible future round table topics    

* Resources in Mayville Public Library (, Badger Link, Heritage Quest Online)

*Castle Garden: America’s First Immigration Center

* Ellis Island arrivals to New York between 1892–1924

* Bureau of Land Management General Land Office Records

* Wisconsin Sources (too many to list)

* Boston Evening Transcript

* German Church Records and Beyond

* Allen County Public Library

* One-Step Webpages by Stephen P. Morse


* Hartford Family History Room