Genealogy

The web links below are in alphabetical order by subject. We have no control over the content, accuracy, or timeliness of the sites to which we link, nor for sites accessed through secondary links. Please Contact Us if you find a link that needs updating. Thank you.

Genealogy

Cemetery Records from Around the World

A free online library of cemetery records from thousands of cemeteries across the world. Membership may be required for some website links.

Colfax Gazette from 1900-1912

Browse the issues of the Colfax Gazette from 1893-1932 on the Chronicling America website or search other historic U.S. newspapers.

Cyndi's List

A comprehensive, categorized & cross-referenced list of links that point you to genealogical research sites online.

Ellis Island Records

Search passenger lists of those who immigrated from 1892-1924 into the Unites States and use other genealogical resources.

Family Search

A free website sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints provided to do record searches, learn from tutorials and download free basic genealogical software.

Tips on Genealogy Research from Whitman County Library


Heritage Quest

This large subscription database can be accessed for free by library patrons from the Whitman County Library’s website. It includes census records, revolutionary war records, and indexes of books and articles.

US GenWeb

A free service researched by volunteers to provide links to genealogy websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States.

Washington State Digital Archives

Washington State Library Digital Archives—A digital source of historical documents, maps, newspapers and other materials that are part of the state library collection. Check back often for new additional to these digital collections.

E-mail AskALibrarian@secstate.wa.gov with the name of your ancestor and the date and place of death in Washington State, and they will scan the persons obituary and send it to you via e-mail.