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Genealogy Services and Resources

Tracing your ancestral roots is an exciting detective saga, rebuilding the past from stories, written records, and family treasures. Did you know the Library has trained genealogy staff, access to databases, court records, the federal census, and other resources to find clues—for FREE?

Our genealogy experts are always available to assist you! Our local genealogy sources include various Stark County Courthouse records, local histories, newspapers, census, the Mormon Church (LDS), and much more. We also collect on the entire state of Ohio, as well as selected records for the District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. 

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Unique Gift Idea: Genealogy 1-on-1 Certificates
Show your love with a unique gift for Mother’s & Father’s Days,  birthdays, and more. Our Genealogy 1-on-1 Session gift certificates are a great way to uncover your family's history with a trained genealogy specialist.

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