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Tracing your family history can be challenging, but very rewarding. Birchard Public Library has many resources to help you conduct your genealogy search, including books, videos and CD-ROMs. Online resources are also helpful tools when researching your ancestors. The Internet links below can further assist you with your family history research, especially the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center's Obituary Index.

Birchard Public Library's main library has obituaries from the Fremont Daily News on microfilm, 1912-October 1, 1938 and the Fremont News-Messenger, October 1938 to present. Anyone is welcome to come to the main library to search the microfilm. If a patron wishes to have Library staff research and copy an obituary, the charge is $2.50 for each obituary copied. Please fill out the request form for this service.

Cyndi’s List is a “card catalog” to genealogical resources on the Internet. The site provides a categorized and cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the Internet. With over 248,100 links this site is comprehensive and updated daily. Foreign and ethnic resources are also included.
With a searchable database you can access nearly 22 million records of immigrant arrivals through New York Harbor from 1892 to 1924. The use of this site and registration are free.
Sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormons) this is the largest genealogical database on the Internet with over 400 million names. Conduct an ancestor search, access the U.S. Social Security Death Index, search for Family History websites, or explore the International Genealogical Index (IGI). This website is free.
A leader in genealogical data HeritageQuest provides products, supplies and equipment for genealogy enthusiasts at every level.
An online scrapbook for Ohio history this site is a collection of primary sources relating to Ohio’s history. Through the cooperation of archives, historical societies, libraries, museums and cultural organizations over 26,000 primary sources have been added to the site. Information is accessible by browsing or using a searchable database.
The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center includes the home, library, museum, tomb and 25-acre park (called Spiegel Grove) of the 19th U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes. The library houses books and materials on genealogy and local history and is open to the public.
The largest all-volunteer genealogy site on the Internet, Rootsweb is free and provides a wealth of genealogical information.
A volunteer effort, the USGENWEB Project provides Internet websites for genealogical research in every county and state. Content varies among the different county pages. This website is committed to free access for everyone.
The WORLDGENWEB Project is a non-profit, volunteer based organization dedicated to providing genealogical and historical records and resources for worldwide access.

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Birchard Public Library of Sandusky County
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May 31, 2019