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Genealogical research.

St. Charles County Historical Society

The SCCHS preserves historical and genealogical records and artifacts relating to St. Charles County and Missouri; and provides educational and research opportunities in these areas. In addition, the SCCHS is the depository for the Fernando de Leyba Chapter Yearbooks.

Cyndi's List

Cyndi's List is the largest collection of genealogy related links available. Use it as a starting point for your online genealogy research.


A great resource to research your ancestor's military history.

HeritageQuest Online

Provides access to US Census records from 1790 to 1940, full text of local and family history books, PERSI, Revolutionary War Pension & Bounty-Land Warrant applications, and Freedman's Bank Records.

Library of Congress

The largest library in the world.


National Archives

Request military records and explore our nation's history and founding documents.

Genealogy for Kids: Building a Family Tree

Researching a family's genealogy and making a family tree is a great way for kids and adults to learn more about who they are. It also brings history to life in a new way, making it possible to see how historical events impacted one family: the researcher's own.

Video Editing Tips for Family History Videos

Posted by Jonathan O'Brien

A family history video is a great way to share the fascinating stories and life experiences uncovered through genealogy research.  Get some tips here:

Suggested by Girls Scout, Lily Bass


A Guide to Genealogy and Family History Research

Many people become curious about their family history and decide to do research to learn more. For some, this process can be surprisingly simple, but for many people, researching their genealogy is a time-consuming task that can take years. But in the end, uncovering your family history can be a fascinating hobby that helps you to learn more about your roots.  Click to View Site

Suggested by Student Genealogy Researcher Amilia

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