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Ancestry® Library Edition brings the most popular online genealogy resource to you, free, from PTPL. Ancestry®delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, with more added daily.
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Family Search is a genealogy organization operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--and Peters Township Public Library is now an affiliate library!
Family Search maintains one of the largest collections of records, resources, and services designed to help people learn more about their family history. Affiliate libraries have access to Family Search’s digital genealogical collections that are otherwise accessible only through a Family Search family history center.
Discover the amazing history of you with Heritage Quest Online–an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources with coverage dating back to the 1700s. Find your ancestors and discover your past. To access, enter your Peters Township library card number. You must be a Peters Township Public Library cardholder to use this service.
View the greatest events in world history with the Associated Press’s extensive collection of photographs, audio sound bites, video, and graphics, covering the last 185 years. Over 3,000 photos, images, sound bites, and graphics are added to the collection daily.
Powered by Gale’s popular What Do I Read Next? series, Books & Authors connects readers from every reading level to fiction and non-fiction books that match their interests. Explore books, authors, genres and topics from more than 240,000 titles.
Discover biographical and bibliographical information on more than 145,000 of today's most influential authors, including novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, print & broadcast journalists, editors, photojournalists, syndicated cartoonists, script and screen writers, and more.
International in scope, LitFinder covers all time periods and genres. Users can access full-text works from over 80,000 authors from 660 nationalities, as well as biographies, speeches, photographs, plays, summaries, and glossaries covering the 16th through 20th centuries.
Allegheny County Resources for Genealogical Research
A collection of links provided by the Allegheny County Wills/Orphan’ Court Division. Resources include information on finding birth and death records, deeds and land transactions, estate papers, marriage records, and more—both within and outside of the county.
Castle Garden Immigration Search
Discover biographical and bibliographical information on more than 145,000 of today’s most influential authors, including novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, print & broadcast journalists, editors, photojournalists, syndicated cartoonists, script and screen writers, and more.
Find cemetery records and listings from thousands of cemeteries all over the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, and other areas throughout the world. net provides free access to over 6 million cemetery records and inscriptions.
Provided by Statue of Library – Ellis Island Foundation, the Port of New York Passenger Records from 1820-1957 contain the passenger lists of almost 65 million immigrants, passengers, and crew members who came through Ellis Island and the Port.
The World's largest gravesite collection. Contribute, create and discover gravesites from all over the world. Find A Grave contains millions of Cemetery Records and grave stone pictures—with more added daily.
Genealogical Society of Southwestern Pennsylvania
The Genealogical Society of Southwestern Pennsylvania is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping others discover and preserve information about their families. Their website contains helpful links for conducting family research in the county.
A one-stop shop for information on America and the American people. Access information from the American Community Survey, Current Population Survey, Population Projections, and other specialized surveys, as well as historic census information.
Washington County Historical Society
The Washington County Historical Society administers several sites—the Francis J. LeMoyne House, the LeMoyne Crematory, the Norma K. Grimes Research Library and the Washington County Frontier History Center. The Historical Society utilizes these sites to educate the public through offering tours, special events, outreach programs and research services. As the repository for Washington County heritage, the Historical Society maintains an extensive collection of documents and artifacts.
Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society
The Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society is a non-profit organization of amateur and professional family historians and has compiled a wealth of genealogical information. Find information on surname history, the first families of Western Pennsylvania, genealogical forms, and more.
POWER Library and its databases are made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and through Library Access Funds administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.