Genealogy

Learn about family and local history with the help of genealogy experts, research databases, directories, and print resources.

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Genealogy Events Genealogy Events

Various Locations
Learn about your family history or local history at our genealogy events. Each has a unique focus designed to introduce you to new resources
Learn about your family history or local history at our genealogy events. Each has a unique focus designed to introduce you to new resources
Resource

Find Douglas County Birth Records Find Douglas County Birth Records

Learn more about how to locate a Douglas County birth record.
Learn more about how to locate a Douglas County birth record.
Archival Collection

Nebraska Marriage Records by County Nebraska Marriage Records by County

The library has marriage records for several Nebraska counties on microfilm at the W. Dale Clark (Main) Library.
The library has marriage records for several Nebraska counties on microfilm at the W. Dale Clark (Main) Library.
Archival Collection

Douglas County Birth & Death Registers Douglas County Birth & Death Registers

Microfilm reels cover birth and death registers in Douglas County (1873-1904), South Omaha (1895-July 1905) & City of Omaha (1895-1915).
Microfilm reels cover birth and death registers in Douglas County (1873-1904), South Omaha (1895-July 1905) & City of Omaha (1895-1915).
Staff List

Best How-To Genealogy Best How-To Genealogy

recommended by Omaha Adult Librarians
A list of the best how-to genealogy materials from the library.
A list of the best how-to genealogy materials from the library.
Resource

OPL is a FamilySearch Affiliate OPL is a FamilySearch Affiliate

Genealogy microfilms can be ordered from the Family History Library in Salt Lake City for viewing in the library’s microfilm room.
Genealogy microfilms can be ordered from the Family History Library in Salt Lake City for viewing in the library’s microfilm room.
Catalog Search

New in Genealogy New in Genealogy

Find the newest OPL resources about genealogy here!
Find the newest OPL resources about genealogy here!
Online Resource

Ancestry® Library Edition Ancestry® Library Edition

Start searching billions of records and discover your family's story. For in-library use only.
Answers await everyone—whether professional or hobbyist, expert or novice, genealogist or historian— inside the thousands of databases of family information. User-friendly search tools and comprehensive indexing make it easy to start discovering personal histories.
Online Resource

Family Tree Magazine Family Tree Magazine

Each issue of Family Tree magazine has tips on locating, collecting, and preserving photos, letters, diaries, church and government records.
Each issue of Family Tree magazine has tips on locating, collecting, and preserving photos, letters, diaries, church and government records.
Online Resource

Nebraska Digital Sanborn Maps (1867-1970… Nebraska Digital Sanborn Maps (1867-1970…

Digitized fire insurance maps showing street names, property boundaries, building materials, building use, house and block numbers.
Digitized fire insurance maps showing street names, property boundaries, building materials, building use, house and block numbers.
Website

Genealogy Reference Room Genealogy Reference Room

The Genealogy Reference Room houses a non-circulating collection of over 11,000 volumes (and growing) from all over the world.
The Genealogy Reference Room houses a non-circulating collection of over 11,000 volumes (and growing) from all over the world.
Online Resource

FamilySearch Center FamilySearch Center

Free online database to help discover your family history.
Free online database to help discover your family history.
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