Local History and Genealogy Resources

Preble County Room

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Friday 9-3
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Featured Resources:

Ancestry Library Edition

Chronicling America

FamilySearch (LDS)

Find A Grave



Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers

The Preble County Historical Records

Preble County Sources:

The Preble County Historical Records

Miami Valley Genealogical Index Census, Court, and vital records

Preble County District Library Catalog allows you to search for items housed only in the Preble County Room in addition to materials at other branches.

Camden Archives Scanned Photographs Inventory | Contact the Camden Archives | Camden Archives Featured Photo Gallery

Historical Inventory (Buildings & Homes of Preble County)

Barnes Funeral Home

How Preble County Got Its Name

Local Government Records at Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio.

Migrations A great site to research the migration of your ancestors throughout the United States

Mound Hill Cemetery

Old Ohio Schools - Preble County

Preble County Genealogical Society

Preble County Genealogy List To subscribe, send an email to preble_co_oh-l-request@rootsweb.com with the word subscribe as the only text in the body of the message

Preble County Historical Society

Preble County Land Maps

Preble County Photographs Browse unidentified residents to find someone you might know.

Preble Memory Gardens

Scenes from the Past (Eaton and Preble County)

Surname Contact List Find others that are researching the same surnames


Our Neighboring Counties' Sources:

Arcanum Wayne Trail Historical Society

Brookville Historical Society

Butler County Genealogical Society

Butler County GenWeb

Butler County Records Center & Archive

Champaign County Ohio Local History & Genealogy

Darke County Garst Museum

Darke County Genealogical Researchers

Darke County Ohio Genealogical Society

Dayton History

Dayton History Books

Dayton Metro Library Obituaries Index

Greene County Records & Archives

Hamilton County Genealogical Society

Miami County Historical and Genealogical Society

Montgomery County: Dayton National Cememtery

Montgomery County David Cemetery Association

Montgomery County Genealogical Society

Montgomery County Historical Records

Montgomery County Land Maps

Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County Genealogy & Local History

Richmond, IN: Morrison-Reeves Library

Southwest Butler County Genealogical Society

Warren County Genealogical Society

Woodland Cemetery


Ohio Sources:

The Brethren Heritage Center

The (Benjamin Russel) Hanby House

Ohio in the Civil War

Ohio Cemetery Preservation

Ohio Genealogical Society

Ohio Historical Society

Ohio Lands

Ohio Memory Online Scrapbook

Ohio Online Death Certificate Index

The Ohioana Room

RecordsProject: Ohio Genealogy Record Information Online

RootsWeb Ohio Genealogical Resources

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library

State Library of Ohio Catalog

State Library of Ohio Genealogy Dept.


Indiana Sources:

Allen County Public Library

Indiana State Library Genealogy Section This site contains a cemetery locator and a marriage index to 1850

Muncie Public Library


United States Sources

National Archives

Civil War Soldiers Database

Cornell University "War of the Rebellion" on the Internet

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)

Ellis Island

Family Search Labs

Fellowship of Brethren Genealogists

General Land Office Records

Geographic Names Information System A gazetteer to the U.S. and its territories provided by the U.S. Geological Survey

Illinois State Archives


National Obituary Archive

Palatines of America

Quaker Records


US GenWeb


Washington State Archives


General Genealogy Helpers and Sources

Birth Date Calculator

Cyndi's List of Genealogical Sites on the Internet

Convert Between Old and New Style Dates (IE only)

Family Tree Searcher


Soundex Converter

UK and Ireland Genealogy

Who, What, When Interactive historical timelines