Genealogy and Obituaries

Ancestry Library Edition

(In-Library Use Only)

Access to Ancestry Library Edition is available for in-person access at any of the 21 Jacksonville Public Library locations.

Ancestry Library Edition contains over 450 million digitally enhanced census records from the U.S. Federal Census. Also includes immigration, vital, military, court, church and ethnic records; city directories; genealogical societies; Social Security Death Index; family history library; and much more.

Florida Electronic Library

Search Magazines, Books, Newspapers and More in over a hundred databases from the Florida Electronic Library.  Narrow by subjects, grade levels or view the entire A-Z list. Read full-text articles from magazines such as Newsweek, Vogue, Wired, and more as well as newspapers such as USA Today, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal.

Obituary Daily Times

Obituary Daily Times is a free searchable index of daily published obituaries across the world. It is distributed by email, and usually has over 2500 entries a day. It is a mailing list and does not contain the actual obituaries, but serves to provide information for family research on a daily basis.

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