Interested in exploring your family’s history? Browse our genealogy databases.

Genealogy Databases

Ancestry Library Edition – In Library Use Only
Search billions of genealogy documents—including census, military, immigration, birth, and death records.

Heritage Hub
Access hundreds of years of obituaries and death notices from thousands of newspapers across the United States.

Heritage Quest
View primary sources, local and family histories, convenient research guides, interactive census maps, and more.

Historical Newspapers

The Brimfield Gazette contains miscellaneous issues from 1876 through 1879.

The Brimfield News contains issues from April 6, 1888 through November 12, 1959.

The Princeville Telephone contains issues from October 5, 1957 through December 25, 1979.

Additional Resources

Illinois Public Records
Search for marriage licenses, birth records, and death records using this online tool.

Peoria County Genealogical Society
Find genealogy research tips and tricks, local genealogy meetings in the Peoria area, monthly newsletters and more.

Peoria County Vital Records Search
Browse marriage indexes and other statewide genealogical resources.

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