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Getting Started? Below are links to slide presentations developed by our librarians
Calendar Here is a perpetual calendar to aid your research
Cemetery Indexes for Marion and Ralls Counties
Courthouses and Government Records
Missouri Vital Records (Birth, marriage, divorce, and death records).
Genealogy Databases (free or provided by the Library for its patrons)
HeritageQuest (Requires your Hannibal Free Public Library barcode)
Ancestry Library Edition (Use at Hannibal Free Public Library only)
HINT: If you don’t find your ancestor in one database, try another.
Microfilm Equipment at Hannibal Free Public Library (instructions)
Missouri Fire Insurance Maps (Sanborn and Whipple maps)
Missouri Room Vertical File Labels Subject headings used in the vertical file.
Missouri Soldier'sDatabase: War of 1812 - WWI Service cards
Local Historians, Museums, Genealogical Societies, & Historical Societies in the Area
Visiting our area? Hannibal Convention & Visitors Bureau provides information on places to visit, lodging, and a calendar of events.
OTHER SITES OF INTEREST TO LOCAL HISTORIANS & GENEALOGISTS
American Memory Chronicles historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America
Civil War Timeline A timeline (1820-1870) of the Trans-Mississippi Theater in the Civil War with artifacts, descriptions and parallel events
Gale’s Business Insights:Essentials Good for historical research on companies or industries where your ancestors worked. Requires a Hannibal Free Public Library card number.
Historic Missourians Assists elementary students (and the rest of us) in the study of Missouri history and historic Missourians.
Missouri Heritage Project Keeps the heritage of Missouri alive and passes it down
Missouri Over There Seeks to investigate Missouri’s involvement in World War I, and serves as a precursor to the statewide collaborative digitization project.
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