FamilySearch.org is the largest, free genealogy resource on the internet. As a FamilySearch affiliate library, discover what additional digital records you can find at Wheaton Public Library and how to access them. Learn how to search the catalog, add photos, stories and documents to your account and view FamilySearchs digitized books.
DNA is the carrier of our genetic information, passed down from generation to generation. We all inherit mitochondrial DNA and autosomal DNA. Learn about each type and its implications for establishing ancestral relationships. These challenging concepts are explained in a simplified, straightforward manner.
Family Tree is a massive, interactive, collaborative tree created by submissions to FamilySearch programs over the past decades and by current users. The open format of the tree means that everyone can work together to make the information as complete as possible. Learn how to start your family tree using FamilySearchs Family Tree.
The Circuit Court Archives are a great, often overlooked resource. This class concentrates on a very practical approach to on-site court research including civil, law and chancery cases, divorces, wills and probates, county naturalizations, declarations of intentions, criminal cases and burnt records. Presented by Raymond Johnson, the History Cop.