Genealogy & Local History
Alliance Memory - Featuring sights, sounds, and recollections of the Alliance community, Alliance Memory offers over 3,000 images, interviews, and documents
The Alliance Review (pilot project) - The Alliance Review Collection is a pilot project and includes the years 1916-1917. This project is administered by Rodman Public Library through Ohio History Connection (Ohio Memory) and is supported by Dix Communications with financial support from the Baker Family.
Alliance Index - Search the Alliance Index for obituary, marriage, and newspaper article citations from The Alliance Review
Oral Histories of Alliance - Audio interviews of Alliance residents conducted from the 1950s through 1990s and video interviews from 2006 to present
St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery Burials - Search for individuals of the Catholic faith who were buried in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Alliance, Ohio from 1900 to present [This database is back online but still undergoing fine tuning. If you need further information on your search results, please contact the reference department for assistance.]
The Alliance Genealogical Society (TAGS) - Research families from the Alliance, Ohio area.
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps - Sanborn Historic Maps are large scale street plans produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company from 1867 to 1970.
Ancestry Library Edition - One of the most comprehensive genealogy databases available. This database is NOT available for home access. Please come to the Main Library or Branch for access.
Fold3 - Fold3 provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. This database also provides census and naturalization records as well as a number of city directories from across the nation.
HeritageQuest Online- This database offers access to Census images, Revolutionary War records, genealogy books, and more. Rodman Library card required for home access.
Stark County Resources:
- Map of Cemetery Locations in Stark County, Ohio
- Stark County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society
- Stark County Auditor - Real Estate Search
- Stark County Clerk of Courts - Naturalizations
- Stark County Probate Court - Marriages and Estates
- Stark County Recorder's Office - The official record of all of the real estate located in Stark County. PLEASE NOTE:To view the online images of the Recorder's Office, you will need a TIFF viewer. We recommend the one found at www.alternatiff.com
Newspaper Indexes to Obituaries in Northeast Ohio:
- Akron Beacon Journal Obituary Index (1841-2007)
- Cleveland Necrology File
- Massillon Independent Obituary Index
- Index To Notices In The Ohio (Canton) Repository
More genealogical sources can be found on our Additional Sites for Genealogists page.