An enhanced edition of MyFamily.com's popular consumer genealogy database, Ancestry.com. This database replaces the Ancestry Plus database. This database is only available inside the library.
Fold3 will be adding millions of U.S. military records to continue to help you discover and share stories about everyday heroes, forgotten soldiers, and the families that supported them. You will still be able to search all the informative records, including non-military records, previously found on Footnote. We have already begun expanding Fold3's robust military collection to include the following new titles:
NOTE: In order to participate in the community and download or print documents, you will need to create your own unique account (with an email address) on the Footnote site after you access the database with the username and password provided above.
A collection of over 25,000 family and local histories, and content from HeritageQuest.
To access this database from outside the library, enter your library card without spaces between the numbers.
A gateway to selected resources available in the Local History Collection at the Massillon Public Library.
A full text news resource containing comprehensive coverage of current issues and events from 17 Ohio newspapers and 13 national newspapers.
Historical newspaper database. View, save and print full-page newspapers dating from 1759 to 1977.
An index to the obituary records of Massillon's newspaper, The Independent. Other newspapers included in the database are: Coshocton Tribune, Coshocton Weekly Times, The Holmes County Hub, Holmes County Journal, Loudonville Advocate, Loudonville Democrat, and Loudonville Times.
Ohio Historical Society's Online Resources
Ohio-based information, Ohio Fundamental Documents, Ohio Newspaper Index, and more.
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
A searchable interface for locating historical maps of Ohio towns and cities.
Additional Resources for Research: