Genealogy Resources

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Local Research

The Enterprise
The Blair Public Library and Technology Center and the Allen Cemetery Association have partnered together to digitize The Enterprise Newspaper going back to 1917. Access the digitized versions on the City of Blair's Laserfiche Archive.

Washington County Genealogical Society

Washing County Genealogical Society
The purpose of the Washington County Genealogical Society is to promote research and give guidance to those who are tracing their family lines through the searching of records, people and places. The society continues to foster an interest in all peoples who contributed in any way to the establishment and perpetuation for the county of Washington in the state of Nebraska.

Washington County Cemeteries
Find a listing of the cemeteries plots in Washington County, Nebraska and Blair, Nebraska, hosted on the Washington County Genealogical Society's website.

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Danish American Archive and Library (DAAL)
The DAAL is the largest repository of written, visual, and recorded materials relating to Danish Americans in the western hemisphere.

Danish American Archive and Library Digital Collections
Browse through DAAL's expanding selection of their digitized collection,. These are the result of a project intended to preserve their unique and aging materials in a format that is available to the public.

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Washington County Museum and Washington County Historical Association
Today, the Washington County Historical Association strives to be the keeper of our county’s history.  We endeavor to bring the stories of our past to life in new and engaging ways, through exhibits about the First Council meeting between Lewis & Clark and the Otoe-Missouria tribes, relics of Fort Atkinson, archaeological finds, and stories of our pioneer families and the towns they built. We desire to preserve our family stories for future generations and tell them in ways that engage and involve children and adults alike.

Other Research Resources

Access Ancestry through the Blair Public Library and Technology Center's Library Catalog. You will need a Blair Public Library and Technology Center Library Card to access this database. Ancestry operates a network of genealogical, historical records, and related genetic genealogy websites.

AAA State of Play Genealogy For Kids
A kid friendly guide for getting started in your genealogy research. Find a variety of resources for your research into genealogy and building your family tree.

Find A Grave
Find the graves of ancestors, create virtual memorials or add photos, virtual flowers and a note to a loved one's memorial. Search or browse cemeteries and grave records for every-day and famous people from around the world. 

Billion Graves
BillionGraves is the world's largest resource for searchable GPS cemetery data, and is growing bigger and better every day. You can help by collecting headstone images from local and other cemeteries, and then by transcribing the personal information found on the images.

Library of Congress Digital Collections
Access online collections: view maps & photographs; read letters, diaries & newspapers; hear personal accounts of events; listen to sound recordings & watch historic films.