Featured Resources

Online Recommendations

  • Ancestry Forms and Charts – Various options to assist in organizing your research.
  • Chronicling America – Search America’s historic newspaper pages from 1789-1924 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.
  • Coeur D’Alene Cemetery Database – Interactive Cemetery database where one can look up individual burial sites in the Forest and Riverview Cemeteries.
  • Ellis Island Immigration Records 1892-1954 – Includes passenger and ship records.
  • Find A Grave – Find the graves of ancestors and famous people around the world.
  • General Land Office Records – Land title records dating back to 1820, many generated when our ancestors bought land from the federal government.
  • Idaho State Archives – Provides public access to records of fiscal, administrative, legal, vital and long-term research value to the citizens and government of Idaho.
  • Kootenai County Genealogical Society – Dedicated to aiding individuals in their genealogical pursuits including fostering education and interest in genealogy, gathering and preserving genealogical and historical data, and aiding members in their genealogical or historical research and in compiling their family histories.
  • Midwest Genealogy Center – Various options to assist in organizing your research.
  • National Archives Resources for Genealogists – Articles, tools and various resources for genealogists and family historians.
  • RootsTech – Discover your family’s story through historical records.  With our collection of billions of records, you can piece together your ancestors’ history and bring their stories to life.
  • Castle Garden Immigration Records 1820-1957  – America’s first immigration center.