Wednesday, May 31, 2023


The Internet Archive ( has a collection of  more than 92,000 yearbooks. We didn't find any from Hernando County but you might get lucky and find one helpful for your genealogy research.

Not all are school yearbooks- some are related to professional associations, such as the Yearbook of the City Managers Association 1920. 

 Scroll down just a bit and you will see on the left side of the page a "Search this collection" box.  

Tuesday, May 30, 2023

1931 Census of Canada

The Canadian government will release the 1931 census on June 1st. Read about it here, at, the newest addition to the library's e-resources.


Wednesday, May 17, 2023

 Hernando County Public Library has added to its collection of e-resources. Find it under Research Tools on the library's home page.

Search for obituaries, marriage announcements, birth announcements, social pages, local sports action, advertisements, news articles, and more in the largest online newspaper archive. Library Edition offers full-page images with searchable full text for millions of pages of newspapers dating from the early 1700s into the early 2000s.

Clip, save, and share newspaper articles via social media sites such as Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter.



Thursday, May 11, 2023

County Cork (Ireland) Cemeteries

The Skibbereen Heritage Center has compiled an online database of Cork County Council burial registers
and graveyard surveys:  West Cork Graveyard Database (

Tuesday, May 9, 2023

German Genealogy tools  Archion- Protestant church registers  Matricula- Catholic registers  Meyers Gazetteer- geographical dictionary of the 2nd German Empire  Kartenmeister- Gazetteer focusing on villages once part of the German Empire that changed hands Compgen- German Genealogy site - Austrian Genealogy site

Grimms' Worterbuch- mid 19th century German dictionary by the Brothers Grimm- to translate old words and phrases Geogen Surname mapping tool

Das Telefonbuch- current nationwide German telephone book

Friday, May 5, 2023

Mexican Genealogy

 The library's resources has more than 130 sources for Mexican Genealogy. You can access Ancestry at the library only by clicking on Research Tools on our home page, then scrolling down to Another good place to start online is at

20 Reasons You May Have Trouble Finding An Ancestor In the Census