Genealogy Online Resources:

  • Ancestry.com -  the world’s largest online family history resource — including historical records, photos, stories, family trees and a collaborative community of millions. Use Ancestry.com at our library computer for access to more of their resources. Please ask a librarian for assistance.
  • Heritage Quest - click here to access a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. Morton Library card number required for access.

Local Resources:

  • Genealogy Assistance - available from master genealogist, Nancy Blackwell, by appointment. Contact the Help Desk (309-263-2200) at the library for more information.
  • Genealogy Corner - Get acquainted with genealogy and learn some useful tips. Meets periodically throughout the year. Contact the library for dates & times.
  • Morton History Room - excellent resource for local Morton history.