Genealogy Resources

Genealogy Resources

The Vermilion Public Library has many great resources for the genealogy enthusiast!


Online Database:
  • Ancestry Library, which has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as extensive record collections from Canada and other areas (please note that this database is only available in the library)

On Microfilm:

  • The Vermilion Standard(our local newspaper) beginning in 1906 and running to present
  • The Vermilion Signal (the Standard’s predecessor) March 1, 1906-February 27, 1908)
  • The Link 1918-1919 & the Mannville Empire January 1923 (other local papers)

Did you know that genealogy is North America’s fastest growing hobby? Put simply, genealogy is “the study and tracing of family pedigrees”.