American Family History Center At Ellis Island

Ancestry Library Edition-Accessible at Main Library Only

  • This is a genealogy research tool that gives researchers a wide range of unique resources for genealogical and historical research. It includes US, UK, and Ireland census collections, Birth, Marriage, & Death Records, Immigration Collection, Military Records, Biography and History Collections.

Cyndi's List

  • This site full of genealogical links that are arranged in subject order.
DNA Testing Information
  • This site shows the different companies that offer genealogical DNA testing and how they compare.

Family Tree Maker

  • Build your family tree. Preserve your family legacy.


  • Genealogy site of the Church of the Latter Day Saints (the Mormons).

Find a Grave

  • Find A Grave is a free resource for finding the final resting places of famous folks, friends and family members.

Geni-Family Tree Maker

  • Geni is a private place for your family to build your family tree, preserve your history and share your lives.

Monmouth County US Genweb Archives

  • Includes obituary, deed, probate, census and cemetery records.
  • The New Jersey Public Library created an index of all known digitized newspapers published in New Jersey. 


  • The oldest and largest free genealogical database.

The National Archives

  • From the Research Room on their homepage to Quick Links to Genealogy.

US Genweb

  • Volunteer run site that seeks to provide Internet websites for genealogical research in every county and every state in the United States.

  • The most comprehensive resource for locating vital records United States Birth Certificates, Death Records & Marriage Licenses.

WorldGenWeb Project

  • Is a non-profit, volunteer based organization dedicated to providing genealogical and historical records and resources for world-wide access!


  • THE COURIER (Middletown)-1959 to April 3rd, 2009 (Jan/June 1971 missing)
  • ASBURY PARK PRESS is available at MTPL in microfilm dating back to the 1990s. A full text database of articles from the Asbury Park Press, dating back to 1999, is also available here.


  • Crowe, Elizabeth Genealogy Online 5th edition- R 929.1 Cro
  • Mandeville, E. The Story of Middletown- R 974.946 Man
  • Monmouth County NJ Families- R 974.946 Mon
  • Salter, E An index to A History of Monmouth and Ocean Counties- R 974.94 Sal
  • Springate, M Personal Name Index to Stillwell's- R974.96 Spr
  • Swan, Norma Ellis Index to the History of Monmouth County- Ref Desk 974.946 Ell