Local History Collection Information
Local History/Genealogy Book Collection: an extensive collection of books on local, county, and state history; genealogy reference and guides; family histories; and locally produced historical publications.
Newspapers on microfilm: including Bryan, Montpelier, Pioneer, Edgerton, and Edon.
Williams County Census Records
Williams County Cemetery Records
Williams and Defiance County Historical Atlases: including historical maps of local communities.
Obituary Index: from Bryan & other Williams County newspapers. Find the information to request a copy of a local newspaper obituary.
Photographic archives: our archives contains over 500 local history photographs which can be reproduced upon request.
Family history files: over 1000 Williams County families have information files available for research purposes.
Williams County Genealogical Society holdings: including surname files.
Manuscript Files and Club Records: including the Van Gundy historical files and various club and business records. Visit our department for more information.