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Local History & Genealogy

The Local History & Genealogy Center at the West Annex in Bryan offers researchers a wide range of resources including online databases, books, special collections, and microfilm.

Hours of Service:
Monday & Tuesday:  10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday & Thursday:  10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

You can contact the Local History Center by phone at 419.636.6734 (ext 275) or email Jane Huffman jane@mywcpl.org

Ancestry library edition database Heritage Quest database
WCPL Local History Obituary Database Ohio Death Certificate Index
Sanborn Fire Insurance Map database Where to Find Wiliams County Records
Local History Collection information More Local History Online Resources

Get Started Creating Your Family History:  use the individual and family information sheets to begin recording your family's history.

Family Information Sheet.pdf36.74 KB
Individual Information Sheet.pdf35.82 KB

Main Library, Bryan:
Monday & Tuesday
10:00 – 8:00
Wednesday & Thursday
10:00 – 6:00
10:00 - 5:00

Edgerton, Edon, Pioneer, Stryker & West Unity Branch Libraries:
Monday & Tuesday
1:00 – 7:00
Wednesday & Thursday
11:00 – 6:00
11:00 - 5:00

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