Genealogy Resources

Ancestry.com

At the Fraser Public Library, we provide access to the library edition of ancestry.com. To access this resource you will need to log into one of the computers we provide at the library. This resource cannot be accessed from a home computer.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Now

The digitization and online placement of the Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps at the Library of Congress is an ongoing project. Michigan maps pre-1900 are now available, per the below Library of Congress announcement. The Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps are a great source of historical data to genealogists, researchers, etc.

Announcement:                                                               
 https://www.loc.gov/item/prn-17-074/
Link to LC collection of Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps: https://www.loc.gov/collections/sanborn-maps/