You'll love this if...
- you're tracing ancestors in Cleveland, Ohio
- you want to learn more about Cleveland history
- you need ideas for Cleveland genealogy sources and websites to check
Quickly access the essential facts, advice and resources you need to find your ancestors in cities across the USA. Our downloadable City Guides are perfect for stashing in your research binder or toting to the library. The four-page Cleveland City Guide download includes:
- essential history and facts
- details on available genealogy records
- websites, publications and organizations to aid your search
- the city's top five historic sites
Here are just a few of the helpful tips you'll find inside:
"By the 1840s, about 6,000 people lived in Cleveland. That number increased tenfold by World War I as workers were drawn to steel plants, oil refineries and factories.."
"Cleveland cemeteries date to the early 1800s; many were public or private (not religious). Two of the largest today are Lake View Cemetery, established in 1869, and city- run Highland Park/Memorial Park, opened in 1904."
"The city has been home to several Jewish newspapers, too. The CPL and OHS have major local newspaper collections. OHS has a microfilm interlibrary loan program and online Ohio Newspaper Index (1793-1996)."
Plus, each guide contains web links for one-click access to every recommended online resource. You can view this PDF on your computer or print it out for your reference.