ONLINE GENEALOGY RESOURCES

Cooper County Specific Web Sites

  • Cooper County Courthouse  This has Cooper County information but is basic. 

  • Genealogy Trails  Genealogy Trails History Group – Cooper County

  • The Library   History of towns, villages, and hamlets in Cooper Co.

  • Cooper County Origins   This is a state/county genweb site and has a lot of excellent information if one really searches, and reads on the site.  It was maintained by James Thoma, and he did a wonderful job of listing Cooper County history. There are cemetery lists and burials, churches, schools, marriage, census, wills and probate records, maps, information on Cooper County communities, and much more. Several ways to access the information.

General Genealogy FREE Websites

 

Fee Based Genealogy Sites

There are several fee-based sites.  Some have a free trial or guest period.

  • Ancestry.com  This is a huge data base of family tree information as well as other historical records.  Indicate your interest and they often have ½ price specials for 6 months.

  • My Heritage  Same as with Ancestry.com

  • Genealogy Bank  This is a data base with old newspapers