Local History/Genealogy

Local History and Genealogy Resources

Browse the Bucyrus Historical Society website to find historical information about the City of Bucyrus and get involved with the Society.

Learn more about the history of Crawford County and get involved on the Crawford County Genealogy Society website.

The Sanborn Insurance Maps were originally created for assessing fire insurance liability in urbanized areas in the United States. Access is provided through the Ohio Web Library. Maps of Bucyrus span 1884-1950. Other Crawford County communities represented include Crestline, Galion, and New Washington.

Ancestry Library Edition is available for use in the library only. Browse Ancestry for U. S. Census records; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passenger lists and more.

FamilySearch is another website to use for genealogy research, searching records, and making family trees.

Ohio Memory is a collaborative project of the Ohio History Connection and the State Library of Ohio. It includes photographs, maps, drawings, paintings, manuscripts, letters, diaries, journals, archaeological, natural history, historical objects, newspapers, books, e-publications, videos, and more!

The 1881 History of Crawford County  has been digitized by the Internet Archive.