Laguna Niguel FHC : Resources

Our Center has seven computers with a portal that offers free access to premium family history websites including the ones listed below. We also have a small collection of reference books, two film readers, a microfilm scanner, and a small collection of indefinite loan microfilms. Wi-Fi is available.

  • 19th Century British Newspapers
    2 million newspaper pages from national and local publications with full-text searching
  • Alexander Street Press
    Resource for Civil War research that includes letters, diaries, photographs, and ephemera.
    Billions of digitized records including vital records, probate records, census records, military records, immigration records, and more. Includes tutorials, charts, and forms
  • ArkivDigital Online
    Color images of Swedish church records, court records, estate inventories, and more.
  • Find My Past
    Resource for United Kingdom research including parish records, census records, military records, migration records, newspapers, and more.
    Historical documents and records, many of which are related to military service. Includes War of 1812 pension files, a selection of Holocaust-related records, and a Native American collection.
  • Historic Map Works Library Edition
    High-resolution, full-color historic maps. Includes maps, atlases, bird’s eye views, and directories.
  • Kinpoint Premium
    Tool for quickly discovering what information is missing from your FamilySearch tree.
  • Legacy Stories
    Social network that lets you store and share photographs, stories, and recorded narration. Files can be linked to your FamilySearch tree.
  • MyHeritage
    Large collection of many types of genealogical records including census records from Nordic countries, Canada, Germany and South America.
  • Newspaper Archive
    Largest online newspaper collection covering family history, small-town events, world news, and more.
  • ProQuest Obituary Listings
    Obituaries that appeared in prominent newspapers such as the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Washington Post, and Boston Globe,
    List current as of November 2015.