HERITAGE QUEST ONLINE
By Sandra Trapp
May 23, 2019
PROQUEST TRAINING VIDEOS – https://tinyurl.com/ProquestTrainingVideos
PROQUEST GUIDES – https://proquest.libguides.com/hqo
CENSUS – 1790 through 1940 Federal and “special censuses”, i.e., 1880 Defective, Dependent & Delinquent, Mortality Schedules 1850-1885; etc.
BOOKS – Over 40,000 searchable by name and/or location
WILLS & PROBATE – Research guide included.
CITY DIRECTORIES – 1821-1989 for various cities. Includes “6 Things to Find in City Directories”
MILITTARY RECORDS – Selected Revolutionary War pension and bounty-land warrant applications, Confederate prisoners of war, Widows’ pension applications index,, and military records for other countries.
IMMIGRATION – Emigration records from some other countries and naturalizations for select states
PUBLIC RECORDS – Information varies from 1950 to 1993
SOCIAL SECURITY DEATH INDEX – Covers 1935 to 2014. Frequently asked questions section included.
U.S. SERIAL SET – Selected House and Senate documents back to 1789.
FREEDMAN’S BANK – Includes 37 branches from 1865-1874
CEMETERIES – FindAGrave.com
MAPS & PHOTOS – Census map guide, land ownership maps, Library of Congress photos
OTHER LOCATIONS – Select and full collections from FamilySearch.org for locations outside of the U.S.