We are delighted to announce the addition of U.S. Local Histories on Findmypast. This excellent collection of resources allows you to delve into the history of the states, counties and towns across America using a wide variety of searchable publications including military records, town sketches, wills, marriage records and family pedigrees.

Use the richly detailed documents (usually several pages long!) to explore what your neighborhood looked like hundreds of years ago, who lived there and the main events your ancestors would have lived through.

In this first batch, you'll find 183 different publications, covering 39 states, so no matter what corner of the nation your family hails from, you're bound to make a fascinating discovery.

You can view the full list of searchable publications below, listed by state.  Find the ones most relevant to you in our A-Z of record sets and start exploring straight away!


State Publication
Alabama Woodwards Reminiscences of the Creek or Muscogee Indians
Alabama Revolutionary Soldiers
Alabama Her History, Resources, War Record, and Public Men
Alabama The History of Butler County, 1815-1885
Alabama History of Clarke County
Arizona A Historical and Biographical Record of the Territory
California History of Mendocino County
California History of Marin County
California Fairfields Pioneer History of Lassen County
California Historical Souvenir of El Dorado County
California History of Solano County
California History of Solano and Napa Counties
California Shasta County History
California Souvenir of Alameda County
California History of Napa County
California Record of Eighty-Sixth, and Seventh Company Military Reserve
California Records of Men in the War of the Rebellion, 1861 to 1867
California Register of Officers of the National Guard and Naval Militia
California Register of the California Society of the Sons of The American Revolution
California Santa Barbara and Montecito: Past and Present
California An illustrated history of Los Angeles County
Colorado History of the Arkansas Valley
Colorado History of Clear Creek and Boulder Valleys
Colorado A Brief History of Logan County
Connecticut Sketches and Chronicles of the Town of Litchfield
Delaware Fort Casimir: The Starting Point in the History of New Castle
Delaware A Sketch of St. Thomass Parish, Newark
Delaware Some Records of Sussex County
Delaware Ancient Families of Bohemia Manor
Delaware The Clayton Family
Delaware A Calendar of Wills, New Castle County,1682-1800
Florida History (published 1871)
Florida History (published 1919)
Florida History of Volusia County
Georgia Historic Collections - Daughters of the American Revolution
Illinois History of Jefferson County
Illinois Portrait Biographical Album of Fulton County
Illinois Biographical and Genealogical record of La Salle County
Illinois History of Iroquois County
Illinois Ninety-second Volunteers
Illinois Portrait and Biographical Record of St. Clair County
Illinois Portrait and Biographical Record of Randolph, Jackson, Perry, and Monroe Counties
Illinois Portrait and Biographical Album of Vermilion and Edgar Counties
Illinois Portrait and Biographical Album of Sangamon County
Illinois Portrait and Biographical Album of Pike and Calhoun Counties
Illinois Portrait and Biographical Album of Jo Daviess and Carroll Counties
Illinois Portrait and Biographical Album of Champaign County
Illinois Reminiscences of Bureau County
Indiana Biographical and genealogical history of Wayne, Fayette, Union and Franklin Counties
Indiana History of Putman County
Indiana Lockerbies Assessment list of Indianapolis 1835
Indiana The pioneers of Morgan County
Indiana Pictorial and Biographical Memoirs of Elkhart and St. Joseph Counties
Iowa The History of Linn County
Iowa The History of Keokuk County
Iowa History of Decatur County
Iowa Centennial History of Polk County
Iowa Portrait Biographical Album of Jefferson and Van Buren Counties
Iowa Portait and Biographical Album of Jackson County
Kansas Official Military History of Civil War Regiments
Kentucky Pioneer and Court Records: Abstracts of Early Wills, Deeds, and Marriages
Kentucky The Political Beginnings
Maine The History of Augusta
Maine History of Thomaston, Rockland, and South Thomaston
Maine The Narraguagus Valley
Maine Obituary record of the Graduates of Bowdoin College and the Medical School
Maine Records of the Proprietors of Buxton, York County
Maine Sketches of Oxford County
Maine Sketches of the history of the Town of Camden
Maryland A History, from Its Settlement, 1634-1848
Maryland History of Kent County, 1630-1916
Maryland The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties
Maryland General Index of Wills of Anne Arundel County, 1777-1917
Massachusetts The early inhabitants of Ipswich, 1633 - 1700
Massachusetts Passengers on the Mayflower, December 1620
Massachusetts The School History of Worchester
Massachusetts Our Old Burial Grounds, Hingham
Massachusetts A Descriptive and Biographical Record of Bristol County
Massachusetts The Old Records of the Town of Fitchburg, 1764-1789
Massachusetts Western Massachusetts, A History 1636-1925
Massachusetts Whos Who in State Politics: 1912
Massachusetts Whos Who in State Politics: 1914
Massachusetts Whos Who in State Politics: 1908
Massachusetts Whos Who in State Politics: 1909
Massachusetts Quincy, its Famous Group of Patriots, Their Deeds, Homes, and Descendants
Massachusetts Recollections and Anticipations: A Half-Century and Dedicatory Discourse
Massachusetts Recollections of Brookline
Massachusetts Reunion of the Every Saturday Club: 5th March, 1878
Massachusetts The Rich Men of Massachusetts
Massachusetts Suffolk Surnames
Massachusetts Records of the Town of Plymouth, 1636-1783
Massachusetts Inscriptions on the Grave Stones in Northampton and Springfield, Amherst, Hadley, Hatfield, Deerfield
Massachusetts Records of the town of Plymouth, 1636-1705
Massachusetts The Taxable Valuation of the Real and Personal Estates in the Town of Dorchester
Massachusetts History of Spencer
Michigan Centennial History of Alpena County
Michigan St. Clair County. Its History and Its People
Michigan Census of the State, 1884
Michigan Complete History of Alpena County
Michigan Portrait and Biographical Album of Branch County
Minnesota History of Douglas and Grant Counties
Minnesota History of Dakota County and the City of Hastings
Minnesota The History of Faribault County
Minnesota Sixteenth Annual Report of the Commissioner of Statistics, 1884
Minnesota Sketches of the Monuments and Tablets in Renville and Redwood Counties
Minnesota The History of…
Minnesota Goodhue County, Past and Present
Minnesota History of Olmstead County
Minnesota History of Otter Tail County
Mississippi Purchasers of Public Lands at Columbus and Chocchuma, 1833-1834
Missouri Historical, Pictorial and Biographical Record of Chariton County
Missouri Warrensburg, A History with Folk Lore
Missouri Portrait and Biographical Record of Clay, Ray, Carroll, Chariton and Linn Counties
Missouri A History of Pioneer Families
Missouri Pictorial and Genealogical Record of Greene County
Montana Society of Pioneers
Montana An Illustrated History of the State
Nebraska Pioneer Stories of Furnas County
New Hampshire Early Generations of the Founders of Old Dunstable
New Hampshire History of Acworth
New Hampshire History of Wolfeborough
New Hampshire History of the Town of Peterborough, Hillsborough County
New Hampshire The History of Raymond
New Hampshire History of the Town of Jaffrey in NH
New Hampshire Historical Sketch of the Town of Troy
New Jersey Tombstone Inscriptions From Hunterdon County Cemeteries
New Jersey Marriage Records: 1665-1800
New Jersey Extracts from American newspapers relating to New Jersey 1776-1782
New York Memorial and Family History of Erie County
New York A Biographical Record of Schuyler County
New York History of Steuben with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of its Prominent Men and Pioneers
New York Niagara County History
New York The Settlement and Early History of Albany
New York A History of Jefferson County
New York History of the Settlement of Steuben County
New York The Annals of Newtown, in Queens County
North Carolina A History of New Hanover County, 1723-1800
North Carolina Abstract of Wills
North Carolina The History of Mecklenburg County, 1740-1900
Ohio History of Columbiana County
Ohio History of Hancock County: Geographical and Statistical
Ohio First Ownership of Lands
Ohio Surveys of the Public Lands
Oklahoma McCurtain County and Southeast Oklahoma: History, Biography, Statistics
Oklahoma Muskogee and Northeastern Oklahoma
Oregon An Illustrated History of Baker, Grant, Malheaur and Harney Counties
Oregon The Official Records of Volunteers in the Spanish War and Philippine Insurrection
Pennsylvania Jubilee History Commemorative of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Craetion of Lackawanna County
Pennsylvania A History of Lehigh County
Pennsylvania Genealogical and Personal History of Western Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania History of Bucks County
Pennsylvania History of Cumberland Valley
Pennsylvania History of Cumberland County
Pennsylvania Biographical Annals of Cumberland County
Pennsylvania History of Chester County
South Carolina The Old Jewish Cemeteries at Charleston
South Carolina History of Old Pendleton District, with a Genealogy of the Leading Families of the District
Tennessee Early Western Travel and the History and Genealogy of Tennessee and Other Southern States
Tennessee Calendar and Kings Mountain Papers
Tennessee History of Davidson County
Texas History and Description of Johnson County
Utah Sketches of the Inter-Mountain States
Vermont The Local History of Andover
Vermont History of Bennington County
Vermont Gazetteer of Washington County, 1783-1889
Vermont Records of the First Church of Rockingham, 1773-1839
Vermont Gazetteer of Orange County, 1762-1888
Vermont History of the Town of Middlebury
Vermont The History and Map of Danby
Vermont History of Rutland County
Virginia Campbell Chronicles and Family Sketches, Embracing the History of Campbell County, 1782-1926
Virginia Early Immigrants, 1623-1666
Virginia A History of Rockbridge County
Virginia A History of Frederick County
Virginia List of Revolutionary Soldiers
Virginia Genealogies and Sketches of Some Old Families
Virginia Annals of Southwest Virginia, 1769-1800
Virginia Colonial Planters
Virginia Annals of Augusta County, 1726-1871
Virginia History of the Counties of Frederick, Berkeley, Jefferson and Clark
West Virginia History of Greenbrier County
Wisconsin History of Iowa County
Wisconsin Commemorative Biographical Record of the Counties of Rock, Green, Grant, Iowa, and Lafayette