Online Resources

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Online Genealogy Resources

Please note that you will need a Sullivan County Public Library Card to use these tools!

HeritageQuest® Online

HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive collection of American genealogical sources, including unique primary sources, local and family histories, convenient research guides, interactive census maps, and more. Coverage dating back to the 1700s. Now powered by Ancestry!


MyHeritage Library Edition

MyHeritage Library Edition features over 8 billion primary historical records from the United States, Europe, and other regions, with coverage starting from the 16th century. Often accompanied by true document images, these records illuminate historical realities across a wide variety of regions.

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition is only available in the library or on the library's WiFi network. If you have questions, please contact the Blountville Branch for more information!

In partnership with, the Tennessee State Library and Archives is providing access to several important collections of Tennessee records. These collections include Death Certificates 1908-1958, statewide Birth Records 1908-1912, Delayed Birth Records, 1869-1909, Enumeration of Male Votes, 1891, among others.


SCPL Digital Collection

This digital collection initially consists of two parts: Compiled obituaries from local sources (1891-2002) arranged in alphabetical order; Obituaries from the Eastern Association of Primitive Baptist, EAPB, in three sections 1-(1891-1945), 2-(1948-1998) and 3-(1996-2000). Clicking on one of the links above will open an index for your selection. Scroll down to find the person of interest. There you will find a page number, that when you continue scrolling to locate, will provide the obituary for the person you are searching.
Genealogical Name Index

Other Online Resources