Google Books -12 million books and counting....
- Search by Surname: e.g. "firstname, lastname" and "lastname, firstname"
- Search by Location: e.g. search by town plus another word like "Smith" or "cemetery"
- Search by other unique keywords related to your genealogy
Books in the public domain (out-of-copyright) can be viewed and searched in their entirety. This means genealogists can find and view county histories, family histories, and biographies from the late 1800's and early 1900's.