Getting Started With Internet Genealogy

 

  1. General Genealogy Websites

 

FamilySearch.org (https://familysearch.org)

Ancestry (http://ancestry.com)

Google (http://www.google.com)

Linkpendium (http://www.linkpendium.com/family-discoverer/)

FindMyPast (findmypast.com)

My Heritage (myheritage.com)

Geni (geni.com)

Facebook (facebook.com)

WeRelate (werelate.org)

WikiTree (wikitree.com)

Cyndi’s List (http://www.cyndislist.com)

US GenWeb (www.usgenweb.org)

WorldGenWeb (www.worldgenweb.org)

RootsWeb (www.rootsweb.ancestry.com)

 

  1. Vital Records

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Where to Write for Vital Records (www.cdc.gov/nchs/w2w)

World Vital Records (www.worldvitalrecords.com)

Online Searchable Death Indexes (www.deathindexes.com)

 

  1. Cemetery Records

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Findagrave (www.findagrave.com)

Billiongraves (https://billiongraves.com)

Interment.net (www.interment.net)

The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History (www.politicalgraveyard.com)

Names In Stone (www.namesinstone.com)

National Gravesite Locator (http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov)

 

  1. Military Records

 

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) (http://www.archives.gov/research/genealogy/)

Daughters of the American Revolution (http://www.dar.org/national-society/genealogy)

National Parks Service – Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Database (http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm)

Military Resources Search Military Records (http://www.findmypast.com/articles/anzac-day-stories/resources-search-military-records)

Online Military Records, Indexes and Rosters of Soldiers (http://www.militaryindexes.com)

 

  1. Immigration Research

 

Ellis Island (libertyellisfoundation.org)

Castle Garden (www.castlegarden.org)

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Genealogy Services – (www.uscis.gov/genealogy)

One-Step Webpages by Stephen P. Morse (http://www.stevemorse.org)

Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court (cookcountyclerkofcourt.org/NR)

 

  1. Digital Libraries & Catalogs

 

Internet Archive (https://archive.org)

WorldCat (http://www.worldcat.org)

Digital Public Library of America (dpla.org)

ArchiveGrid (https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid)

Library of Congress’ NUCMC (https://www.loc.gov/coll/nucmc)

Allen County Public Library (genealogycenter.org)

Midwest Genealogy Center (www.mymcpl.org/genealogy)

New York Public Library Digital Collections (digitalcollections.nypl.org)

 

  1. Maps and Property Research

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MapofUS.org (http://www.mapofus.org)

General Land Office Records (https://www.glorecords.blm.gov/default.aspx)

Atlas of Historical County Boundaries (www.newberry.org/atlas-historical-county-boundaries)

David Rumsey Map Collection (davidrumsey.com)

US Geological Survey (usgs.gov)

Google Maps (maps.google.com)

 

  1. Newspapers

 

The Ancestor Hunt (http://www.theancestorhunt.com/newspapers.html)

Boston Public Library – Electronic Resources (http://www.bpl.org/electronic/)

Library of Congress Chronicling America (chroniclingamerica.loc.gov)

Old Fulton – New York Post Cards (fultonhistory.com)

The Search for Missing Friends, Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot, 1831 – 1920 (infowanted.bc.edu)

 

  1. Websites for International Genealogy

 

ITALY

ItalianGen.org (http://italiangen.org)

JEWISH/EASTERN EUROPE

JewishGen (http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/)

Genealogy Indexer (genealogyindexer.org)

IRELAND/ENGLAND

FreeUKGenealogy (freeukgenealogy.org.uk)

National Archives of England (nationalarchives.gov.uk)

ScotlandsPeople (scotlandspeople.gov.uk)

John Grenham’s Website (johngrenham.com/places/)

irishgenealogy.ie (https://irishgenealogy.ie)

National Library of Ireland (http://registers.nli.ie)

National Archives of Ireland (http://www.genealogy.nationalarchives.ie)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (nidirect.gov.uk/proni)

AFRICAN-AMERICAN

AfriGeneas (http://afrigeneas.org)

Digital Library on American Slavery (library.uncg.edu/slavery/)

Lowcountry Africana (lowcountryafricana.com)

Unknown No Longer (unknownnolonger.vahistorical.org)

GERMANY

Bremen Passenger Lists (passengerlists.de)

GEDBAS (gedbas.genealogy.net)

NETHERLANDS

Digital Danish Emigration Archives (www.udvandrerakivet.dk/soegeside/)

Danish Demographic Database (ddd.dda.dk)

WieWasWie (wiewaswie.nl)

SCANDINAVIA

ArkivDigital (arkivdigital.net)

Digitalarkivet (arkivverket.no)

CANADA

Library and Archives of Canada (http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/search/Pages/ancestors-search.aspx)

Canadiana (canadiana.ca)

 

10. Blogs

 

Geneabloggers (geneabloggers.com)

Dick Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter (blog.eogn.com)

Genea-Musings (geneamusings.com)

The Ancestry Insider (theancestryinsider.com)


 

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