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Gensource brings us Lines and Lineages! Search I Found It! to locate genealogy sites on the internet, pages on; surnames, one name studies, ship passenger lists, genealogical societies and associations, researchers, software, books, family mailing lists, online records of churches, census data, and cemeteries, and more. AND..... Search Common Threads to find other genealogists researching your family name. If you are at a "dead end" finding information on an ancestor, add an entry to Common Threads so other family members can find you!
GENDEX is an enterprise devoted to advancing the progress of family history and genealogy research on the World Wide Web. The GENDEX index currently indexes over 2.5 million names, and is available for online searching.
GeneaNet is a list of surnames dating before 1900 which connect to addresses (Web, e-mail, or real world address) where whole works can be accessed.
Ship's Passenger Lists, Indexed by Year. This list is graciously provided by The Olive Tree, who in turn owes much to several other researchers. This list includes ships sailed from 1492 to 1882 and is updated regularly, thanks to Lorine McGinnis Schulze.
The FHL has many different types of "Research Outlines" available. They are so inexpensive that they seem almost too good to be true. You might be able to get some of these publications at a FHC, but you will probably have to order some of the ones that interest you. Order the "Family History Publications List" for these and many other outlines and guides. This page is provided by Treasure Maps.
Native American Genealogy offers us pages up on Cherokee, Choctaw, Lakota with lots more coming for Native American Genealogy. General Native American Links is an area not to be missed at this site. They are hoping to build sites for all the different Indian Nations as time progresses.
USGS The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS), developed by the USGS in cooperation with the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN), contains information about almost 2 million physical and cultural geographic features in the United States.
The Rare Map Collection at the Hargrett Library The early maps in this collection are of the New World. Early maps of America begin with those of Colonial America, and continue with Revolutionary America. Maps of the state of Georgia begin with Revolutionary Georgia. The first century of America's existance as a nation is reflected in maps from the period of Union and Expansion. The American Civil War is represented by a series of maps depicting historic sites and battles. The next phase in Georgia's history are from the nineteenth century, reflecting the period from Yazoo to the New South.
"Find People From the Past: A Genealogy Resource Guide for Kids"
Genealogy's Most Wanted is a site which shows the surnames and all known and available information on a person that is "MOST WANTED". The information displayed on these individuals has been submitted by a researcher who is requesting your help in obtaining any additional information regarding their submission. The researcher's e-mail address and/or snail mail address has been provided should you have any information or leads to assist them in their search for their "MOST WANTED".
The Roots-L LISTSERV mailing list is a mailing list devoted to genealogical discussion. It is currently the largest genealogical mailing list: They had over 6000 subscribers in early 1996 and circulated well over 100 messages per day.
The Genealogical Publishing Company has just put up a new Web page offering titles like: GENEALOGICAL & LOCAL HISTORY BOOKS IN PRINT, GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH IN ENGLAND'S PUBLIC RECORD OFFICE, MUSTER AND PAY ROLLS OF THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION, 1775-1783, THE CENTER, A Guide to Genealogical Research in the National Capital Area. PLANTAGENET ANCESTRY OF SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY COLONISTS. THE SURNAMES OF WALES and SETTLERS OF MARYLAND, 1751-176
The Journal of Online Genealogy is a free e-zine which focuses on the use of online resources and techniques in genealogy and family history. The mission of the Journal of Online Genealogy (JOG) is to aid the genealogy community in promoting and developing online projects, technologies, and methods of research
The GNIS Online Data Base Query Form . This is a slick tool to help you locate a geographical location on a map. Queries may be formulated based upon any combination of Feature Name, State or State plus County, and Feature Type.
Welcome to theNATIONAL ARCHIVES and Records Admisistration. NARA is the government agency responsible for managing the records of the federal government. NARA ensures, for the Citizen and the Public Servant, for the President and the Congress and the Courts, ready access to essential evidence that documents the rights of American citizens, the actions of federal officials, and the national experience.
Genealogy & Family Heritage is a nicely designed site which will assist you in your research in the U.K., Europe, Austrailia and Pacific countries. Please note the genealogy databases list and family lines.
The Banner Blue Division of Broderbund Software offers the World Family Tree Submitter Information Service as a courtesy to owners of World Family Tree CDs. This is the location which allows you to locate the addresses of those who have submitted their information to WFT.
Societies & Groups » Computer Interest Groups (CIGs)
The ADOPTEES RESOURCES Home Page opens with these words. The law must be consonant with life. It cannot and should not ignore broad historical currents of history. Mankind is possessed of no greater urge than to try to understand the age-old question: "Who am I?" "Why am I?". They are the words of Judge Wade S. Weatherford, Jr., Seventh Judicial Circuit Court, South Carolina. He was ruling on an adoptee's petition to gain access to adoption records.
The USGenWeb Project
GENSERV which offers a database of more than 100,000 surnames created from over 1600 Gedcom databases. (And it's growing daily) I am a member here myself.
EVERTON'S GENEALOGICAL HELPER is just one of many items that Everton offers. This file lists over 700 West Virginia families surnames
Treasure Maps Genealogy
Keep your eye on ROOTSWEB Genealogical Database Cooperative. The RootsWeb project is intended to provide Internet genealogists with Web access to large volumes of data. They will be bringing assets such as the Social Security Death Index, census extracts and other records, county histories and published genealogies. This is a serious major emphasis contribution to WWW for genealogy. This link will keep you updated!.
The St. Joseph County Public Library in Indiana offers us histories and genealogical records on the Carolinas, Connecticut, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia, with emphasis on St. Joseph County and Indiana..
A good place to start your research tools "look around" is The GENEALOGY HOME PAGE
Don't miss the Special Reference Materials section of THE NATIONAL GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
Silicon Valley PAF Users Group is recognized worldwide as a leader in computer genealogy. Over 1500 members strong, they are a non-profit organization focused on education and development of computer genealogy methods.
Washington D.C. Italian Genealogy Club
Southern New Mexico Genealogical Society An ever expanding Genealogy Home Page about the activities of and the cemeteries within The Southern New Mexico Genealogical Society
Becky Bonner's Geneaolgy Sites Genealogy Sites of Interest Geographic Sites Alabama History Online Irish Genealogy Genealogical Guide to Ireland England Genealogy City.Net.
Page Co., Iowa Genealogy HomePage
Massac County Genealogical Society, Friends Page
Genealogy Online - home of several genealogy sites and resources including Internet lists, the PAF Review and archives, 1% 1880 US census, surname archives, more than 400 GEDCOM files, nearly 700 Tiny Tafels and much more.
The Scottish Genealogy Society This is not a very informative web site. In fact, most of it is mindless advertising for the society. It would be better if it had some information but pop on over and try to convince them that without having to pay a fee.
Roots Resources Page - genealogy mailing list by the hundreds. This is a good place to find any listservers about genealogy that you could subscribe to. I am currently on ROOTS-L and VA-ROOTS.
Brenda's Guide to Online Pennsylvania Genealogy Another site with a very large collection of Pennsylvania links maintained by Brenda Uplinger in her spare time. She must have more spare time than I do, because this site is HUGE.
RootsWeb Genealogical Data Cooperative
Family History Databases
Ireland: We give you more Free Resources than anyone else!
LOUISVILLE'S GENEALOGY CONNECTION
The Center for Maine History: Genealogy
York County, Geneaolgy HomePage
Ancestry's Social Security Death Records
Genealogy's Most Wanted
Ellis Island and genealogy