Here are some useful genealogy links:
FamilySearch.org — Billions of names across hundreds of collections—including birth, marriage, death, probate, land, military, IGI extracted, and more. Forms and software information included.
Cyndi’s List — A comprehensive, categorized & cross-referenced list of links that point you to genealogical research sites online.
Genealogy Site Finder — Comprehensive list of helpful genealogy sites (over 50,000).
Genealogy Gateway — Provides “daily updates on the newest genealogy sites and data online.”
The USGenWeb Project — Locate genealogical information by location.
Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) — Find local societies.
National Genealogical Society — “To serve and grow the genealogical community by providing education and training, fostering increased quality and standards, and promoting access to and preservation of genealogical records.” -Mission.
National Archives and Records Administration — Documents, records, and photographs, including veterans’ service records teachers’ resources.
RootsWeb database — “The primary purpose and function of RootsWeb.com is to connect people so that they can help each other and share genealogical research.”
Fee based services:
Fold3 (formerly Footnote.com) — “Fold3 provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.”
HeritageQuest — (Library subscription) A “comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids.”
See our databases page to see what is available for free.
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