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  • The links presented on this page are the results of many, many hours of our own research and digging. We feel these resources could be very useful for most genealogy researcher. If you have a site that you feel should be included here then feel free to contact us.

    About.com: Genealogy – An Internet guide to genealogy, with feature articles, Website links, and discussion forums.

    Afrigeneas – African Ancestored Genealogy. A website focused on genealogical research and resources in general and on African ancestry in particular.

    American Family Immigration History Center – Free searches of Ellis Island passenger lists, offers free genealogy charts and family history materials.

    AncientFaces – One of the largest visual genealogy presence on the Internet with free location for the exchange of photos.

    Australian Family History and Genealogy on the Internet – Includes links to Australian family history and genealogy sites, Aboriginal family history, military records, etc.

    Beginner’s Guide to Family History Research – This resource is divided into 13 short chapters that will take a beginner through the basics of genealogy research.

    The Carpathian Connection – Information on Eastern European villages, customs and folklore, immigration, settlements and neighborhoods in the US, along with research resources and a surnames listing.

    Cemetery Do’s and Dont’s – Information about how to care for gravestones, including cleaning basics, gravestone rubbings, reading inscriptions, and sealing or waterproofing gravestones.

    Cemetery Records Online – Online records from over 2,000 cemeteries all over the world.

    Census Finder – Free census records from the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Norway, and Sweden as well as Native American records.

    Coats of Arms from Ireland and Around the World – Over 2000 FREE coats of arms from Ireland and around the world in GIF format.

    Commemorative Motifs, Mourning Images, and Memento Mori – Funerary symbolism. It includes a list of symbols seen on tombstones and graves, and their significance.

    Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet – Links to tens of thousands of genealogy-related resources on the Web.

    The DiCammilo Companion to British & Irish Country Houses – Database of houses built in Britain and Ireland, standing or demolished.

    FamilyHistory.com: Society Hall – The most comprehensive directory of genealogical and historical societies on the Web.

    Familyrecords.gov.uk – A portal of UK and Irish government resources.

    FamilySearch Internet Genealogy Service – The LDS Church provides this site, which lets you search their Ancestral File, International Genealogical Index, Pedigree Resource File, and web sites.

    Find a Grave – Find the graves of ancestors, create virtual memorials, add ‘virtual flowers’ and a note to a loved one’s grave, etc.

    GeneaBios: Biographies for Genealogy – A free website with a searchable database of biographies for genealogy research and links to biographies on other sites.

    Genealogy and Family History Internet Web Directory – Links to information on almost all aspects of family history research.

    Genealogy Buff – A free genealogy website designed especially for novice researchers of genealogical information.

    Genealogy FAQ – A FAQ from the U.S. Census Bureau. Answers many basic genealogy questions, particularly in the realm of government information sources.

    The Genealogy Home Page – An annotated listing of scores of Internet resources for genealogical information.

    Genealogy Today – Genealogy Today monitors a variety of sources and search engines for new and updated genealogy information.

    GENUKI – Links to genealogical information and resources for Ireland and the entire United Kingdom.

    Graveyards of Chicago – Information and photographs of over six hundred Chicago tombs, organized by cemetery.

    How to Find an Obituary – This homegrown site lists steps, suggestions and hints, and provides resources for anyone searching for an obituary.

    Immigration to the United States, 1789-1930 – Collection of selected historical materials from Harvard’s libraries, archives, and museums that documents voluntary immigration to the US.

    Italian Genealogy Online – Italian genealogy links, surname boards, links to Italian and Italian-American sites, plus plenty of general interest items on Italy.

    JewishGen: The Home of Jewish Genealogy – Jewish genealogical information and contacts. Includes databases of meetings, Websites, families and publications.

    JNUL Kettubot Database – The largest collection of ketubbot in the world.

    Louis Kessler’s Genealogical Program Links – An organized and annotated list of web sites with a comprehensive selection of computer software programs for genealogists.

    The Mayflower Web Page – The complete Internet site for Mayflower history and genealogy. Includes passenger lists, documents and other writings, genealogical information, and a FAQ.

    Online Searchable Death Indexes & Records – Links to online death records, death certificate indexes, obituaries, probate indexes, cemetery and burial records indexed by state and county.

    PeopleSpot.com – A search function for the best and most useful information about people on the Web.

    Researching Russian Roots – Genealogy website that offers information about how to obtain information from Russia.

    Roots Surname List Name Finder – List of surnames with associated dates and locations that is intended to help genealogical researchers locate others interested in sharing and comparing data about the same families.

    ROOTS-L Home Page – Mailing list for people who are interested in genealogy.

    RootsWeb – Internet’s Oldest and Largest Genealogy Community.

    Social Security Death Index Search – Search over 50 million records created from SSA payment records.

    Society Hill: The Internet Directory of Genealogical and Historical Societies – Directory of addresses and Websites for thousands of historical and genealogical societies.

    Treasure Maps – A guide to doing genealogy research, both on- and off-line. Includes tutorials on deciphering old handwriting, the U.S. Census, and how to use the LDS research outlines.

    The USGenWeb Project – A distributed effort to organize genealogy information for each county in the United States.

    The Valley of the Shadow – A hypermedia archive of thousands of sources of information created during the period before, during, and after the Civil War in Augusta County, Virginia and Franklin County, Pennsylvania.

    Vital Records Information – Information about where to obtain vital records from each state, territory and county of the United States.

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