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The Valley of the Shadow

The Valley of the Shadow

The Valley of the Shadow Project is 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. Sources include diaries, newspapers, maps, photographs, church records, populations cenuss and official records, all transcr …
Subject: Reference–Genealogy; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–Civil War; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–Middle Atlantic States (Northeast)

San Francisco Genealogy

San Francisco Genealogy

Find a wealth of information at the San Francisco Genealogy web site! Get links and full text for vital records, census information, historical texts, maps and much more. Check out the information on how to begin genealogical research, or share your memories of San Francisco and its surrounds.
Subject: Reference–Genealogy; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–Pacific States (Western)

Online Searchable Death Indexes & Records

Online Searchable Death Indexes & Records

This website gathers links to online death indexes by state and county. Included are death records, death certificate indexes, obituaries, probate indexes, and cemetery and burial records. Information about searching the Social Security Death Index online is also included.
Subject: Reference–Genealogy; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents

The Carpathian Connection

The Carpathian Connection

“Premier independent genealogy and historial reference site for those researching ancestors from the Carpathian Mountain regions of Eastern Europe. A fantastic resource for students to gain information on the various heritages and cultures who inhabited these territories.” Contains information on Eastern European villages, customs and folklore, i …
Subject: Reference–Genealogy; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–European/European-American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

GENUKI

GENUKI

Links to genealogical information and resources for Ireland and the entire United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales, the Channel Islands, and the Isle of Man). Information on accessing public records (divided by county). Help on getting started with genealogical research.
Subject: Reference–Genealogy; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Finding Female Ancestors

Finding Female Ancestors

Finding women in historical records can be difficult, as maiden names can be difficult to locate and different laws applied to men and women before the last century. This article provides an overview of how to find information about women in historical records. While it focuses on finding your female ancestors, the search tips are useful for anyo …
Subject: Reference–Genealogy

ROOTS-L Home Page

ROOTS-L Home Page

“ROOTS-L is a mailing list for people who are interested in any or all aspects of genealogy, anywhere in the world. [T]he original Internet genealogical mailing list . . . and the largest.” Includes a searchable archive of list traffic, and a large collection of files and databases, including the impressive ROOTS-L library.
Subject: Reference–Genealogy

Roots Surname List Name Finder

Roots Surname List Name Finder

The Roots Surname List (RSL) is a 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.” This is a searchable front end to the RSL database. Be sure to read the README file first, so you’ll understand the output. Site is …
Subject: Reference–Genealogy

Beginner’s Guide to Family History Research

Beginner’s Guide to Family History Research

“If you can’t even spell the word g-e-n-e-a-l-o-g-y, this is the place for you to start. Everyone has ancestors, and if you’re wondering who yours are, it’s time to get involved in family history and genealogy research.” This resource is divided into 13 short chapters that will take a beginner through the basics of genealogy research. There’s a g …
Subject: Reference–Genealogy

Social Security Death Index Search

Social Security Death Index Search

“The Death Master File (DMF) from the Social Security Administration (SSA) contains over 50 million records created from SSA payment records. This file includes the following information on each decedent, if the data are available to the SSA: Last name, First name SS# (State issued) b. Birth date d. Death date lr. Last residence lp. Lump sum paymen …
Subject: Reference–Genealogy

Archives Canada – your gateway to Canada’s past

Archives Canada – your gateway to Canada’s past

Archives Canada is a gateway to archival resources found in over 800 repositories across Canada. Useful for school and ancestral research via digitized maps, documents and online exhibits.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Archives & Records Management–Resources For Archivists; Reference–Genealogy; Arts & Humanities–Archives & Records Management–Online Catalogs–North America–Canada; Arts & Humanities–Archives & Records Management–Online Exhibitions; Arts & Humanities–Archives & Records Management–Resources For Users; Regional & Country Information–North America–Canada; School And Homework Help–Virtual Field Trips; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Afrigeneas

Afrigeneas

“Afrigeneas is a Website focused on genealogical research and resources in general and on African ancestry in particular. This page serves as a focal point for information about African-ancestored families and for pointers to genealogical sources worldwide.” This site contains many links to web sources on African-American genealogy and genealogy i …
Subject: Reference–Genealogy; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American

Wolfram|Alpha

Wolfram|Alpha

Wolfram Alpha quickly locates facts, graphs, definitions, tables, numbers, formulas, and other data. Use the “Examples” page to browse and see all the different topics covered.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Book Lists & Awards; Health & Medical Sciences; Reference–Geography; Reference–Genealogy; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics; Science & Technology–Chemical Sciences (Chemistry); Computers & Internet; Science & Technology–Life Sciences; Science & Technology–Astronomy; Reference–Dictionaries; Arts & Humanities–Literature; Arts & Humanities–History; Reference–Time & Weather; Reference–Biographies; Science & Technology–Engineering; Business & Economics–Finance; Science & Technology–Physics; Science & Technology–Mathematics; Regional & Country Information; Entertainment & Leisure–Music; Reference–Quotations; Reference–Thesauruses Or Thesauri; Reference–Calendars; Reference–Census Data & Demographics; Reference–Calculation & Conversion Tools; Entertainment & Leisure–Movies; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Math; Clubs And Organizations; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Geography; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Biographies; Money And Work–Personal Finance–Saving And Investment; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Music; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports; School And Homework Help–Homework Help—-Reference; School And Homework Help–College; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Immigration to the United States, 1789-1930

Immigration to the United States, 1789-1930

Photographs, books and pamphlets, maps, manuscripts, and other archival material drawn from the collections of Harvard University that document voluntary immigration to the United States ???from the signing of the Constitution to the onset of the Great Depression,??? and related quantitative data and contextual information.
Subject: Reference–Genealogy; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Social Sciences; Arts & Humanities–History–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents

Gens

Gens

Pagina utile per iniziare una ricerca genealogica. Presenta un dizionario dei nomi italiani, indicazioni su come effettuare le ricerche, mappe di distribuzione dei cognomi italiani e risorse bibliografiche (in “biblioteca”). Presenta inoltre delle schede regionali con cartine fisiche e geopolitiche e una selezione di links ai siti culturali pi?? in …
Subject: Reference–Italian Ready Reference–Genealogia / Genealogy

Archivi di Stato / State Archives

Archivi di Stato / State Archives

Portale dell’amministrazione archivistica nazionale. Propone servizi quali un motore di ricerca per l’accesso al portale degli Archivi di Stato e delle Soprintendenze Archivistiche. Permette inoltre, la consultazione online degli elenchi alfabetici per i documenti conservati presso gli Archivi di Stato, oltre ad alcuni inventari di fondi archivisti …
Subject: Reference–Italian Ready Reference–Genealogia / Genealogy

JewishGen: The Home of Jewish Genealogy

JewishGen: The Home of Jewish Genealogy

Jewish genealogical information and contacts. Includes databases of meetings, Websites, families and publications, plus an FAQ and other useful information. Additionally, visitors to the site are capable of creating identities and engaging in special interest and discussion groups with other members of the site.
Subject: Reference–Genealogy; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Jewish; Arts & Humanities–Religion & Theology–Faiths & Denominations–Judaism

Genealogy Buff

Genealogy Buff

Genealogy Buff is a free genealogy website designed especially for novice researchers of genealogical information. Its key features include a thorough surname search tool and an easily navigable homepage organized by topics that link to both free and subscription based genealogy websites.
Subject: Reference–Genealogy

Genealogy and Family History Internet Web Directory

Genealogy and Family History Internet Web Directory

This comprehensive resources provides links to information on almost all aspects of family history research. The mission is to promote scholarly educational access to all key worldwide Internet genealogical and family history databases and resources. It is divided up by region as well as by topic. There is also a feature to search the website.
Subject: Reference–Genealogy

Genealogy Today

Genealogy Today

Genealogy Today monitors a variety of sources and search engines for new and updated genealogy information. The site contains articles, links to specific genealogy websites, and offers free seaching on the Genealogy Meta-Search. Resources are divided into the following groups: Getting Started, Family History, Research Tools, and Advanced Topics. …
Subject: Reference–Genealogy

IPL FAQ: Finding People

IPL FAQ: Finding People

I just know my best friend from elementary school is online, but I can’t figure out how to get her email address. Find out from this IPL Frequently Asked Question site.
Subject: Reference–Genealogy; Reference–Telephone And Address; Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Web Searching Guides; Reference–Genealogy; Reference–Telephone And Address; Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Web Searching Guides

Coats of Arms from Ireland and Around the World

Coats of Arms from Ireland and Around the World

“Over 2000 FREE coats of arms from Ireland and around the world in GIF format.” Also “articles relating to Proto-Heraldry in Early Christian Ireland, Heraldry in Ireland, Gaelic Irish Heraldry and Heraldic Practice, The Coats of Arms of Irish Septs, The Meaning of Coats of Arms, Clans and Chieftains in Ireland, Mac and O in Irish Surnames, The Dist …
Subject: Reference–Genealogy; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–European/European-American

MayflowerHistory.com

MayflowerHistory.com

Learn the names of all the passengers on the Mayflower. This site offers lots of information not only about the Mayflower, but also such topics as the first Thanksgiving, Native Americans, clothing of the Pilgrims and much more.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–17th Century History; Reference–Genealogy; Arts & Humanities–History–North American History–United States History By Region–New England States (Northeast); Arts & Humanities–History–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–Colonial Period And Revolution (1600-1783); USA–History & People; USA–USA Resources For Parents & Teachers; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Family Chronicle

Family Chronicle

“Family Chronicle is a magazine for individuals researching their roots.” “The site has many links to other genealogy sites and activiely promotes feedback and comments.” Surname origin lists (British, German and Chinese) are available and site also includes archived articles.
Subject: Reference–Genealogy

The DiCammilo Companion to British & Irish Country Houses

The DiCammilo Companion to British & Irish Country Houses

“The Database of Houses is a continuing effort to list every country house built in Britain and Ireland, standing or demolished.?? The Database is updated daily and currently lists over 6,500 houses.?? This undertaking will compile as many details as can be found about the houses, families who occupied them, and their estates, in a standardized for …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–History; Reference–Genealogy; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture

Italian Genealogy Online

Italian Genealogy Online

“Hand-picked Italian genealogy links, surname boards, links to Italian and Italian-American sites, plus plenty of general interest items on Italy. The best genealogy tools to help those of you research your roots including information on various genealogical techniques for finding your family.”
Subject: Reference–Genealogy; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–European/European-American

Genealogical Research at the National Archives

Genealogical Research at the National Archives

“Genealogists are the most numerous users of the Washington, DC, research rooms, and 13 regional records service facilities of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). This area provides many of the finding aids, guides, and research tools that can prepare you for a visit to one of our facilities or for requesting records from NARA. …
Subject: Reference–Genealogy

Vital Records Information

Vital Records Information

“This page contains information about where to obtain vital records (such as birth, death & marriage certificates and divorce decrees) from each state, territory and county of the United States. See the guidelines for information on how to order vital records. If you are looking for vital records from a foreign county, see [the] links to foreign …
Subject: Reference–Genealogy