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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Subject: Reference–Genealogy; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents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