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Genealogy Links

Family History Search Sites

  1. Ancestry.com - Available at the Library and as a paid service for individual use. Seven Billion family history records.
  2. Familysearch.org - LDS Genealogy Site that claims to be the largest source of family tree history, family tree and genealogy records in the world.
  3. HeritageQuest.com - Search census records books, PERSI, revolutionary war records, Freedman's Bank, and U.S. Serial Set.

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Other Places to Search


  1. Alumni.net - Search its membership of alumni of schools, US and international. Requires registration.
  2. Ancestry Public Trees - Search public family trees on Ancestry-anyone can search.
  3. AnyWho - Basic search for address and phone number is free. Paid searches for detailed public records.
  4. Archives.com - Paid search service for family records.
  5. Archives.gov - Includes state archives, historical societies, wills, land grants, vital records, Civil War pensions, military records.
  6. Bing - Microsoft's free search engine.
  7. Chronicling America - Source for digitized newspapers, including obituaries-Library of Congress.
  8. Facebook - Free social media site.
  9. Fold3 - Military Records, paid site with a seven day free trial.
  10. Geni - Free to upload your family tree. Includes reminders, photos and more. Pay view matches from other family trees.
  11. Google Groups - Free groups including families and genealogy.
  12. Native American (Access Genealogy) - Free database that includes resources to search for Native Americans in the US
  13. peoplefinders - Paid service to search for people, background checks and more.
  14. pipl - Searches web sources. Links to other search engines.
  15. Rootsweb.com - Searches multiple databases and creates request for copies of records. Searches are free; record requests include fees.
  16. TinEye - Allows you to search by submitting the URL of an image. If the image has been indexed, it will show other similar images. Free.
  17. Twitter Search - Allows you to search for tweets or tweeters.
  18. Unclaimed Persons - Database of the names of people whose bodies have not been claimed by next of kin.
  19. US Search - Similar to peoplefinder. After you locate someone, there is a fee to get more information.
  20. Veromi - Search for people. Fee for detailed information.
  21. We Relate - Free search of family trees, including historical figures, both US and foreign family trees.
  22. White Pages - Basic phone and address data with links to paid services for more detail.
  23. Yahoo - Free search for anything.
  24. Yasni - Yet another site that links to other people search sites.
  25. Zaba Search - People search that links to other sites. Includes a message search.

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  1. Find a Grave - Search for graves, including headstones and memorials.
  2. Interment.Net - Search for graves. Lots of links to paid sites.

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  1. California Superior Courts - Links to California Superior Court websites in all California Counties.
  2. Google Blog Search - Link to the Google Blog Search page.
  3. Google News Archive - Check the Google newspaper archives.
  4. Google Scholar - Searches scholarly articles in a number of places across the world.
  5. WorldCat - Connects to collections in more than 10,000 libraries worldwide.

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  1. Online Historical Newspapers - Links to the sources for historical newspapers in the United States, Australia, Canada, Ireland, and Mexico.
  2. Wiki-Online Newspaper Archives List - List of free and fee digital newspaper archives.

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  1. Dick Eastman Blog (blog.eogn.com) - Many articles on how to get started in Genetic Genealogy
  2. Geni.com-DNA Testing for Genealogy – Getting Started, Part One
  3. Geni.com-DNA Testing for Genealogy – Getting Started, Part Two
  4. Geni.com-DNA Testing for Genealogy – Getting Started, Part Three
  5. Geni.com-DNA Testing for Genealogy – Getting Started, Part Four
  6. Your Genetic Genealogist Blog

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  1. Dead Fred - Genealogy Photo Archive

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Genealogy Tools

  1. Cyndi's List, the most comprehensive collection of genealogy web sites ever.
  2. Rootsweb.com - Genealogy Web Site that offers free web pages and instructions on how to create and maintain them. They have provided this web site, free of charge.
  3. US GenWeb - Volunteer site with links to different materials organized by state and county.

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