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GENEALOGY RESOURCE LINKS


(submitted by Grace Jackson from the Groom Mailing List at Grooms Family Page)



FAVORITE SEARCH ENGINES:

http://www.aj.com/ (Ask Jeeves)
http://www.altavista.digital.com/ (Alta Vista)
http://www.aol.com/netfind/ (AOL Searcher)
http://www.excite.com/ (Excite)
http://galaxy.tradewave.com/galaxy.html (Galaxy)
http://www.hotbot.com/ (Hot Bot)
http://www.infoseek.com/ (Info Seek)
http://lycospro.lycos.com/ (Lycos)


SEARCH FOR PEOPLE - SEARCH ENGINES:

http://www.anywho.com/resq.html
http://www.555-1212.com/whte_us.htm
http://www.four11.com/
http://in-114.infospace.com/_1_196816106__yp.ch/reverse.htm
(reverse finder)
http://www.switchboard.com/
http://www.whowhere.com/
http://www.icq.com/emaildir.html (Search the ICQ email directory - Millions of users)

REAL-TIME COMPUTER TRANSLATIONS


(All European languages)
http://babelfish.altavista.digital.com/cgi-bin/translate

GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION:


http://www.calle.com/world/index.html (Global Gazatteer - Foreign)
http://www-nmd.usgs.gov/www/gnis/gnisform.html
(United State Geological Service - finds exact location of place names, cemeteries, churches, streams, etc. Excellent !!)
http://www.indo.com/distance/ (Distance between two locations. Enter geographic coordinates or placenames)
http://www.mit.edu/geo/ (finds county for known place and state)
http://www.ahip.getty.edu/tgn_browser/ (geographic thesaurus)
http://www1.proximus.com/lycos/ (Lycos road map)
http://www.mapquest.com/ (Mapquest)
http://www-nmd.usgs.gov/www/gnis/gnisform.html (geographic name locator)
http://www.expediamaps.com/PlaceFinder.asp (Microsoft worldwide info)
http://members.aol.com/oldmapsne/ (Historical Ink; old maps, NY&NE)
http://www.outfitters.com/genealogy/land/twprange.html (township and range system)
http://www.multimap.com/ (United Kingdom)
http://www.livgenmi.com/1895.htm (US Atlas, 1895)
http://www.peabody.yale.edu/other/gnis/ (Yale geographic name locator)
http://www.terraserver.microsoft.com/terra_findaspot_coordinate.htm
(One meter resolution aerial and satellite photography of the USA and select foreign locations. Enter geographic coordinates only)
http://www.terraserver.microsoft.com/terra_findaspot.htm (One meter resolution aerial and satellite photography of the USA and select foreign locations. Select location from a map or enter a place name)

GENERAL REFERENCE SITE - ALL IN ONE


http://www.refdesk.com/facts.html
  • Atlas & Maps
  • Beginner's Guides
  • Bios & Who's Who
  • Databases
  • Dictionaries
  • Electronic Texts
  • Encyclopedias
  • Genealogy
  • Government
  • Grammar & Style
  • History
  • Internet Resources
  • Law
  • Libraries
  • Miscellaneous
  • Phone Book
  • Population
  • Postal
  • Science
  • Thesaurus
  • Time & Date
  • Weights & Measures
  • World Religions
  • WWW Virtual Library
  • VITAL RECORDS:


    http://www.cdc.gov/nchswww/howto/w2w/w2welcom.htm (center for health stats)
    http://www.medaccess.com/address/vital_toc.htm (where to write)
    http://www.inlink.com/~nomi/vitalrec/ (Naomi's list)
    http://www.census-online.com/links/index.html#top (online census materials)
    http://www.doitnow.com/~moravia/census.html (alternate, census online)
    http://members.tripod.com/~rosters/ (searchable south)

    CHECK AND CLEAN VIRUSES FROM YOU COMPUTER - free !


    http://housecall.antivirus.com/explorer.html (Trend Microsystems)
    Excellent - highly recommended on-line service - no charge)

    GIANT GENEALOGY SITES:


    http://www.hamrick.com/names/ (U.S. Surname Distribution from the U. S. census during various period in history)
    http://cpcug.org/user/jlacombe/mark.html (barrell of links)
    http://www.CyndisList.com (Cyndi's List)
    http://www.wwnet.com/~krugman1/fgc/ (Ford Genealogy Club)
    http://www.genforum.com/ (genealogy discussions)
    http://www.polaris.net/~legend/genalogy.htm (genealogy gateway)
    http://posom.com/hl/ (genealogy helplist)
    http://www.citynet.net/mostwanted/ (genealogy's most wanted)
    http://emcee.com/ (genealogy online)
    http://genealogy.tbox.com/ (genealogy tool box)
    http://www.gensource.com/ifoundit/ (genealogy search engine)
    http://www.genhomepage.com/societies.html (genealogical societies)
    http://www.lds.org/Family_Hostory/How_Do_I_Begin.html (Mormon FHCs)
    http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/ (National Genealogical Society)
    http://www.nehgs.org/ (New England Historic Genealogical Society)
    http://www.rand.org/personal/Genea/ (Rand genealogy club)
    http://www.rootsweb.com/rootsweb/searches/ (Roots Web Searches)
    http://www.bc1.com/users/sgl/html/usa.htm (searchable genealogy links)
    http://genealogy.travellor.com/genealogy/ (Travellor southern families)
    http://www.ukans.edu/heritage/research/dbd.html (UofKS sourcelist)
    http://www.usgenweb.com/ (US Genealogy web)
    http://www.usigs.org/index.htm (US Internet Genealogical Society)
    ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/roots-l/genealog/genealog.vital-mo (genealogical and historical societies of Missouri; to change states, delete "mo" and substitute the postal abbreviation of the state of our choice)

    CHURCH HISTORY:


    http://www.ncccusa.org/ (National Council of Churches)
    http://www.ats.edu/members/denom.htm (theological seminaries)
    http://www.rrlc.org/guide/arc02.shtml (American Baptist)
    http://www.cob-net.org/ (Church of the Brethren)
    http://www.catholic.net/ (Roman Catholic Church)
    http://www.cin.org/ (Catholic information network)
    http://www.catholic.org/colweb/direct.html (Catholis web directory)
    http://www.disciples.org/historc.htm (Disciples of Christ)
    http://www.ecusa.anglican.org/ (Episcopal Church, USA)
    http://www.elca.org/ (Evangelical Lutheran)
    http://www.fum.org/ (Friends United/Quaker)
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~quakers/index.htm (Quaker genealogy)
    http://www.mercer.edu/mainlib/SpColl.html (Georgia Baptist)
    http://www.depauw.edu/lib/services/Desc/dept.htm#archives (Indiana UMC)
    http://www.lcms.org/ (Lutheran, Missouri Synod)
    http://www.jewell.edu/academia/currylibrary/partee/partee.html (MO Baptist)
    http://cmc2.cmc.edu/arc.html (Missouri United Methodist)
    http://cc.owu.edu/~librweb/spuma.htm (Ohio United Methodist)
    http://www.libertynet.org/~pacscl/phs/index.html (Presbyterian)
    http://www.rca.org/ (Reformed Church in America)
    http://carolus.furman.edu/library/welcome/specpage.htm (SC Baptist)
    http://www.ucc.org/ (United Church of Christ)
    http://www.gcah.org/center.htm (United Methodist archives)
    http://www.gcah.org/Conference/umcdirectory.htm (UMC state archives)

    ETHNIC RESEARCH:


    http://www.islandnet.com/~jveinot/cghl/searchable.html (searchable Canada)
    http://www.genealogy.com/gene/www/emig/emigr.html (emigration from Germany)
    http://genealogy.org/~palam/#iareg (Palatines to America)
    http://www.nh.ultranet.com/~tbrass/AMST/Amst.html (Dutch in New Amsterdam)
    http://www.familyworkings.com/genealogy1.htm (German Genealogy)
    http://www.kst.dit.ie/nat-arch/index.html (Irelands national archives)
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~irish/index.html (Irish Genealogical Society)
    http://gentreegenealogy.com (Irish Genealogy)
    http://www.anywhere.co.uk/news.html (Scots birth, death, marriage indices)
    http://www.scotclans.com/ (Scot Clans)
    http://www.tartans.com/genalogy.htm (Scots genealogy)
    http://www.origins.net/GRO/ (Scotland General Register Office)
    http://www.house-of-tartan.scotland.net/story/story.htm (tartans & clans)
    http://www.tartans.com/ (tartans)
    http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/ (UK genealogy)

    ARCHIVES FOR MILITARY HISTORY & WARS:


    http://www.cfcsc.dnd.ca/links/milhist/ (Canada war timeline)
    http://funnelweb.utcc.utk.edu/~hoemann/unit1.html (Civil War fighting units)
    http://homepages.dsu.edu/jankej/civilwar/civilwar.htm (CW Dakota State)
    http://sunsite.utk.edu/civil-war/ (Civil War, U of KY)
    http://www.cwc.lsu.edu/civlink.htm (Civil War, LSU)
    http://www.usgenweb.com/military/index.htm (military history for genealogy)
    http://carlisle-www.army.mil/usamhi/ (Military History Institute)
    http://www.cfcsc.dnd.ca/links/millib/index.html (military libraries)
    http://www.toast.net/~beau/gs1812.htm (Society of the War of 1812)

    SOURCES FOR BOOKS:


    http://www.clark.net/pub/rmharris/netdlrs.html (antiquarian books)
    http://www.appletons.com/homepage.html (Appleton's)
    http://www.glbco.com/ (Blair's)
    http://www.esva.net/ghotes/biblio/bkdealer.htm#dealer (dealers and publishers)
    http://www.hearthstonebooks.com/ (Hearthstone)
    http://www.higginsonbooks.com/genbooks.htm (Higginson genealogy)
    http://www.hopefarm.com/genealog.htm (Hope Farm, NY books)
    http://www.midcoast.com/~picton/ (Picton Press)
    http://server.mediasoft.net/Scott/C/ (Willow Bend)
    http://www.yogs.com/ (Ye Olde Gen Shop, Indianapolis)

    LOOKUP SERVICES:


    http://www.rootsweb.com/~bwo/#States (books we own)
    http://www.mindspring.com/~wcrews/BooksPlus.html (mostly southern Books)
    http://www.longstreet.net/census.html (census lookups)
    http://www.cswnet.com/~mgoad/dar.html (DAR patriot index)
    http://www.concentric.net/~Mikerice/hl/usa/index.shtml (genealogy helplist)
    http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/2154/springin.htm (surname springboard)

    GENEALOGY MAILING LISTS - "HOW TO GUIDES":


    http://members.aol.com/johnf14246/gen_mail.html
    http://members.aol.com/gresinet/gen_mail.html
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~maillist/
    http://php.indiana.edu/~stephen/ownlists.htm
    http://www.eskimo.com/~chance/lists.html

    STATE & REGIONAL GENEALOGY SOCIETIES:


    http://skyways.lib.ks.us/kansas/genweb/mhgs/index.html (midwest gen society)
    http://www.asc.edu/archives/genealog.html (Alabama genealogy)
    http://wwwcogensoc.org/cgs/cgs-home.htm (Colorado gen society)
    http://www.cslnet.ctstateu.edu/ (Connecticut library)
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~flsgs/ (Florida gen society)
    http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Plains/9829/Ga.html (Georgia helplist)
    http://www.sos.state.il.us/ (Illinois Secretary of State)
    http://www.statelib.lib.in.us/ (Indiana library)
    http://www.uiowa.edu/~shsi/index.htm (Iowa historical society)
    http://home.att.net/~ladylake10/ipl/ipl_main.htm (Iowa pioneers)
    http://www.kumc.edu/kansas/KSL/Ref/ksl_ref.html (Kansas library)
    http://www.kdla.state.ky.us/kdlaindx/kdlaindx.htm (Kentucky library and archives)
    http://mlin.lib.ma.us/ (Massachusettes Library and Information Network)
    http://www.mnhs.org/ (Minnesota historical society)
    http://mosl.sos.state.mo (Missouri archives)
    http://www.system.missouri.edu/shs/ (Missouri historical society)
    http://www.nehgs.org/ (New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston)
    http://www.state.nj.us/statelibrary/libgene.htm (New Jersey library)
    http://www.sara.nysed.gov/ (New York archives)
    http://unix2.nysed.gov/ (New York library)
    http://www.health.state.ny.us/nysdoh/consumer/vr.htm (New York vital records)
    http://www.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/archives/ (North Carolina archives)
    http://statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us/NCSLHOMEHTM#information (NC library)
    http://www.ohiohistory.org/ (Ohio historical society)
    http://www.ok-history.mus.ok.us/ (Oklahoma museum of history)
    http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/ (Oregon archives)
    http://www.state.pa.us/PA_Exec/Historical_Museum/DAM/overview.htm (Pennsylvania archives)
    http://www.cas.psu.edu/docs/pde/LIDSTATE.HTML (Penn. Commonwealth library)
    http://www.state.sc.us/scdah/respol.htm (South Carolina archives)
    http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/escn_database_reports/ (old SC papers)
    http://www.historic.com/schs/ (South Carolina historical society)
    http://www.sc.edu/library/socar/mnscrpts/index.html (USC's South Carolina library)
    http://www.state.tn.us/sos/statelib/tslahome.htm (Tennessee library & archives)
    http://www.vsla.edu/index.html (Virginia Library)
    http://www.westvirginia.org/ (West Virginia online)
    http://www.wisc.edu/shs-archives/ (Wisconsin historical society)
    http://www.dpi.state.wi.us/www/wis_lib.html (online Wisconsin libraries)

    SURNAMES:


    http://www.one-name.org/top.htm (Guild of One Name Studies)
    http://cgi.rootsweb.com/surhelp/srchall.html (surame helper)
    http://www.eskimo.com/~chance/lists.html (surname mailing lists)
    http://www.gendex.com:8080/display?page=surnames& (surname search engine)
    http://surnameweb.org/registry/ (surname web's registry)

    SEARCH FOR LAND TITLES AND LAND PATENTS:


    http://www.avana.net/~lhaasdav/Patentlocations.html (all states)
    http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/ (BLM eastern states land records)
    http://www.innernet.net/hively/newpage29.htm (PA lands, with links)
    http://image.vtls.com/collections/LO.html (Virginia land office records)

    NEWSPAPERS:


    http://www.dds.nl/~kidon/medie-link/uspapers.shtml (Kidon US Dailies)
    (I haven't tried this, but if it doesn't work, note that the next two say Media-link and try that)
    http://www.dds.nl/~media-link/usweek.shtml (Kidon US Weeklies)
    http://www.dds.nl/~kidon/media-link/capapers.shtml (Kidon Canada)
    http://caroline.eastlib.ufl.edu/flnews/projects.html


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