In 1996, Ancestry launced its web site, which
features Ancestry's Library, the World Wide Web's largest and fastest-growing collection
of completely searchable genealogy data. Ancestry is a genealogy community that has
hundreds of thousands of visitors each month. For the low-cost fee of $4.95 per month or
$59.40 per year, genealogists can subscribe to the Library service. (description from
their site.) This site also has a free daily e-mail newsletter. This site has many
databases that can be searched free of charge.
Certification of Genealogists
Helps find other genealogists who are
researching the same family line.
Over 182,300 categorized links at this
location. One of the most popular genealogy sites. A must see!!!
Online Genealogy Newsletter
Has a section
called "My Italian Trees"
|Family Tree Maker Online
|Federaton of Family History
|Federation of Genealogical Societies
Software and services
|Genealogical Journeys in Time
Over 40,000 links, tools, search engines,
Online store of Genealogical Publishing
|Genealogy Exchange &
Surname Registry (GenExchange)
|Genealogy Gateway to the Web
by Steve Lacy
Free genealogical services and over 60,000
Consists of volunteers who are willing to help
others by looking up specific items at institutions near them, or help supply other
information easily accessible to them.
This page is the oldest of the comprehensive
genealogical World Wide Web sites. A recent addition to the Genealogy Home Page is the
What's Really New in WWW Genealogy Pages section. This section contains a listing of
Internet sites that have recently opened.
|Genealogy -From About
GenealogyPortal.com is a joint project of Steve Wood
(The Genealogy Home Page) and Matthew Helm (Helm's Genealogy Toolbox), authors of two of
the oldest comprehensive genealogical web sites. It is designed to assist genealogists in
finding information that is not readily accessible through traditional genealogical link
sites. All search engines contained in GenealogyPortal.com are free to all users.
|Genealogy Resources on the WEB
on the Internet
Mailing list heaven!
|Genealogy Services Online by Dick
Genealogy forums on CompuServ.
|GeneaNet: Genealogical Database
The goal of GeneaNet is to use the power of
the Internet to build a database indexing all the genealogical resources over the world,
on-line as well as off-line. The concerned genealogical resources are: Families studied by
genealogists; Genealogical publications (books, periodics); Manuscripts from libraries and
archives; Official sources. GeneaNet is free.
Contains: Forum finder, surname search,
regional information, general topics.
|GenServ: Family History
GenServ collects genealogical data from
submitters. Their databases can be accessed for fee. One FREE search is avaliable.
GENTECH is a non-profit, all-volunteer
corporation, They present national conferences, sponsor programs with other societies, and
publish white papers based on analyses of problems of common interest to genealogists and
Over 50,000 links to genealogical resources on
the Internet, informative news and articles on family history research, a guide to
genealogical software, pages for posting research questions, a genealogical bookstore, and
a site to register your genealogical home page with several Internet genealogy indexes.
National Archives of Canada: Miscellaneous Immigration Index.
Global Village Representatives: Citizens of
the country they represent, providing national interface, in native tongue, to the main
IIGS site; Internet Relay Chat; Library: Providing World-wide links for genealogy
research; Monthly online publication; University provides free on-line courses to learn
and improve skills in genealogical research.
A major genealogy reference library and
resource center built and maintained by professional genealogists who understand the needs
of beginning researchers and experienced family historians.
Offers free services, members services and
subscription services. Offers a surname search.
|National Genealogical Society
Mission: The National Genealogical Society is
a service organization that leads and educates the national genealogical community.
Continues to assist members in tracing family histories since being founded in 1903.
Serves over 17,000 members including individuals, families, genealogical societies, family
associations, libraries, and other related institutions.
|National Institute for Genealogical
|North American Genealogy Resources
Genealogy related information for various
States and Provinces is available from a variety of servers which may be official
government services, genealogy society efforts, or maintained by interested individuals.
for the Family Historian
|Roots Computing Genealogy Home
By Richard W. Eastman
|ROOTS-L Home Page
A mailing list for people who are interested
in genealogy. It's not the only one, there are many other genealogical mailing lists.
ROOTS-L is the original Internet genealogical mailing list. Many items are categorized
such as US links.
The Internet's Oldest and Largest Genealogy
Site. History; Statistics; Search engines and databases; Websites; ROOTS-L; States; Files;
Mail Lists; Contributor Services; Wizards; HelpDesk; Surname search and more.
Genealogical Source Material
By Alan Tupman
US: Links are currently split into general
information, and states; emigrants; passenger lists; maps; search engines; telephone
directories and general genealogy information.
The How-to Genealogy WWW Site. Also provides a
newsletter. See subscriptions in section 10.
Genealogy Archives Search page
to 61 genealogy discussion groups.
Consisting of a group of volunteers working
together to provide Internet websites for genealogical research in every county and every
state of the United States, the Project is non-commercial and fully committed to free
access for everyone. Organization is by county and state, and this website provides you
with links to all the state websites which, in turn, provide gateways to the counties. The
USGenWeb Project also sponsors important special projects at the national level; this
website provides an entry point to all of those pages, as well.
|US Surname Distribution
Enter a surname ( last name) into the
form below and you'll get a map of the United States showing the distribution of people
with this surname within the 50 United States. This map is often helpful when trying to
determine a starting point for genealogy projects.
The WorldGenWeb Project is divided
into 11 world regions. Each region is divided up by countries and each country is divided
into individual provinces, states, or counties. Today, more than 50% of all the world
countries are hosted. Click on a regional genweb link below and visit your country of