Genealogy – Beyond the Basics

 

http://rwguide.rootsweb.com
31 genealogy topics on various kinds of records to nationalities roots

http://www.heritagequestonline.com
      HeritageQuest Online

http://www.cyndislist.com
Over 240,000 links to genealogical sites

http://freepages.rootsweb.com/~mdtmgug/education/sitemap.htm#top
Mostly secondary sources for many different kinds of records

http://wilson.lib.umn.edu/reference/gen-how.html
A two part website of topics of interest to genealogists

http://www.genealogytoday.com/columns/ruby/
Practically everything you ever wanted to know about doing genealogy

http://www.bcgcertification.org/skillbuilders/
Using, analyzing, evaluating records, indexes and how to cite findings

http://www.arkansasresearch.com/guideindex.htm
Guide to Family History Research

http://www.genealogybranches.com/
Genealogy Articles, Tips & Research Guides

http://www.hti.umich.edu/m/micounty/
Michigan County Histories

http://familyhistory.byu.edu/
Brigham Young University Center for Family History and Genealogy

http://www.treeremoval.com/trace-your-family-tree/
Links to resources for getting started on your own family tree.

http://www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.History-at-Home-A-Guide-to-Genealogy.17370.html
History at Home: A guide to Genealogy

http://householdquotes.co.uk/ultimate-genealogy-guide/
A guide to starting your Genealogy quest.

VITAL RECORDS

http://genealogy.about.com/library/blbirthdate.htm
Finding Birth Records
http://genealogy.about.com/library/bldeathdate.htm
Finding Death Date or Location
http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=34
Search for Birth, Marriage & Death Records

CEMETERY RECORDS
http://www.pbs.org/kbyu/ancestors/records/cemetery/table2_text.html
Cemetery or Sexton Records Guide
http://www.familychronicle.com/CemeteryRecords.html
Suggestions for finding death records

COURT RECORDS
http://www.genealogy.com/47_neill.html
Types of court records
http://www.dohistory.org/on_your_own/toolkit/probateRecords.html
How to read probate records
http://www.bcgcertification.org/skillbuilders/skbld955.html
Analyzing wills
http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=141
Court, Government & Criminal Records

DEEDS AND LAND RECORDS
http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson29.htm
Land records in the U.S.
http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/s/l/o/Scott-S-Slocum/FILE/0015page.html
Scroll down to see frequently asked questions about land records
http://www.spokanelibrary.org/index.php?page=research&cat=findthebest&id=59
Spokane Public Library Land Records
http://www.rootdig.com/adn/sanborn.html
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

NEWSPAPERS
http://genealogy.about.com/cs/newspapers/a/news_research_2.htm
Where and how to find old newspapers

MILITARY RECORDS 
http://sunsite.utk.edu/civil-war/
All things about the Civil War
http://www.mifamilyhistory.org/civilwar/
Michigan Civil War records 
http://www.germanroots.com/military.html
Online searchable military records
http://www.rootdig.com/pensions/
Civil war pensions, articles, information and samples
http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=39
Military Records

PASSENGER LISTS
http://members.aol.com/rprost/passenger.html
Passenger Lists on the Internet
http://www.immigrantships.net/ 
More than 5,000 ships listed by ships listed by ship’s name, port of departure, port of arrival, captain’s name and surnames
http://www.theshipslist.com/
Self explanatory
http://www.genesearch.com/ports.html
Ports of arrival and their available passenger lists 1820-1957, including Canadian and Mexican Border crossing records
http://www.freesurnamesearch.com/search/passlists.html
Free genealogy databases – Passenger Lists
http://stevemorse.org
Castle Garden and Ellis Island
http://www.dholmes.com/ships.html
Portuguese Passenger Ship Master List
http://www.actiondonation.org/articles/finding-family.html
Finding family from Ship’s Passenger’s Lists (links provided by Action Donation)

ETHNIC GROUPS

GENERAL
http://www.familysearch.org/
Research guides, Research helps, Word lists and Vital Records Index for Scandinavian     and Mexican birth and marriage data
http://www.genhomepage.com/world.html
World wide genealogy resources


AFRICAN AMERICAN
http://www.genealogy.com/12_obits_print.html
Obituaries 
http://www.afrigeneas.com/guide/ 
Beginners guide

NATIVE AMERICAN 
http://www.genealogybranches.com/nativeamericans.html

ENGLISH SPEAKING

ENGLAND 
http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl
Free birth, marriage and death index for England and Wales since 1 July 1837
http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/
Includes U. K. and Ireland

WALES
http://www.genealogylinks.net/uk/wales/

AUSTRALIA 
http://www.genealogylinks.net/australia/#OZNAT
http://www.shoalhaven.net.au/~cathyd/austmenu.html

NEW ZEALAND 
http://www.genealogylinks.net/newzealand/

SOUTH AFRICA

http://www.rupert.net/~lkool/page2.html

IRELAND
http://www.genealogylinks.net/uk/ireland/

NORTHERN IRELAND
http://www.nireland.com/genealogy/quick_guide.html  

SCOTS-IRISH
http://www.scotchirish.net/

SCOTLAND
http://www.gro-scotland.gov.uk/famrec/index/html
http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk
http://www.abdn.ac.uk/emigration/

FRANCE
http://genealogy.about.com/od/france/
http://www.afgs.org/genepges.html

ITALY 

http://www.italianancestry.com/Section6.html
http://italiangenealogy.tardio.com/

GREECE

http://genealogy.about.com/od/greece/

SPAIN

http://www.ldelpino.com/consejos.html – Watch for links that are in English
http://www.genealogyweb.com/spain.html

SCANDINAVIAN

SWEDEN
http://www.genealogylinks.net/europe/sweden/
FINLAND
http://sydaby.eget.net/swe/emi_intro.htm
Before Ellis Island – register for   free
http://www.genealogia.fi/indexe.htm
DENMARK
http://www.emiarch.dkDanish Emigration Archives
NORWAY
http://www.rootsweb.com/~wgnorway/ http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/sab/howto.html
ICELAND
http://www.samkoma.com/cgi/links.pl.cgi?061

GERMANIC
GERMAN
http://www.geocities.com/german_genealogy
 German Roots
http://dict.leo.org/
Translation into English of words
http://www.germanroots.com/
Resources for German Genealogy on the Internet

AUSTRIAN
http://www.sobek.org/
http://www.rootsweb.com/~autwgw/index.htm

DUTCH 
http://www.genlias.nl  
Be sure to ask for this site in English when you get to it.  Mostly 19th and 20th Century baptism, marriage and death records
http://www.twente.nl/~genealogy/
http://genealogy.about.com/library/authors/ucklaassen1a.htm

BELGIAN  
http://belgium.rootsweb.com/
SWITZERLAND
http://genealogy.about.com/gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?site=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.eye.ch%2Fswissgen%2Fgener-e.htm
LUXEMBOURG
http://www.intech.mnsu.edu/bunkers/links.htm
LIECHTENSTEIN
http://www.genealogienetz.de/reg/CH/FL/flemi1-e.htm
SLAVIC
http://www.iarelative.com/
            Tools and resources for Czech, Bohemian, Moravian, Slovak, and other Slavic countries    records

EASTERN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES
http://www.feefhs.org/maps/INDEXMAP.HTML
Maps of these countries
POLAND 
http://www.polishroots.com/genpoland/index.htm
http://www.polishroots.org/

LEMKO
http://lemko.org/roots.html

CZECHS
http://www.iarelative.com/czech/

BOHEMIA  
http://www.genealogienetz.de/reg/SUD/sudet_en.html#gener

HUNGARY
http://www.bogardi.com/gen/

CROATIA

http://www.croatia-in-english.com/gen  

SLOVAKIA  
http://www.rootsweb.com/~svkwgw/

ASIA

http://uscis.gov/graphics/aboutus/history/index.htm
            Select Chinese Immigrant Files

HISPANICS
PUERTO RICO  
http://www.rootsweb.com/%7Eprwgw/
CUBA
http://www.cubagenweb.org
Cuban genealogy center