American Family Immigration History Center
Passenger lists for those arriving in New York, New York, between 1892 and 1924.
Free and paid subscriptions to databases. I've found the cost of an annual subscription worth every penny. Census images are being added every day, as well as new data that is free the first ten days it is available.
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
This is THE list. It is well organized. If you are new to genealogy, please see Cyndi's "How to" section.
The Church of Jesus Christ, Latter Day Saints (Mormons), site which includes access to the International Genealogical Index, Family History Library Catalogue and their research guides.
Family Tree Maker's Genealogy Site: Home Page
I use Family Tree Maker. Broderbund's home page is full of good ideas and lots of helpful hints. In addition, you can purchase their software and CDs from this site.
If your "roots" take you to Central or Eastern Europe, Russia and/or the Ukraine, there are links here, but what I've found most helpful and interesting are the 1882 maps which are in "gif" format and downloadable.
A listing of individuals, organized by state and country, willing to perform look-ups--no charge. Please make sure you read the instructions before sending off a request.
Surnames and searches.
If you know the city, town and state and want to know the county, this link will help.
InfoSpace - The Ultimate Directory
The search engine I use when I'm looking for possible family members' snail or e-mail addresses.
IPL The Internet Public Library
To find documents or information on the Internet by subject--like a library card catalogue.
The Library of Congress Card Catalogue
The Library of Congress card catalogue. Includes not only books, but also photographs and films. Really helpful.
JewishGen: The Official Home of Jewish Genealogy
A must for anyone with Jewish "roots."
National Archives and Records Administration Genealogy Page
NARA's genealogy page contains a link to NAIL -- their search engine which contains information relating to Ft. Smith, Arkansas criminal records, the Dawes Rolls, and the Rough Riders, among other data -- indices to all available film, and a Soundex converter. Also contains addresses and hours of regional locations.
Obituary Daily Times Search
Volunteers transcribe local newspaper obituaries. If you are going to use, please volunteer.
Odessa ... a German-Russian Genealogical Library
A library of transcribed indices and documents relating to Germans from Russia.
There is so much information at this sight related to United States and Canadian genealogy research, it is impossible to summarize it all here. There are databases containing indices relating to various kinds of records, as well as a database which can be searched by surname and to which you can submit the surnames, dates and locations of the ancestors you are researching so that others can make contact with you.
Treasure Maps the How-to Genealogy WWW Site
Lots of help for genealogy "newbies" wanting to use the LDS Family History Centers. Includes access to the many research outlines available through FHCs and how to use their facilities. Also, a lot of basic learning information for new genealogists wanting to learn how to best utilize their time.
Genealogy information for those of us with ancestors from the Ukraine.
A major goal of this project is to make public records accessible via the Internet. All states have pages--links to individual counties which each contain queries (post your own). Both state and county pages contain links to various public records posted thus far. Access archives from this link for other documents available. Also available and increasing in number are pages dedicated to specific countries under the title "WorldGenWeb." New information is constantly being added.
USGS Mapping Information: GNIS Query Form
Mapping and other geographical and geological information from the U.S. Geological Service.
Vital Records Information State Index
Addresses and telephone numbers to state offices where birth and death certificates may be obtained.