Genealogy Links

Favorite Research Sites

The members of the Iron County Genealogy Society would like to share some of their favorite websites and research links with you.
Happy Hunting!

CENSUS RECORDS

The U.S. GenWeb Census Project

Links to Online Census Records
(Includes Canada, England, Ireland, Scotland and the U.S.)

GENERAL RESEARCH

USGenWeb Find a Grave - Highly Recomended!
Obituary Central
GenealogyLinks.net
MOIron GenWeb Site
Missouri Death Certificates Database
Missouri Birth and Death Records Database - Pre 1910

Social Security Death Index

ETHNIC RESEARCH

Irish Ancestors
Internet Sources of German Genealogy
Italian Genealogy Online

IMMIGRATION AND SHIP PASSENGER LISTS

Passenger Lists Index - Searchable Online
Passenger Lists on the Internet

INTERLIBRARY LOAN

Library of Virginia
National Archives and Records Administration - Microfilm Rental Program.

LAND DEEDS

Land Records and Deeds Resources

MILITARY RECORDS & LINKS

CIVIL WAR LINKS

The Official Records of the War Of The Rebellion
The Civil War History of the 29th Missouri
Fort Davidson State Historic Site
Muster Rolls - lists of POWs
Jack Masters Civil War Links

WORLD WAR I

Soldiers' Records: War of 1812 - World War I
Online Military Indexes & Records

MISCELLANEOUS

Genealogy Reference Charts
Includes U.S. Wars - do you know when the Osage Indian War occurred in Missouri?
Birthdate Calculator
This is a handy tool to help calculate birth dates from the death date and age at the time of death.

NEWSPAPERS

Newspapers - Online
Newspaper Abstracts
State Historical Society of Missouri - Newspapers for every MO county.

STATE ARCHIVES & LIBRARIES

Missouri State Archives
(Be sure and check out their Research Room)
MOGenWeb
National Archives and Records Administration
Illinois State Historical Library
State Historical Society of Missouri

SURNAME SEARCH SITES

Ancestry.com (Subscription Required)
Family Search - The Church of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) (Subscription Required)
RootsWeb Message Boards

COMPUTER HELP

Computer How-To Information (A very nice site!)