More Favorite Links
The members of the Iron County Genealogy Society would like to share some of their favorite websites and research links with you.
Ancestry.com $ - The leading genealogical data site, and includes articles, instruction, and reference help.
MyHeritage.com - Focuses on genealogy community building and networking.
FindAGrave.com - This database of 57 million cemetery inscriptions adds about a million per month and often includes tombstone photos.
FamilySearch.org - This major data website sponsored by the LDS Church includes the IGI, census records, the library’s catalog and a growing collection of historical records from throughout the world, along with instruction and reference help.
Genealogy.com $ - A major data site, includes family trees, instruction and reference help.
Geni.com – Free, with the world’s largest collaborative family tree.
MyFamily.com $ - Hosts family websites for sharing photos, genealogy, and more.
FamilyLink.com $ - One of the most popular FaceBook applications helps people identify and network with their family and search billions of records.
RootsWeb.com – One of the largest, FREE, usercontributed data sites, includes 575 million names in family trees, also instruction and reference help.
AncestorHunt.com – Free genealogy search engine linking to free data.
AccessGenealogy.com – Millions of names in 250,000 pages, along with links to free data; especially useful for Native American information, and some data.
SearchForAncestors.com - Interactive directory of free genealogy websites and data.
GenealogyBank.com $ - 1 billion exclusive records from 4500 newspapers and historical books.
USGWArchives.net (US GenWeb Archives) – A large collection of free data, arranged by state and searchable across the entire collection.
CyndisList.com – The best subject catalog of genealogy webpage links.
Interment.net - Transcribed and indexed cemetery inscriptions.
OneGreatFamily.com $ - A family tree sharing and collaboration website.
GenealogyToday.com - Includes instruction, reference articles, and some unique data collections.
SurnameWeb.org – A collection of surname website links; online since 1996.
FindMyPast.co.uk $ - 650 million British records of many types [formerly FindMyPast.com].
Geneanet.org - A European collection of 400 million names in family trees, community, and submitted records.
DeathIndexes.com - Lists of links to United States death records, by state.
Linkpendium.com – Nine million genealogy links organized by state/county and surname.
EllisIsland.org - Database of 24 million New York passenger arrivals that is free to search. Actual passenger list images can be printed or purchased.
GeneBase.com - A DNA ancestry cataloguing project with 675,000 users.
GenealogyTrails.com - Five year old site with free U.S. data contributed by volunteers.
GenealogyBuff.com – A free genealogy search site with hundreds of data sources.
Find A Grave – Find the graves of ancestors, create virtual memorials or add photos, virtual flowers and a note to a loved one's memorial. Search or browse cemeteries and grave records for people from around the world.
FamilyTreeMaker.com - Homepage for Ancestry.com's genealogical software.
USGennet.org - Historical and genealogical web hosting service.
WorldVitalRecords.com $ - The data collection provided by Family Link, with over a billion records, as well as instruction and reference help.
FamilyTreeDNA.com - DNA testing service focused upon family history test types.
Fold3.com $ - In conjunction with the U.S. National Archives, Footnote offers data, original records images, and more. (formerly Footnote.com)
CensusFinder.com - Links to free census records.
Archives.com $ – A major new subscription data site, launched in July 2009 and already with more than a billion names.
DistantCousin.com - An online archive of genealogy records and images of historical documents.
n2genealogy.com - Less than four years old and full of instruction and guidance for genealogists (formerly FamilyHistory101.com)
ThePeerage.com – A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
TribalPages.com - Family trees hosting with 300,000 members and 80 million names.
RootsChat.com –Free family history messaging forum with almost 3 million mostly UK messages.
HeritageQuestOnline.com $ - Census, PERSI (the periodical index), books, all free to you at many libraries.
NewspaperObituaries.net –A directory of obituary databases and archives on the web.
AncientFaces.com - Share genealogy research, community pages, family photos & records more for free.
JewishGen.org - Jewish, reference, instruction, coordination, and databases.
PoliticalGraveyard.com - Comprehensive source of U.S. political biography that tells where many dead politicians are buried.
CousinConnect.com - A large free queries website.
DAR.org - Site of the largest lineage society; includes their library catalog and 32 million name index.
FamilyTreeMagazine.com –Website for popular magazine that includes shopping, links, and research tools.
AmericanAncestors.org $ –The new name for the NEHGS website and their 3,000 databases.
GenealogyLinks.net – 50,000 links to free sites, arranged by state and county.
GenWed.com - Online marriage records, where to order, some indexes, and more.
ObitLinksPage.com - State-by-state directory of obituaries and obituary resources.
Genuki.org.uk - Large collection of genealogical information pages for England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, the Channel Islands, and the Isle of Man.
GenoPro.com - Genealogy software that produces genograms
US-Census.org - Census abstracts (U.S. GenWeb Census Project)
Genealogy.org –A listing of 400+ registered websites, ranked weekly by hits.
FamilyTiez.com –A site where families can establish their own pages to share news, photos, events and genealogy with each other.