Genealogy Links

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The members of the Iron County Genealogy Society would like to share some of their favorite websites and research links with you.
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50 Most Popular Genealogy Websites for 2011

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.