50 Free Genealogy Sites - updated 18 October, 2016

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50 Free Genealogy Sites - updated 18 October, 2016

Postby bimjim » Thu Nov 12, 2015 5:52 pm

50 Free Genealogy Sites - updated 18 October, 2016

1. https://familysearch.org/ - FamilySearch: largest collection of free genealogical records in the world
2. http://www.wikitree.com/ - WikiTree: enormous collaborative family tree
3. http://fultonhistory.com - Fulton History: historical newspapers from the US and Canada
4. http://www.findagrave.com/ - Find a Grave: locate your ancestors in cemeteries across the globe
5. https://news.google.com/newspapers - Google News Archive: millions of archived newspaper pages
6. http://www.archives.gov/ - US National Archives: official US National Archives site, many free genealogy databases and resources
7. http://www.automatedgenealogy.com/ - Automated Genealogy: indexes of the Canadian census
8. http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl - FreeBMD: civil registration index of births, marriages and deaths for England and Wales
9. http://usgenweb.org/ - USGenWeb Project: massive free genealogy resource directory by US state and county
10. http://worldgenweb.org/ - WorldGenWeb Project: genealogy resources by country and region, not to miss
11. http://www.cyndislist.com/ - Cyndi’s List: highly respected directory of free genealogy resources and databases .
12. http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/Pages/home.aspx - Library and Archives Canada: official archives of Canada, census records and more
13. http://www.libertyellisfoundation.org/ - Ellis Island: immigration records, free indexes and original records, fee to download copies
14. http://www.freereg.org.uk/search/index.shtml - FreeReg: baptism, marriage, and burial records from parish registers of the UK
15. http://crestleaf.com/ - Crestleaf: various genealogy records
16. http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ - RootsWeb: world’s largest genealogy community, huge amount of free information
17. http://www.castlegarden.org/searcher.php - Castle Garden: immigration records, pre Ellis Island
18. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ - Chronicling America: giant database of archived US newspapers from the Library of Congress
19. http://deadfred.com/ - Dead Fred: genealogy photo archive
20. http://www.africanaheritage.com/ - African Heritage Project: records on former slaves, freedpersons and their descendants
21. http://www.familytreenow.com/ - Family Tree Now: various genealogy records
22. http://www.dar.org/national-society/genealogy - Daughters of the American Revolution: military service records and more
23. http://www.jewishgen.org/ - JewishGen: Jewish ancestry research
24. http://www.freecen.org.uk/cgi/search.pl - FreeCEN: transcribed census records from the UK
25. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/ - Access Genealogy: vast family history directories and more, good Native American resources
26. http://indiafamily.bl.uk/UI/ - British Library, India Office: records on British and European people in India pre 1950
27. http://one-name.org/" target="_blank - Guild of One-Name Studies: extensive surname research site
28. http://www.geneabloggers.com/ - Geneabloggers: massive directory of genealogy related blogs with a huge amount of free information
29. http://www.nativeweb.org/resources/gene ... ng_roots_/ - NativeWeb Genealogy: list of Native American genealogy resources and searchable databases
30. http://www.viximus.com/Bio/Kenneth-Burn.htm - Viximus: member submitted biographical information
31. https://www.wiewaswie.nl/ - WieWasWie: for researching ancestors from the Netherlands (in Dutch)
32. http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/reco ... or-person/ - UK National Archives: official National Archives of the UK
33. http://www.genealogy.nationalarchives.ie/ - The National Archives of Ireland: official National Archives of Ireland
34. http://www.genuki.org.uk/ - GENUKI: reference library of genealogical resources for the UK and Ireland
35. http://compgen.de/ - German Genealogy Server: German ancestry research (many sections in German)
36. http://www.preservethepensions.org/ - Preserve the Pensions: War of 1812 pension records access
37. http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-an ... tabase.htm - Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System: Civil War records from the National Park Service
38. http://www.litvaksig.org/ - LitvakSIG: Lithuanian-Jewish genealogy databases and resources
39. http://italiangen.org/ - Italian Genealogical Group: Italian American genealogy resources and databases
40. https://archive.org/ - Internet Archive: a large amount of information useful to genealogists, but you’ll need to do some digging
41. http://billiongraves.com/ - Billion Graves: headstone records
42. https://openlibrary.org/ - Open Library: good place to find family history books, search for surnames or locations
43. http://www3.gendisasters.com/ - GenDisasters: for researching disasters and other events your ancestors might have been involved in
44. http://romanygenes.com/ - RomanyGenes: Romanichal ancestry research
45. http://patriot.sar.org/fmi/iwp/cgi?-db= ... loadframes - Patriot and Grave Index: revolutionary war graves registry and patriot index from the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution
46. http://idnc.library.illinois.edu/ - Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection: vast number of archived US newspapers
47. http://www.andrews.edu/library/ASDAL/sdapiobits.html - Seventh-day Adventist Obituary Database: hundreds of thousands of obituary entries
48. http://www.arkivdigital.net/swedish-gen ... -slaktdata - Släktdata: genealogy records for Sweden (in Swedish)
49. http://www.hispanicgenealogy.com/ - Hispanic Genealogy: wonderful list of resources for researching Hispanic ancestry
50: http://familyhistorydaily.com/free-gene ... ch-engine/ - Free Genealogy Search Engine: search hundreds of free genealogy resources at one time on Family History Daily
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