Genealogy Tool Box   1 comment

 

GENEALOGY TOOL BOX

  

Record Type

Site Name

Link

Description

Fee

Historical

Records

 

 

 

 

 

Ancestry.com

http://www.ancestry.com/

Search historical records, build family tree’s, forms, collaborate and teaching guides

$

 

Family Search

(sponsored by the LDS Church)

https://familysearch.org/

Search historical records by name, forms. Learning center

(+ Germany)

Genealogy.net

http://gedbas.genealogy.net/index.jsp

Search by surname for family trees. German website

 

rootsweb

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/

Searchable data base

 

Cyndi’s List

http://www.cyndislist.com/

Links to searchable data bases

 

Fold 3

http://www.fold3.com/

Military Records

$

 

US Gen Web Project

http://www.usgenweb.org/

Historical research by state and county

 

World Gen Web

http://www.worldgenweb.org/

Historical research by country

 

 

(+ Germany)

Auswanderung aus Lippe Detmold

http://www.lippe-auswanderer.de/index-eng.htm

Index to persons who emigrated from Lippe Detmold and their ancestors

+ Germany

Rootdigger

http://www.rootdigger.de/index.htm

Genealogy in

Schleswig-Holstein. Includes names of 78,800 people who emigrated from that area

 

Steve Morse One Step

http://www.stevenmorse.org/

Links to research sites

varies

 

 

 

 

 

BOOKS & LIBRARIES

 

 

 

 

 

Abraham Lincoln

Library

http://www.alplm.org/library/library.html

 

 

 

Allen County Public Library

http://www.genealogycenter.org/Home.aspx

 

 

 

Family History Archives

http://lib.byu.edu/fhc/index.php

 

 

 

Google Books

http://books.google.com/

 

 

 

Library of Congress

(ask a librarian)

http://www.loc.gov/rr/askalib/

 

 

 

Internet Archive

http://www.archive.org/index.php

 

 

 

 

 

Open Library

http://openlibrary.org/

 

 

 

IUPUI – Indiana University Library

http://www.ulib.iupui.edu/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CEMETERIES AND DEATH RECORDS

 

 

 

 

 

Find A Grave

http://www.findagrave.com/

Cemeteries and burial records, memorials, photo’s, etc.

 

Interment.net

http://www.interment.net/

Cemetery records

 

Dept of Veteran Affairs

http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov/j2ee/servlet/NGL_v1

Military Grave Records

 

Online Searchable

http://www.deathindexes.com/

State Links

 

 

Headstone Emblems

http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/Emblems/index.htm

Emblems on headstones and what they mean

 

 

Gravestone Symbolism

http://www.graveaddiction.com/symbol.html

 

 

Land Records

 

 

 

 

 

Bureau of Land Management

http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/

Land Patents, Survey Plats, Land Status Records

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maps

 

 

 

 

 

David Rumsey Map

Collection

http://www.davidrumsey.com/

 

 

 

 

 

Historic Map Works

http://www.historicmapworks.com/

 

 

 

History Pin

http://www.historypin.com/

Add your own photo’s to the world maps

Newspapers

 

 

 

 

 

National State and Local Newspaper Archives

http://xooxleanswers.com/newspaperarchives4.aspx

List by state of available newspapers.

 

Northwest History Database

http://content.wsulibs.wsu.edu/pncc/NW_history/index.php

 

 

Library of Congress Chronicling America

Historic American Newspapers

http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/

 

 

Civil War Newspapers

http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/newspaper_titles.htm

 

 

 

Genealogy Bank

http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/

 

$

History

 

 

 

 

 

Digital History

http://www.ulib.iupui.edu/

Various topics on history

 

History Channel

http://www.history.com/

Variety of history videos, etc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

German Sites

Das-Genealogie-Forum

http://www.genealogie-forum.de/ostfrld/geschichte/index.htm

History of Ostfriesland

 

 

Das Genealogie-Forum Kirchspiele der Ostfrieschen

http://www.genealogie-forum.de/ostfrld/kirchen/suchen/suchhilfe.htm

History, Videos, photo’s of the churches in Ostfriesland

 

 

Ancestor research and History in Stormarn County, Germany

http://www.ahnenforschung-in-stormarn.de/engl/home.htm

Church records for Wandsbeck, Germany

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted January 7, 2012 by Terri Kallio/Site Coordinator

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  1. Very nice!

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