Helpful Genealogy Links

I hope some of these links help you as much as they've helped me. Be sure to thank those who created these pages and who help you. Their hard work helps make ours a lot easier.

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Native American
Online Communities/Services
Ship Lists

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State-by-State Adoption Information ~ Find out laws, etc., regarding adoptions.  Other good info and links, too.

Adoption Puzzle ~ More adoption-related resources.

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Louisiana Freed Slave Records, 1719-1820 ~ Search the database.

The Menare Foundation ~ Resources pertaining to Slavery, Southern culture and the Underground Railroad.

The Freedmens Bureau ~ Records of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands...

Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. ~ A society for the preservation of African American History and Genealogy.

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Social Security Death Index ~ Find out more about your ancestors from their social security applications, usually filled out by that person.

Vital Records Information - U.S. ~ Where to obtain birth, death, marriage, divorce, etc. records.

Vital Records Information ~ Another site with info to obtain birth, death, marriage, divorce, etc. records.

Obituary Daily Times ~ Excellent, updated obituary collection supplied by volunteers.

Find A Grave ~ Excellent cemetery collection supplied by volunteers.  Often contains gravestone pics, obituaries and more.

Arkansas Gravestones Project ~ A great collection of gravestone photos specifically from Arkansas cemeteries.

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Census Extraction Forms ~ Print free downloadable forms for recording census info.

Census Online ~ Links to Census records that are online. ~ More links to Census records that are online.

African-American Census ~ African-American Census Schedules Online.

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GenDisasters ~ Information on historic disasters, events, and tragic accidents our ancestors endured... fires, tornadoes, train wrecks...

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Genealogy Helplist ~ This site encourages genealogists to help others, in return for help received. What a fabulous idea! (June 2006 - Site needs volunteers and support!)

Books We Own ~ A Look-Up Resource for International Genealogical Research.

Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness (RAOGK) ~ Find a volunteer who will look for the information you need.  :Pay only for the expenses incurred.

Genealogy Lookups ~ Search a database or find someone who will look for the information you need.

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Migrations ~ Find your family's migration patterns here.  Or, submit them here.

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US Veteran's Gravesite Locator ~ Find the burial locations of your veterans.

Firstmom's Genealogy Resources-Military ~ Lots of helpful links.

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System ~ A very helpful search engine with great info.

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Broken Threads ~ Native American and other genealogical links.

ITGenWeb ~ Indian and Oklahoma Territory research.

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Rootsweb ~ A very thorough (free) genealogical research community.

The USGenWeb Project ~ Another very thorough (free) genealogical research community. ~ A well-known genealogical research community.

LDS Family Search - Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints ~ A major genealogical source. ~ Another well-known genealogical research community.

genforum ~ Genealogy Forums - a part of

Cyndi's List ~ Find genealogy e-mail lists, websites, etc..  A ton of links to other great genealogical resources. ~ A great collection of genealogical resources. ~ Search the online archive of genealogy records and scanned images from a wide variety of sources.

Dead Fred ~ Genealogy Photo Archive - a free, fun photo genealogy research web site.

The National Archives ~ Some of the most reliable records a family historian could find.

Access Genealogy ~ A collection and redirecting service that helps you find the records you are looking for.

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Land Records ~ Search the Federal Land Patents Databases.  Give your zip code to enter.

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FAMILY-REUNION.COM ~ Mister Spiffy's Reunion Planning Site - Find great ideas and reunion listings here. ~ Another Reunion Planning Site with great ideas and reunion listings.

Family Reunion List ~ A list of 2004 reunions which may help you find your reunion not listed elsewhere. ~ Helpful information about planning family reunions.

Reunions Magazine ~ Helpful information for all reunion planners.

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Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild ~ Passenger Lists online.  Nearly 500 volunteers have worked together to create this site.

Passenger Lists ~ Passenger Lists for emigrants, mainly from the UK and Continental Europe, arranged by country of arrival.

Irish Passenger Lists ~ Passenger lists of those who traveled from Ireland to the United States and Canada.

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