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FamilySearch
General page for FamilySearch.org
FamilySearch Research Wiki
Over 88,000 articles that can help you with your genealogy research tasks.
Recorded sessions at RootsTech Wednesday 2018
Click on 2019 link for information about 2019 sessions. Many links on that page but https://www.rootstech.org/schedule gives the schedule. RootsTech app allows downloading handouts given. I have downloaded what I am interest in and can be found here. Either download the .zip files for the whole year or browse through the folders of the nonzip links. These will be removed on March 15 of this year, so act soon.
Minnesota People Records Search
If you have relatives in Minnesota, this site is great searching tool to find people in birth and death records (and census and other records)
Minnesota Official Marriage System (MOMS)
If you have relatives in Minnesota, this site is great searching tool to find people in marriage records.
One-Step Webpages by Stephen P. Morse
This site contains tools for finding immigration records, census records, vital records, and for dealing with calendars, maps, foreign alphabets, and numerous other applications. Some of these tools fetch data from other websites but do so in more versatile ways than the search tools provided on those websites.
Search for Genealogy and History Websites and Resources
eGENEe is a catalog of genealogy and history websites.
Databases in Illinois State Archives
If you have relatives in Illinois, this has many databases for vital records (birth, marriage, death), military records and many county records
Family History Sample Outline and Questions
This page can be used to structure a family oral history interview and contains examples of specific questions.
US Digital Map Library
Our goal is to make available to genealogists, useful, readable, high quality maps. Here you will find both archival maps and newly made maps based on scholarly research. This project and all of its strictly volunteer staff are dedicated to free, online access for the general public.
Old Maps Online
OldMapsOnline developed out of a love of history and heritage of old maps.
Atlas of Historical County Boundaries
This is a great place to see how the county boundaries evolved over time for each state. This is important since the county in existence at the time the record is generated is where it is stored.
Locate My Name
This page gives a distribution of names across regions
The Ancestor Hunt
Many general tools to help you find your ancestors, but I find the list of links to newspapers as useful.
Calculating Relationships in One Step
A means to find relationships between various parties. Intersting calculator.
Elephind.com
Searches online free newspapers for relatives or ideas.
FreeCEN UK census records
Allows you to find free census records from the UK.
Daughters of the American Revolution
Many items of interest here. Try DAR Library and then the Descendants Search to look for those who have submitted proposals
Grinnell obituary database
This site allows one to find obituaries for people in the area local to Grinnell