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The purpose of the Iowa Genealogical Society is to meet the educational needs of their members and the general public through the acquisition, preservation and dissemination of genealogical, historical and cultural information.
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Wondering what ailed your ancestors? From Chagas disease to scald head, this site will explain old medical terms found in death and other records.
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A mix of free genealogy records keeps growing. Click the Databases tab to search data from military records, small town newspapers and the Guion Miller Roll index to Cherokee tribe members. The latter supplements what was already an excellent site if you have Native American roots.
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Thought they are based in Indiana, they have an online reach with one of the nation's largest public genealogy libraries Special collections focus on Native American, African American, military and family Bible records.
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If your veteran ancestor was buried or memorialized beyond US shores, check the 218,000 searchable records here.
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The site has a good list of genealogy calculators / date and calendar tools.
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We Make Family History Easy! Official Site Start discovering today · Billions of records ·
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Search more than 4 million finding aids from 1,000 institutions describing holdings such as historical documents, personal papers and family histories.
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If your kin come from Arizona here are birth records spanning 1855 to 1941 and death records from 1870 to 1966.
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It would be great if every state had something like this archive of more than 1.1 million gravestone photo recors from across the state. It is not searchable by is indexed by surname.
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The interactive features make this Newberry Library site the best place to trace shifting county lines and the records that went with them.
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A 1932 atlas with nearly 700 maps meets 2017 technology at this University of Richmond site. Maps here are animated to show change over time or made clickable to view the underlying data.
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Billed as the "worlds largest resource for searchable GPS cemetery data", its database of cemetery photos and inscriptions is enhanced with the stones' GPS coordinates.
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Documents here include more than 5 million patents to federal land claimants dating from 1820, plus images of survey pats and field notes.
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Home to the Western States Marriage Index, this site has more than 912,000 records from a dozen states. You'll also find Idaho death records and other resources.
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Read all about your California ancestors in this fast-growing collection that contains nearly 200,000 issues comprising more than 2 million pages and 17 million articles.
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Search or browse nearly 1.7 million burials from Alberta to the Yukon at this volunteer site.
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If you have neighbors to the north in your family tree, you can learn about their history in 40 million pages from some of Canada's most popular archival collections, ranging from the 1500s to the mid 1900s.
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Before Ellis Island, New York welcomed 11 million arrivals from 1820 through 1892. You can search for them in this site's index and get transcribed information from the passenger list.
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The National Library of Ireland microfilmed registers from the majority of Catholic parishes in Ireland and Northern Ireland in the 1950sand 60s. Digital images from these records are now freely available on the website to search by parish name but you cannot search by surname.
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Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1925 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published ...
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The best place to start researching soldiers and a few sailors on either side, this database covers 6.3 million names from 44 states and territories. Once you have found your man, read about the units and battles he served in.
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More than a half million searchable naturalization petitions from 1871 to 1929 - primarily Declarations of Intention - may unlock puzzles of your Midwestern immigrant ancestors.
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Your FREE genealogy starting point with more than 332,000 genealogy links, ...
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Find the Danes in your family tree with this collection of all Danish censuses plus some probate records.
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Click on the Genealogical Research System under the Library tab to explore patriots, their descendants and the DAR members who have proven a link to them.
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Pick your viewer, such as Google Maps or Google Earth, to explore the more than 76,000 geographic images in this collection. Overlaying historic maps with modern ones lets you see where your ancestral places are now.
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This University of North Carolina at Greensboro project posts extracts from court and legislative petitions, slave "deeds," insurance registries and runaway slave advertisements.
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An 1875 census is the latest addition to this comprehensive collection of Norwegian enumerations, church records, emigration information, land and probate records and more.
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Trace you Southern heritage in these 16 thematic collections of books, diaries, posters, artifacts, letters, oral histories, and songs.
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EasyNetSites is a web-based application designed to provide needed tools for today’s genealogical, family, and historical societies and organizations. If you can work with a word processor and fill out web forms, you can build a powerful and attractive site.
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This Ohio State University site looks into the past with a searchable timeline and hundreds of maps. Do not miss the online edition of the 128 volunme Official Records (OR) of the Civil War, including index and atlas.
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One click searches for your ancestors in 176 million items from more than 3,000 newspaper titles. Elephind searches big collections as well as small, such as academic archives and goes overseas to include plenty of Australian papers.
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This digital scrapbook lets you save web pages and genealogy finds on one device: tablet, PC, Mac, even your phone and then access them on all your gadgets.
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Discover your family history. Explore the world's largest collection of free family trees, genealogy records and resources.
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The map library is the star of this organization's site, but you can find databases plus how to guides, too.
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Find A Grave is a free resource for finding the final resting places of famous folks, friends and family members. With millions of names, it's an invaluable tool for the genealogist.
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One of the first and best state "memory" sites, this fount of Florida information includes photos, Confederate pension applications, voter rolls , Spanish land grants and even a streaming radio station with musical blasts from the past.
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Volunteers for this free United Kingdom site have available 300 million birth, marriage and death records, 35 million parish records as well as entries on 30 million individuals from census data, 1841-1891.
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Intuitive searching is the hallmark of this partnership with FamilySearch, which quickly combs 80,000 digitized books.
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Search 889,000 pages relevant to Central and East European family histoy, including historical directories, Holocaust memorials, military lists and school sources.
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Free Family History and Genealogy Records to Find Ancestors wherever their trails lead. Free Illinois records for family tree ancestor research.
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Find your French families with guides to archives, a genealogy encyclopedia, uploaded trees and beaucoup links.
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Start your own online tree, look for matches among 114 million individual profiles and invite family members to pitch in.
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An Iowa website focusing on funeral homes and cemeteries.
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Find your British Isles genealogy questions answered in this virtual reference library of UK and Ireland research guidance, Maps, how=tos, a church database, FAQs and more will jump-start your research.
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Continue scrolling the deceptively simple list here, as the hits just keep on coming: Colonial wills, land grants, deed books, wills, Confederate pension applications and more.
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This site gives you a list of several websites with descriptions of what you can find on each one to get you started on researching your German ancestors. Online German Genealogy Records and Databases [on this website] ... a webpage "machine" translated from German to English or English to German for free.
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This is a direct link to the Matilda Gibson Public Library in Creston, Iowa where the genealogy collections of the Union County Genealogical Society are held. When you arrive at the site click on Catalog, in the new window under other collections click on Gibson Memorial Library. This will take you to the catalog. In the find window, type Genealogy and click Subject.
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More than 2.3 million digitized pages, this on line collection focuses on materials not available elsewhere. Themes include the history of working women, US immigration and epidemics and disease.
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If your library offers this database, uyou can access it free on your home computer. HeritageQuest is "powered by"(but not owned by) Ancestry.com with collections including the complete US census, military and immigration records, and city directories. Click Search and scroll to the bottom of the page to unlock more US and selected foreign records.
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Find families from the Land of Lincoln with 11 military databases and indexes to deaths and pre-1900 marriages. Then let the guide to the Illinois Regional Archives Depositories, TRAD, point you to offline resources
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Explore the nation;s immigration history at this Harvard site, which for the first time makes available online some 400.000 pages from more than 2,200 printed sources, plus more than 7,800 historic photographs
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This website is dedicated to helping you search for family history records of past generations. The website is now home to the historic records of Births, Marriages and Deaths of the General Register Office. These records join the Indexes to the historic records of Births, Marriages and Deaths that were already available on the website.
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The Portale Antenati (Ancestors Portal) - promoted and sponsored by the Italian National Archives was born to make available the huge treasure of documents that are stored in the State Archives. Through The Portal, it is possible to browse through millions of historical images of records in possession of the State, and to find the names of people in these documents, and obtain information on the documentation as well. Currently 67.022.969 images from 51 state archives are present in the Portal.
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Dozens of databases here include the 600,000 surname and town entries in the JewishGen Family Finder, 6 million names in the Family Tree of the Jewish People, a database of 6,000 Jewish communities, a 54 nation gazetteer and 2.7 million entries on Holocaust victimes.
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This site is one-stop shopping for Canadian censuses, immigration lists, vital records, land and military files.
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The nation's library has plenty to offer online, including old maps, historical photos, and its own comprehensive catalog.
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Linkpendium is a 10,000,000+ resource directory to everything on the Web about families worldwide and genealogically-relevant information about U.S. states ...
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Research African-Americans from the historic rice-growning areas of coastal South Carolina, Georgia and northeastern Florida in this stylish site with plantation records, name changes, migrations and the 33rd United States Colored Troops.
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Look beyond this site's bare-bones welcome page to find searchable indexes to Boston passenger arrivals, 1848-1891, and births, marriages and deaths, 1841-1910.
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This online version of the most important of all German Gazetteers lists places in the German Empire from 1871 to 1918. View the location on a map and see the nearest civil registry office and parishes, along with other details.
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The Midwest Genealogy Center (MGC), a division of the Mid-Continent Public Library, is one of the nation's preeminent resources for family history, providing access to almost three-quarter of a million on-site materials. The Genealogy Center features 52,000 square feet of space to house all of the free resources and technology needed to research your family history. Included is an index of 1.5 million US Railroad Retirement Board pension records.
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The People Finder makes it easy to search for ancestors in collections such as birth and death records, state censuses, veterans grave registrations and WW I bonus records. You will also find links to newspapers and oral histories.
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Search more than 9 million records - vital records, naturalizations, military and more - here with a single click or dive into individual collections.
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This site uses sponsor Graphiq's "semantic technology" to deliver "data-driven articles, visualizations and research tools." The search covers census, militaryand immigration records as well as birth, marriage and death records.
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Create your family tree and discover your family history. Free genealogy software. Get automatic Smart Matches on over 2.7 billion profiles and share photos.
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Read all about what is in the "nation's attic", order veterans records, and browse historic maps and photos. The Access to Archival Databases (aad.archives.gov/aad) feature serves up files ranging from WW II enlistments to passenger lists for 4.1 million German immigrants (1850-1897).
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Explore your Irish ancestry in this collection that includes 1901 and 1911 census records, Tithe Applotment Books (1823-1837), Soldiers' Wills (1914-1917), and the Calendars of Wills and Administrations (1858-1922).
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The pot of gold here is the collection of some 373,000 images of Catholic registers, browseable by parish. Just click on the map at to get started.
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Updated daily, this database lets you search US burial locations of veterans and their family members in VA National Cemeteries, state veterans cemeteries and more.
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you will find information for members and non-members. Membership allows you full access to the web site databases as well as the quarterly publication Nebraska Ancestree and The New Brass Key (newsletter). Members also have full access to the Family Recognition files that have been digitized.
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A guide to genealogical research at the Nebraska State Historical Society.
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This handsome home to more than 700,000 digitized prints, photographs, maps, manuscripts, videos and other items. The maps and atlases alone are worth a visit.
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Since its launch in 1996, this modest site has grown into a useful collection of how-to help and databases. It is strongest on passenger records, groups such as Palatines and Native Americans, and less familiar records such as those for orphans and almshouses.
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Steve Morse helps you dive deep into genealogy databases- notably censes and passenger records-with just one click, bypassing the many sites' sometimes tedious forms.
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Resize, shrink, and crop your pictures online for free at PicResize.com. Resize photos before posting them on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Reddit, Tumblr, ...
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Poznan Project is a project of indexing nineteenth-century marriages from the historical region of Wielkopolska. There are currently over 1 million records in the database dating from 1800 to 1899, which is about 3/4 of the total number of weddings.
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RootsWeb - the Internet's oldest and largest FREE genealogical community. An award winning genealogical resource with searchable databases. The primary purpose and function of RootsWeb.com is to connect people so that they can help each other and share genealogical research. Most resources on RootsWeb.com are designed to facilitate such connections.
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This site offers up Great Lakes State death records from 1897 to 1920, Civil War history and records, old photos, state censuses and more. Click Discover at the top to start discovering.
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The heart of this site is its 51 million searchable passenger records, now covering 1892 through 1957.
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This is the genweb site for Union County, Iowa
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The USGenWeb Project is a group of volunteers working together providing free online genealogy help and information for every U.S. state and county. Our national site provides links to state sites, which, in turn, provide gateways to the counties. They also sponsor Special Projects, gathering useful data you can access for free.
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This Library of Virginia site includes land patents, military records, newspapers, photos, and more. A new Virginia Untold project tells stories of African Americans in Virginia from the establishment of slavery in the 1600s to 1865
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This home to 130 million entries about Dutch ancestors puts civil registration records as well as population and church registers, family trees, and biographies available for your research.
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This wiki-style project from the Foundation for On-Line Genealogy has pages for more than 2.8 million ancestors.
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A community of genealogists on a mission to connect the human family on one FREE and accurate tree using traditional genealogy and DNA testing.
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A simple name search quickly covers more than 3 million records including vital record indexes, newspaper clippings, images and property records.
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Find your family history in 2 billion items at 10,000 of the world's libraries, then click to see holdings nearest you.
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The world counterpart to USGenWeb, this volunteer site has some gaps, but some of its country-specific sites are the best in their class.
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