COMPREHENSIVE RESEARCH
GENEALOGICAL AND HISTORICAL
PUBLICATIONS AND RESOURCE INFORMATION

Paul E. Sluby, Sr.

   

 

ONLINE RESEARCH SITES

 

Following are several online sites that may expedite genealogical research.  Each entry is accompanied with general information regarding their content.  This list ranges from the basic to the advanced but should not be considered comprehensive, since there are countless additional sites available that provide similar or alternative data.  Many of the links provided below offer additional sites that may also prove beneficial.  Fees may be involved:

RESEARCH (GENERAL)  http://www. [Unless otherwise specified]

afrigenas.com  [Links to sources and information regarding African American lineages]

ancestry.com  [Free and subscription: various databases, instruction and reference assistance]

archives.com [Various databases available]

archives.gov  [National Archives public information and links to archival records]

CensusFinder.com  [Links that enable census searches for the U.S, U.K., Canada, and Native American records, as well as those of other countries]

copyright.gov  [Public information regarding copyright acquisition]

dclibrary.org [DC Library card required.  For Heritage Quest select: RESEARCH (databases)> Genealogy>Heritage Quest>enter card number and pin]

EllisIsland.org  [Free and purchase:  database of passenger lists]

FamilySearch.org  [Latter-Day Saints and other databases, instruction and reference assistance]

FindMyPast.com  [Links to various U.K. databases]

footnote.com [membership]

heritagequest.com [membership; also see dclibrary.org]

JewishGen.org  [Reference, instruction, coordination and databases]

loc.gov  [Library of Congress Digital collections and Library Catalogs]

researchguides.net [Genealogy research quides, tips and online records]

rootsweb.com  [Free instruction, reference assistance and links]

PEOPLE FINDERS (20th and 21st Centuries)  Fees often involved:

intellius.com

vitalcheck.com

vitalrec.com

whitepages.com

yellowpages.com

zabasearch.com

MILITARY

ancestry.com

archives.gov/veterans

genealogy.com

itd.nps.gov  [Civil War]

military.com

NEWSPAPERS

http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/