USGenWeb Archives - The USGenWeb Project's online data storage
WorldGenWeb - explore the genealogy of other countries
County Office - find government offices in your county
Find A Grave - find the graves of ancestors, oftentimes the entry includes family connections, biographies, obituaries, photos, and more
GNIS - (Geographical Names Information Service) GeoNames defines and locates places for you
Photograph dating - About Parenting's Genealogy category has articles about dating and identifying the people in old photos
This Day In History - view historic events of a specific date
Black Facts - search for Black history information by date, word or category
Bureau of Land Management - searchable database for land patents
United States Territorial Map - shows formation dates
Color Landform Atlas - find state maps
Library of Congress - Map Collections 1544-1996
University of Texas - historical maps of the United States from the Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection
University of Virginia - cultural maps in the American Studies Department
About Education - Geography's Map category focuses on maps
Ancestry - Surname facts and distribution maps
Chronicling America - search historic newspapers
DAR Library - Daughters of the American Revolution collection of American genealogical and historical manuscripts and publications
Digital Public Library of America
Google Newspaper Archive - search articles from hundreds of newspapers
Newspaper Abstracts - "Finding Our Ancestors In The News!"
The Olden Times - search historic newspapers
Open Library - read books online
Internet Archive - read books and view record images (such as military census) online
Project Gutenburg - read books online
National Archives - search military records from the Revolutionary War through the present
American Revolutionary War
National Park Service - Civil War Soldiers & Sailors
Cornell University Library - look through Civil War documents
1883 Pensioners - listing for each state of information about persons receiving a military pension
Coffelt Database of Vietnam Casualties
GenForum - surname boards
Rootsweb - message boards for people to collaborate on surnames, locations, etc.
Rootsweb - mail list by state/ county/ surname
Matt's Script Archive - WWWBoard is a threaded World Wide Web discussion forum and message board
Ancestral Quest - a Basics version is available free, as well as a Full version for $30
Roots Magic - a variety of programs are available, including RootsMagic, PersonalHistorian, FamilyAtlas, and Family Reunion Organizer, plus free trial offers are available
Legacy - their Standard Edition is available to download free, as well as a Deluxe version for $30
Do History - "shows you how to piece together the past from the fragments
that have survived"
Cyndi's List - an extensive, categorized, and cross-referenced list of genealogical research websites
RootsWeb - a guide to tracing family trees
The Genealogy Spot - a free comprehensive genealogy site
Family Search - a robust genealogical service provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Treasure Maps Genealogy - genealogy and family tree how-to help, including Deciphering Old Hand Writing
Family Tree Searcher - enter your ancestor data just once to search for family trees at multiple web sites
Genealogy Search Advice - submit specific requests "for an ancestor and his/her parents," "for an ancestor's siblings," or "for an ancestor's other descendants"
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