Step 3 - Family History Websites

Fun In Family History  -  On Computers

Make sure to "Bookmark This Page" on your Internet Browser

Below is a Toolbox of Resources that you can use that will help you maximize the use of your computer. This is put here as a way to help you have access to familiar and helpful websites whether you are at home, in your local library or on the go.  You can access this Toolbox from anywhere. Of course you can take this information and build your own toolbox and list of favorites. This may simply be a place to begin.

Fun In Family History

Must Have Favorites:

01  Family Search - Tree
02  FamilySearch - Search
03  American Ancestors
04 ***
      * Free Ancestry "660+ Collections" Search
     * Immigration ***
05  RootsWeb - Global Search
06  Google
07  GoogleBooks
08  FamilySearch Books
09  FamilySearch Library Catalog
10  US GenWeb
11  World GenWeb
12  RootsWeb Message Boards
13  GenForum Message Boards
14  Pueblo Colorado Family History Wiki Website (Pueblo Colorado)
15  Colorado Family History Wiki Websites (Colorado Family History Centers)
16  United States Family History Wiki Websites (US Family History Centers)

FamilySearch/Tree Training Locations

FamilySearch - Tree
FamilySearch - Tree Practice Site
FamilySearch - Tree Training

FamilySearch - Special Search Links

FamilySearch Blog
FamilySearch Classes
FamilySearch Community Trees
FamilySearch Indexing
FamilySearch Indexing Resources
FamilySearch - IGI International Genealogical Index
FamilySearch Labs
FamilySearch Microfilm Ordering
FamilySearch Research Assistance
FamilySearch Search
FamilySearch Support
FamilySearch Videos
FamilySearch Wiki

Family History

Billion Graves
County Finder (box on right)
Cyndi’s List
Date Calculator
Ellis Island
Family History Callings
Find A Grave
Find My Past ***
Genealogy Glossary
My Heritage ***
Research – Helps
Steve Morse Searches
Translator  - Translate Any Language with Google
Vital Records CDC - Center for Disease Control
Vital Records Vital - Vital Chek Public Records

Family History Software

Ancestral Quest (PC)
Legacy Family Tree (PC)
RootsMagic (PC)
MacFamilyTree (Mac)
MobileFamilyTree (iPad/iPhone)

Additional Website's to Use for Your Family Research

Primary Research

Fold3  -
Google Blog Search  -
Google Groups  -
Google Newspapers  -
Google Scholar  -
Internet Archive  -
Mocavo  -
Roots Web Search Thingy  -
US Gen Web  -
US Gen Web Archives  -
World Gen Web  -

Other Resource Toolboxes

Bundlr  -
Diigo Gen Res Resources
DropBox  -
English Family History & Gen  -
Evernote  -
Family Search Historic Books  -
Google Bookmarks  -
Google Books  -
Google Docs  -
Holmes (Google Chrome)  -
Hugh Wallis - Batch Records -
IGI - International Genealogical Index -
Ireland Genealogy Links
OneNote  -
PBWorks  -  -
Steve Morse One Step  - 
StumbleUpon  -
Weebly  -
WikiSpaces  -
WordPress  -
Zoho Wiki  -

Books and Libraries

250 Killer Archives  -
Allen County Public Library  -
Ancestry Card Catalog  -
Family Search Books  -
Google Books  -
Hathi Trust  -
Internet Archive Texts  -
Internet Public Library  -
Library of Congress  -
Newberry Library  -
Open Library  -
The Online Books Page  -
WorldCat  -

Calculators and Tools

Atlas Hist County Boundaries  -
Birth Date Calculators  -
Calendar Converters  -
Cousin & Relationships  -
Geographical Names  -
Inflation Calculator  -
Time and Date Calculator -
US Dollar Historical Value  -
Weather History  -
Wolfram|Alpha  - 

Cemeteries, Death Records and Obituaries

Ancestors at Rest  -
Find A Grave  -
Internment  -
Newspapers  -
Obit Daily Times  -
Obits Links  -
Online Searchable Death Index  -
Tributes  -
US Military Grave Locator  -

Census Records

Census Finder  -
FamilySearch -

City Directories

City Directories of the US  -
Eve & Don City Directories  - 
Online Historical Directories  -

Genealogical Societies

FGS  -
German Genealogy Group  -
GSG  -
Huguenot Hist Society  -
NGS  -
Schenectady Hist Society  -
Society Hill  -
State Historical Societies  -

State and Local Records


Diigo Illinois Genealogy  -
Illinois State Archives  -
Illinois State Gen Soc  -
Illinois State Hist Soc  -
Illinois State Library  -
IRAD  - 
Newberry Library  -

New York

Albany County Records  -
Albany RDC Records  -
Early New Netherlands  -
Huguenot Hist Society  -
NY GenWeb  -
NY Hist Soc  -
NY Hist Timeline  -
NYS Archives  -
NYS Library  -
NYS Offline Resources  -
Northern NY Hist Newspapers  -
Northern NY Genealogy  -
Old Fulton Postcards  -
Olive Tree Genealogy NY  -
People of Colonial Albany  -
PCA Bio Index  -
Schenectady DHA  -
Schenectady Hist Society  -
Tri-Counties Gen Hist  -
Ulster County Families  -

Land Records

Bureau of Land Management  -
National Archives -
US Land Records -

Living People  -
AnyWho  -
Facebook  -
Peoplefinders  -
PeopleSmart  -
Pipl  -
US Search  -
Veromi  -
White Pages  -  -
Zaba Search  -


David Rumsey Map Collection  -
Historic Map Works  -
Old Maps Online -


Chronicling America  -
Civil War Newspapers  -
Genealogy Bank  -
NEH Historic Newspapers  -
Newspaper Archive  -
NY Times Article Archive  -
Northern Cal Newspapers  -
Northern NY Hist Newspapers  -
Old Fulton Postcards  -
Online Historical News  -
US News Archives on the Web  -


Dead Fred  -
LOC Flickr Photostream  -
NARA Photos  -
Picasa  (Organize, Edit and Share Photos)  -
Tineye  -
Wikimedia Commons  -

Search Engines

Bing  -
Dogpile  -
Highbeam  -
iSeek  -
Online Journal Search Engine  -
Scirus  -
Vadlo  -
Virtual Learning Res Center  -
Yahoo  -

Vital Records

Avail of Vital Records by State  -
CDC Vital Records Directory  -

Volunteer Projects

Genealogy Volunteer Opportunities -
Restore the Ancestors Project  -
Unclaimed Persons  -

*** Links showing these 3 Asterisks are Subscription websites that are available to LDS Church members at NO cost.


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