Genealogy on the Net
The Internet has opened up a world of possibilities for genealogists and researchers. There are so many options, itís hard to know where to begin. The following are great places to start:
Social Security Death Index gives year and place of death of people who received Social Security Benefits
Cyndiís List has over 180,000 categorized and cross-referenced links to web sites containing genealogical information on the web. There are many sources geared specifically for beginners.
Heritage Quest Find
ancestors and relatives in the complete set of U.S. Federal Census records from
Ellis Island Immigrant Records Web site allows you to see passenger records for ships that landed at Ellis Island between 1892 and 1924.
Family Search the Internet Genealogy Service of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a free site that allows you to search their vast resources for family names. This site includes links to other sources.
US GenWeb Project Provides free access to many links with state and county genealogical resources. Volunteers put the site together to provide web sites for genealogists representing every county in the U.S.
Family Tree Magazine article about the 40 best genealogy blogs
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Page updated 31 August 2010