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Genealogy - General Interest Sites

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Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
Comprehensive list of genealogy sites on the Internet covering the United States and the world.

Castle Garden Records ~ information on 10 million immigrants who passed through the port of New York from 1830 through 1892, the year Ellis Island opened.

Ellis Island Records Includes arrival records for 22 million immigrants who entered the port of New York from 1892 to 1924. (This is 70% of all U.S. arrivals recorded in that time period.)

Chronicling America: Find information about Historic American Newspapers, published 1690 - present. Search by location, date, or newspaper title and find out what is available in which library.

Family History Archive at Brigham Young University:
Published genealogy and family history books presented digitally. Books come from Libraries such as Allen County Public, Mid-Continent Public Library, & the Houston Public Library.

 

Family Search  Comprehensive site for vital records, U.S. Census records, church records and much more from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormons). 

U.S. GenWeb Project This nonprofit group is committed to providing web sites for every state and county in the United States. They also sponsor The Tombstone Transcription Project

Online Searchable Death Indexes & Records "This website gathers together links to online death indexes by state and county." Included are cemetery and burial lists as well as the death indexes.

Rootsweb - One of the largest mailing groups for Genealogy.