Compiled by Kip Sperry


 

 

Blogs and Newsletters

Ancestry Insider
http://ancestryinsider.blogspot.com/

Dear Myrtle's Genealogy Blog
http://blog.dearmyrtle.com

Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter
http://blog.eogn.com

Family History Expos
www.familyhistoryexpos.com/wordpress

GenBlog
http://genblogjulie.blogspot.com

GeneaBloggers
www.geneabloggers.com

Genealogy and Family History.com
www.genealogyandfamilyhistory.com

GenealogyBlog
www.genealogyblog.com

Genealogy Blog Finder
http://blogfinder.genealogue.com

Genealogy Blogs (ProGenealogists)
www.progenealogists.com/top25blogs2009.htm

Genealogy Gems News Blog
http://genealogygemspodcast.blogspot.com

Genealogy Newsline (Family Roots Publishing)
www.familyrootspublishing.com

Genealogy's Star.com
http://genealogysstar.blogspot.com

Genea-Musings
www.geneamusings.com

The Legal Genealogist
www.legalgenealogist.com

Renee's Genealogy Blog
http://rzamor1.blogspot.com

RootsMagic Blog
http://blog.rootsmagic.com

TechnoGenealogist
http://fsanne.blogspot.com




Brigham Young University

BYU Family History Library, Harold B. Lee Library
www.lib.byu.edu/sites/familyhistory

BYU Family History Archives
www.lib.byu.edu/fhc

BYU Harold B. Lee Library Catalog
www.lib.byu.edu

BYU Digital Archives
http://lib.byu.edu/digital

BYU Idaho Special Collections and Family History
http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections

BYU Center for Family History and Genealogy
http://familyhistory.byu.edu

BYU Immigrant Ancestors Project
http://immigrants.byu.edu

BYU Independent Study: Free Genealogy/Family History Online Courses
http://ce.byu.edu/is/site/courses/free.cfm

BYU Family History Lab, 1031C JFSB
http://familyhistorylab.byu.edu

Finding Sources at the BYU Family History Library
http://ilehi.org/byufhl

Relative Finder
http://roots.cs.byu.edu/devdigroots/index.php

Religion C 261 Family History Online Lessons   
http://familyhistorylab.byu.edu/261.php

Religion C 261 Online Syllabus and Textbook
http://familyhistorylab.byu.edu/261syllabus.php

 



FamilySearch

FamilySearch
www.familysearch.org

New FamilySearch
https://new.familysearch.org

FamilySearch Centers (Family History Centers)
www.familysearch.org

FamilySearch Labs
https://labs.familysearch.org

FamilySearch Forums
http://forums.familysearch.org

FamilySearch Indexing
http://indexing.familysearch.org

FamilySearch Research Wiki
https://wiki.familysearch.org

FamilySearch Training System ("Sandbox")
https://training.familysearch.org/training

Family Tree
www.familysearch.org

Family History Library, Salt Lake City
https://library.familysearch.org/centers/saltlakecity-library

Library Catalog of the Family History Library
https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog

Maps at FamilySearch (England Jurisdictions, 1851)
http://maps.familysearch.org

Research Classes Online
https://learning.familysearch.org/researchcourses

Family History Books
https://books.familysearch.org

   

About.com Genealogy Forum
http://forums.about.com/n/pfx/forum.aspx?nav=messages&webtag=ab-genealogy

Ancestry.com Message Boards
http://boards.ancestry.com

CousinConnect.com
http://cousinconnect.com

FamilySearch Forums
http://forums.familysearch.org

Genealogy.com GenForum
http://genforum.genealogy.com

GenealogyWise Forum
http://www.genealogywise.com/forum

Looking4Kin
http://www.looking4kin.com

Rootsweb Message Boards
http://boards.rootsweb.com

 

General

About.com Genealogy
http://genealogy.about.com

Access Genealogy
www.accessgenealogy.com

Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana
www.genealogycenter.org

Ancestry.com
www.ancestry.com

BrightSolid
www.brightsolid.com

BYU Family History Library, Harold B. Lee Library
www.lib.byu.edu/sites/familyhistory

Canada Libraries and Archives Genealogy Centre
www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/genealogy/index-e.html

Census: 1880 US Census
www.1880census.com

Census: 1930 US Census
www.1930census.com

Census: 1940 US Census
www.1940census.net

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
www.cyndislist.com

FamilySearch
www.familysearch.org

Genealogical Speakers Guild
www.genealogicalspeakersguild.org

Genealogy.com
www.genealogy.com

Genealogy Gems
http://genealogygems.tv

Genealogy Gems Podcast
www.genealogygemspodcast.com

Genealogy.org
www.genealogy.org

Genealogy.com GenForum
http://genforum.genealogy.com

GenealogyToday
http://genealogytoday.com

GenealogyWise: The Genealogy Social Network
www.genealogywise.com

GeneaSpeak
www.geneaspeak.com

GENUKI: UK & Ireland Genealogy
www.genuki.org.uk

Guild of One-Name Studies
www.one-name.org

The In-Depth Genealogist
www.theindepthgenealogist.com

Kindred Trails
www.kindredtrails.com

myGenShare.com
http://mygenshare.com

Olive Tree Genealogy
www.olivetreegenealogy.com

Relative Finder
http://roots.cs.byu.edu/devdigroots/index.php

RootsWeb.com
www.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Sirius Genealogy
www.siriusgenealogy.com

Treasure Maps Genealogy
http://amberskyline.com/treasuremaps

USGenNet
http://usgennet.org

USGenWeb Project
www.usgenweb.org

WeRelate (Genealogy Wiki)
www.werelate.org

WorldGenWeb Project
www.worldgenweb.org

Vital Search Worldwide
www.vitalsearch-worldwide.com

 



Libraries and Archives

Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana
www.genealogycenter.org

American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Massachusetts
www.americanantiquarian.org

Brigham Young University—BYU Family History Library, Provo, Utah
http://lib.byu.edu/sites/familyhistory

Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
www.churchhistorylibrary.org

Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research, Houston, Texas
www.houstonlibrary.org/clayton

Dallas Public Library—Genealogy Section
http://dallaslibrary2.org/genealogy/index.php

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Library
http://dar.org/library

Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
https://library.familysearch.org/centers/saltlakecity-library

Family History Library Catalog, Salt Lake City, Utah
https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog

Godfrey Memorial Library
www.godfrey.org

Library of Congress, Washington, DC
www.loc.gov

Los Angeles Public Library—History and Genealogy Department, Los Angeles, California
www.lapl.org/central/history.html

Midwest Genealogy Center, Independence, Missouri
www.mymcpl.org/genealogy

National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC
http://archives.gov

Newberry Library—Genealogy Collections, Chicago, Illinois
www.newberry.org/genealogy/collections.html

New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts
www.americanancestors.org

New York Public Library, New York, New York
http://legacy.www.nypl.org/research/chss/lhg/research.html

St. Louis County Library—Special Collections Department
www.slcl.org/branches/hq/sc

Sutro Library—California State Library, San Francisco, California
www.library.ca.gov/collections

Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, Ohio
www.wrhs.org

WorldCat
www.worldcat.org





Link Collections

Census Finder: A Directory of Free Census Records
www.censusfinder.com

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
www.cyndislist.com

Easy Google Genealogy Searcher
www.searchforancestors.com/google/searcher.html

Family Genealogy and History Internet Education Directory
www.academic-genealogy.com

Family Tree Magazine 101 Best Websites of 2010
www.familytreemagazine.com/article/101-Best-Websites-2010

GenealogyBuff.com
http://genealogybuff.com

Genealogylinks.net
www.genealogylinks.net

GENUKI: UK & Ireland Genealogy
www.genuki.org.uk

Linkpendium (A Directory of Genealogy Links)
www.linkpendium.com

Mormon Historic Sites Foundation
www.mormonhistoricsitesfoundation.org

ProGenealogists: 50 Most Popular Genealogy Websites for 2010
www.progenealogists.com/top50genealogy2010.htm

RootsWeb.com
www.rootsweb.ancestry.com

State Websites
http://familytreemagazine.com/article/2010-best-state-websites

WorldCat
www.worldcat.org

ZRoots.com (Barbara Renick)
www.zroots.com




Maps

Atlas of Historical County Boundaries
http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp

David Rumsey Map Collection
www.davidrumsey.com

Generation Maps
http://generationmaps.com

Google Maps
http://maps.google.com

HistoricMapWorks.com
www.historicmapworks.com

MapQuest
www.mapquest.com

Maps at FamilySearch (England Jurisdictions, 1851)
http://maps.familysearch.org

Panoramic Maps at the Library of Congress
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/pmhtml/panhome.html

Names in Stone (Cemetery Maps)
www.namesinstone.com

Splatter: The GEDCOM Population Distribution Heat Map
http://timforsythe.com/blog/introducing-splatter-the-gedcom-population-distribution-heatmap

US County Maps by State, 1914
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~shastaca/maps_index.html

 



Miscellaneous

CousinConnect.com
http://cousinconnect.com

Genealogy Freelancers
www.genealogyfreelancers.com

FamilyTreeDNA
www.familytreedna.com

GenealogyMedia.com
www.genealogymedia.com

GENEApro
http://geneapro.com

genebase.com (DNA)
www.genebase.com

geni.com (Online Family Trees)
www.geni.com

Global Genealogists
http://globalgenealogists.com

HowManyofMe
http://howmanyofme.com

Kindred Konnections (Online Family Trees)
www.kindredkonnections.com

LDS Church: Family History Online
(Menu > Serving in the Church > Other Callings > Family History)
www.lds.org

myfamily.com
www.myfamily.com

MyHeritage.com (Online Family Trees)
www.myheritage.com

OneGreatFamily (Online Family Trees)
www.onegreatfamily.com/Home.aspx

Photo Tree
www.phototree.com

ShoeString Genealogy
http://shoestringgenealogy.com

Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation
www.smgf.org

Surnames: U.S. Surname Distribution
www.hamrick.com/names

Time Capsule
www.dmarie.com/timecap

TreeRemoval
www.treeremoval.com/trace-your-family-tree/#.Uv1WFj_YF8E

TreeSeek (Creates Genealogy Charts from FamilySearch Data)
www.treeseek.com

TribalPages (Online Family Trees)
http://tribalpages.com

 



Records

Access Genealogy
www.accessgenealogy.com

Accessible Archives
www.accessible.com/accessible

American Ancestors (New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts)
www.americanancestors.org

American Memory (Library of Congress)
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html

American Civil War Research Database
http://asp6new.alexanderstreet.com/cwdb

Ancestry.com
www.ancestry.com

Archives.com
www.archives.com

BillionGraves
http://billiongraves.com

Bureau of Land Management, United States
www.glorecords.blm.gov

CastleGarden.org, Immigrants, 1820-1892
www.castlegarden.org

Civil War Archive
www.civilwararchive.com

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Archive
www.itd.nps.gov/cwss

Death Indexes & Records Online
http://deathindexes.com

DistantCousin.com
http://distantcousin.com

Early Latter-day Saints: A Mormon Trail Pioneer Database
http://earlylds.com

Ellis Island: Immigration Passenger Search
www.ellisisland.org

FamilySearch
www.familysearch.org

Family History Archives at BYU
www.lib.byu.edu/fhc

FamilyLink
www.familylink.com

Find A Grave.com
www.findagrave.com

FindMyPast (Great Britain)
www.findmypast.co.uk

fold3 (Historical Documents and Photos)
www.fold3.com

Footnote.com is now fold3
www.fold3.com

GenealogyBank.com
www.genealogybank.com

GenealogyToday
http://genealogytoday.com

Genealogy Gateway
http://gengateway.com

Genealogy Trails History Group
http://genealogytrails.com

GenWed.com: Marriage Records
www.genwed.com

Google Books
http://books.google.com

Hamburg Passenger Lists, 1850-1934
www.germanroots.com/hamburg.html 

HeritageQuest Online
www.heritagequestonline.com

Hugh Wallis’s Genealogical Web Sites
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~hughwallis

Immigrant Ancestors Project at BYU
http://immigrants.byu.edu

Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild
www.immigrantships.net

Interment.net (Cemetery Records Online)
http://interment.net

Internet Archive
www.archive.org

LDS Church Archives: Selected Collections
http://ldsarch.lib.byu.edu

LDS Church History Library
www.churchhistorylibrary.org

Library of Congress
www.loc.gov

Mormon Migration
http://lib.byu.edu/mormonmigration

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868
http://lds.org/churchhistory/library/pioneercompanysearch

My Genealogy Hound
www.MyGenealogyHound.com

Names in Stone (Cemetery Records & Maps)
www.namesinstone.com

National Archives, Washington, DC
www.archives.gov

Newspaper Archive
www.newspaperarchive.com

19th-Century Newspapers
www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/su/news/19thcentury.html

ObituariesHelp.org
http://obituarieshelp.org

Peerage.com: A Genealogical Survey of the Royal Families of Europe
http://thepeerage.com

PERiodical Source Index (PERSI)
http://persi.heritagequestonline.com/hqoweb/library/do/persi
http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3165

Scotland's People (Scottish Records)
www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk

State and Territorial Archives
www.statearchivists.org/states.htm

One-Step Webpages by Stephen P. Morse
http://stevemorse.org

The Original Record
www.theoriginalrecord.com

USGenWeb Project
www.usgenweb.org

USGenWeb Archives
http://usgwarchives.net

Utah Digital Newspapers
http://digitalnewspapers.org

Utah Gravestones
http://utahgravestones.org

Utah—Pioneer Online Library
http://pioneer.utah.gov

WorldGenWeb Project
www.worldgenweb.org

WorldVitalRecords.com
www.worldvitalrecords.com

Winter Quarters Project
http://winterquarters.byu.edu



Societies and Organizations

Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Washington, DC
www.aahgs.org

American Society of Genealogists
www.fasg.org

Board for Certification of Genealogists
www.bcgcertification.org

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)
http://dar.org

Daughters of Utah Pioneers
www.dupinternational.org

Family History Expos
www.familyhistoryexpos.com

Family Tree University
www.familytreeuniversity.com

Federation of Genealogical Societies
www.fgs.org

International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists
www.icapgen.org/icapgen

New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts
www.americanancestors.org

RootsTech: Family History and Technology Conference
http://rootstech.familysearch.org

Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy
www.infouga.org/index.php?option=2011institute

Sons of Utah Pioneers
www.sonsofutahpioneers.org

Utah Valley PAF Users Group
www.uvpafug.org

Utah Genealogical Association
www.infouga.org
http://blog.infouga.org

 



Technology and Forms

About Genealogy Free Genealogy Charts and Forms
http://genealogy.about.com/od/free_charts

Ancestor Hunt (Genealogy Search Engine)
www.ancestorhunt.com

AncestralQuest (Software for Windows)
www.ancquest.com

Ask.com (General Search Engine)
www.ask.com

Easy Genealogy Forms
www.io.com/~jhaller/forms/forms.html 

Family Tree Charts
www.obituarieshelp.org/free_printable_blank_family_tree.html

FamilyTree Maker from Ancestry.com (Software for PC and Mac)
www.familytreemaker.com

Family Tree Templates
www.familytreetemplates.net

Google: Easy Google Genealogy Searcher
www.searchforancestors.com/google/searcher.html

Google (General Search Engine)
www.google.com

Google Translate (Automatic Translator)
http://translate.google.com

Google Your Family Tree
www.googleyourfamilytree.com

Gramps: Genealogical Research Software
http://gramps-project.org

Just Answer: Ask an Expert
www.justanswer.com

Legacy Family Tree (Software for PC)
www.legacyfamilytree.com

LiveRoots (Genealogy Search Engine)
www.liveroots.com

MacFamilyTree (Software for Mac)
www.syniumsoftware.com/macfamilytree

Mocavo: Genealogy Search Engine
www.mocavo.com

One-Step Webpages by Stephen P. Morse
http://stevemorse.org

Personal Ancestral File (PAF) (Software for PC)
www.familysearch.org/eng/paf/pafonline.asp
http://paftutorial.byu.edu

Personal Ancestral File (PAF) on a Mac
www.parowansoftware.com/PAFonMac/PAFonMAC.html

RootsWeb.com
www.rootsweb.ancestry.com

RootsMagic (Software for PC)
www.rootsmagic.com

Yahoo.com (General Search Engine)
www.yahoo.com

 



Tips

Abbreviations Found in Genealogy
www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rigenweb/abbrev.html

Abbreviations Found in Genealogy Records
https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Abbreviations_Found_in_Genealogy_Records

Abbreviations Used in Genealogy
www.rootsweb.com/roots-l/abbrevs.html

Census Tutorial
http://census.byu.edu

FamilyHistory101.com
http://familyhistory101.com

Genealogy and Family History
http://genealogy.stackexchange.com

Hugh Wallis’s Genealogical Web Sites
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~hughwallis

Kip’s Tips (Ancestry.com)
www.ancestry.com/learn/library/category.aspx?category=&type=11&page=1&bydate=1

Mormon Studies Resources
http://lib.byu.edu/sites/mormonstudies

Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness
www.raogk.org

Research Classes Online
https://learning.familysearch.org/researchcourses

Script (Handwriting) Tutorials Online
http://script.byu.edu

 



Revised April 2014