Compiled by Kip Sperry


 

 

Blogs and Newsletters

Ancestry Insider

Dear Myrtle's Genealogy Blog

Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter

Family History Expos

GeneaBloggers

Genealogy and Family History.com

GenealogyBlog

Genealogy Blog Finder

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 In-Depth Genealogist

http://theindepthgenealogist.com/idg-blog

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

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

Relative Finder

Religion C 261 Family History Online Lessons

 



FamilySearch

FamilySearch
www.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

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

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

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 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.loc.gov

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

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

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 May 2015