There are a great number of websites devoted to genealogy and genealogy research. The sites listed here are great resources especially if you need to look up information from a distance. If you have a resource that’s not listed here, please feel free to send us the link. We will vet it and then add it to the list.
- The National Archives – Resources for Genealogists
The National Archives houses census records from 1790 – 1920; military records from the Revolutionary War to World War I; military pension records; passport applications back to 1795; ship passenger lists; naturalizations; and more…
- Local History and Genealogy Reading Room, Library of Congress
The Library of Congress has one of the world’s premier collections of U.S. and foreign genealogical and local historical publications. The Library’s genealogy collection began as early as 1815 with the purchase of Thomas Jefferson’s library.
- USGenWeb Project
The USGenWeb Project consists of a group of volunteers working together to provide Internet websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States. The Project is non-commercial and fully committed to free access for everyone.
Rootsweb is sponsored by Ancestry.com and remains the oldest free genealogy website on the Internet.
- LDS Family History Library
FamilySearch is the largest genealogy organization in the world and is a service provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
- Cyndi’s List
Links to 42,000 genealogy sites – everything from ship’s passenger lists to prison rolls.