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Tutorials & General Search Sites
The Ultimate Beginners Guide To Genealogy Types of public records and DNA test kit comparisons.
DNA Weekly Reviews of leading DNA test kits.
What Is The Best DNA Test? Make the most of at-home DNA testing.
History at Home: A Guide to Genealogy **Thanks for this link from a group of kids working on their genealogy**
A Guide To Genealogy
Genealogy Research Strategies
Genealogy Resources  
Family Search for ancestors - all resources.
Family Search - All Published Records  
Family Search-Classes In The Learning Center  
Archive Grid Find archives near you.
Holocaust Survivors and Victims Database  
Birth Records
Arizona Birth Certificates 1855-1937
Michigan Birth Records and Indexes Free online.
Missouri Birth & Death Records-Pre 1910 Searchable
Minnesota Birth Certificate Index  
ARCHIVIO DI STATO DI COSENZA Cosenza, Italy birth records - searchable
Birth Date Calculator  
Arkansas Grave Stones Over 929,000 photos.
Map Locations of Michigan Cemeteries  
Michigan Tombstone Project Tombstone photos.
Cemeteries of the United States  
U.S. Cemetery Records
Allegan County, MI Cemeteries Cemeteries with tombstone transcriptions/photos.
Allegan County, MI Cemeteries I Dream of Genealogy site.
Hopkins Township Cemeteries-Allegan County Burial listings
Holland, MI Cemetery Maps & Search  
Kalamazoo County Cemeteries  
Kalamazoo, MI, Cemetery Maps Riverside and Mountain Home cemeteries.
Find A Grave - United States Search by state and county.
Find A Grave Forums Find local area map and details of U.S. cemeteries.
Billion Graves  
Gravestone Preservation  
Gravestone Studies Online  
Van Buren County, MI Cemeteries Index for several Van Buren County cemeteries.
Lawrence Township, MI Cemetery Records Searchable.
Veterans Nationwide Burial Locator Burial location maps for VA National Cemeteries
New York Gravestone Photos  
Wood County OH Cemetery Search  
Connecticut Cemetery Records Charles R. Hale Collection.
Wisconsin Tombstone Project  
Riverside Cemetery, Macon GA Searchable database with tombstone photos.
Faces of Freedom Main photograph index of those who died in the Vietnam War.
The Ultimate Guide To Census Records  
Occupation Codes For Various U.S. Census Records  
1940 Census Deciphering Codes Stephen Morse
U.S. Census Bureau  
1940 Census - Search  
Maryland Census Indexes 1776, 1778,1870, 1880
1890 Census of Union Veterans and Widows Of The Civil War States of Alabama through Kansas are mostly lost.
1894 Census of The State of Michigan Soldiers, Sailors and Marines, Vol. III
1940 Census Enumeration District Maps Steven Morse - one step.
Colorado State Archives Includes census records
Washington State Genealogical Records Includes census records
Canada Censuses 1825-1921
United Kingdon Censuses 1841-1911
Guide To The British Batches  
Census Transcription Excel Templates  
IPUMS-Census & Survey Data  
Soundex Coding - How it works  
Death Records & Obituaries
Social Security Death Master File  
Online Searchable Death Indexes, Records  
SSDI Search - One Step Stephen Morse
Sysoon :  Search For The Deceased  
Arizona Death Records 1855-1937
Michigan Death Records 1867-1897  
Michigan Death Records 1921-1952  
Michigan Obituaries 1820-2006 Family Search
Seeking Michigan Death records 1897-1920
Michiganology-Vital Records  
St. Joseph County MI Death Record Index  
Kalamazoo County, MI-Vital Records Search vital records from 1/1/1831.
Illinois Death Index - Pre 1916  
Elkhart, IN Obituary Search Elkhart Public Library.
Minnesota Death Certificate Index  
Missouri Death Certificates 1910-1963 Images of certificates
Missouri Birth & Death Records-Pre 1910 Searchable
Milford Times-Milford, MI Obituary Index 1929-1949
SW Michigan Obituary Index Van Buren District Library, Decatur, Michigan
Saginaw, MI  Libraries Obituary Index  
Western Michigan Obituaries 1910-Current West Michigan Genealogical Society Database
Douglas Community Hospital Death Records Douglas, MI, 1905-1966.
Newspaper Obituaries All U.S. states.  Lists newspapers by state.
Newspaper Obituaries On The Net All U.S. states.
U.S. Newspapers and Obituaries Directory Obituary finder
Colorado - Pueblo Public Library Obituary search in Reference Sources
Pikes Peak News Finder Search for obituaries and news items-Pikes Peak, CO
Oklahoma Vital Records Index  
New York Daily Obituaries  
Ohio Obituary Index  
Cleveland Necrology File - Obituaries Cleveland, OH Public Library.
Pennsylvania Death Indices 1906-1962
Racine Journal Times - WI Obituary search
BMD-Registers, UK Non-parochial and searchable.
Utah Death Certificate Index 1904-1961
International Classification of Diseases Used on death certificates.
Immigration Records
Castle Garden Immigration Center 1820-1892
New York Passenger Lists Castle Garden (1820-1891)
New York Passenger Arrival Lists Ellis Island (1892-1924)
History of Ellis Island Includes several genealogy related links.
New York Passenger and Crew Lists 1925-1957
Passenger Lists, Immigration Records and Research Guides  
Land Records
Land Records-National Archives Researching land records.
BLM Land Patent Search BLM GLO land records search.
BLM Tract Book Search Tract books for many states.
Township and Range Search Search by latitude and longitude.
Search Property Data - By State Tax data, etc.
Kofile Public Links Several states public records.
Washington County, AR Land Records Search, view and print
Kentucky Secretary of State Search land records
Missouri Plat Books 1920's-1930's
Nebraska Deeds Online  
Hartford, CT- Land Records Index 1873-1879
Texas Land Grant Database Texas General Land Office
Tennessee Real Estate Assessment Data  
Tennessee Property Viewer GIS map
Indian Land Cessions-Maps  
Indian Land Cessions-List of Dates  
Allegan County, MI Register of Deeds Records 1835 to present.
Berrien County, MI Register of Deeds Records search 1950 to present.
Calhoun County, MI Land Records Search 1980 - to present.
Wayne County, MI Register of Deeds 1986 - to present.
Massachusetts Land Records 1620-1986.
Michigan General Land Office Plats Original survey notes.
Michigan-Search For Subdivision Plats Original subdivision plat maps.
St. Joseph County, MI Land Record Search  
New York Land Records 1630-1975  
North Carolina Land Grants  
North Carolina Tax Lists and Records  
North Dakota Property Data  
Deed Platter  
Degrees, minutes, seconds to decimal degrees, conversion  
Converting between Deg/Min/Sec and Decimal in One Step  
Kalamazoo County - Deeds Search  
Jackson County, OR Deed Record Index 1853-1899
Westmoreland County, PA - Deeds Online search.
Pike County, GA - Deeds Online search
Oklahoma Public Records Online Deed records.
Surveying Information  
Surveying Units And Terms  
U.S. Assessor Records and Other Public Property Information
Marriage Records
The Dibean Michigan Marriage Index All of Michigan counties.
The Dibean Michigan Marriage Index Allegan County, Michigan
The Dibean Michigan Marriage Index Calhoun county, Michigan
The Dibean Michigan Marriage Index Kalamazoo County, Michigan
The Dibean Michigan Marriage Index Kent County, Michigan
The Dibean Michigan Marriage Index Van Buren County, Michigan
The Dibean Michigan Marriage Index Unknown County, Michigan
Marriage Records
Rochester, NY, On-line Marriage Records 1876-1943.
Chicago Marriage Index For Polish Parishes Through 1915
Pennsylvania Civil Marriages, 1677-1950  
Marriage Records in the South-Carolina Gazette and its successors 1732-1801
Western States Marriage Search Form  
Kalamazoo Public Library Regional Publications Online search of local historical newspaper publications
Kalamazoo Public Library Genealogy Resources  
Otsego District Public Library-Newspapers Online Otsego Union newspapers, 1869-1937.
Western Michigan University Libraries search
Kalamazoo College DSpace College ACademic and Historical Experience
Genealogy Book Links  
Free U.S. Western States High School and College Yearbooks Online The Ancestor Hunt
University of Michigan Digital Collection 28,378 volumes in the General Collection
Michigan County Records Archives of Michigan records.
Michigan Biographical Index Over 2 million citations.
Hathi Trust A digital repository for the nation's greatest research libraries.
Internet Archive Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.
City Directories - U.S.  
City & Business Directories The Ancestor Hunt
Minnesota Digital Library  
Minneapolis City Directories 1859-1917
Plattsburgh, NY 1913 City Directory  
New York Public Library Digital Collection  
North Carolina City Directories 1860-1963.
Making of America Digital library of primary sources in American social history.
Microfilm:Free Books  
Open Access Theses and Dissertations  
Penn State Digital Collection  
Indiana State Library-Genealogy Databases  Several good Indiana resources.
Kentucky Digital Library Many digital resources available here.
Libraries in the United States Good searchable directory.
Western Michigan University Yearbooks Searchable PDF files.
Paw Paw, MI Public Schools Yearbooks 1915 year book contains 1869-1914 "Who's Who" alumni list.
Van Buren County, MI-Gazetteer and Business Directory 1869
Michigan State Gazetteer and Business Directory-1875 1875
Michigan State Gazetteer and Business Directory-1881 1881
Michigan State Gazetteer and Business Directory-1887 1887
Michigan High School and College Yearbooks  
A Twentieth Century History of Allegan County, MI 1907
Allen County Public Library Ft. Wayne, IN
Genealogy : Free Texts  
Repositories of Primary Sources  
State of Wisconsin Collection Searchable
Centuries Past-Free Online Library  
My Heritage-Books & Publications Searchable
North American Review 1815-1900, searchable.
Freedmen's Bureau Mapping
The Freedmen's Bureau Online  
Archives World Map  
Documenting The American South  
Family Tree Magazine  
Military Records
Italy Military Records Records of the Fallen.
WWI Draft Registration Cards United States
WWI Burial Cards of Soldiers National Archives
WWII Enlistment Records-U.S.A  
WWII Army and Army Air Force Casualties  
WWII Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Casualties  
Canadian Armed Forces War Dead : WWII Searchable
Pearl Harbor Attack PDF copies of Congressional hearings. Military Records From before the Revolutionary War all the way up to Vietnam.
N.S.U.S.D. of 1812 War of 1812 ancestor database.
War of 1812 Pension Application Files  
WWI Newspaper Clippings 1914-1926.
Google News Archive Search Many world newspapers in the archives.
Lists of Free Online Newspapers  
Missouri Digital Newspaper Project  
New York Tribune Index 1875-1885, 1895.
New York Times - Historic Newspapers Mostly free.1851-1922, 1993-2010.
Rochester, New York Newspaper Index 1818 - 1897
Door County, WI Newspaper Archive Door County Library - newspapers online, 1862-1923.
Benzie Shores District Library-Newspapers Frankfort, MI - Online, digital newspapers.
California Digital Newspapers 1846 to present. Search world newspapers.  Limited but growing.
Historic American Newspapers Chronicling America.
New York Historic Newspapers  
New York Historic Newspaper Search Over 7M pages
Illinois Newspaper Project Historic Illinois newspapers.
Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection  
Chicago Tribune Search the archives.
Georgia Historic Newspapers  
Iowa Historical Newspapers Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa
Kalona News, Kalona, IA Digitized 1891-2012
Kentucky Gazette-Lexington, KY Digitized and searchable, late 1700's-early 1800's.
Ohio Digitized Newspapers  
Texas Digital Newspaper Project Digitized images.
Michigan Digital Newspapers Central Michigan University.
Allegan County, MI Newspapers Historical dates of Allegan County newspapers.
Kalkaska County, MI Newspapers Digitized, The Leader and Kalkaskian, 1879-2012
Tuscola County, MI Tuscola County Advertiser 1868-1942-Caro HS yearbooks 1922-2006
Van Buren County, MI Newspapers Online  
Hartford, MI-Hartford Day Spring  
Paw Paw, MI-True Northerner 1855-1920, digitized.
Paw Paw, MI Courier-Northerner 1920-1968, digitized.
Paw Paw, MI Courier Leader 1969-2018, digitized.
Coloma Public Library Newspaper Archive Coloma Record, Watervliet Record, Tri-City Record.
Historic American Newspapers LOC chronicling America project. 
Online Historical Newspapers  
Newspaper Links of Old  
U.S. Newspaper Project Preservation of U.S. Newspapers to microfilm.  
Public Notices - Various States Searchable, last 60 days to archived.
Historical Canadian Newspapers Online Bowling Green State University.
Virginia Chronicle Library of Virginia
Washington Digital Newspapers Washington State Library
State Genealogy Web Sites
Alaska State Archives  
Alabama Department of Archives & History  
Rhode Island State Archives Catalog  
Greene County, Missouri Archives  
United States Online Genealogy Records By State  
State Genealogy Websites 75 best websites.
Library of Virginia-Chancery Records  
Unsorted Links...Work In Progress
Genealogy Search Engine  
Public Records Online  
U.S. Online Genealogy Records  
Family History Forms  
IGI-International Genealogical Index  
Genealogy Trails History Group Free transcribed data from the States.
Genealogy Book Search Genealogy Gophers.
Sorted By Name Links to websites containing the searched name.
Every Name Index County indexes from several states and growing.
Ancestor Search Google custom search by Randy Majors
Ancestor Roots Information  
Arolsen Archives Archive on National Socialist persecution.
Cyndi's List Find your school friends
Public Record Retriever Network (PRRN)  
Online Public Access - National Achives  
SAMPUBCO Gateway to indexes, free searching.
Genealogy Blog Finder Great informational resource on a wide range of topics.
Linkpendium : USA Localities 500,000+ links.
Linkpendium : Worldwide Surnames 4.4 million links
Stephen Morse One-Step Webpages Great site.
Interpreting Passenger List Annotations  interpreting the markings, or annotations, found on immigration passenger lists.
International Tracing Service (ITS) Digital collections online of National Socialist persecution and the liberated survivors.
Michigan Genealogy GenForum  
Michigan Migrations  
United States Probate Records  
Michigan Court Records  
Michigan Probate Records 1797-1973
Allegan County, MI Probate Records  
Michigan Central Adoption Agency  
Allegan County Schools  
WMGS Databases West Michigan Genealogical Society Databases.
Kalamazoo County - Genealogical Records Excellent source of information.
Kalamazoo County-8th District Court Records  
Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society  
RootsWeb Township Search  
USGenweb Archives Michigan
USGenweb Archives United States
USGenWeb Project  
Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade  
Search Ellis Island Database  
Passenger Search  
Stephen Morse's  Database Interfaces  
Germany Emigration and City Directories 1805-1913, Bavaria, Furth
Poland's Territorial Changes-1635 To Present  
Street Name Changes Steven Morse site.
San Francisco Genealogy Online genealogy databases.
Chicago Genealogist Search the Chicago Genealogist, published since 1969.
Indiana Court Records Searchable.
Massachusetts Vital Records 1841-1910 Searchable B, M, D.
Massachusetts Counties  
Boston Directory 1789-1900
Thomas Jefferson Farm Book 1774-1824
New York-New England American Ancestry Several cemetery, census and vital record databases.
New York-New Horizons Genealogy Search  
Hamilton County, Ohio Probate Records Searchable database with many online images available.
Upstate NY Genealogy Notes  
Erie County, NY Official Records Search  
Oklahoma Genealogy Resources  
Polish Origins-Surname Database  
Polish Vital Records Databases  
Chicago Ancestors Newberry Library
Genealodzy.PL Genealogia Polish genealogy
Cook County, IL Vital Statistics  
Cook County, IL Declaration of Intentions Searchable data base. 
Wood County, OH Resources Wood County Genealogical Society
Rhode Island State Archives Search statewide official records.
Florida-Early Vehicle Registrations 1905-1917
West Virginia Vital Records Online BMD records.  Ongoing project.
Washington State Digital Archives 62M+ online searchable records.
Wisconsin Ancestors Wisconsin Historical Society.
Wisconsin Circuit Court Case Search  
Canada Genealogy Links  
Stanbridge Missisquoi Genealogy Research Quebec, Canada
Barry County, MI Vital Records Indexes Very good searchable resource.
Branch County, MI Vital Records  
Italian Genealogy  
Directory of State Archives and Records  
Public Records Office of England  
English Family History-Genealogy Expert links from Price & Associates.
AfriGeneas African American Genealogy
Genealogy Free Stuff  
Free Genealogy Forms and Charts  
Free Genealogy Search Help For Google  
Free Index Collections  
Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter A newsletter for genealogists.
Genealogy Blog Finder  
Perpetual Calendar  
RAOGK  Random act of genealogical kindness site.
Family Tree Problem Solver Google Book.  Limited view, but searchable.
Michigan Place Names Google Book.  Limited view, but searchable.
Trace Your Roots With DNA Google Book.  Limited view, but searchable.
Printed Resources Google Book.  Limited view, but searchable.
Identifying Photograph Types 19th Century photo types.
Rootsweb Soundex Converter  
Family History Library Catalog  
World Vital Records  
DAR Genealogical Research System  
Writing Your Life Story  
6 Steps To Your Family History  
Script Tutorials Resources for old handwriting and documents.
Spelling Substitution Tables United States and Canada


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