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Publisher   Ray Wilson        rebard@mindspring.com               Date  August 09, 2004

Here are some new sites I have discovered this past month. Hope some of them will prove useful to you.


 http://www.searchwhateveraustralia.com.au

Search Whatever Australia

Australian Genealogy Search Engine and Directory for the most useful Australian and International sites. Search for that missing link or list your Family Tree, Personal Page or website for free.

 

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http://www.rootdig.com/adn/no_stone.html

No Stone to Leave Unturned

Ideas for when your ancestor has no tombstone.

 

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http://www.fairfaxhistoricalsociety.org/

 The Historical Society of Fairfax County, Virginia, mission is primarily fulfilled through the publication of a biennial Yearbook that contains historical and scholarly articles relative to Fairfax County history and genealogy. The web site contains lists of publications, membership information, and notice of semi-annual meetings with guest speakers. Recent speakers and topics include: Lewis Leigh and Dr. Patricia Pettit on Growing up at Leeton; Various speakers discussing Laurel Grove Church and School and the Franconia Museum; Jeremiah Moore and Moorefield, by members of Historic Vienna, VA.

 

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 Lookup Service
 http://www.lulu.com/content/56882

Rooting Out Your AnceStory: A Primer for Beginning Genealogy

A quick-read primer for beginning and organizing your quest for your family roots, 79 pages available as PDF (Adobe Acrobat) download or hardcopy.

 

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http://www.segenealogy.com/westvirginia/

West Virginia Genealogical Facts

A Free genealogical information on records and links for West Virginia Including information on courthouse records, churches, cemeteries, societies, vital records information and much more.

 

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 http://www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org/eagle

Nicknames list for Civil War Regiments and Brigades - All States

Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online (1841-1902)

 Brooklyn Public Library has digitized and is making the first half of the historic Brooklyn Eagle available online. The Brooklyn Eagle reported on local, national and international events. Contains obituaries, marriage notices, society gossip, lists of war casualties, everyday news items. Access by keyword searching, browse by subject, or

browse by date of newspaper issue.

 

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 http://www.genealogyandhow.com/lib/cemeteries/digital-photography.htm

Digital Cemetery Photography

Tips and advice on photographing tombstones with a digital camera.

 

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 http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ga/state

 Georgia AHGP

History, Genealogy, Wills, data, county information, help for researchers. 

 

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http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ga/state1/

Georgia History and Genealogy - The Original Georgia GenWeb Pages History, Genealogy, Wills, data, county information, help for researchers

 

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 http://hennekam.opweb.nl/?page=kranten.php

National Dutch Newspaper Database

All Dutch en foreign Newspapers in the collection of the archives and libraries in the Netherlands. From 1610 (first edition) till 2004.

 

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http://hennekam.opweb.nl/?page=afkortingen.php

Dutch archives

List of all Dutch archives with link to their websites.

 

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http://www.lonestargenealogy.com/search/index.html

LoneStar Genealogy Search Engine

A search engine designed for Texas genealogy and history.

 

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http://lonestargenealogy.com/phpBB2/index.php

 

LoneStar Genealogy Bulletin Board

Texas bulletin board, includes a hidden board for genealogical societies to make connections.

 

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http://www.genota.com

Genota

Genota is a free form research manager designed to assist genealogists and family historians alike document and manage the seemingly endless array of information normally collected during research, whether it be in electronic form or transcribed from archive resources, letters, e-mail, etc.

 

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http://www.islandnet.com/~see/weather/history/1816.htm

Eighteen Hundred and Froze To Death

History of the "year without a summer" of 1816, which affected weather worldwide, including New England.

 

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http://www.ladnerslanding.com/contact.html

History OnLine - Obituary Lookup

Newspaper obituaries looked up for British Columbia, Canada. Also, Registrations of Births (1872 - 1904), Deaths (1872 - 1983) and Marriages (1872 - 1928) in British Columbia.

 

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http://www.militaryindexes.com/civilwar/

Online Civil War Records, Indexes & Rosters

Genealogy directory of searchable databases for finding Civil War records.

 

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http://www.colonialancestors.com/revolutionary/soldiers.htm

Revolutionary War Soldiers Genealogy
Information about individual soldiers and battles of the American Revolutionary War.

 

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http://aklein.webhostme.com/war/revolutionary_war.htm

Revolutionary War Links

 

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Ray Wilson
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