Search Federal Land Patents Databases.
This site offers researchers a source of information on the initial transfer of land titles
from the Federal government to individuals. In addition to verifying title transfer, this
information will allow the researcher to associate an individual
(Patentee, Assignee, Warrantee, Widow, or Heir) with a specific location
(Legal Land Description) and time (Issue Date).
While doing research and you see a date and would like to know the day of the week that
person was born, died, or married, you can check the 10,000 year calendar at the site below,
It also has calendar information from other countries.
Illinois Marriage Records.
Largest collection of Illinois marriage records and links on the Web!
New Jersey Marriage Records.
Largest collection of New Jersey marriage records and links on the Web!
Tracking Your Alabama Roots.
TONS of Alabama online genealogy data.
Virginia Cemetery Records
Largest collection of Virginia cemeteries and links on the Web!
Idaho State Death Index, 1911-1950.
Death index for anyone dying in Idaho, 1911-1950.
Italy Genealogy Links.
Links to sites about Italian Genealogy.
Israel Genealogy Links.
Links to genealogy sites dealing with Israel or Judaism.
Online cemetery transcriptions, related message boards, links and offsite databases.
How to Deal with MISSING Web Pages.
How often do you come across a Web page that is no longer there? Usually you will see the
"404 Web page not found" error. There is a good chance that you can STILL get to the information
on that missing Web page. Let's say that you are using Google, one of the
very best search engines on the Internet.
If you have the results of a search in front of you. and the small print says "Cached." CLICK ON the word.
This magic little word is a LINK that will take you to a cached or "stored" copy of the Web page.
This is one of the wonderful, but often overlooked, features of the Google search engine.
Great On-line TRANSLATION Tool for Genealogists
Have you ever been looking for information on one of your surnames and come across a Web page that has
important information that pertains to your family history in a different language? Here is an on-line
translation tool that you can use to translate some of those pages. Be sure to bookmark
(or, make a "Favorite") of this Web page. The "Babelfish Translation" tool at:
You can translate German, Italian, French, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, Chinese and Japanese into English... or,
English into any of those languages.
You can "Translate a block of text" where you can enter up to 150 words. So you can copy and paste short segments
of the text (words from a Web page or e-mail message). All you have to do is paste the text into the area
(box on the screen), select how you want it translated (for example "German to English"), and click on the
You can also translate an entire Web page. Just copy and paste the URL (Web page address that you come
across while you are on-line) into the "Translate a Web page" box and clicking on the "Translate" button.