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  Ray Wilson  rebard@mindspring.com   November, 2008

 

Here are some new sites I have discovered this

past month.

Hope some of them will prove useful to you.

 

 

 http://docs.google.com/View?docid=dgrppzkq_292dcr376f2
24th Regiment South Carolina Infantry Co. E
Full Roster List for the Gallant 24th CSA. Lead by Lt. Col. Jesse S Jones.
 
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 http://newvideos.freehostia.com/databases/texas.html
Texas Genealogy Research Databases
Texas Databases 4 CD's Texas Births 1926 through 1995 15 million records.
Texas Deaths 1964 through 1999. Texas Marriages 1966 through 1999.
Texas Divorces 1968 through 2000 Each cd includes a easy to use search utility.
 
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http://www.VirtualWall.org
The Virtual Wall (TM) Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Remembrances of letters, poems, photographs, and citations honoring
those who died in the Vietnam War.
 
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 http://www.britishroots.plus.com/suffolk.htm
British Roots - Suffolk UK Genealogy, Family History and Local History
Population statistics and charts for Suffolk 1801 to 1991 with Directory
and resources information for county and parishes.
 
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 http://www.greenvillelibrary.org/index.php/South-Carolina-Room/Obituary-Index.html
Greenville (SC) News Obituary Index
An online index to obituaries in the Greenville (South Carolina) News for
1917 to 1993, prepared by the South Carolina Room of the Greenville
County Library. (Greenville News obituaries from 1994 to the present are
indexed as part of the library's main catalog.).
 
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 http://www.ipgs.us
internet Polish Genealogical Sources
A new website with a large number of well-organized internet links carefully
selected to help Polish researchers. Finding useful Polish genealogical
information is very easy because this website is designed to be fast and simple
to use. Our Polish correspondent has very useful research information along
with a large number of surnames for specific Polish locations. Also, users of
the iPGS website can add their own surnames and locations being researched
in order to make potential ancestral connections and contacts with other Polish
researchers.
 
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 http://history.howstuffworks.com/european-history/history-of-germany.htm
HowStuffWorks.com - History of Germany
Our site, HowStuffWorks.com, is an award-winning destination for quality,
unbiased content on the Web. We recently became part of the Discovery
Communications family. As part of our mission, we strive to offer users
access to the highest quality reference content and hope you find our
content around German history valuable.
 
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http://www.keeptabsonit.com/
genealogy - family research for beginners
A step-by-step guide to researching your family tree.
 
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http://www.mcmillanlibrary.org/history/cemeteries.html
Wood County (Wisconsin) Cemetery Locations and Maps
A listing of all Wood County (Wisconsin) cemeteries, with locations,
coordinates and maps. Free lookups are also provided.
 
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 http://genrootsblog.blogspot.com/2008/07/20-things-that-make-genealogy-fun.html
20 Things That Make Genealogy Fun
A silly list from the Genealogy Roots blog.
 
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http://webhome.idirect.com/~djtrounce/index%203.html
1851 Census for Cornwall England
Census of Cornwall, England in one file for ease of searching.
 
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 http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=NqoqoofGuHXd1hhQR6QeLw_3d_3d
Genealogical Pursuit and Relationship with Family Functioning
Doctoral Dissertation Survey on qualities of genealogists, family secrets,
effects of doing genealogy on family functioning. 12-15 minutes.
 
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http://pjdresearch.website.orange.co.uk/
PJD RESEARCH SERVICES
Military, family and medal entitlement and service research for all periods,
for service personel who fought or served in the armed forces.
( victorian period to date )Research carried out at the National Archives in
the U.K.
 
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 http://www.certifiedcertificatesuk.com
Certified Certificates UK
Order UK, Ireland & British Overseas Birth, Adoption, Marriage,
Divorce, Death Certificate to aid with Family History research.
Copy of UK Will/Probate documents. Order Birth, Marriage &
Death record searches by year from 1800 registered in England,
Wales, Scotland and British Overseas.
 
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http://wiki.name.com/
[Wiki] Name.com
An open encyclopedia of names.
 
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 http://www.crumptonplats.com
crumptonplats.com
Crumptonplats.com is scanning tens of thousands of old plats that have been
accumulated in over 50 years of surveying and research. These old plats come
from various courthouses in Georgia and South Carolina, private collections,
estates, libraries, Georgia Survey Generals Office, and Georgia State Archives.
Some have been published in land records books by Dan Crumpton. Old plats
provide much data not shown in deed descriptions and are an important part of
genealogical research.
 
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http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~genealogylookup/chatroom.html
Genealogy LookUp Chat
Here is the best genealogy chat on the internet. These people do really care
to help anyone with their genealogy research. The people are willing to do
look ups for others. They hold weekly chats on specific genealogy topics
and they even have weekly genealogy trivia games. Most of our chats
scheduled have helpful volunteer chats hosts who ensure your chat experience
is an enjoyable one. Be sure to check out our chat schedule page and read the
HOST bio's posted to learn a little more about them. The chat room is located at:http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~genealogylookup/chatroom.html
If you would like to view their weekly/daily chats, go to the page below:http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~genealogylookup/genchat.html
Visit the FAQ's page to read how to register and join the chats below:http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~genealogylookup/faq.html
Be sure to pass this information to your genealogy friends or cousins that
might be interested in joining our genealogy chat. In the first 2 weeks in
February we will be holding a GENEALOGY WORKSHOP in our chat
with special genealogy topic presentations and some very knowledgable
guest speakers. Be sure you do not miss this event. There will be lots to
learn to help you more effectively in your personal family tree research.
 
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 http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kssvgs/salinecountykscemeteries.html
Saline County Kansas Headstone Photos
Cemetery and Headstone photographs in Saline County, Kansas USA Current
through 2007.
 
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