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  Ray Wilson  rebard@mindspring.com   February, 2008

 

Here are some new sites I have discovered this

past month.

Hope some of them will prove useful to you.


http://www.searchforancestors.com/google/searcher.html
Learn to do effective genealogy internet searches with the Easy Google Genealogy Searcher. Can't remember all the Google tricks you've heard for genealogy searching? Want to learn some things you probably had no idea Google could do? The Easy Google Genealogy Searcher puts advanced Google features on one page with suggested keywords and advice about how each feature is useful for genealogy searches. Learn the many possibilities Google offers for genealogy research and become a genealogy Google expert.
 
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 http://script.byu.edu/
IAP Script Tutorial
Learning Materials for Old Documents in German, Dutch, Italian,
Spanish, and Portuguese.
 
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http://www.douglaskeister.com/id24.html
Cemetery Architecture Mausoleums Symbolism and Acronyms
Douglas Keister, the author of Stories in Stone featureshundreds of
funerary symbols acronyms and mausoleums.
 
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 http://www.familytraits.co.uk/northumberland_parish_index.html
Northumberland Parish Index
Index of Parishes in the English county of Northumberland. A guide to
help understand what records are available.
 
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http://genealogybiography.com
Genealogy Biography
Collection of free online biographies to help find yourancestors in
biographies of famous and ordinary folks!.
 
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 http://www.wvcpaweb.org
West Virginia Cemetery Preservation Association, Inc.
WVCPA is dedicated to the documentation and preservation of historic
family cemeteries in West Virginia, providing online resources to the
family researcher and local historian towards accomplishing those goals.
They maintain an extensive online database of cemetery readings and
tombstone photos from across the state, all done on a volunteer basis
and provided free of charge to the online research community.
 
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 http://content.sos.state.ga.us/cdm4/gadeaths.php
Georgia Death Certificates, 1919-1927
Index of Georgia death certificates with links to digital images.
 
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 http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_select.aspx
Vital Research Records Search Selection...
West Virginia Birth, Death, and Marriage certificates on-line. Users can
search the records and view scanned images of the original records.
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 http://www.glosters.org.uk/
Soldiers of Gloucestershire
This site has a searchable on line database of over 40,000 names of
those who served in the Gloucestershire Regiment during the First
World War.
 
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 http://www.deathindexes.com/ohio/hamilton-cincinnati.html
Online Cincinnati & Hamilton County, Ohio Death Records,
Indexes & Obituaries
Directory of some online indexes for cemeteries, obituaries and probate
records. Also includes ordering information for Ohio death certificates.
 
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 http://genealogia.fi/emi/emi3d20r1e.htm
Death Certificates of Finns in King County, Washington, 1892-1947
For the period August 2, 1891, to May 29, 1907. Contains over 20,000
records providing the name of deceased, date of death, age, gender, place
of birth & place of death. Those individuals whose birthplace is listed as
Finland are included in this compilation.
 
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 http://www.royal-westies-assn.ca
The Royal Westminster Regiment
The Royal Westminster Regiment Association web site. Contains historical
information on the local New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
regiment and includes name list for World War 2.
 
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 http://automatedgenealogy.com/index.html
Automated Genealogy
Automated Genealogy is an indexing project of Canadian Censuses.
The site allows for free searches to the 1851/52,1901,1906 &
1911 censuses as well as the ability to link individuals to various
other sites. An extremely useful free index that also allows the
original to be viewed as well. Transcription and linking is ongoing.
 
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 http://www.geniesource.com
GENIESOURCE
Genealogical Research Center offering affiliate supply sources and URL
research sites.
 
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 http://newfamilyhistory.googlepages.com/home
newFamilyHistory Whats new in Family History
Online Resources for Family History. Pages for England, all England Counties, Massachusetts, Utah, Draper, Norway, and Family History Consultants.
Provides training links for FH consultants.
 
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NewFamilyHistoryEngland Online resources for Family History in England
Provides online links to Family History sites for England and all its Counties.
Bedfordshire Berkshire Buckinghamshire Cambridgeshire Cheshire Cornwall
Cumberland Derbyshire Devonshire Dorsetshire Durham Essex Gloucestershire
Hampshire Herefordshire Hertfordshire Huntingdonshire Kent Lancashire
Leicestershire Lincolnshire London Middlesex Monmouthshire Norfolk
Northamptonshire Northumberland Nottinghamshire Oxfordshire Rutland
Shropshire Somersetshire Staffordshire Suffolk Surrey Sussex Warwickshire
Westmoreland Wiltshire Worcestershire Yorkshire
 
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http://genealogyhelpandhints.com/
Genealogy Help & Hints by Kathy Jones-Kristof
Help for all levels of genealogy researchers and how to find real facts for
your family file with verifiable sources.
 
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 http://www.neam.org/lafescweb/le_roster.html
Member Roster - Lafayette Flying Corps
List of volunteer American pilots in the French Air Service other than
those serving in the Lafayette Escadrille (N.124).
After the Lafayette Escadrille had its full number of pilots, the
Service A?©ronautique assigned later American volunteers to other
squadrons. Wishing to recognize their volunteer status & their being
American, these airmen were designated as members of the Lafayette
Flying Corps. The Corps was not a single unified squadron, but rather
American volunteers serving throughout the Service A?©ronautique.
 
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 http://www.achart.ca/york/index.html
Duke of York's Royal Military School
Chelsea, London, England. History of the British Army's military school in
Chelsea including online census records regarding the School and admission
ledger CD-ROM for sale.
 
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http://www.achart.ca/hibernian/index.html
Royal Hibernian Military School
The Royal Hibernian Military School (1769 ?– 1924), Phoenix Park,
Dublin, was originally the Hibernian Asylum created by the
Hibernian Society, a philanthropic organization founded in Dublin in
1769 following the Seven Years War. The Society petitioned the King for
a charter, which was granted. The Society?’s aim was to help the orphaned
children of soldiers who fell during the war, its services later being
extended to the destitute families of soldiers leaving Ireland for
overseas service. Includes a Roll of Honour from the First World War.
 
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