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Publisher   Ray Wilson      rebard@mindspring.com    April 12, 2004

 

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

 

http://www.quinnipiac.edu/other/ABL/etext/civilwar/civilwarmain.html

Photographic History of the Civil war in 10 volumes

 

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http://www.genealogy-search-help.com/

This free site will create different Google™ searches using tips or "tricks" that will likely improve your genealogy search results. Just provide what you know about an ancestor and the site will set up the best searches for you, based on what you enter.

 

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http://www.nebraskagenealogy.com/clay/

Clay County Nebraska AHGP, Cemetery transcriptions, headstone pictures, obituaries, On-line Library, church records, military records, biographies, towns, and more.

 

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http://mysite.freeserve.com/MonmouthSurnames

A list of the surnames to be found in the Monmouthshire Marriage Index 1754-1812.

 

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http://www.registryofdeeds.com

Access to Hancock County, Maine Registry of Deeds.

 

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URL: http://www.genwed.com/state/azgen.htm

TITLE: Arizona Marriage Records

DESCRIPTION: Browse Arizona marriage records from online resources.

Organized by county, this site includes links to interesting articles about

Arizona history and maps.

 

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http://www.deadfred.com/results2.php?SubmitterEmail=olla

1922 Lawrenceville School Yearbook ,Lawrenceville NJ

Faculty & Students, Names & Images -Searchable.

 

http://www.bitsofblueandgray.com/march2004.htm

This month's column browses thru the Bits of Blue and Gray American Civil War Notebook checking out the new information on the website.

 

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http://www.bitsofblueandgray.com/weekly_fireside_newsletter_archive.htm

Weekly Fireside newsletters dating back to April 1997. While there are many newsletters on the site already, there are still about 33 months to be added (but then 48 months are there).

 

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http://home.att.net/~wee-monster/stlouis.html

St. Louis, Missouri Genealogy Resources

Guide to online St. Louis genealogy research, including links to online records & indexes.

 

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http://www.mudcreek.ca/genviewer.htm

GENViewer - View Query Search Analyze Files

Advanced file viewer for GEDCOM, PAF 3, 4, 5, TMG 4.x, Legacy, and Family Tree Maker genealogy files. Powerful Search Capabilities. One button Internet searching.

 

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http://www.cis.state.mi.us/platmaps/sr_subs.asp

From the Michigan State Bureau of Construction Codes & Fire Safety. Searchable database. Currently, there are over 66,000 plats on file and images for over 99% of those plats are available here.

 

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http://landplats.ilsos.net/Flash/FTP_Illinois.html

Federal Township Plats of Illinois (1804-1891) Searchable database.

 

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http://gis.doa.state.mt.us/

Montana GIS Cadastral (land owner ownership, property, parcel, plat) Mapping Project:The Project is public-private sector partnership to create, maintain, and disseminate a digital GIS land ownership (cadastral) map database of the entire state. Parcels and real property are mapped and maintained by state and county cartographers. Interactive maps and descriptive data are available on this site for each parcel. Descriptive data are derived from the Montana Department of Revenue CAMA (Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal) database.

 

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http://www.in.gov/icpr/archives/databases/land/land_off.html

Indiana State Archives - Databases - Land Records: The State Archives contains a wide variety of land records. As Indiana was a public domain state, virtually every acre was surveyed and then sold or otherwise granted by the federal government

before settlement. The only exceptions are the lands around Vincennes

settled by the French and George Rogers Clark's Grant around Clarksville.

 http://mountainpress.com/books/al/

Mountain Press – Alabama. Free Surname Search for Alabama genealogy

books. Information available for many counties on wills, marriages,

deaths, biographies, military as well as many maps.

 

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http://mountainpress.com/books/ak/

Mountain Press – Arkansas. Free Surname Search for Arkansas genealogy

books. Information available for many counties on wills, marriages,

deaths, biographies, military as well as many maps.

 

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http://mountainpress.com/books/fl/

Mountain Press – Florida. Free Surname Search for many Florida genealogy

books. Information available on land titles as well as maps.

 

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http://mountainpress.com/books/ga/

Mountain Press – Georgia. Free Surname Search for many Georgia genealogy

books. Information available for many counties on wills, marriages,

deaths, biographies, military as well as many maps.

 

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http://mountainpress.com/books/il/

Mountain Press – Illinois. Free Surname Search for Iliinois genealogy

books. Information available for Greene and Montgomery Counties.

 

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http://mountainpress.com/books/in/

Mountain Press – Indiana. Free Surname Search for many Indiana genealogy

books. Information available for the Black Hawk Wars and Hamilton County.

 

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http://mountainpress.com/books/ky/

Mountain Press – Kentucky. Free Surname Search for many Kentucky genealogy

books. Information available for many counties on wills, marriages, deaths, biographies, cemetery, military as well as many maps.

 

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http://mountainpress.com/books/lo/

Mountain Press – Louisiana. Free Surname Search for many Louisiana genealogy

books. Information available for many counties on land claims, census, marriages as well as many maps.

 

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http://mountainpress.com/books/md/

Mountain Press – Maryland. Free Surname Search for many Maryland genealogy

books. Information available on civil war, colonial boundaries as well as many maps.

 

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http://mountainpress.com/books/ms/

Mountain Press – Mississippi. Free Surname Search for many Mississippi genealogy

books. Information available on newspaper abstracts, civil war, land claims as well as many maps.

 

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http://mountainpress.com/books/mo/

Mountain Press – Missouri. Free Surname Search for hundreds of Missouri genealogy books. Information available for many counties on wills, marriages,

deaths, biographies, military, community directories, land claims, civil

war, Kentuckians with Missouri Cousins as well as many maps.

 

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http://mountainpress.com/books/nc/

Mountain Press - North Carolina. Free Surname Search for many North Carolina genealogy books. Information available for many counties on bastardy bonds, wills,

marriages, military, business directories, TVA grave removal records, tax lists, land grants as well as many maps.

 

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http://mountainpress.com/books/pa/

Mountain Press – Pennsylvania. Free Surname Search for many Pennsylvania genealogy books. Information available for many counties on the 1790 census as well

as many maps.

 

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http://mountainpress.com/books/sc/

Mountain Press - South Carolina. Free Surname Search for many South Carolina genealogy books. Information available for many counties on wills, 1790 Census,

Presidential Pardons for Confederate Soldiers, as well as many maps.

 

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http://mountainpress.com/books/tx/

Mountain Press – Texas. Free Surname Search for hundreds of Texas genealogy

books. Information available for many counties on marriages, land titles,cemeteries, probate, county archives, census, Texas Rangers, Civil War as well as many maps.

 

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http://mountainpress.com/books/wva/

Mountain Press - West Virginia. Free Surname Search for many West Virginia genealogy books. Information available for many counties on wills, deeds, marriages, deaths, civil war, census, tax list, military as well as many maps.

 

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http://www.mountainpress.com/books/na/

Mountain Press - Native American. Free Surname Search for many Native American genealogy books. Information available for wills, probates, births, deaths, census as well as books on the Cherokee, Choctaw, Seminole, Melungeons, and Creek tribes.

 

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http://www.mountainpress.com/books/military/

Mountain Press - Civil War. Free Surname Search for many Civil War Books. Information available for many southern states on burial records, prisoners, pensions, rosters, officers, widows. Titles includes Special Presidential Pardons

for Confederate Soldiers, McKenzie's Fighting Fifth and many more.

 

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http://www.mountainpress.com/books/military/

Mountain Press – Military. Free Surname Search for many military titles. Information available for the Black Hawk Wars, Cherokee War, Civil War, Revolutionary War, Seminole War, War of 1812, Revolutionary War as well as many maps.

 

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http://www.treezy.com

TreEZy -- The Genealogy Search Engine: TreEZy is a genealogically-focused search engine to assist genealogists and family historians find resources across the Internet.

 

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http://Gazetteer.HomeTownLocator.com

HomeTownLocator Gazetteer: Comprehensive and easy to use U.S. gazetteer with data for 1.8 million physical and cultural features, census information for 98,000

local areas and distance calculations for 177,000 populated places. Links to aerial photos, regional, local and topographical maps. Search by city, town, county, state or zip code.

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http://www.blackfeetgenealogy.com

Blackfeet Family History: A database of nearly 12,000 Blackfeet Indian names.

 

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http://www.sonofthesouth.net/leefoundation/Confederate_states_America.htm

History of the Confederate States of America: This site presents original Harper's Weekly news accounts of the formation of the Confederacy, including biographies and other data on key Confederate Leaders.

 

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http://www.tygo.com

tygo.com: A new search engine

 

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http://genealogy.az.gov

genealogy.az.gov: A new web site formally unveiled Wednesday contains actual

photocopies of every birth record from 1887 through 1928. Death records for

1878 through 1953 also can be directly accessed.

 

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http://www.lovingjourney.com/

A Loving Journey: Discreet, compassionate searching available to reunite

families separated by adoption. Serving states of California, Hawaii, Illinios, Ohio, Oregon, Texas and Utah.

 

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http://hometown.aol.com/sfore58399/myhomepage/index.html

IOWA LOOKUPS: Lookups in newspapers and copy death notices, obituaries, births, anniversaries, and other miscellaneous articles, land records, wills and probates, naturalizations, census, cemeteries, Civil War Soldiers and Other Soldiers Records.

 

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http://www.rootsweb.com/~tnmcmin2/

McMinn County Our Tennessee Home: An American Local History Network site for McMinn County Tennessee. Working with County Historical Society to make more information available to the researcher.

 

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http://www3.ns.sympatico.ca/chapy/aclinks.htm

Atlantic Canadian Genealogy Links: An extensive listing of genealogy links and resources with connections in Atlantic Canada.

 

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http://www.moonzstuff.com/alleghanydeeds.html

Alleghany County, NC, Deed Abstracts: Abstracts of deeds from Alleghany County, NC.