Publisher Ray Wilson firstname.lastname@example.org Date August, 2006
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.htmlThis is such an important search site it warrants a repeat.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. I would suggest that you print this out to have handy for reference.=~=~=~=http://www.gedsearch.com/Genealogy Data SearchFree search facility for genealogical information in GEDCOM files on theInternet, searchable by name, place and date.Also provides a custom search for GEDCOM files on a specified website.=~=~=~=I put this LDS site in my Feburary issue but wanted to remind you that they are adding new books online as quick as they can so you need to continue to check for new books that might contain your ancestors. It will ask you to enter a surname. Then you will get a list of the books they have online that contain that surname. I got quite a bit of information on one of my ancestor lines. Good luck.=~=~=~=Cemeteries of Lawrence Co., TN.Photographic tour of many of the cemeteries of Lawrence County, TN.=~=~=~=http://www.frontpagebooks.net/FAMILY MAPS LAND PATENT BOOKSThis is to announce the addition of the Family Maps series of Land Patent Books.They are published county by county, state by state, for original settlers whosepurchases are indexed in the U.S. Bureau of Land Management database For thefirst time, you can locate your ancestor's federal land purchase by simply findingthem in a surname index, then an all-name index, which directs you to a map offirst-land-owners. And now you can learn who your ancestors' neighbors were!The Family Maps books are a helpful visual reference tool that make your federallands research easier than ever. It also carries Used and out of print genealogy booksand materials. Family history, local history, county history, state history, as well aschurch and cemetery records. Surnames and locations indexed. The inventory includesmany states, including Pennsylvania, New York, Missouri, Indiana, Illinois, New Jersey, Virginia, Georgia, Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, Michigan, Wisconsin, Tennessee,New England States, and many more.==~=~=~=http://genealogyroots.googlepages.com/Genealogy Roots Newsletter and BlogA newsletter to help find online genealogy databases, records and resources. Majortopics include death indexes, military, census, and immigration records. Available byemail or as a blog.==~=~=~=http://www.floridagravestones.com/Florida GravestonesSearch gravestone pictures from Florida. And, submit photos online.=~=~=~http://americanindiandna.com/American Indian DNAGreat information on finding your Indian Heritage, Indian Ancestry, Tribal Rightsand more using your DNA. This site also has a very detailed Pow Wow calendar.=~=~=~=http://www.newberry.org/genealogy/news/Newberry Library, Chicago Genealogy NewsA Weblog from the Newberry Library Department of Local and Family History.=~=~=~=http://cowhampshire.blogharbor.com/Cow HampshireNew Hampshire Genealogy, History, and Photographs.=~=~=~=http://www.newjerseygravestones.com/New Jersey Gravestone PhotosSearch and submit New Jersey gravestone photographs.=~=~=~=http://genealogy.about.com/About GenealogyKimberly Powell has been blogging for over three years on a variety ofgenealogy topics from new genealogy databases to genealogy tips and how tos.=~=~=~=http://www.slicesoftime.net/Slices of TimeA collection of old found photos for sale, searchable by name or location.=~=~=~=http://breccen.com/Wales 4-County Census SearchesFree and for fee Wales census surname searches for 1841-1871.=~=~=~=http://free-genealogy-look-ups.blogspot.com/Free Genealogy look up'slook up's for the South, mainly, Georgia.=~=~=~=http://www.tagate.com/wars/The Civil WarHere can you find almost every big civil war.=~=~=~=http://www.usmm.orgAmerican Merchant Marine at WarExcellent resource for researching the United States Merchant Marine,from the Revolutionary War through Operation Iraqi Freedom, including information on how to obtain service records, medals, etc. for MerchantMariners, and information regarding ships on which they served. Also provides message board for postings to locate shipmates or those who may have served with a relative.=~=~=~=http://www.arknet.edu/directory.htmlArkNet Directory : Arkansas Academic & Research NetworkListing of Academic, Public, and Special Libraries in Arkansas.=~=~=~=http://paperangels.googlepages.com/genealogy_blogsMini Directory of Cool Genealogy BlogsSo many blogs... so little time. Here are some of my favorite genealogy-relatednewsletters and journals, ones I find useful and informative.=~=~=~=http://www.orgsites.com/il/jaghs/Jacksonville Area Genealogical andHistorical Society(JAGHS) located in Morgan County, Ilinois=~=~=~=GREENE COUNTY ARKANSASOld school records, old newspapers, marriage records. old ballteam rosters, census, cemeteries, first settlers, old business, soldiers, sheriff records, pension list, tax list, prisoner records, wanted posters, teachers, old photos.
http://www.foreigndocuments.com/russian_names.htmlRussian namesRussian names: girls, boys, last names. Popular Russian names, Jewish Russian andSoviet names.=~=~=~=http://www.uppercanadagenealogy.com/goreDDS.htmlGore District Debtors Gaol RecordsAn index of names of residents of Gore District who were jailed for unpaid debtsand the people to whom they owed money, for the period 1832 to 1849. The Gaol (Jail) was located in Hamilton, and Gore District covered the counties of Wentworth, Halton, Wellington, Waterloo, Brant and Oxford in Ontario, Canada (also known as UpperCanada and Canada West). The original register also includes the amount of thedebt, the specific dates of committal and discharge, and the names of the judge andattorneys involved.=~=~=~=http://www.alcona.org/Alcona Genealogical SocietyOnline genealogical society for Alcona County, Michigan. Includes searchable census records, early birth, marriage, and death records, and newspaper article transcriptions.=~=~=~=http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Nebraska_Genealogy_Research/Nebraska_Genealogy_ResearchA discussion / help list for people doing genealogical research in Nebraska.We have a great link site to Nebraska resources and encourage our members to entertheir Nebraska surnames and locations in our Nebraska Surname Registry.=~=~=~=http://www.familyhistory.uk.com/content/view/49/112/Wanted NamesThis 'Wanted Names' system allows you to add your 'Wanted Names' - your ancestorsyou are desperately trying to find and can't! We have thousands of wanted names with fulldetails. From this we have hundreds of people who have 'connected', whether it be family, distant relatives or people passing on information.The names and information are in a live database, indexed by the name or country and by county - or you can search all the details. Add as many Wanted Names as you want!.=~=~=~=http://farmingtonohiohistory.zoomshare.com/Farmington Ohio HistoryHistory of Farmington Ohio (Trumbull County )including photos.=~=~=~=http://www.kindredtrails.com/Wisconsin_History-1.htmlWisconsin History: An Overview From Native American Inhabitants Through WWIIA historical review of Wisconsin beginning with the Native American inhabitantsdating back over 12,000 years and progressing through the early explorers, the fur trading era, the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812, the Americanization of Wisconsin, abolition and the Civil War, Wisconsin's population, the Gilded Age, Progressivism, WWI, the 1920s, the Great Depression, WWII and an exploration of Wisconsin's hertiage through place names.=~=~=~=http://www.1718migration.org.uk/The 1718 migrationThe Ulster Scots Agency have funded a site which explores the historical background and events of the first organized migration from the Bann valley of the north of Ireland to New Hampshire in America. The site provides research suggestions for people from both sidesof the Atlantic, in hopes of helping re-establish links broken in 1718.=~=~=~=Georgia Obituary IndexIndexing Georgia Obituaries from Georgia News Papers.=~=~=~=http://www.familyoldphotos.com/8c/KScoll/coffeyville.htmlCoffeyville, Kansas Postcards and Old PhotographsCollection of old postcards and photos of street scenes, businesses, buildings and homesin Coffeyville, Montgomery County, Kansas. Includes photo of workers and passengerson an early bus from the Coffeyville Motor Company and early 1900s photo of the menof Fire Station No. 1. Mostly early 1900s photos, with a couple of 1940s-1950s street views. More Kansas Old Photos at http://www.familyoldphotos.com/ks.=~=~=~=Cumberland County Nova Scotia Marriage Records=~=~=~=