Publisher Ray Wilson firstname.lastname@example.org Date July, 2006
Here are some new sites I have discovered this past month.
Hope some of them will prove useful to you.
Your Guide to Using Newspapers for Genealogical ResearchLinks and resources to help you make use of information innewspapers in your genealogical research efforts.=~=~=~=http://www.winthrop.edu/dacus/about/archives/Winthrop University ArchiveArchive, Family History, History of Winthrop University,York County, SC based historical documents, Collections, etc.=~=~=~=http://www.lib.umd.edu/archivesumArchivesUM: Archival and Manuscript Collections at the Universityof Maryland LibrariesArchivesUM is a portal to help researchers locate materials describedin finding aids to archival and manuscript collections at the Universityof Maryland Libraries.Through ArchivesUM, researchers may browse subject categories, such as 'Family History' or 'History, 1820-1965'or geographical locations, such as 'Baltimore.'.=~=~=~=http://www.genealogysoftwarenews.com/Genealogy Software NewsThe latest news and information about genealogy software.==~=~=~=http://www.barbsnow.net/Passenger.htmYour Guide to Finding and Using Passenger RecordsAdvice and links to help you learn how to find your ancestors'passenger records.==~=~=~=http://www.king.igs.net/~deboer/twist/Twistory'Twistory' is a freeware history browser. It displays the lifetimes and travels of historic figures, and the dates and locations of historicevents. It is a tool for keeping track of when and where thingshappened, and their relationships to each other. It is meant toprovide a way to keep track of the multitude of different peoples, dynasties, empires and developments throughout history.=~=~=~http://genealogyjourneys.com/Genealogy JourneysGenealogy Journeys is devoted to family historians that have the“must hunt ancestors” itch. As a genealogy enthusiast, you will find many and varied opportunities to scratch that itch while having fun, sharpening your skills and perhaps learning about an obscuresource to help you in your personal research. It’s free, and it’s fun!.=~=~=~=http://www.researchguides.net/foia.htmUsing the Freedom of Information Act for Genealogy RecordsA brief guide to the most commonly requested genealogy-relatedrecords using the FOIA.=~=~=~=http://www.genealogybranches.com/1890census.html1890 Census Substitutes - A Research GuideA guide to some alternate resources for finding your ancestor incirca 1890 records.=~=~=~=http://www.quakerrecords.com/Quaker RecordsBooks, cemetery listings, maps, photos and more covering Quaker Records.=~=~=~=http://www.rootsweb.com/%7Eflcemet2/welcome.htmUnited States Cemetery ProjectWe are working on providing a site that has headstone photos forevery cemetery in every state. It will also include obituariesand biographies of the people listed.=~=~=~=http://www.irishphiladelphia.com/genealogy.htmlIrish PhiladelphiaThis site contains links and message boards specifically aimed atthose whose ancestors were Irish settlers in the Philadelphia,New Jersey, and Wilmington, DE, region, as well as cultural and historical information about the Irish in the Philadelphia area.=~=~=~=Ancestry.com: The BasicsThis site was created by CyndisList to respond to the types ofquestions and statements seen each day regarding Ancestry.com,how to use it, what they have/don't have, what is free or for a fee;and several common misconceptions=~=~=~=http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~ajac/LARGE SLAVEHOLDERS OF 1860andAFRICAN AMERICAN SURNAME MATCHES FROM 1870There are currently 8,395 surname/County combinations and11,020 individual slaveholder names on the large slaveholder lists, representing a total of 792,219 slaves in 158 Counties (Parishes in Louisiana) in 10 States.This total represents 49.8% (approximately one half) of the slaves that were held in these Counties, and 20.05% (1 out of every 5) slavesheld in the United States in 1860. The Counties and Parishes included here had 40.27% (2 out of 5) of the slaves held in the United States in1860, and almost one half of those were held by the slaveholders listed at this site.=~=~=~=http://www.iltrails.org/madisonMadison Co. Illinois Trails History and GenealogyOriginal site for FREE online genealogy.=~=~=~=myfamily.com: Jewish Internet ResearchJewish Internet Research begins May 4 at http://www.myfamily.com./ Learn how to navigate the Internet for information on your Jewish ancestors. This class covers information on many websites and databases covering the Holocaust, Ancestry.com, JewishGen, Jewish Records Indexing- JRI Poland, Sephardic genealogy, archives, museums, general and Jewish sites and many more resources. Jewish genealogy experts Micha Reisel and Schelly Talalay Dardashti co-teach the four-week class, which includes a detailed syllabus, two lessons to download each week, twoonline class chats per week, a dedicated website and message board. Class fee ($29.95) includes access to http://www.ancestry.com/ databases so students can research family records. The Internet offers ever-increasing research possibilities. The challenge is to try to make sense of the manywebsites with information on Jewish genealogical matters. Doing research with others and sharing information is a great way of learning how and where to go for the best results. Micha and Schelly also teach Basic Jewish Research which provides the essential tools to begin a family history project. Students in both classes have made great strides in discovering family information and continue to work together onmutual interests long after each class ends.=~=~=~=Matanuska Susitna Valley, AlaskaCemetery, obituaries, census information for south central Alaska.Specifically 1900-1930, including a lot of Alaska Native genealogies.=~=~=~=http://www.ancestorspy.com/AncestorSpyA directory to United States genealogy records on the Internetorganized by locality even down to the county and town level.=~=~=~=http://free-genealogy.thebestfacts.com/Free Genealogy GuideA free Genealogy Guide providing information and resources for all levels of genealogists.=~=~=~=Lebanon Public Library, Lebanon , IN - Genealogy - On-line DatabaseIndex to Obituaries from the Lebanon (IN) Reporter from 1986through 2004.
http://www.ukicensus.com/UKICensus - 1901, 1891, 1881, 1871, 1861 & 1851 onlineA site the details down information on Census records and muchmore. Search surnames, genealogy chat sites, BMD records allupdated daily and many free links.=~=~=~=http://56755.blogspot.com/St. Vincent MemoriesA website about the history of St. Vincent, Minnesota and surrounding area, including Emerson, Manitoba; Pembina, North Dakota; Humboldt, Minnesota; Noyes, Minnesota; Hallock, Minnesota - the rural towns and villages of the northern end of the Red River Valley.=~=~=~=http://www.oldmapsne.com/Old family-name maps of Pennsylvania townsQuality reproductions of Pennsylvania town maps from countyatlases published 1860-1880.=~=~=~=http://www.ancestrybank.com/AncestryBank - Genealogy database of private documentsBrand new genealogy database of one-of-a-kind documents fromprivate collections. Archive your pre-1875 document images andearn from them indefinitely!.=~=~=~=http://www.rootsweb.com/~nhstraff/Strafford County, NHStrafford Co.NH is a free research site for genealogy. All residentsof the county, pre-1850, will have some information on this site.=~=~=~=http://www.angelfire.com/tn3/lawcotncemeteries/Cemeteries of Lawrence Co., TN.Photographic tour of many of the cemeteries of Lawrence County, TN.=~=~=~=http://www.frontpagebooks.net/Front Page BooksWe're happy to announce the addition of the FAMILY MAPS LAND PATENT BOOKS. The Family Maps series of Land Patent Books are published county by county, state by state, for original settlers whose purchases are indexed in the U.S. Bureau of Land Managementdatabase For the first time, you can locate your ancestor's federal land purchase by simply finding them in a surname index, then an all-nameindex, which directs you to a map of first-land-owners. And now you can learn who your ancestors' neighbors were! The Family Maps booksare a helpful visual reference tool that make your federal lands research easier than ever. We also carry Used and out of print genealogy booksand materials. Family history, local history, county history, state history, as well as church and cemetery records. Surnames and locationsindexed. The inventory includes many states, including Pennsylvania, New York, Missouri, Indiana, Illinois, New Jersey, Virginia, Georgia, Alabama, Arka!nsas, 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. Major topics include death indexes, military, census,and immigration records. Available by email or as a blog.=~=~=~=