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Publisher   Ray  Wilson         rebard@mindspring.com         Date  June, 2005            

Genealogy Sites

Here are some new sites I have discovered this past

month. Hope some of them will prove useful to you.


Census of Population and Housing 1790 Census
DESCRIPTION: The U.S. Census Bureau has made available for free the Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States taken in the year 1790 for Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, and Virginia. The files are available in PDF and ZIP format.


World War Two Research Services
Professional research of US military personnel during WWII to include dates and place of induction/enlistment,dates of deployment,theater,campaigns,order of battle,unit motto/crest/heraldry,route of march(Where they went),date of return or death. Many specifics on unit or vessel.




Genealogy Directory of Surname Sites
 A directory of sites that are researching particular surnames.




European and Arab first names
Name collection with emphasis on European and Arab first names.




NATIONAL INDEX, Genealogical Records Committee (GRC) Reports, DAR Library
The National Index is an on-going project to create an every-name index of the GRC Reports (nearly 17,000 typescripts of records from across the country). The list will continue to change as new indexes arrive.



Beyond the Index--Michael John Neill--Where is That?
This article describes some on and offline ways to locate places that no longer exist, or barely exist.




The Vital Tree
This is a site where people can browse, donate, and get copies of vital records FREE.




Find many old and new commerical and government maps of North America.




160th New York Infantry
A website devoted to the 160th New York Infantry regiment that served during the American Civil War.




Getting Military Records  




Fast growing & cleverly searchable databases of UK parish records, census, diaries, one name studies. Free to access and use. Unusual and hard-to-find records and collections. Contributors welcome.




World War II Military Service Units - I Dream of Genealogy
Free online database of WWII Military Service Units - Access this and over 75,000 other online databases at I Dream of Genealogy.
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