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Publisher Ray Wilson  rebard@mindspring.com   May, 2007

 

Here are some new sites I have discovered this past month.

Hope some of them will prove useful to you.

 

 

 http://www.naotc.org/railroad_timetables.html

Timetable Trust List of North American Timetables
Handy list of historic North American railways and when each operated.
 
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 http://newfamilyhistory.googlepages.com/home
What's New in Family History
A web site linking to training materials for LDS Family History
Consultants and for those interested in 'new FamilySearch' and
other LDS related research areas. There are also links to Blogs
and Forums for those interested in LDS Family History developments.
 
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http://www.novascotiagenealogy.com/
Nova Scotia Vital Statistics Online
Anyone interested in researching family history in Nova Scotia
will be able to instantly access a database of one million original
birth, marriage or death records dating back to 1864. The new
website is the latest innovative product from Nova Scotia
Archives and Records Management. It is among the first and
largest projects of its kind in Canada and part of the province's
commitment to provide accessible services tocommunities
throughout Nova Scotia.
 
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 http://www.genealogymagazine.com/patriots.html
Tracing Patriot Ancestors
An article by Myra Vanderpool Gormley, CG. If your ancestors
lived in America in 1775, you may descend from a Revolutionary
War veteran. About 250,000 men, out of a population of about
2.7 million in the Colonies, fought on the American side.
 
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 http://www.vinnysa1store.com/nativeamericancivilwar.html
Native American In The Civil War
Online copy of an old book about the role of Native Americans
in the American civil war.
 
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 http://www.novascotiagenealogy.com/
Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics
An online database for researching birth, marriage, and death
certificates you can view online and order.
 
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 http://genealogytechpodcast.com/
The Genealogy Tech Podcast
A podcast with tips, tricks and information on using technology
in your genealogical or family history research.
 
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 http://www.novascotiagenealogy.com/
Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics
An online database for researching birth, marriage, and death
certificates you can view online and order.
 
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 http://venn.csi.cam.ac.uk/ACAD/index.html
ACAD - A Cambridge Alumni Database
Database of all alumni of the University of Cambridge,
1200-1900 [in preparation].
 
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 http://www.americangenealogies.com/
American Genealogies
Hundreds of submitted genealogies related to families in the
United States.
 
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 http://www.worldmapsonline.com/
World Maps Online
World's largest selection of new and reproduction maps.
 
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 http://www.aussieheritage.com.au/
Aussie Heritage
An Australian Heritage list of places of natural and historic
significance. Find information on any heritage listed place in
Australia.
 
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 http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~nekg3/nekg-townreports.htm
NEKG - Vermont Northeast Kingdom Genealogy
Vital records from Vermont town reports and town directories.
Documents list occupations, marriage and death notices from
various years that range from 1790's to 1980's <br>While on
the page, click on the HOME link at the top of the page to go to
the NEKG home page. There you find more links to documents.
 
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http://aafcollection.info/
WWII Army Air Forces Collection
Original World War II Army Air Forces documents. Find your
relatives in training school class books. Learn about the Army
Air Fields where they served.
 
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http://restorestmarys.org/
Restore St. Mary's Cemetery
See records of interment. Pioneers, Civil War Veterans, Union
Veterans, approximately 3,000 Catholics, Protestants, Chinese,
Jewish and Chumash people buried here. Located in Ventura California.
 
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 http://www.babynamescountry.com/
Baby Names Country
Origins and Meanings of Names from all over the world.
 
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http://www.britishroots.plus.com/yorkshire.htm
British Roots - Yorkshire UK Genealogy, Family History
and Local History
Population statistics and charts for Yorkshire 1801 to 1991
with Directory and resources information for county and parishes.
 
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Wharton County, Texas Tombstone Project
Over 65 Wharton County, Texas Cemeteries with photos of each
headstone in each cemetery and transcriptions being made of each
headstone. As well as history of cemetery on some and original
land surveys on some. Most complete Wharton County Cemetery
site on the internet.Some cemeteries not listed anywhere else on the
internet as I found them abandoned for many years in the overgrown
trees and brush.
 
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http://www.onefiftygenealogy.com/

One-Fifty Genealogy
Data base of miscellaneous vital and census records.
 

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 http://www.obituary.com.au/
Australian Obituary Notices
Every Obituary, Death and Funeral notice from every Australian
newspaper published daily. Genealogy section for researchers.
Probate notices included from 04/07.
 
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Statement of the Names etc. of the Heirs of non-commissioned
Officers, Privates, etc. who died in the United States' service,
who obtained five years' half-pay in lieu of bounty land, under
the second section of the act of April 16, 1816, and who resided
in the State of Maine: Cumberland County
 
 
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 http://www.rootsweb.com/~srgp/tcindex.htm#directory
Tri-Counties Directories NY/PA (20 of them and more added
regularly)
Directories for City of Elmira, Chemung County NY 1857 to
1917 and for Tioga and Bradford Counties in PA.
 
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http://www.rootsweb.com/~srgp/clippings/clippings.htm
Obituaries & Clippings Chemung County NY
Hundreds of pages of obituaries and other clippings from
Chemung County NY, Tioga County PA, and Bradford
County PA. Includes hundreds of pages of obituaries by cemetery.
 
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http://www.rootsweb.com/~srgp/clippings/clippings.htm
Obituaries and Clippings for Tioga County PA
Hundreds of pages of obituaries and other clippings from
Tioga County PA, and Bradford County PA and Chemung
County NY. Includes hundreds of pages of obituaries by cemetery.
 
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 http://www.rootsweb.com/~srgp/clippings/clippings.htm
Obituaries & Clippings for Bradford County PA
Hundreds of pages of obituaries and other clippings from
Bradford County PA, and Tioga County PA and Chemung
County NY. Includes hundreds of pages of obituaries by cemetery.
 
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