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  Ray Wilson   May, 2008


Here are some new sites I have discovered this

past month.

Hope some of them will prove useful to you.

Scotland's people in history
A collection of Snippets from History taken from a variety of documented
source material over the centuries. Your ancestor may be mentioned!.
Dakota Nation Genealogy
A resource for researching the family history of the Dakota/Nakota/Lakota tribes.
Census Archives: UK & Ireland Genealogy Records & Ancestry Research
Census Archives: Free & comprehensive genealogy records, links and research
tools for UK & Ireland including full county parish listings.
Mid-Kent Marriages Index 1754-1911
A searchable, online database of UK marriages celebrated in the seven
mid-Kent registration districts of East Ashford, West Ashford,
Cranbrook, Elham, Hollingbourne, Romney Marsh and Tenterden.
A Digital Image Retrieval System for Land Records in Maryland
Unbelievable website: all MD county land records and their indexes are
online! User must apply for a password.
Real Military Flix
We are a website that helps veterans, and children of veterans, trace their
history and genealogy through rare archival military footage.
Old maps of Scotland, Ireland, England, Wales
Handsome old county or shire maps of Scotland, Ireland, England, Wales for genealogy.
England & Wales Registration Certificate Tutorials
A detailed discussion of each item of information on Birth, Marriage and
Death Certificates in England & Wales, written by a superintendent registrar
of BDM of 20 years experience, specifically for family historians.
Surname Research. Linking you to your lineage, surnames and genealogy
Surname Research contains access to thousands of surname and genealogy
sites to help aid your family history research. Click or add your site today.
=~=~=~= A Blog About Genealogy Books
and Their Authors provides an inside look into the world of
genealogical publishing through weekly feature articles, interviews with
authors, and dialog with senior members of the publishing companies of [Genealogical Publishing Company, Clearfield Company,
and Gateway Press]. Excerpts from publications and lead stories from the
Genealogical Pointers newsletter and links to other genealogical blogs are
available. New feature articles will be posted each Friday.
Florida's Lost & Abandoned Graveyards
location, preservation & restoration of cemeteries throughout Florida.
Post and Search For Lost Photographs
An easy-to-use Lost-and-Found-Photo website powered by people helping
people, sorted by country and unknown categories. Easy-to-read instructions,
free registration and free browsing. You can choose to communicate with
other members via semi-private posting or private message. Genealogists
seeking answers and amateur and professional photo identification specialists
are invited to join this free network.
Family Tree Forum
Family Tree Forum (a UK- based site) opened its doors nearly one year ago,
since when it has grown into one of the most complete Family History sites
to be found on the Internet. It combines a lively research discussion forum,
where there is always someone on hand to help you with your research, with
a remarkable Reference Library (the wiki), where information can be found
on anything from the GRO to researching ancestors in Prussia. In addition
the newly launched online magazine gives members a chance to share their
family stories.Membership to the site is free and open to all and enables you
to access further community boards and the chance to add your expert
knowledge to the Family Tree Forum wiki.
Indiana State Census Transcription ProjectNew Horizons Genealogical
Services has launched the Indiana State Census Transcription Project,
it is our goal to get the complete Indiana census and mortality schedules
transcribed and published on the internet. We have links on our site to
most known records already transcribed.
Upstate New York Genealogy
Tips and Hints for finding ancestors in Upstate New York.
Belgian American Research Collection
One of the country's largest concentrations of Walloon-speaking Belgians
is found in northeastern Wisconsin, resulting in a unique cultural and social
flavor. A pilot project was undertaken in 1975-1976 to establish a Belgian-
American Ethnic Resource Collection in the Special Collections Department
of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Cofrin Library. The objective was
to record the undocumented historical, social, and cultural legacy of this unique
ethnic group. Images of the farms as well as oral history interviews had
previously been digitized by the UWDCC. New materials include nine
in-depth architectural surveys maps, which were drawn to scale showing
the location (both past and present) of structures, gardens, orchards
fences, fields, driveways, etc, and include materials such as draft maps
and deeds, as well as a large collection of log structure images.
National Hall of Records
National Hall of Records is a source for online obituaries, death notices and tributes.
Cumberland Pioneer Settlers
Cumerland River Settlers 1779 - 1804 Gateway to the West - over 700 land
grants - Pioneer Bio's.
Uk Genealogy Search Engines and Unique Ancestry Research
Quick Links
England Ireland Wales and Scotland genealogy ancestry
research of Parish,Church,Birth,Marriage and Death records.
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