Publisher Ray Wilson firstname.lastname@example.org May, 2006
Here are some new sites I have discovered this past month.
Hope some of them will prove useful to you.
I Dream of Genealogy - Alabama Census RecordsLarge database of free online census resources for Alabama.=~=~=~=The Scotch-Irish in Western PennsylvaniaAn account of the Scotch-Irish contribution to the history of Western Pennsylvania.=~=~=~=http://worldfamilies.net/World Families NetworkWhere DNA Testing meets Genealogy.=~=~=~=http://www.morganohiolibrary.com/Female.htmlOhio Female Name Index to 1850This index includes 13,686 entries taken from Ohio publications through 1850including city directories, school catalogues, etc. Each entry includes name,address, city, race and occupation with book and page citation for researchers.==~=~=~=http://www.genealogytoday.com/guide/funeral_cards.htmlFinding Funeral Cards OnlineSearch this database of thousands of funeral card links, along with ourown growing collection of card images.==~=~=~=http://www.rootsweb.com/~iabcgs2/wsb/Buchanan County Iowa Genealogy SocietyOver 30,000 Obituaries, Newspapers from 1856,Death records, marriagerecords, cemetery records, and more.=~=~=~http://gedcomindex.com/GEDCOM Index .comTown-by-town index of entries in GEDCOM files published on the web. Find yourancestor, click to download somebody's GEDCOM from their site.=~=~=~=Ulster Towns Directory 1910: Saintfield, County DownA list of inhabitants of Saintfield, County Down, Ireland, in 1910.=~=~=~=http://www.faganbooks.com/Sean Fagan, Rare BooksOut of print and rare books in all fields of interest. Thousands of booksincluding genealogy and town histories.=~=~=~=http://www.pineconeandtassle.com/The Pine Cone and TasselMaine family history newsletter.=~=~=~=http://www.worldwidetopsites.com/sites/genealogy.html Ulster Towns Directory 1910: Worldwide Top SitesA list of Many free search sites for many subjects.=~=~=~=http://www.angelica.dds.nl/family.htmGenealogy Websites - Family TreeSearch for your family tree - citizens and military records online.=~=~=~=http://www.kindredtrails.com/African-Americans-On-The-Move-1.htmlAfrican Americans on the MoveA look at the Forced and Voluntary Movement of Blacks Within America.=~=~=~=http://www.eccleswv.com/Eccles, WV (Raleigh County)A Selected History - Pre-1910 to Present. These pages are dedicated to thecourageous families and the descendants of the Coal Miners that toiled therein the early to mid-20th Century.=~=~=~=http://www.scarbrowv.com/Scarbro, Carlisle, Whipple, & Oak Hill, WV (Fayette County)A Selected History - These pages are dedicated to the courageous families and thedescendants of the Coal Miners that toiled there in the early to mid-20th Century.=~=~=~=Income tax recordsAn act of Congress passed on 1 July 1862 instituted a progressive income tax. If your annual income was $600 or more, you were taxed. The levy was repealed in 1872. The records are available either through the National Archives or through your local Family History Center.If your ancestors are from a southern state, as the federal troops took over an area, the tax was levied. Georgians, for example, paid income taxes beginning in 1865.=~=~=~=http://www.ancestry.ca/Census of CanadaAncestry.ca offers the largest number of Canadian family research recordsonline, including more than 150 million names, and the first and only fullyindexed 1911 Census of Canada collection online.=~=~=~=http://www.focusphotolab.com/Focus Photo Digital Photo RestorationSpecializing in Digital Prints, Digital Photo Restoration, Passport/ImmigrationPhotos, Large Format Printing and Custom Slide Processing.=~=~=~=http://www.lib.byu.edu/fhc/Family History ArchiveFrom the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University, over 4700 digitizedfamily and local history books. New works added weekly. Free access.=~=~=~=
Map of Military Lots, Garrett County, Maryland. 1787Lots assigned to Marylanders who served 3 years in the American army during theRevolutionary War. Each soldier was assigned 50 acres, and officers 200 acres, in Garrett County, Western Maryland.
http://www.geocities.com/loralmc/cures.htmlForgotten Medical CuresThis is a compilation of forgotten medical cures and "yucky stuff" sent inby the subscibers of the Roots-L mailing list back in October 1998, as well asthose who have visited the web site since then.=~=~=~=http://www.genealogymagazine.com/liustopanaby.htmlLinking Us to the Past — Name By Name"It is not difficult to understand why some of the surnames that appear in 1790 census have passed out of existence because people tend to avoid and change peculiarones, especially those that can be ridiculed," writes Myra Vanderpool Gormley."Myriad given names, which appeared frequently in the 17th and 18th centuries,and even in the early part of the 19th century, have become obsolete. Our names,particularly given names, have always followed popular trends.".=~=~=~=http://www.genealogymagazine.com/wacoalwiab.htmlWills From A "Burned" County: Walker County, AlabamaWalker County, Alabama, lost its earliest records in a courthouse fire on 22 July1877. The first volume of last wills and testaments covers those filed after the 1877fire, though some were written as early as the 1860s.=~=~=~=Branch's Baptist Church Cemetery, Richmond, VA; Page 1 -- Sassytazzy's Online Genealogy Research LibraryInscriptions of headstones at Branch's Baptist Church Cemetery (corner of BroadRock Boulevard & Walmsley Boulevard, Richmond, VA) as of 5 Feb 2006.=~=~=~=http://www.scotlandsfamily.com/Scotlands FamilyScotland's new genealogy portal offering free online BMD, census data, Parishmaps, ship passenger lists, and more.=~=~=~=http://homepage.ntlworld.com/k.haigh/linksG.htmGenealogy LinksPage of useful links for UK genealogy, along with notes for seaching censusesand the IGI.=~=~=~=http://www.geocities.com/cemeteryphotographsCemetery Photographer for the NY areaPhotograph cemeteries and churchs in Brooklyn Queens Staten IslandManhatten Bronx. Obituary and census look ups.=~=~=~=http://georgiatribeofeasterncherokee.com/Official Georgia Tribe of Eastern CherokeeState recognized. Accepts enrollment of all Cherokee who can fully document their Cherokee heritage.=~=~=~=http://www.salem.lib.nh.us/Vitalrecords.htmlVital Records for Salem, NH 1735-1907Alphabetical listing of Birth, Death and Marriage records fromGilbert's History of Salem NH, 1735-1907.=~=~=~=http://www.htmlpedigree.com/gedsearch/Internet Genealogy 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.=~=~=~=http://www.officialrecords.co.uk/The Official birth, marriage and Death Certificate Service for the United KingdomCommercial service providing births, deaths and marriage certificate and searchservice for the UK.=~=~=~=