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Ray's Newsletter


Publisher   Ray Wilson                  Date  September, 2005


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

Hope some of them will prove useful to you.

Free Family Genealogy Research
Trace your family tree and genealogy history today! Find out who you really are and where you came from - know your true heritage!.



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.



Free Genealogy Forms
Site for downloading free census abstracts and general research forms.

Heraldry: The Use and Abuse of Coats of Arms and Crests
One hundred years ago, William Crozier Armstrong noted that, "In America we have no institution analogous to the College of Heralds; the consequence is, that there are more assumptive arms borne in America than anywhere else. It is not overestimating when we say that at least seventy-five percent of the arms engraved on notepaper today are fraudulent.".

Military History Online Civil War Genealogy Database
Civil War genealogy database submitted by descendents and
organized by Regiment.

Minnesota Vital Records Indexes & People Finding Aids
A directory of helpful resources for adoption searches and
genealogy research.
Funeral Home Support List...Obits of Virginia, Maryland,
Delaware and Washington D.C. - current and archived. 20th century only.

German Genealogy Advisor
German genealogy research strategies on tracing your
family history and how to effectively use the Internet in your research.

Native American
Native American genealogy and tribal research links.

U.S. Military
Research sources for U.S. military records and material.

JMK Internet Store
Fun genealogy related clothing. T-shirts etc.

TITLE: Biographical Sketches Online
DESCRIPTION: This FREE searchable database includes scanned images of
short biographical sketches from various sources.

Genealogy T shirts
your ancestor photo imprinted on a 100% cotton T
shirt..perfect for family reunions.

How to Find Civil War Pension Records - Union & Confederate
Basic research guide for finding Civil War pension records
with links to online indexes.

Northern New York Library Network
Northern New York Historical Newspapers, including
Potsdam, Canton, Malone, Elizabethtown, Fulton and others. Full newspapers
with search engine. Some cover 50 years or more.

Directory of Free Online Census Records Indexes
A list of census indexes at the state level or higher that
can be searched for free.

General Society Sons of the Revolution
Home page of this national lineage society, for men who
prove descent from those who actively served in the Revolutionary War; site
includes membership information and forms, description of activities, and
links to state society web pages. Inludes societies in Mexico and Europe,
as well as throughout the United States.
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