Madison County Genealogical Society

P.O. Box 631
Edwardsville, IL 62025-0631


Cemeteries

Committee Chairs

Contact Us

Home

Library

Links

Membership

Monthly Meeting Minutes

Officer Contact List

Publications

Research Policy

LINKS TO USEFUL WEB SITES

U.S. GOVERNMENT

Bureau of Land Management General Land Office Records: http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System: http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/
Ellis Island: http://www.ellisislandrecords.org/
Library of Congress:  http://www.loc.gov/
National Archives - Home page: http://www.archives.gov/index.html
National Archives - Genealogy Main Page: http://www.archives.gov/research_room/genealogy/

ILLINOIS

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library (formerly the Illinois State Historical Library):http://www.illinoishistory.gov/lib/default.htm
Alton Confederate Prison Records:  http://www.altonweb.com/history/civilwar/confed/index.html
Edwardsville Public Library: http://www.edwardsvillelibrary.org/
Genealogy Society of Southern Illinois: http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilgssi/index.html
Illinois Human Skeletal Remains Protection Act: http://law.justia.com/illinois/codes/chapter5/376.html
Illinois Historic Preservation Agency: http://www.illinois-history.gov
Illinois GenWeb: http://www.ilgenweb.com/
Illinois State Archives - Home Page:  http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/archives.html
Illinois State Archives - Databases:  http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases.html
Illinois State Genealogical Society: http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilsgs/
Macoupin County GenWeb: http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilmacoup/macoupin.htm
Madison County GenWeb: http://madison.ilgenweb.net
Madison County Government: http://www.co.madison.il.us/
St. Clair County Genealogical Society: http://www.compu-type.net/rengen/stclair/stchome.htm
St. Clair County GenWeb: http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilstclai/stclair.htm

MISSOURI

Missouri Historical Society Library and Research:
http://www.mohistory.org/content/LibraryAndResearch/LRCGeneralInfo.aspx
St. Louis County Library Special Collections Department: http://www.slcl.org/branches/hq/sc/
St. Louis Genealogical Society: http://www.stlgs.org/
St. Louis Public Library History and Genealogy Department: http://www.slpl.lib.mo.us/libsrc/h&gdept.htm
Secretary of State (Archives): http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/
Virtually Missouri: http://www.virtuallymissouri.org/

MISCELLANEOUS

Ancestry.com:  http://www.ancestry.com
Association for Gravestone Studies (AGS):  http://www.gravestonestudies.org/
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet:  http://www.CyndisList.com/
Genealogy.com:  http://www.genealogy.com
Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild: http://www.immigrantships.net/
Family Search (LDS):  http://www.familysearch.org/  (Includes FREE access to 1880 Census)
Rootsweb: http://www.rootsweb.com
Soundex Converters:
               http://searches.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/Genea/soundex.sh or
               http://www.bradandkathy.com/genealogy/yasc.html
US GenWeb: http://www.usgenweb.net/

RESEARCHING US CIVIL WAR SOLDIER ANCESTORS: Civil War Sites