GENEALOGY RESOURCES ON THE INTERNET

FAMILY HISTORIES, FOLKLORE, AND ARTIFACTS MAILING LISTS



  1. AR-BIBLE-RECORDS. A mailing list for the submission of bible records related to Arkansas families. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ar-bible-records-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ar-bible-records-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  2. AR-FAMILY-GROUP-SHEETS. A mailing list for the posting of Arkansas family group information, announcements of new uploaded family group sheets on the Arkansas Family Groups website, questions if you are have problems entering your data on the site, and discussions if you find a related family member on a family group sheet. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ar-family-group-sheets-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ar-family-group-sheets-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  3. AR-VINTAGEPHOTOS. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the use of vintage photos in Arkansas genealogy. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ar-vintagephotos-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ar-vintagephotos-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  4. BACKTOTHEPAST. A mailing list for people who want to discuss old stories and photos that help to place the lives of our ancestors in context. Additional information including many of these stories and photos can be found on the Back To The Past website. To subscribe send "subscribe" to backtothepast-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or backtothepast-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  5. BIBLE-RECORDS. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information found in family bibles in the possession of subscribers including family surnames, geographic locations of the families, and vital information on family members. To subscribe send "subscribe" to bible-records-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or bible-records-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  6. Bio-Bingers. A mailing list for any and all who are interested in biographies; finding and/or transcribing them, writing them, the proper source citations, etc.... and their relevance to the pursuit of genealogy and history. To subscribe send the following to bio-bingers-request@genexchange.org: subscribe
  7. FamHistorians. A mailing list, devoted to recording and preserving family histories, that will be of interest to scrapbookers creating heritage albums and those writing family stories, past and present. Topics include preserving old photographs, journaling, memory book products, scrapbooking tips and techniques appropriate for heritage albums, preserving genealogy research, etc. You can subscribe from http://groups.yahoo.com/group/famhistorians/ or by sending the following to famhistorians-subscribe@yahoogroups.com: subscribe
  8. Family_Bibles. A mailing list for the entry ONLY of information on any and all family bibles. Postings regarding a family bible should include, if known, present owner and address (needed as proof to make the bible valid); person submitting the information and address; date purchased, place, and price; plus locations of family discussed in the bible, if known, and all vital information given in the bible. To subscribe send "subscribe" to family_bibles-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or family_bibles-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  9. Family-Bibles. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding all aspects of family bibles (e.g., validaty of entries, where and how to find them, their value, whether sentimental or antique collectables, etc.). To subscribe send the following to family-bibles-request@genexchange.org: subscribe
  10. FAMILY-HISTORY-MONTH. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding Family History Month. Of particular interest are the sharing of success stories from the current year and planning related to activities next year. To subscribe send "subscribe" to family-history-month-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or family-history-month-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  11. FamilyMemories. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the preservation of family memories through stories, pictures, genealogy charts, scrapbooking and journaling. To subscribe send the following to familymemories-subscribe@yahoogroups.com: subscribe
  12. FAMILY-REUNIONS. A mailing list for posting the details of upcoming family reunions by surname(s) so that others with an interest in the family line(s) can contact the reunion coordinator. To subscribe send "subscribe" to family-reunions-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or family-reunions-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  13. FOLKLORE. A mailing list for the exchange of folklore - folk medicine and recipes. To subscribe send "subscribe" to folklore-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or folklore-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  14. GA-FGS. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the family group sheets, related success stories, and new connections found or made through the Georgia Family Group Sheet website. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ga-fgs-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ga-fgs-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  15. GENAUTHOR. A mailing list for anyone writing or publishing or planning on preparing and publishing a biography, family genealogy book or similar work related to genealogy, history or culture, to discuss of all aspects of the effort, including organizing the data, choosing a format, selecting a mode of publication, publisher, etc. To subscribe send "subscribe" to genauthor-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or genauthor-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  16. GENEALOGY-TREASURES. A mailing list for anyone interested in discussing the preservation of documents, pictures, family heirlooms and other treasures left to us by our ancestors, as well as sources and methods for dating old photos. To subscribe send "subscribe" to genealogy-treasures-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or genealogy-treasures-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  17. GEN-EDITOR. A mailing list for editors/publishers of genealogical, surname and family newsletters to have a place to discuss and share ideas and tips. To subscribe send "subscribe" to gen-editor-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or gen-editor-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  18. GenHumor. A mailing list for the exchange of genealogy amd family humor including poems and jokes. Please limit submissions to those that are no more than PG-rated. To subscribe send "subscribe" to genhumor-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or genhumor-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  19. genphoto. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding genealogy and family photographs including identifying and preserving old photographs, and using digital photography and scanning to share and preserve family photographs. You can subscribe from http://groups.yahoo.com/group/genphoto/ or by sending the following to genphoto-subscribe@yahoogroups.com: subscribe
  20. GEN-STORIES. A mailing list for the sharing of public domain genealogical stories of our families. To subscribe send "subscribe" to gen-stories-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or gen-stories-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  21. GEN-TRIVIA-ENG. A mailing list where one can share ancestral recipes, poems, rhymes, ditties, slang words, sayings, etc. This list will address England only so that other English mailing lists are not cluttered by such postings. To subscribe send "subscribe" to gen-trivia-eng-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or gen-trivia-eng-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  22. GEN-TRIVIA-IRELAND. A mailing list for anyone with an interest in all 32 counties of Ireland and all of its' people; to chat about their/your homeland and the history, culture and lifestyle of our ancestors and their descendants. Topics may include the entire island and all its people; their history, folklore, humour, sayings, idiosyncrasies, language, dialect, tales, stories, music, songs, similarities and/or differences between all areas and peoples of the island; and associated communities and traditions world-wide. This includes surname research, but only in the context of its' origins, history or meaning; not to include individual or family research. To subscribe send "subscribe" to gen-trivia-ireland-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or gen-trivia-ireland-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  23. GEN-TRIVIA-SCOTLAND. A mailing list for anyone with an interest in Scotland and the Scots through genealogy; to conduct friendly discussion about almost anything with a Scottish connection that relates to that interest, so that other Scottish genealogy mailing lists are not cluttered by such postings. Topics include Scottish history, folklore, humour, sayings, language & dialect, tales and songs, similarities and differences between areas of Scotland, and Scots communities and traditions world-wide. This list will NOT focus on surnames and family trees, but will seek to address the culture and lifestyle of our Scottish ancestors and their descendants. Often described as 'getting a feel for' a land and a way of life which may be thousands of miles away and which they may never see. To subscribe send "subscribe" to gen-trivia-scotland-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or gen-trivia-scotland-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  24. GEN-TRIVIA-UNIVERSAL. A mailing list for genealogy trivia collected from any country. This is an offshoot of the GEN-TRIVIA-ENG list where one can share ancestral recipes, poems, rhymes, ditties, slang words, sayings, etc. To subscribe send "subscribe" to gen-trivia-universal-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or gen-trivia-universal-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  25. HOMESPUN. A mailing list for those who want to have a bit of fun reminiscing. Subscribers are welcome to share memories, traditions, poems, humor, stories, recipes, folklore and home remedies. To subscribe send "subscribe" to homespun-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or homespun-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  26. HUNTINGTON-DISEASE. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the appearance of Huntington's Disease, Huntington's Chorea, or hereditary chorea among their ancestors. Please understand that this is NOT a support group list. To subscribe send "subscribe" to huntington-disease-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or huntington-disease-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  27. IA-VINTAGEPHOTOS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in vintage photos dealing with people and places in Iowa. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ia-vintagephotos-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ia-vintagephotos-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  28. KS-FAMILY-GROUP-SHEETS. A mailing list for the posting of Kansas family group information, announcements of new uploaded family group sheets on the Kansas Family Groups website, questions if you are have problems entering your data on the site, and discussions if you find a related family member on a family group sheet. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ks-family-group-sheets-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ks-family-group-sheets-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  29. KS-VINTAGEPHOTOS. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the use of vintage photos in Kansas genealogy. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ks-vintagephotos-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ks-vintagephotos-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  30. MEDICAL-GENEALOGY. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding our ancestors' medical histories, old diseases, and the practice of medicine in the past. To subscribe send "subscribe" to medical-genealogy-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or medical-genealogy-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  31. MEDICAL-PEDIGREE. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in genograms, medical pedigrees, causes of death, illnesses and diseases, hereditary factors, medical computer software and more. This list is not for requesting medical advice about a present condition. To subscribe send "subscribe" to medical-pedigree-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or medical-pedigree-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  32. MEMORY-LANE. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding our lives and personal memories so that those of our descendants who are interested can learn more about the personal side of our lives besides names and dates. The list also provides a place where we can remember family members who are gone from our lives in hopes of keeping their memory alive. To subscribe send "subscribe" to memory-lane-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or memory-lane-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  33. MO-VINTAGEPHOTOS. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the use of vintage photos in Missouri genealogy. To subscribe send "subscribe" to mo-vintagephotos-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or mo-vintagephotos-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  34. NE-VINTAGEPHOTOS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Nebraska photographers, ancestral photos, and researching early photography and its role as a tool in genealogy. Queries about early photographers and photos are encouraged. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ne-vintagephotos-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ne-vintagephotos-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  35. OK-FAMILY-GROUP-SHEETS. A mailing list for announcements of new uploaded family group sheets on Oklahoma Family Groups website (the form for submitting group sheets can be found on the site), questions if you are have problems entering your data on the site, and discussions if you find a related family member on a family group sheet. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ok-family-group-sheets-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ok-family-group-sheets-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  36. OK-ORPHANPHOTOS. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the search for elusive or missing photos of Oklahoma families and the posting of information regarding such photos that have come into your possession, with the ultimate goal of uniting families and photos. A future website will be established where the submitted photos will reside. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ok-orphanphotos-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ok-orphanphotos-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  37. OK-VINTAGEPHOTOS. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the use of vintage photos in Oklahoma genealogy. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ok-vintagephotos-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ok-vintagephotos-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  38. TX-VINTAGEPHOTOS. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the use of vintage photos in Texas genealogy. To subscribe send "subscribe" to tx-vintagephotos-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or tx-vintagephotos-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  39. UK-PHOTOGRAPHERS. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the dating of photographs produced by portrait and studio photographers in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland between 1850 and 1950. To subscribe send "subscribe" to uk-photographers-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or uk-photographers-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  40. UT-VINTAGEPHOTOS. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the use of vintage photos in Utah genealogy. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ut-vintagephotos-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ut-vintagephotos-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  41. VINTAGE-PHOTOS. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding vintage photos including, but not restricted to, proper storage, preservation, restoration, ageing and dating, restoration software, photo types and materials used, restoration assistance, and scanning options. To subscribe send "subscribe" to vintage-photos-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or vintage-photos-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  42. WRITING-LIFESTORIES-AND-FAMILY-HISTORY. A mailing list for anyone who would like to write his or her life stories or family history in narrative form. To subscribe send "subscribe" to writing-lifestories-and-family-history-l-request@r ootsweb.com (mail mode) or writing-lifestories-and-family-history-d-request@ ;rootsweb.com (digest mode).


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