GENEALOGY RESOURCES ON THE INTERNET

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  1. AMERICAN-INDIAN-MISSIONS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in American Indian Missions, those who maintained them, and the connections between the missions and indians and pioneers in the area. To subscribe send "subscribe" to american-indian-missions-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or american-indian-missions-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  2. AMERICAN-RAILROADS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the railroads of America and the people who worked for them. To subscribe send "subscribe" to american-railroads-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or american-railroads-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  3. AR-OLD-NEWSPAPERS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in old Arkansas newspapers and the persons who worked for them. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ar-old-newspapers-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ar-old-newspapers-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  4. AR-RAILROADS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in railroads and railroad workers in Arkansas. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ar-railroads-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ar-railroads-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  5. AR-SAWMILLS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Arkansas sawmills and their workers. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ar-sawmills-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ar-sawmills-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  6. AUS-ARMY-NURSING. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Australian Army Nursing service from 1903. To subscribe send "subscribe" to aus-army-nursing-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or aus-army-nursing-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  7. AUS-VIC-ARCHITECTS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in architects, engineers or surveyors who operated in Victoria, Australia, with particular emphasis on the 19th century though the 20th century is not excluded. Topics will include their lives and families as well as the buildings or structures for which they were responsible. To subscribe send "subscribe" to aus-vic-architects-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or aus-vic-architects-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  8. AUS-VIC-GOLDFIELDS. The goldfields of Victoria (Australia) was the lure that brought many immigrants to the state of Victoria in the 19th century, and was a source of great affluence for the state in its formative years. This list covers the history and the genealogy of the people of the geographic area, loosely defined as the golden triangle of the cities of Ballarat (Central Highlands), Bendigo, and Maryborough and their environs. To subscribe send "subscribe" to aus-vic-goldfields-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or aus-vic-goldfields-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  9. AUS-VIC-MECH-INST. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Mechanics' Institutes, Schools of Art, Athenaeums and early public libraries in Victoria, Australia, including the builders and people who started them and were involved in their early operation, their backgrounds, and the involvement by more than one generation of a family. The list will also address related records. To subscribe send "subscribe" to aus-vic-mech-inst-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or aus-vic-mech-inst-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  10. AUS-WA-PENSIONER-GUARDS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the ex-army personnel and their families who went as Pensioner Guards on the Convict Transport ships carrying prisoners from the British Empire to Western Australia. To subscribe send "subscribe" to aus-wa-pensioner-guards-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or aus-wa-pensioner-guards-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  11. BLACKSMITHING. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the role that the trade of blacksmithing played in our family histories. To subscribe send "subscribe" to blacksmithing-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or blacksmithing-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  12. BRITISH-HATTERS. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding ancestors whose occupation was in the British hat trade for both men and women, including manufacture and sales. To subscribe send "subscribe" to british-hatters-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or british-hatters-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  13. BRITISH-MARINERS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in British mariners. To subscribe send "subscribe" to british-mariners-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or british-mariners-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  14. BUFFALO-HUNTERS. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the ancestors and descendants of the American frontiersmen who were under contract to the army and the railroads after the Civil War to slaughter buffalo in order to provide meat for the new army posts on the Plains and the railroad construction crews. To subscribe send "subscribe" to buffalo-hunters-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or buffalo-hunters-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  15. CA-GOLDRUSH. A mailing list for anyone who is interested in early California miners and settlers, especially in northern California, 1848-1880. Additional information can be found on the GOLDRUSH Most Wanted web site. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ca-goldrush-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ca-goldrush-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  16. CALUMET-STEEL. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in steelworkers in the Calumet Region that ranges from South Chicago, Illinois, to Gary, Indiana, and the surrounding area of the Illinois and Indiana shores of Lake Michigan. To subscribe send "subscribe" to calumet-steel-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or calumet-steel-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  17. CANAL-PEOPLE. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in canal workers and barge owners. To subscribe send "subscribe" to canal-people-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or canal-people-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  18. CAN-HUDSONS-BAY-COMPANY. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the early Hudson's Bay Company explorers in Canada. To subscribe send "subscribe" to can-hudsons-bay-company-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or can-hudsons-bay-company-d-request@rootsweb.com< /a> (digest mode).
  19. CARNIVALS-AND-SIDESHOW-ACTS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in traveling carnivals including sideshow acts and others who worked in them. To subscribe send "subscribe" to carnivals-and-sideshow-acts-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or carnivals-and-sideshow-acts-d-request@rootsweb.co m (digest mode).
  20. CHURCHMEN-UK. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in church employees (clergy and others) in the United Kingdom. To subscribe send "subscribe" to churchmen-uk-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or churchmen-uk-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  21. CIRCUS-FOLK. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in circus folk. To subscribe send "subscribe" to circus-folk-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or circus-folk-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  22. COALMINERS. A mailing list for anyone whose ancestors were coalminers in the United Kingdom or the United States. To subscribe send "subscribe" to coalminers-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or coalminers-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  23. COLONIAL-CLERGY. A mailing list for anyone researching colonial United States ancestors who were clergy (all faiths). To subscribe send "subscribe" to colonial-clergy-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or colonial-clergy-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  24. DEEP-SOUTH-CLERGY. A mailing list for anyone researching ancestors who were clergy (all faiths) in the states of Tennessee, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana. To subscribe send "subscribe" to deep-south-clergy-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or deep-south-clergy-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  25. DOCTORS-NURSES-MIDWIVES. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in medical practices of old, doctors and other medical personnel, medical schools, and other medical resources. To subscribe send "subscribe" to doctors-nurses-midwives-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or doctors-nurses-midwives-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  26. ENG-CANAL-PEOPLE. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the boat people on the inland waterways of England. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-canal-people-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-canal-people-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  27. ENG-ESSEX-WITCHES. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the witches of Essex, England. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-essex-witches-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-essex-witches-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  28. ENG-MIDDLESEX-CRIMINALS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in people who were convicted criminals in Middlesex County, England. Discussion of any surrounding counties such as Essex, Surrey, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, etc. is also welcome. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-middlesex-criminals-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-middlesex-criminals-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  29. ENG-PUBS-INNS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in English pubs and inns which have served as the focus of community life in England from the Dark Ages to the present day. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-pubs-inns-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-pubs-inns-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  30. ENG-STS-THE-POTTERIES. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, and surrounding/incorporated towns which are the center of the British ceramics industry and comprise an area known as the Potteries District. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-sts-the-potteries-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-sts-the-potteries-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  31. ENG-THAMESWATERMEN. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Watermen and Lightermen of the River Thames and their families. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-thameswatermen-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-thameswatermen-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  32. ENG-TOBACCO-PIPE-MAKERS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in individuals in England who were involved in the business of making clay tobacco pipes. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-tobacco-pipe-makers-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-tobacco-pipe-makers-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  33. FRISCO-RR. A mailing list for anyone researching ancestors who worked for the St. Louis and San Franciso (Frisco) Railroad. To subscribe send "subscribe" to frisco-rr-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or frisco-rr-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  34. FURTRAPPERS-MOUNTAINMEN. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in fur trappers and mountain men. To subscribe send "subscribe" to furtrappers-mountainmen-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or furtrappers-mountainmen-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  35. GLSHIPS. A mailing list for anyone who is researching ancestors who participated in the shipping industry on the Great Lakes of the northeastern United States. To subscribe send "subscribe" to glships-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or glships-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  36. GOLDSEEKERS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in various gold rushes including the routes of travel to get to them and the people involved. While the list will focus on North America from 1830 to 1910, discussions of gold rushes in other regions (e.g., Australia, Africa, South America, Central America) are welcome. To subscribe send "subscribe" to goldseekers-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or goldseekers-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  37. HM-CUSTOMS-EXCISE. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in HM Customs and Excise (HMC&E) and the individuals who served in this, the oldest Department of the British Government, within in the United Kingdom. HMC&E was responsible for the collection of Value Added Tax (VAT), Customs Duties, Excise Duties and other indirect taxes as well as managing the importation and exportation of goods and services into the United Kingdom until it was amalgamated with the Inland Revenue in 2005. To subscribe send "subscribe" to hm-customs-excise-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or hm-customs-excise-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  38. HM-CUSTOMS-WATERGUARD. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in HM Waterguard and the individuals who served in HM Waterguard. The Waterguard has it's roots in the Preventive Water Guard service formed in1809 as the sea-based arm of revenue enforcement in the United Kingdom to combat smuggling. It was reformed in 1923 as the separate department within HM customs & Excise, responsible for the collection of Excise revenue and the detection of prohibited and restricted goods, from the passengers and crew of ships and aircraft, and other incoming travellers to the United Kingdom. It was absorbed into HM customs & Excise in 1972. To subscribe send "subscribe" to hm-customs-waterguard-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or hm-customs-waterguard-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  39. HUCKSTERS-AND-TEAMSTERS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the occupations of hucksters (peddlers) and teamsters (wagon drivers to early 20th century truck drivers). To subscribe send "subscribe" to hucksters-and-teamsters-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or hucksters-and-teamsters-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  40. HYMNOLOGY. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the authors of hymns and related literature. To subscribe send "subscribe" to hymnology-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or hymnology-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  41. IA-RAILROADS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in old Iowa railroads and their workers. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ia-railroads-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ia-railroads-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  42. IN-OLD-NEWSPAPERS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in old Indiana newspapers and the persons who worked for them. To subscribe send "subscribe" to in-old-newspapers-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or in-old-newspapers-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  43. IN-RAILROADS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in old Indiana railroads and their workers. To subscribe send "subscribe" to in-railroads-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or in-railroads-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  44. IOWA-OLD-NEWSPAPERS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in old Iowa newspapers and the persons who worked for them. To subscribe send "subscribe" to iowa-old-newspapers-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or iowa-old-newspapers-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  45. KEEWETIN. A mailing list for anyone researching Cree fur trade family histories in Canada. To subscribe send "subscribe" to keewetin-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or keewetin-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  46. KS-OLD-NEWSPAPERS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in old Kansas newspapers and the persons who worked for them. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ks-old-newspapers-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ks-old-newspapers-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  47. KS-RAILROADS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in old Kansas railroads and their workers. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ks-railroads-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ks-railroads-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  48. KY-COALMINERS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the coal miners of eastern Kentucky. Additional information can be found on the Kentucky Coal Miners website. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ky-coalminers-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ky-coalminers-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  49. KY-REGULATORS. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the history of the Kentucky Regulators, their surnames, and the deeds that they did. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ky-regulators-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ky-regulators-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  50. LDS-LESSONS. A mailing list for Family History Teachers who wish to learn more about Family History Research through lessons, tips on teaching, and answers to questions about teaching; however, anyone interested in the subject matter is welcome. While the focus in not exclusive to Latter-day Saints; many tips and lessons will be geared towards LDS members and Family History Centers. To subscribe send "subscribe" to lds-lessons-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or lds-lessons-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  51. LIGHTHOUSE-KEEPERS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in lighthouses and their keepers. To subscribe send "subscribe" to lighthouse-keepers-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or lighthouse-keepers-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  52. LONDON-COMPANYS. A mailing list for anyone with an interest in the family networks within the Companies of London (e.g., Virginia Company, Massachusetts Bay Company, Somers Islands Company, East India Company). To subscribe send "subscribe" to london-companys-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or london-companys-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  53. LONGHUNTERS. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the longhunters, indian traders, and the "overhill" men within and west of the Appalachian Mountains. The time frame is 1700-1775. To subscribe send "subscribe" to longhunters-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or longhunters-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  54. Mariners. A mailing list for anyone who is researching their seafaring ancestors. The list welcomes discussions about merchant ships, the world's Navies, and the men who made their lives at sea. If your seafaring ancestor worked on the smallest fishing smack, or the largest man o'war... if he was a Marine, a Customs Officer, a Coastguard or followed any other profession involving ships or the sea, then this list is for you! To subscribe send "subscribe" to mariners-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or mariners-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  55. MERCHANT-MARINE. A mailing list for all former Merchant Marines of all countries involved in World War II, Korea or Vietnam, and their families, to assist each other in genealogical research as well as finding out about their shipmates, vessels and stories in both the Pacific and Atlantic Theaters. To subscribe send "subscribe" to merchant-marine-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or merchant-marine-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  56. MILUMBERDAYS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the lumber industry in Michigan and those individuals who participated in it. To subscribe send "subscribe" to milumberdays-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or milumberdays-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  57. MI-PERCY-JONES-HOSPITAL. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of genealogy-related information and memories associated with the Percy Jones Military Hospital (1933-1953) in Battle Creek, Michigan, including patients, staff, and volunteers. To subscribe send "subscribe" to mi-percy-jones-hospital-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or mi-percy-jones-hospital-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  58. MN-LogCamps. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the logging camps in Minnesota from the late-1800s to the mid-1900s. To subscribe send "subscribe" to mn-logcamps-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or mn-logcamps-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  59. MOTION-PICTURE-ANCESTORS. A mailing list for with a genealogical interest in ancestors who worked in the movie industry. The list covers all aspects of workers from actors/directors to janitors, for any motion picture company from any location. To subscribe send "subscribe" to motion-picture-ancestors-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or motion-picture-ancestors-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  60. MS-HARRISON-SHIP-ISLAND. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the Civil War history of Ship Island, Harrison County, Mississippi, and the genealogies of its lighthouse keepers. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ms-harrison-ship-island-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ms-harrison-ship-island-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  61. MUSIC-OCCUPATIONS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in those who made a living by music; either as players, writers, or whatever. To subscribe send "subscribe" to music-occupations-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or music-occupations-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  62. NA-INDIAN-TRADERS. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the descendants of those who worked as traders with the indian tribes of North America. To subscribe send "subscribe" to na-indian-traders-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or na-indian-traders-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  63. 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).
  64. NEW-ENGLAND-SEAFARERS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the New England area of the United States as it pertains to the seafaring community and their ships. To subscribe send "subscribe" to new-england-seafarers-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or new-england-seafarers-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  65. NJ-OLD-NEWSPAPERS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in old New Jersey newspapers and the persons who worked for them. To subscribe send "subscribe" to nj-old-newspapers-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or nj-old-newspapers-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  66. NOVA-SCOTIA-SEAFARERS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Province of Nova Scotia in Canada as it pertains to the seafaring community and their ships. To subscribe send "subscribe" to nova-scotia-seafarers-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or nova-scotia-seafarers-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  67. OCCUPATIONS. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding occupations from a genealogical standpoint. To subscribe send "subscribe" to occupations-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or occupations-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  68. OHIO-RAILROADS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in Ohio railroads and the people who worked for them. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ohio-railroads-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ohio-railroads-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  69. OH-OLD-SCHOOLS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the Ohio one-room schools and their teachers and students. To subscribe send "subscribe" to oh-old-schools-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or oh-old-schools-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  70. OK-CSCPA. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the Oklahoma Cherokee Strip Cow Punchers Association (CSCPA) and the people associated with it. Over Labor Day weekend in 1920, George W. Miller of the 101 Ranch in Bliss (Marland), Oklahoma invited cowboys that had ridden the Chisholm and other cattle trails to a rodeo at the 101 Ranch. While assembled the men decided to form the CSCPA, a social and fraternal organization, and meet every year on Labor Day weekend. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ok-cscpa-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ok-cscpa-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  71. OK-LAWMEN-OUTLAW. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding ancestors who were lawmen or outlaws in the Oklahoma or Indian Territories. Interested individuals may want to check out the Oklahoma Lawmen & Outlaws including O. T. & I. T. website and the Oklahoma USGenWeb archives for Lawmen and Outlaws. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ok-lawmen-outlaw-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ok-lawmen-outlaw-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  72. OK-OILMEN. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Oklahoma oil industry and the folks involved in it. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ok-oilmen-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ok-oilmen-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  73. OK-POLITICAL-HISTORY. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Oklahoma politicians including those in pre-statehood Territorial governments, post-statehood State government, and local governments during both of these periods. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ok-political-history-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ok-political-history-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  74. OK-RAILROADS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Oklahoma railroads and their ancestors who were associated with them. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ok-railroads-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ok-railroads-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  75. OLD-AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN-NEWSPAPERS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in old Austro-Hungarian newspapers and the persons who worked for them. To subscribe send "subscribe" to old-austro-hungarian-newspapers-l-request@root sweb.com (mail mode) or old-austro-hungarian-newspapers-d-request@ro otsweb.com (digest mode).
  76. OLD-FRENCH-NEWSPAPERS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in old French newspapers and the persons who worked for them. To subscribe send "subscribe" to old-french-newspapers-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or old-french-newspapers-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  77. OLD-GERMAN-NEWSPAPERS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in old German newspapers and the persons who worked for them. To subscribe send "subscribe" to old-german-newspapers-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or old-german-newspapers-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  78. OLD-MISSOURI-NEWSPAPERS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in old Missouri newspapers and the persons who worked for them. To subscribe send "subscribe" to old-missouri-newspapers-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or old-missouri-newspapers- d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  79. OLDWEST-COWBOYS-INDIANSCOUTS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Old West, cowboys, indian scouts and anything pertaining to them. Discussion of migration patterns, immigration, historical sketches, settlements, web sites, etc. is encouraged. To subscribe send "subscribe" to oldwest-cowboys- indianscouts-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or oldwest-cowboys- indianscouts-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  80. ORGAN-BUILDERS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest folks who are in the trade of building organs. To subscribe send "subscribe" to organ-builders-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or organ-builders-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  81. OUTLAWS-OF-THE-OLD-WEST. A mailing list for anyone who is researching their ancestors who were outlaws of the old West. To subscribe send "subscribe" to outlaws-of-the-old-west-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or outlaws-of-the-old-west-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  82. OZships. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Australian and New Zealand shipping. You can subscribe from http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ozships/ or by sending the following to ozships-subscribe@yahoogroups.com: subscribe
  83. PAPER-MILLS-MAKERS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in paper mills and paper makers. To subscribe send "subscribe" to paper-mills-makers-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or paper-mills-makers-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  84. PA-RAILROADS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the old railroads of Pennsylvania and the people who worked for them. To subscribe send "subscribe" to pa-railroads-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or pa-railroads-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  85. PAYORK-AMREV-DESCENDANTS. A mailing list for descendants of American Revolutionary War soldiers and patriots from York County, Pennsylvania. To subscribe send "subscribe" to payork-amrev-descendants-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or payork-amrev-descendants- d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  86. PHILLY-MUMMERS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Mummers (Comics, Fancies, String Bands, Fancy Brigades) of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and surrounding areas. To subscribe send "subscribe" to philly-mummers-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or philly-mummers-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  87. PIRATES. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in all pirates. To subscribe send "subscribe" to pirates-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or pirates-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  88. POLICE-SHERIFFS-DEPUTIES-USA. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Police Officers, Sheriffs and Sheriff's Deputies in the United States as well as the history of Police and Sheriff Departments in the United States. To subscribe send "subscribe" to police-sheriffs-deputies-usa-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or police-sheriffs-deputies-usa-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  89. POLICE-UK. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in former police officers of the United Kingdom, the formation and history of all United Kingdom police forces, and general discussion of related matters. The definition of United Kingdom for this list includes all English speaking forces within England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales as well as any island around those coastlines including the Channel Islands. To subscribe send "subscribe" to police-uk-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or police-uk-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  90. POSTALWORKERS-UK. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in postal workers in the United Kingdom. To subscribe send "subscribe" to postalworkers-uk-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or postalworkers-uk-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  91. PRISONS-UK. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in British prisons and prisoners. To subscribe send "subscribe" to prisons-uk-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or prisons-uk-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  92. PULLMAN-COMPANY. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the Pullman Palace Car Company (founded 1867) and their ancestors who were associated with it. The list will address the Pullman Company; Pullman Palace Car Company; Pullman Car Works; Pullman porters; and the town of Pullman, Illinois, near Chicago, which was built for Pullman employees. To subscribe send "subscribe" to pullman-company-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or pullman-company-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  93. PullmanCompanyResearchers. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the Pullman Company and their ancestors who were associated with it. This includes the Pullman Company, Pullman Car Works, Pullman Palace Car Company, Pullman porters, and the town of Pullman near Chicago built for Pullman employees. You can subscribe from http://groups.yahoo.com/group/PullmanCompanyResearcher s/ or by sending the following to pullmancompanyresearchers-subscribe@yahoogr oups.com: subscribe
  94. RAILWAY-UK. A mailing list for anyone who is researching ancestors who worked on the railways in the United Kingdom. To subscribe send "subscribe" to railway-uk-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or railway-uk-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  95. RIC. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Royal Irish Constabulary. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ric-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ric-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  96. RiverRats. A mailing list for discussions of the Mississippi River "people" living on, working on, and involved in life on the "river". Any family living in any county bordering the Mississippi River, or living "on" the river, is welcome. To subscribe send "subscribe" to riverrats-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or riverrats-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  97. Scharfrichter-L. A mailing list for those with a genealogical interest in the occupation of executioner and those who served as executioners. The language for the list is German. Additional information can be found at http://list.genealogy.net/mm/listinfo/scharfrichter-l. You can subscribe from the above web page or by sending the following to scharfrichter-l-request@genealogy.net: subscribe
  98. SCOTLAND-TINKS-HAWKERS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Scottish Hawkers, Travellers, and Tinkers whose skills ranged from tinsmiths to basket makers. To subscribe send "subscribe" to scotland-tinks-hawkers-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or scotland-tinks-hawkers-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  99. SCOTTISH-MINING. A mailing list for anyone who with a genealogical interest in miners and the mining industry of Scotland. To subscribe send "subscribe" to scottish-mining-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or scottish-mining-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  100. SOUTHERN-PLANTATIONS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the plantations of the southern United States and their owners. To subscribe send "subscribe" to southern-plantations-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or southern-plantations-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  101. THEATRE-UK. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the theatre and entertainment business, primarily in but not restricted to the United Kingdom, including ancestors, buildings, productions and plays. Additional information can be found on the THEATRE-UK website. To subscribe send "subscribe" to theatre-uk-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or theatre-uk-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  102. THEATRICAL-ANCESTORS. A mailing list for anyone who is researching ancestors who participated in any type of theatrical or film work. To subscribe send "subscribe" to theatrical-ancestors-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or theatrical-ancestors-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  103. TOWNCRIERS-UK. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in towncriers and/or beadles throughout the United Kingdom including their livery, customs, and responsibilities. To subscribe send "subscribe" to towncriers-uk-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or towncriers-uk-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  104. TX-COTTON. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in cotton farming in Texas and their ancestors who participated in it. To subscribe send "subscribe" to tx-cotton-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or tx-cotton-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  105. TX-EARLY-LEADERS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in early political officers, both appointed and elected, in Texas. To subscribe send "subscribe" to tx-early-leaders-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or tx-early-leaders-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  106. TX-LAWMEN-OUTLAW. A mailing list for anyone researching ancestors who were lawmen or outlaws in Texas. To subscribe send "subscribe" to tx-lawmen-outlaw-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or tx-lawmen-outlaw-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  107. TX-OILGEN. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the people who participated in the Texas Oil Boom (1901-1930s). To subscribe send "subscribe" to tx-oilgen-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or tx-oilgen-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  108. TX-SHARECROP. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Texas sharecroppers and the problems in tracing them. To subscribe send "subscribe" to tx-sharecrop-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or tx-sharecrop-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  109. UK-CHEMIST-APOTHECARY. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Chemist and Apothecary profession in the United Kingdom. To subscribe send "subscribe" to uk-chemist-apothecary-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or uk-chemist-apothecary-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  110. UK-COALMINERS. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding ancestors who worked in the coal mines of the United Kingdom. To subscribe send "subscribe" to uk-coalminers-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or uk-coalminers-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  111. UK-WATCHMAKERS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in watch and clock makers in the United Kingdom. To subscribe send "subscribe" to uk-watchmakers-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or uk-watchmakers-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  112. USA-TEACHERS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in teachers in the United States including researching early teachers and their role in history as a tool in family research. Queries about early teachers and schools are encouraged. To subscribe send "subscribe" to usa-teachers-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or usa-teachers-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  113. US-Coalmining-Camps. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding coal mining camps (camps associated with coal mining fields) in the United States. Topics include coal camp life and residents, disasters, schools, churches, doctors, and why it's important to document the disappearing coal mining camps in the United States. To subscribe send "subscribe" to us-coalmining-camps-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or us-coalmining-camps-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  114. USMARSHALLS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in US Marshalls and deputies of old. To subscribe send "subscribe" to usmarshalls-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or usmarshalls-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  115. VIOLIN-MAKERS. A mailing list for anyone who is researching ancestors who were luthiers (makers of violins, guitars, and the like). To subscribe send "subscribe" to violin-makers-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or violin-makers-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  116. WATERPOWER. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical, technical, or historical interest in the waterpower industry and the people, places, and technology associated with it. To subscribe send "subscribe" to waterpower-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or waterpower-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  117. WAVERLEY_ROUTE. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the Waverley Route, North British Railway's line running from Carlisle to Edinburgh via Hawick and Galshiels through the Scottish Borders, as well as all of its branches. Topics include any feature or staff member of these lines as well as those involved in the construction such as the Irish navigational engineers (Navvies) who worked on it. To subscribe send "subscribe" to waverley_route-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or waverley_route-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  118. WIREWALKING-ROPEWALKING. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in individuals who performed and toured as wire-walkers or rope-walkers. They being solo performers in the calibre of Blondin. To subscribe send "subscribe" to wirewalking-ropewalking-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or wirewalking-ropewalking-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  119. WOODWORKERS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in people who were woodworkers by trade. To subscribe send "subscribe" to woodworkers-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or woodworkers-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  120. WYMINING. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in miners and the mining industry in Wyoming. To subscribe send "subscribe" to wymining-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or wymining-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  121. YTANDV. A mailing list for those genealogists tracing relatives who were involved in Yiddish theater and/or vaudeville in any capacity, in any location, and in any time period. Additional information can be found on the YTandV Research Group website. To subscribe to a JewishGen mailing list, go to http://lyris.jewishgen.org/ListManager and follow the online instructions.


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