GENEALOGY RESOURCES ON THE INTERNET

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA MAILING LISTS



  1. CANDOCANAL. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) Canal encompassing parts of Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia. To subscribe send "subscribe" to candocanal-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or candocanal-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  2. CPAFUG. A mailing list, restricted to the members of the Capital PAF Users Group (Washington, DC metro area), to discuss all aspects of genealogical computing techniques. To subscribe send an email to the CPAFUG listowner, Jim Bartlett, at jimbartlett@mindspring.com, with the word "subscribe", your email address, and a statement that you are a member of CPAFUG.
  3. DC-AfriGeneas. A mailing list to coordinate, network and strengthen the efforts of African ancestored family researchers within the District of Columbia. You can subscribe from http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dc-afrigeneas/ or by sending the following to dc-afrigeneas-subscribe@yahoogroups.com: subscribe
  4. DC-CEMETERIES. A mailing list for anyone interested in locating, and preserving historical information about cemeteries in the District of Columbia. We welcome queries and postings regarding location of graves and ancestors who may be buried in them, cemeteries which have been indexed both on the internet and in other written forms, and cemetery research. To subscribe send "subscribe" to dc-cemeteries-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or dc-cemeteries-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  5. DC-CENSUS. A mailing list for the volunteers who are engaged in transcribing District of Columbia census records in support of the USGenWeb Census Project to discuss the status of the project. Information on available records and volunteers can be found on the Census Project's District of Columbia web site. If you are one of these volunteers or desire to participate in the project, send a message to Edward A. Black Sr. at w6uyf@earthlink.net stating your current or desired role in the project and requesting that you be added to the list.
  6. DC-CENSUS-LOOKUP. A mailing list for anyone desiring a check of District of Columbia census records for their ancestors. Requests should be as specific as possible and include county name, specific family of interest, and year whenever possible. In addition, those who own or have access to census records and are willing to do lookups are asked to subscribe and assist in responding to queries. To subscribe send "subscribe" to dc-census-lookup-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or dc-census-lookup-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  7. DC-FREEDMEN. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Freedmen in the District of Columbia from all ethnic backgrounds (e.g., African, Native American, Caucasian). To subscribe send "subscribe" to dc-freedmen-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or dc-freedmen-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  8. DC-KENSINGTONFHC-NEWS. A mailing list for the distribution of the monthly Kensington Family History Center (Washington, D.C.) newsletter to patrons and other interested individuals. This newsletter includes genealogy information and the schedules for monthly training events and upcoming seminars. List membership is restricted to those living in the DC/Baltimore metropolitan area. If you live in this area you can subscribe by sending a message to the List Administrator at dc-kensingtonfhc-news-admin@rootsweb.com stating your location and requesting that you be added to the list.
  9. DC-MEMORIES. A mailing list for genealogical reminiscing about families in the District of Columbia in order to put the lives of our ancestors in perspective. To subscribe send "subscribe" to dc-memories-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or dc-memories-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  10. DC-OBITS. A mailing list for the posting of obituaries and requests for obituary lookups for residents of the District of Columbia. To subscribe send "subscribe" to dc-obits-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or dc-obits-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  11. DC-OLD-NEWS. A mailing list for the submission of abstracts, extracts and links from District of Columbia newspapers published prior to 1931. Newspapers contain much of the information that may not be found elsewhere such as births, marriages, deaths, court notices, etc. They also provide community news and many fascinating details about the lives of our ancestors. Additional information can be found on the Newspaper Abstracts website. To subscribe send "subscribe" to dc-old-news-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or dc-old-news-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  12. MD-DC_Search. A mailing list for those conducting adoption searches in Maryland and the District of Columbia. You can subscribe from http://groups.yahoo.com/group/md-dc_search/ or by sending the following to md-dc_search-subscribe@yahoogroups.com: subscribe
  13. WashingtonDC. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Washington, District of Columbia. To subscribe send "subscribe" to washingtondc-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or washingtondc-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  14. WASHINGTON-DC-FHLC. A mailing list for the members of the Family History Library to receive the monthly Family History Library Catalog newsletter and to communicate with each other regarding Library matters. List membership is restricted to those living in the DC/Baltimore metropolitan area. If you are a member of the Library and live in this area, you can subscribe by sending a message to the List Administrator at washington-dc-fhlc-admin@rootsweb.com stating your membership in the Library and your location and requesting that you be added to the list.


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