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|Other Massachusetts Links
|Western Massachusetts Publications
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|Genealogy Starting Points
The Bible Archives - Archive of thousands of names found in family Bibles.
Blank Family Tree - A very basic blank family tree.
Census Home Page - U.S. Census home page, provides information on ordering past census data.
Genealogy bookstore - Online bookstore devoted solely to genealogy material.
Genealogy Toolbox - A list of databases and useful resources.
GenForum - With more than 1.5 million messages, it ranks as one of the Internet's biggest message boards for family history.
Handwriting information - Tips on how to decipher old handwriting.
Interactive family tree - Template to make an interactive family tree (includes HTML code).
Internet Family Finder - Genealogy.com provides a search engine that indexes 325 million names on nearly 3 million genealogy-focused web sites. You can also use Genealogy Site Finder to look through more than 56,000 links classified by subject.
Mapquest - Good resource for finding any location in the world.
Names - Good resource on naming practices throughout the world.
National Archives - Searchable database of selected parts of the National Archives collection.
Obituary links - Page of links to various obituary pages.
Rootsweb: relationship chart - A chart which shows you exactly what a fifth-cousin, twice-removed means.
Social Security Database - Ancestry.com provides a Social Security death index which can be used to look up when and where someone died by last name or Social Security number. You can also check national online White Pages to find addresses and phone numbers.
Surnameweb - A large database which allows you to search for links by surname.
Tombstone rubbings - How to do tombstone rubbings.
How-to Article - A good starting off article on researching female ancestors.
Maiden Names - Seventeen ways to find a maiden name.
Notable Women - Notable women ancestors site.
JewishGen Registry - Holocaust Global Registry which provides information on Holocaust victims, with a comprehensive surname search.
Remember - Holocaust resource site.
Yad-Vashem - The largest Holocaust site on the Internet, part of a large Jerusalem-based project.
Black Sheep - A fun collection of stories from people who found black sheep in their families.
Humor - Really bad genealogical humor.
Online Cemetery. - An online cemetery. Thousands of listings of peoples birthdays and death dates.
Political Graveyard - A Web page which shows where over 30,000 politicians, diplomats and judges are buried.
Adoption.com - Good place to start genealogy research if you were adopted.
Adoption Search - An adoption-focused search engine.
Genealogy Links - Native-American genealogy links.
Getting Started - Information about getting started on researching Native American genealogy.
National Archives - National Archive material on Native-Americans including information about the census and the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
The A-Z of Irish genealogy - A good starting point.
Irish Links - Irish genealogy links.
Irish Times: Ancestors - A comprehensive site listing land records, ship logs, and a surname search.
French Genealogical Center of America - For Americans of French ancestry.
FFG - Federation of French genealogists.
French Links - Lists of French genealogy links.
Census - Information about the English census.
Genuki - The U.K. and Ireland Genealogical Information Service.
U.K. genealogy - How to research your ancestors from the United Kingdom.
Acadian - A list of Acadian genealogy links.