Favorite Research Sites
The members of the Iron County Genealogy Society would like to share some of their favorite websites and research links with you.
CENSUS RECORDSLinks to Online Census Records
DOWNLOADABLE GENEALOGY FORMS
GENERAL AND ETHNIC RESEARCH
NATIVE AMERICAN RESEARCH
Find a Grave - Highly Recomended!
Geneasearch - Various categories
GenieSpeak - Genealogy Workshop & Family Research Resources
MOIron GenWeb Site
Missouri Death Records Database
Missouri Birth and Death Records Database - Pre 1910
World-Wide Research Guidance
ETHNIC RESEARCHIrish Ancestors (Searchable)
IMMIGRATION AND SHIP PASSENGER LISTS
Library of Virginia
They have a index by counties listing what is available and what dates it covers. Excellent for researching Virginia ancestors.
National Archives and Records Administration - Microfilm Rental Program.
MILITARY RECORDS & LINKS
CIVIL WAR LINKS
The Official Records of the War Of The Rebellion
The Civil War History of the 29th Missouri
Fort Davidson State Historic Site
Civil War in Missouri Resources and Links
Muster Rolls - lists of POWs
Jack Masters Civil War Links
WORLD WAR ISoldiers' Records: War of 1812 - World War I
Offers explanations of old occupations, diseases, genealogy terms or abbreviations, naming practices, how to figure birthdates from the year, month, days offered and even a list of epidemics throughout the U.S.A. Very useful information.
Genealogy Reference Charts
Offers similar information as Genealogy Tidbits above. Also includes U.S. Wars - do you know when the Osage Indian War occurred in Missouri?
This is a handy tool developed by Ben Buckner to help calculate birth dates from the death date and age at the time of death.
STATE ARCHIVES & LIBRARIES
Missouri State Archives
(Be sure and check out their Research Room)
Library of Virginia
National Archives and Records Administration
Tennessee State Library & Archives
Illinois State Historical Library
State Historical Society of Missouri
SURNAME SEARCH SITES
Computer How-To Information (A very nice site!)
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