WEBLINKS   

FOUR FREE WEBSITES TO FIND OLD MAPS
Four websites to find free maps of the places your ancestors lived.

David Rumsey Historical Map Collection (http://www.davidrumsey.com/):
The maps and other cartographic images here focus on rare 18th- and 19th-century North American and South American materials.
You can view maps, compare them side-by-side and download hi-resolution files.

Hargrett Library Rare Map Collection (http://www.libs.uga.edu/hargrett/maps/index.html):
This University of Georgia site features maps depicting the New World, Colonial and Revolutionary America, Revolutionary Georgia,
Union & Expansion, the American Civil War, Frontier to New South, Savannah and the Coast and Transportation.

Library of Congress Map Collection (http://www.loc.gov/maps/?q=):
You'll find historical maps galore, and almost all can be downloaded.

Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection (http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/):
The collection includes both historical and present-day maps of the Americas and the world.
Click on "U.S." to go to a page of links for each state.

SOME USEFUL SITES FOR LOCATING LIVING PERSONS

(some free, some not, some have free hints, not always current)

http://www.privateeye.com/

http://www.zabasearch.com/

https://pipl.com/

http://www.peoplesmart.com/

http://www.melissadata.com/lookups/

http://www.zabasearch.com/whitepages/

http://refdesk.whitepages.com/

http://www.whosarrested.com/

http://www.addresses.com/

http://www.census-online.us/

http://www.peoplefinders.com/

http://www.ussearch.com/consumer/people-search/

http://www.mylife.com/

http://www.123people.com/

http://refdesk.com/http://refdesk.com/

http://vitals.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ca/death/search.cgi

http://www.411.com/

http://www.veromi.com/

http://www.switchboard.com/

http://www.ancestry.com/

Also Google search by occupation (e.g. “lawyer Joe Blow), social networks (e.g. Facebook et. al.)

AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY & GENEALOGY ORGANIZATIONS

Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society
Box 73067
Washington, DC 20056
www.aahgs.org

International Society of Sons and Daughters of Slave Ancestry
Box 436937
Chicago, IL 60643
www.rootsweb.com/~ilissdsa/

National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center
Box 578
Wilberforce, OH 45384
(800) 752-2603
www.ohiohistory.org/places/afroam/

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Blvd.
New York, NY 10037
(212) 491-2200
www.nypl.org/research/sc/sc.html

Starting Your Family History
http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Home/Welcome/frameset_information.asp

Ellis Island Genealogy
http://www.cleaningservicenewyorkcity.com/new-york-city-ellis-island.html

Genealogy Research in Military Records
http://www.archives.gov/research/military/genealogy.html

FAMILY HISTORY PLACE.net
Links to over 1000 genealogy societies and associations. A great source of information. Many others have travelled the path you
are on. Let them share their experiences with you and guide you on your way.

www.familyhistoryplace.net.

NEVADA WEBSITES

Elko County Veterans Cemeteries new and old sections, and veteran burials on private plots.
http://freepages.military.rootsweb.com/~schmoe/vetcemold9.html

Nevada Tombstone Project
http://www.usgwtombstones.org/nevada/nevada.html

Nevada Obituary Project
http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/obits/obitsnv.htm

Obituaries/tombstone pictures of early Clark County/Las Vegas deaths

http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/obits/obitsnv.htm

Nevada GenWeb Archive
http://usgwarchives.net/nv/nvfiles.htm

Veteran's Registry Sites Sites for Individual Wars
http://www.wwiimemorial.com/  - World War II Memorial
http://ww2.vet.org/  - WWII Veteran's Website - This is a website maintained by an individual and designed to connect veterans
http://thewall-usa.com/Vietnam  - Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Sites for Individual Branches of the Armed Services
https://www.usarmvree:istry.org/home.aspx - Registry of the American Soldier, the Army Historical Foundation
http://www.navymemorial.org/ - United States Navy Memorial
http://navylogcommunity.org/ - Navy Log - This is a site to be used to make virtual scrapbooks for Navy veterans
http://www.usntm.org/ - American Merchant Marine at War

Sites for Veterans' Societies
http://www.vfw.org/ - VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars)
http://www.legion.org/ - American Legion

Miscellaneous Veterans' Sites
http://www.purpleheart.org/ - Military Order of the Purple Heart
http://www.loc.gov/vets/ - Library of Congress's veterans history project

"The Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center collects. preserves�� and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war." The Project col1ects first-hand accounts of U.S. Veterans from the following wars: • World War I (1914-1920) • World \Var II (1939-1946) • Korean War (1950-1955) • Vietnam \Var (1961-1975) • Persian Gulf War (1990-1995) • Afghanistan and Iraq conflicts (200 I-present)

'''In addition, those U.S. citizen civilians who were actively involved in suppOliing \var efforts (such as war industry workers. USO workers, flight instructors, medical volunteers, etc.) are also invited to share their valuable stories."

INDIANA
Researching Grant County, IN, and its county seat, Marion. The Grant County Health Department's Online Birth & Death
Records cover the 1970's to the present. To find death records, go to

http://vital.grant.in.uinquire.us/nxweb.exe?CALL_PROGRAM=C002DEATHS


FAMILY WEBSITES

CARROLL / GOLDEN / GRAY / GUTTERMAN / KENNARD / ROTHWELL / SPITZNAGEL / WEBBERT / WELLS / WYATT
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rkennardlv/

www.kindredtapestry.relatedfamilies.com

www.barberbook.relatedfamilies.com

GOODRICH
Family Association
www.GoodrichFamilyAssoc.org

Ulrich and Anna ENGEL Descendants
http://englefamily.net/gen/INDEX.HTM

SOCIETIES BY STATE

ALABAMA

Natchez Trace Genealogical Society (AL)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~alntgs/index.html

Tennessee Valley Genealogical Society (AL)
http://www.tvgs.org

ARKANSAS

Jefferson County Library, Pine Bluff (AR)
http://pbjclibrary.state.ar.us/obits/obits.htm

Arkansas Genealogical Society (AR)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~args

ARIZONA

Arizona Genealogical Advisory Board (AZ)
http://www.azgab.org

Cochise Genealogical Society (AZ)
http://www.mycochise.com

Lake Havasu Genealogical Society (AZ)
http://wwwrootsweb.com/~azlhgs

Northern Arizona Genealogical Society (AZ)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~aznags/

West Valley Genealogical Society (AZ)
http://azwvgs.org/

CALIFORNIA

Conejo Valley Genealogical Society (CA)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~cacvgs/

Contra Costa County Genealogical Society (CA)
http://www.geocities.com/susanbill.geo/cccgs/cccgs.html

Genealogical Society of North Orange County California (CA)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~cagsnocc/

Hemet-San Jacinto Genealogical Society (CA)
http://www.hsjgs.org

Hi-Desert Genealogical Society (CA)
http://www.vvo.com/hdgs

Livermore-Amador Genealogical Society (CA)
http://www.l-aga.org

Nevada County Genealogical Society (CA)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~cancgs/

North San Diego County Genealogical Society (CA)
http://www.cagenweb.com/nsdcgs

Paradise Genealogical Society (CA)
http://www.pargenso.org

San Luis Obispo County Genealogical Society (CA)
http://www.slonet.org/vv/slocgs/genweb.html

San Mateo County Genealogical Society (CA)
http://www.smcgs.org

Solano County Genealogical Society (CA)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~cascgsi/

Southern California Genealogical Society and Family Research Library (CA)
http://www.scgsgenealogy.com

Welsh American Society of  Northern California (CA)
http://www.wasnc.org

Whittier Area Genealogical Society (CA)
http://www.cagenweb.com/kr/wags

COLORADO

Colorado Genealogical Society (CO)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~cocgs & www.cogensoc.us

CONNECTICUT

Connecticut Society of Genealogist (CT)
http://www.csginc.org

FLORIDA

Bay County Genealogical Society (FL)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~flbcgs/index.htm

Indian River Genealogical Society (FL)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~flindigs

Southern Genealogist's Exchange Society (FL)
http://sgesjax.tripod.com

GEORGIA

Ellen Payne ODEM Genealogy Library (GA)
http://www.scottishtales.com/familytree/

IOWA

Chickasaw County Genealogical Society (IA)
http://www.chickasawcoia-geniesoc.org

ILLINOIS

Christian County Genealogical Society (IL)
http://homepage.macomb.com/^tkuntz/christianco.htm

The Czech & Slovak American Genealogy Society of Illinois. (IL)
http://www.csagsi.org/csagsi.htm

Decatur Genealogical Society (IL)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~ildecgs

Northwest Suburban Council of Genealogist (IL)
http://www.mtprospect.org/nsgs

Whiteside County Genealogical Society (IL)
http://www.serve.com/bmosher/wscgen.htm

INDIANA

Fulton County Historical Society (IN)
http://www.icss.net/~fchs

Southern Indiana Genealogical Society (IN)
http://www.so_indiana_gen_society.com

Sullivan County Historical Society (IN)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~inschs/

KANSAS

Phillips County Genealogical Society (KS)
http://skyways.lib.ks.us/kansas/genweb/phillips/

Jefferson County Historical Society (KS)
http://www.oldjeffersontown.com

Topeka Genealogical Society (KS)
http://www.tgstopeka.org

LOUISIANA

Central Louisiana Genealogical Society (LA)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~laclgs/index.html

Southwest Louisiana Genealogical Society (LA)
http://homepages.xspedius.net/mmoore/calcasie/swigs.htm

MARYLAND

Anne Arundel Genealogical Society (MD)
http://geocities.com/Yosemite/Trails/4256/gensoc.htm

Blair County Genealogical Society (MD)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~pabcgs/

Historical Society of Cecil County (MD)
http://cchistory.org

MINNESOTA

Minnesota Genealogical Society (MN)
http://www.mngs.org

NORTH CAROLINA

Carolinas Genealogical Society (NC)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~ncunion/Genealogical_society.htm

NEBRASKA

Eastern Nebraska Genealogical Society (NE)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~nedodge

Jefferson County Genealogical Society (NE)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~nejeffgs/

NEW HAMPSHIRE

American-Canadian Genealogical Society (NH)
http://www.acgs.org

NEW MEXICO

New Mexico Genealogical Society (NM)
http://www.nmgs.org

Nevada State Historical Preservation Office (NV)
http://nevadaculture.org/docs/shpo/NVCENSUS

NEVADA

Nevada State Genealogical Society (NV)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~nvsgs

Nevada Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (NV)
http://sar.annetta.com

Pursuing Our Italian Names Together [POINT] (NV)
http://members.aol.com/pointhompg/home.htm

Sons of Norway, Vegas Viking Lodge #6-152 (NV)
http://www.vegasviking.com

Clark County Nevada Genealogical Society (NV)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~nvccngs
www.facebook.com/ccngs.nv
https://twitter.com/ccnvgensoc
BLOG: www.ccngs.org

Jewish Genealogical Society of Southern Nevada (NV)
http://www.jgssn.org

Austin Historical Society (NV)
http://www.ausnvhistsoc.com

Churchill County Historical and Genealogical Society (NV)
http://www.ccmuseum.org

Northeastern Nevada Genealogical Society (NV)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~nvnengs

White Pine Historical and Archaeological Society (NV)
http://www.webpanda.com/white_pine_county/historical_society

NEW YORK

Westchester County Genealogical Society (NY)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~nywcgs

OHIO

Licking County Genealogical Society (OH)
http://lcgs.npls.org/index.html

Matamoras Area Historical Society (OH)
http://www.matamorashistory.org

OKLAHOMA

Oklahoma Genealogical Society (OK)
http://www.rootswem.com/~okgs/

OREGON

Oregon Genealogical Society (OR)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~orlncogs/ogsinfo.htm

PENNSYLVANIA

Bedford County Historical Society (PA)
http://www.bedfordpahistory.com/index.html

Erie Society for Genealogical Research (PA)
http://erie.pa-roots.com/

Historical & Genealogical Society of Indiana County (PA)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~paicgs/

Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society (PA)
http://www.lmhs.org

Mennonite Family History (PA)
http://www.masthof.com

RHODE ISLAND

American-French Genealogical Society (RI)
http://www.afgs.org

TENNESSEE

Tennessee Genealogical Society (TN)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~tngs/

TEXAS

McKinny Public Library (TX)
http://www3.mckinneytexas.org/library.aspx?id=2146

Burnet County Genealogical Society (TX)
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txburnet/

Texarkana USA Genealogical Society (TX)
http://www.rootsweb.con/~txusa/GenSoc.html

VIRGINIA

National Genealogical Society (VA)
http://www.ngsgenealogy.org

Virginia Beach Genealogical Society (VA)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~vavbgs/

WASHINGTON

Clallam County Genealogical Society (WA)
http://olypen.com/ccgs

Clark County Genealogical Society (WA)
http://www.ccgs-wa.org

Tri-City Genealogical Society (WA)
http://www.cbvcp.com/tcgs/index.html

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee County Genealogical Society (WI)
http://www.MilwaukeeGenealogy.org

WEST VIRGINIA

Boone County Genealogical Society (WV)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvbcgs

Kanawha Valley Genealogical Society (WV)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvkvgs


INTERNATIONAL:

German Bohemian Heritage Society
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gbhs/database/database.html

Genealogical Society of Finland
http://www.genealogia.fi/

German Genealogy
http://home.att.net/~wee-monster

England & Wales research
http://www.gendocs.demon.co.uk/index.html#HOME

Norwegian Heritage
Norwegian names, tips, etc.
http://www.norwayheritage.com/ships/names.htm

Official Website for the church of Ireland
http://ireland.anglican.org/home.html


OTHER:

Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation
http://www.smgf.org/index.jspx

Genealogy today web site
http://www.genealogytoday.com /

World War II Draft Cards
http://www.rootdig.com/draft/worldwartwo.html

National Railway Historical Society (NRHS)
http://www.nrhs.com/

Genetic Genealogy
Linking science and family history.
http://www.msnbc.com/news/generoots_front.asp

Order of the Indian Wars
http://www.lbha.org/oiw.html

Order of the Indian Wars of the US
http://members.tripod.com/~HistoricTrust/indian.htm

The Aztec Club of 1847
http://www.aztecclub.com (Mexican War)

Descendants of Mexican War Vets
http://www.dmwv.org

General Society of the War of 1812
http://www.societyofthewarof1812.org/

The Ships List
http://www.theshiplist.com/index.html

The Family Tree & Electric Scotland
http://electricscotland.com

Railroad links:

http://www.rrb.gov/geneal2.html

http://danger-ahead.railfan.net/accidents/index.html

http://www.rrb.gov/geneal.html

http://pweb.netcom.com/~whstlpnk/genealogy.html

http://www.railpictures.net/

http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0001450.html

http://www.rrb.gov/

http://www.therail.com/cgi/stops?26+0+trains