Here is a listing of several "helpful sites" that may be able to help you with your search for your ancestors. Most of these links have been featured in our Chapter newsletter, The Lorain County Researcher. If you have some favorite sites that are not listed here, please contact me and I'll check them out!!

 
Help For Beginners
A Beginner's Course for Discovering Your Family http://www.genealogy.com/uni-begin.html
Getting started in Genealogy and Family History http://www.genuki.org.uk/gs/
Rootsweb's guide to tracing family trees http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rwguide/
Genealogy 101 http://genealogy.about.com/cs/beginnerscorner/
American Life Histories http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/wpaintro/
Ancestry.com http://www.ancestry.com
Birthdate Calculator http://www.angelfire.com/va/ValsGenealogyPage/Calculator.html
http://www.searchforancestors.com/utility/birthday.html
Biographies - Lorain Co. http://www.pa-roots.org/data/index.php?1238
http://www.onlinebiographies.info/oh/nco/index.htm
Black Sheep Society http://ibssg.org/blacksheep/
Census Abstract Forms http://www.genealogy.com/00000061.html
Census, What will I find? http://www.fairfieldgenealogy.org/research/census.htm
Census Online www.census-online.com/links/index.html
CCHelper Central: a surname searchable database of queries and surname registrations posted on some 200 genealogy sites. http://surhelp.rootsweb.ancestry.com/srchall.html
Cleveland Plain Dealer Archives - public access (for a fee) to all newspaper issues from 1845 through 1971.
Colonial Occupations http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~genepool/jobs.htm
County Histories Digitized http://www.archive.org/ Type "Ohio county histories" in the search box.
Cyndi's List of 264,400 Genealogy links on the internet http://cyndislist.com/
Deciphering old handwriting http://amberskyline.com/treasuremaps/oldhand.html
Ellis Island Immigration Records Project http://www.ellisislandrecords.org/
Family Search (LDS website) http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/#p=0
Family Tree Maker's Family Finder Search at Genealogy.com http://www.genealogy.com/index_r.html
If you find a surname in a World Family Tree, use the link below for a free lookup. CD Lookups by volunteers: mostly FTM CDs Genealogy CDs http://loricase.com/CDs/cdlist.html and World Family Tree http://loricase.com/CDs/cdwftlist.html
Contact World Family Tree Submitter http://www.familytreemaker.com/cgi-bin/subinfo.cgi
Federation of Genealogical Societies http://www.fgs.org/
Firelands Bicentennial Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, includes Lorain, Erie and Huron counties. Membership information etc.
Funeral Net http://funeralnet.com/search/search.cgi
Genealogy Forms (Mary & Duane Bailey) http://www.cs.williams.edu/~bailey/genealogy/
Genealogy Dictionary and Glossary http://www.glossarist.com/glossaries/family-relationships/genealogy.asp
GenServ: Family History GEDCOM data files online since 1991 http://www.genserv.com/
German-English Dictionary http://travlang.com/GermanEnglish/
Glossary of Diseases http://olivetreegenealogy.com/misc/disease.shtml
Great Lakes Genealogy http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~migls/
Google Photo Archive - a great source of old pictures http://images.google.com/hosted/life
Austo-Hungarian Research Hungary Exchange
Harvard Univ.
Hungarian Genealogical Society
Austro-Hungarian County Maps - 1910
Hungarian Church Record Translation
Hungarian Genealogy Society of Cleveland
Internet Genealogy Magazine http://genealogy.about.com/b/a/255796.htm
Internet Stuff You Need to Know http://www.CyndisList.com/internet.htm
England Genuk URL http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/
Ireland http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/irl/
James A. Garfield Camp #142 http://garfieldcampsuv.wordpress.com/: Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. Serves serval counties including Lorain, Cuyahoga, Erie and Medina.
103rd Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry http://www.103ovi.org/
LaGrange Historical Society, PO Box 67, LaGrange, OH 44050 Twp. History page
Land Patent Records, Eastern States www.glorecords.blm.gov/
Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov/index.html
Making of America http://quod.lib.umich.edu/m/moa/
http://cdl.library.cornell.edu/moa/
Mayflower Pages http://www.mayflowerhistory.com/
Mailing Lists http://www.rootsweb.com/~jfuller/gen_mail.html
Nat'l Park Service Civil War Website, soldiers, regiments, battles http://www.civilwar.nps.gov/cwss/index.html
New York State http://www.health.state.ny.us/vital_records/
Newspapers on Microfilm in the United States http://www.neh.gov/projects/usnp.html
Oberlin Heritage Center http://www.oberlinheritage.org/
Occupations http://rmhh.co.uk/occup/
Ohio Biographies Project - you might find your ancestor's story here http://ohiobios.ancestralsites.com/
Ohio - Northeast Ohio Genealogy - http://neohiogenealogy.blogspot.com/
Ohio Death Index 1913-1944 http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/death//search.cfm
Ohio Tombstones: http://ohiogravestones.org/
Find-A-Grave http://www.findagrave.com/index.html
Online Searchable Death Indexes and Records: directory of online death indexes listed by state, including death certificate indexes, obituaries, cemetery burials and probate records. http://www.deathindexes.com/
Oregon Trail www.isu.edu/~trinmich/Oregontrail.html
Palantines to America http://www.palam.org/
http://www.progenealogists.com/palproject/
Perpetual Calendar http://calendarhome.com/tyc/home.html
Polish Genealogy http://www.polishroots.org/genpoland/
http://www.genealogylinks.net/europe/poland/
http://www.pgsa.org/
Poorhouses in the United States http://www.poorhousestory.com/index.htm
http://www.cyndislist.com/poor.htm#PoorLaw
Quaker Queries www.rootsweb.com/~quakers/queries.htm
Railroad Retirement Board http://www.rrb.gov/
Random Acts Of Genealogical Kindness http://raogk.wikia.com/wiki/Random_Acts_of_Genealogical_Kindness_Wiki
Relationship Chart http://curtis-curtiss.com/
http://genealogy.about.com/library/nrelationshipchart.htm
http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hornbeck/chart.htm
Rootsweb Genealogical Data Cooperative http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/
Roots Surname List, RSL Family Search http://rsl.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/rslsql.cgi
SAR CD Lookups, contact Ted Zajac
Ship Passenger Lists (The Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild) http://www.immigrantships.net/
Ships Lists, Emigration and Resources http://geocities.com/Heartland/5978/Emigration.html
Social Security Death Index, What can you expect to find? http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/faq.aspx
Social Security Death Index Search, (most current) http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi
Soundex Calculator http://www.gedpage.com/soundex.html
SurnameWeb http://www.surnameweb.org/
Time Capsule http://dmarie.com/asp/history.asp?action=process
Translation Service by AltaVista http://babelfish.altavista.com/translate.dyn
Ukraine Map Collection http://www.hcl.harvard.edu/news/articles/2010/ukraine_maps.cfm
US Biographies http://www.usbiographies.org/biographies/index.php?0
US Census Bureau: Searching Federal population censuses of 1910 to 1990 www.census.gov/genealogy/www/agesearch.html
USGenWeb - searchable databases USGenWeb
Family Group Sheet Project - Search submitted sheets and submit your sheets. http://www.fgs-project.com/
US Post Office zip codes http://www.usps.gov/welcome.htm
Vital Records Information http://vitalrec.com/index.html
World War I Ordnance Repair Shops, Mehun, France http://www.sheilascorner.com/war/waropening.html
World War I and II War memorials in America http://www.wwiimemorial.com/default.asp?page=home.asp
 
Research Libraries
Allen County Public Library http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/
Cleveland Public Library Necrology File http://www.cpl.org/
Fairview Park Regional Library http://www.cuyahoga.lib.oh.us/branchespages/FPR.htm
Ohio Historical Society Library - click on "Resources" http://www.ohiohistory.org/index.html
Western Reserve Historical Society Library(Cleveland) http://www.wrhs.org
 
Genealogy Newsletters by Email
CyndisList Mailing List CyndisList-request@rootsweb.com. Type the word subscribe in the body of the message
Family Tree Finders, A daily newsletter from Rhonda McClure http://www.sodamail.com/site/aboutr.shtml
Genealogy Gems http://genealogy.miningco.com/gi/pages/mmail.htm
Genealogy Today, genealogy newsletter GenToday-L-request@rootsweb.com. Put the word subscribe in the message area.
Rootsweb Review, Myra Gormley RootsWeb-Review-L-request@rootsweb.com. Put the word subscribe in the message area.
Treasure Map http://www.amberskyline.com/treasuremaps/


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