GENEALOGICAL RESOURCES ON THE WEB

Contributed by Terry Leverette

THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS

Download information about individuals on LDS database and also down load a free

genealogical program. A total of 640 million records are now available.

http://www.familysearch.com

EASTMANíS ONLINE GENEALOGY NEWSLETTER

Weekly genealogical newsletter.

Subscription information: To subscribe to this free newsletter, to cancel an existing subscription or to modify an existing subscription in any way, go to:

 http://www.eogn.com.

CYNDIíS LIST OF GENEALOGY SITES ON THE INTERNET

Over 27,000 categorized and cross-referenced links for genealogy in over 70 different categories

 http://www.CyndisList.com

SCI WAY * Now links to the Columbia Chapter website *

South Carolina Internet Highway

Libraries

 http://sciway.net/lib

COLUMBIA CHAPTER, SCGS

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SOUTH CAROLINA USGENWEB PROJECT * Now links to the Columbia Chapter website *

 http://www.scgen.org

COLUMBIA TODAY * Now links to the Columbia Chapter website *

A community site hosted by the State Newspaper

 http://www.thestate.com

SOUTH CAROLINA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

 http://www.schistory.org/

SC ARCHIVES AND HISTORY CENTER

 http://www.state.sc.us/scdah/

THE USGEN WEB PROJECT

This is the home page for The USGenWeb Project. We are a group of volunteers working together to provide Internet websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States.

 http://www.USGENWEB.ORG/

THE FAMILY TREE MAGAZINE

Essential news and tips for family historians.

http://www.familytreemagazine.com

SWITCHBOARD

Locate people who share your surname.

 http://www.SWITCHBOARD.COM/

ANCESTRY.COM

Welcome to Ancestry.com, home of the largest collection of family history data online. We are the webís fastest, simplest and most complete resource for family history research.

 http://www.ancestry.com/

NATIONAL GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

 http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/

FEDERATION OF GENEALOGICAL SOCIETIES

 www. fgs.org

OBITUARIES

A memorialization, obituary and funeral site. Post or search our database.

 http://www.plan4ever.com/

OBITUARY DAILY TIMES

 http://www.rootsweb.com/~obituary/

SOUTH CAROLINA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

 http://www.scgen.org

SOFTSEEK

Download Genealogy Software plus over 15,000 shareware and freeware titles.

 http://www.softseek.com/Home_Family_and_Leisure/Genealogy/

ROOTS WEB SURNAME LIST

Starting point for United States genealogical research. Find ancestors and cousins using Web tools to locate persons by name or place of residence

 www. rootsweb.com

OTHER FEDERAL AGENCY WEBSITES WITH INFORMATION USEFUL IN GENEALOGY

 http://www.nara.gov/genealogy/otrfeds.html

ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, FORT WAYNE INDIANA

 http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/

NEWSGROUPS

THE QUORNDON MAGAZINE GENEALOGY

Genealogy Newsgroups

 http://www.quorndon-mag.org.uk/genindex.html

INTERNET SEARCH ENGINES

A listing of some of the available Internet Sites dedicated to searching for specific interests or key words. Each has their own unique method of searching & storing URL addresses for search purposes

YAHOO

This is the legendary directory of global Internet resources.

 http://www.yahoo.com

ALTA VISTA

This comprehensive search engine is a powerful research tool---if you learn to master it.

 http://www.altavista.com

SEARCH.COM

This is a handy guide to hundreds of Internet search resources. If you canít find it here, it doesn't exist.

 http://www.search.com

OPEN TEXT

Another search engine.

 http://www.opentext.com

WEBCRAWLER

Another search engine.

 http://www.webcrawler.com

HOTBOT

Another search engine.

 http://www.hotbot.com

PROFUSION

Allows you to search multiple search engines

 http://www.profusion.com/

INFOSEEK

Allows you to search within a search.

 http://infoseek.go.com/

DOGPILE

Allows you to search multiple search engines.

 http://dogpile.com/

OTHER SITES

INFO USA

Reverse lookup by phone

 http://www.infousa.com/

US POST OFFICE

Zip + 4 and county

 http://www.usps.com/

http://geonames.usgs.gov/stategaz/index.html it has 33,244 place names in SC you can choose any state.

http://www.castlegarden.org/

Genealogical Society of Utah, http://www.gensocietyofutah.org

 

WEB SITES USED IN 2011 PRESENTATION TO COLUMBIA CHAPTER

http://genealogy.about.com/cs/free_genealogy/a/free_sites.htm

 

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~scccscgs/

 

http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp?PAGE=census/search_census.asp

 

http://www.footnote.com/

 

http://www.freeonancestry.com/

 

http://www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/History_Family/State_Genealogy.shtml

 

http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers.html

 

http://geonames.usgs.gov/redirect.html

 

http://www.wisecountytexas.info/cemeteries/headstone%20info.htm

 

http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/

 

http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/

 

http://www.ilsos.gov/genealogy/

 

http://www.ilsos.gov/genealogy/

 

http://www.linkpendium.com/

 

http://www.liveroots.com/search/index.html

 

http://www.fas.org/news/reference/lexicon/acronym.htm

 

http://www.mortalityschedules.com/

 

http://aad.archives.gov/aad/

 

http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov/j2ee/servlet/NGL_v1

 

http://newspaperarchive.com/

 

http://obits.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/obit.cgi

 

http://www.smalltownpapers.com/

 

http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/

 

http://www.militarywords.com/result.aspx?term=cs

 

http://go.footnote.com/results.php?s_surname=leverette&xid=19&kbid=1279&sub=ObitDB

 

http://www.cyndislist.com/

 

 

 


 

Compiled by Terry Leverette of Columbia Chapter, SCGS.