Special Sites - Some of the very best genealogy sites for any research need--listed alphabetically.
~ Ancestry - A commercial site, but one that has a lot of free data, too, including SSDI, Ancestor World Tree, and much more.
~ Calculate birth dates based on age at death from gravestones. This Web site will do the calculation for you.
~ Cindi's List - If you're looking for a particular genealogy site, you'll find it here. Over 50,000 sites conveniently indexed.
~ Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). The DAR library site where you can search for your ancestor's name.
~ Dick Eastman's Genealogy Pages
~ Family Reunion Calendar - From RootsWeb--view reunions scheduled across the country or post a notice of YOUR reunion.
~ Family Tree Maker CD Lookup volunteers -- a great site where you can ask for lookups on the FTM CDs
~ GenForum - Surname and County message query boards, with search features.
~ Genealogical and Historical Society Books For Sale on the Internet - Lists each state alphabetically and then by each county, society or group who has listed their publications for sale online.
~ Genealogy and History Links - A very comprehensive, alphabetical list of genealogy and history resources. This site will keep you busy for a long time!
~ Journal of Online Genealogy - an easy way to keep up-to-date with the pulse of online genealogy
~ Maps - This is an excellent site for U. S. maps
~ My Virtual Reference Desk - Find reference links about any category you need--all in one place.
~ Orphan Train Heritage Society Association - information about Orphan Train riders and how to research them
~ Passenger Lists on the Internet - Links of internet pages that have passenger lists
~ Rootsweb Main Page - The all free genealogy portal that makes this page possible. Find resources by state, surname, e-mail lists, and more.
~ State Archives - links to each state's archives web page.
~ US Immigrant Ships Transcription - If you have immigrant ancestors, this is a good site to begin trying to find their ships. Volunteers are transcribing passenger data and you can find information categorized by ship, by country of origin, or by port of entry.
~ Vital Records Information - This very comprehensive web site covers every state, county, and territory in the U.S. It has information on where to write for and the cost of birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, divorce decrees and more.