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Miss Marge’s URL HIT LIST
2015 Version

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wasigs/fhc/HITLIST.htm

From Miss Marge’s own Genealogy Bookmark List. 
These are sites that she uses and recommends to others. 
One of Miss Marge’s favorite words is “FREE”, and that’s what these web sites are!


LINKS to FORMS and CHARTS

5 Generation Pedigree Chart - http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ruthann/charts/5gen.gif 

(If you want more choices, visit Cyndi's List - www.cyndislist.com/charts/printable-charts-and-forms/ )

FIND (just about) ANYTHING

GOOGLE - https://www.google.com/

    Select area of interest from world map  Links to wide variety of sites (not all are free)

GOOGLE Search Hints - http://genealogy.about.com/od/search_tips/a/google_search.htm
    Make your Google experience more productive   Hints, suggestions, etc (watch out for some for-money links)

FIND HELP    

Getting Started (Rootsweb) - http://rwguide.rootsweb.com/
    Over 30 lessons on basic research strategies;  very well-written

Family Search WIKI  -  https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Main_Page
    Family history research advice;  "For the community, BY the community"   Over 80,000 articles for beginners to experts

Dick Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter  -  http://blog.eogn.com/  (free version)
      Newsletter articles, blog,  new software, new resources, techniques, strategies

FIND WEBSITES

Cyndi’s List - http://www.cyndislist.com
      Links to All Things Genealogical - best ever starting point.  Includes some links to "pay sites"   

FHL Favorites - http://fhlfavorites.info/
    Select area of interest from world map   Links to wide variety of sites (not all are free)

FIND NAMES

Family History Library - in Salt Lake City - https://familysearch.org
    Search data bases; browse the Library catalog   Open a FREE account for more access to records
   
FIND BOOKS ONLINE

GOOGLE BOOKS - http://books.google.com/
    Use "Advanced Search" option   Not all books are complete;  links to booksellers

Library of Congress - http://catalog.loc.gov/
    Library of Congress online catalog   If  all else fails, try searching the Library of Congress.

World Cat - http://www.worldcat.org/advancedsearch
    Locate a particular book just about ANYWHERE in the US   Use your local library to arrange an Interlibrary Loan


FIND RESOURCES NEAR AND FAR

USGenWeb Project Front Page - http://www.usgenweb.org/
    Always FREE; genealogy websites for ALL US counties; special projects   County sites vary re: data files offered.

World GenWeb Project - http://worldgenweb.org/
    Links to regional, national and provincial websites   Country sites vary in content

Roots Web - http://rootsweb.com
    Links to free data files, compiled genealogies, mailing lists for counties, states, countries, surnames
    Watch out for links to “subscription” services


Shoreline FHC Holdings Catalog - http://rootsweb.com/~wasigs/fhc/fhcindex.htm
    Catalog not online at this time;  print format available at the FHC   Hours of operation, how to get there

Everett FHC Holdings Catalog - http://rootsweb.com/~wasigs/fhcevt/fhcindex.htm
    Searchable list of all permanent resources at the Everett FHC  Hours of operation, how to get there

Sno-Isle Genealogical Society - http://rootsweb.com/~wasigs/index.htm
    Searchable holdings catalog; content data files   Hours of operation; how to get to the Research Library
    Wide range of Snohomish County data files   Link to current issue of the newsletter

Everett Public Library - http://www.epls.org/
    Online catalog; reserve a computer to use Ancestry.com (at the library)

Fiske Genealogical Library - http://www.fiskelibrary.org 
     Searchable catalog;  offers classes and workshops;  link to newsletter

Sno-Isle Library System - http://www.sno-isle.org/
    America's Obituaries, Death Notices National; World Vital Records, (at home with SILS card)
    Ask-a-Librarian service available.

King County Library System - http://www.kcls.org/learning/genealogy.cfm
    Extensive list of resources
   
Northwest Room - Everett Public Library - http://www.epls.org/nw/
    Holdings, Northwest History, good genealogy and local history links   Excellent photograph collection

Washington State Digital Archives - http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/
    Births, Marriages, Deaths, Court Records, etc.   Actual images available for SOME records.

Snohomish Co USGenWeb Site - http://www.rootsweb.com/~washohom/index.htm
    Genealogical, historical resources for SnoCo
   
SnoCo Place Names Project - http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wasigs/locality1intro.htm
    Database containing odd and obscure Snohomish County localities
   
Canada GenWeb Project Front Page - http://www.canadagenweb.org/
    Links to all provincial GenWeb pages   Explore resources at both national AND provincial levels

Library and Archives Canada - http://bac-lac.gc.ca/en/discover/genealogy/pages/introduction.aspx
    Canadian censuses, naturalization records, more   New resources added regularly.

Geographic Names Information Service - http://geonames.usgs.gov/
    GNIS - find US place names   Find county for a given locality

Civil War Soldier and Sailor System - http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/
    Index to military records   From National Park Service

Bureau of Land Management site - http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/
    Index to Federal Land Patents records   Find exact locations, date of patents, etc.

US Gazetteer - http://www.census.gov/cgi-bin/gazetteer
    From Bureau of Census   Search by place name or ZIP code

OTHER RESEARCH TOOLS

GOOGLE Translate - https://translate.google.com
    Online translating tool   Over 80 languages available

Maps at Perry-Castaneda Library - http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/
    Online maps of general interest   Extensive list of maps available on other sites

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