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Family History Daily:
Family History Library: Family Search’s Facebook wall
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Indiana Genealogical /society
Genealogical Society of Ireland
Cork Genealogical Society – Closed group
Federation of Genealogical Societies – Paid membership, but the Facebook page is free
Arkansas Genealogical Society
South Carolina Genealogical Society
Ireland Family History
Genealogy Tip of the Day
GenealogyBank
American Society of Genealogists
Washington (state) Society Sons of the American Revolution
Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society MN Twin Cities
About Genealogy: Learn how to research your family tree and stay up-to-date on the latest
online research tools and resources, with Kimberly Powell
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Tree recording and creation sites
FamilySearch: largest collection of free genealogical records in the world
WikiTree: an attempt to make a worldwide collaborative family tree

Miscellaneous Genealogical Sites
RootsWeb*: world’s largest genealogy community, huge amount of free information
Free Genealogy Search Engine: search hundreds of free genealogy resources at one time
Cyndi’s List: highly respected directory of free genealogy resources and databases online
Family Tree Now: various genealogy records
Crestleaf: various genealogy records
Guild of One Name Studies: extensive surname research site
Access Genealogy: vast family history directories and more, good Native American resources
Dead Fred: genealogy photo archive
Viximus: member submitted biographical information
USGenWeb Project: massive free genealogy resource directory by US state and county
WorldGenWeb Project: genealogy resources by country and region
Open Library: good place to find family history books, search for surnames or locations
GenDisasters: for researching disasters and other events in which your ancestors might have been involved
About Genealogy*: Learn how to research your family tree and stay up-to-date on the latest online research tools and resources, with Kimberly Powell


Genealogical Blog Sites
Geneabloggers: massive directory of genealogy related blogs with a huge amount of free information
Rootdig: Michael John Neill's genealogy website/blog
The Ancestry Insider: Specifically for Ancestry.com and Family Search

Burial/Grave/Obituary Sites
Find a Grave: locate your ancestors in cemeteries across the globe
Billion Graves: headstone records
Seventh-day Adventist Obituary Database: hundreds of thousands of obituary entries

Digital Print Archive Sites
Google News Archive: millions of archived newspaper pages
US National Archives: official US National Archives site, many free genealogy databases and resources
Fulton History: historical newspapers from the US and Canada
Chronicling America: giant database of archived US newspapers from the Library of Congress
Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection: vast number of archived US newspapers
Internet Archive: a large amount of information useful to genealogists
UK National Archives: official National Archives of the UK

Revolutionary War Sites

Daughters of the American Revolution: military service records and more
Patriot and Grave Index: revolutionary war graves registry and patriot index from the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution

War of 181 Genealogical Sites
Preserve the Pensions: War of 1812 pension records access

Civil War Genealogical Sites
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System: Civil War records from the National Park Service

US Immigration Sites
Ellis Island: immigration records, free indexes and original records, fee to download copies
Castle Garden: immigration records, pre Ellis Island

American Ancestors.org*: New England Historic Genealogical Society’s Website

State Specific sites
Missouri Digital Heritage:  The Missouri State Archives
Missouri Death Certificates, 1910 – 1963
Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection: vast number of archived US newspapers

Native American Genealogy Sites
NativeWeb Genealogy: list of Native American genealogy resources and searchable databases
Access Genealogy: vast family history directories and more, good Native American resources

African Heritage Project: records on former slaves, freed persons and their descendants

Canada Genealogy Sites
Automated Genealogy: indexes of the Canadian census
Library and Archives Canada: official archives of Canada, census records and more

UK and Irish Genealogy Sites
Free UK Genealogy: This effort includes three separate UK-focused projects powered by volunteers who transcribe important genealogical records and place them online in searchable databases. Search these three UK genealogy projects via the links below.
    FreeBMD: Civil Registration index of births, marriages and deaths for England and Wales
    FreeCen: 19th century census records for the UK
    FreeReg: baptism, marriage, and burial records from parish and non-conformist registers of the UK
National Archives of Ireland: offers census records, soldier’s wills and more in their genealogy section.
UK BMD: thousands of links to genealogy research sites for the UK. They list both paid and free resources, most free. Many of the sites are geographically focused, or center on one surname–but others are much more extensive.
British Library, India Office: records on British and European people in India pre 1950
Families in British India Society: a free searchable database of millions of records free to search, free research guides in it’s wiki, and a gallery of free images to browse and search.
UK National Archives: official National Archives of the UK
GENUKI: reference library of genealogical resources for the UK and Ireland

Specific Ethnic Genealogical Sites

Släktdata: genealogy records for Sweden (in Swedish)

Hispanic Genealogy: wonderful list of resources for researching Hispanic ancestry

RomanyGenes: Romanichal ancestry research

LitvakSIG: Lithuanian-Jewish genealogy databases and resources

Italian Genealogical Group: Italian American genealogy resources and databases

WieWasWie: for researching ancestors from the Netherlands (in Dutch)

German Genealogy Server: German ancestry research (many sections in German)

JewishGen: Jewish ancestry research

* - Free to a certain point, then fees apply.


Three Lakes Genealogical Society Member's Favorite Links

Wisconsin Historical Society Research

Cyndi's List Wisconsin

Wisconsin Links

Cemeteries of Wisconsin

National Archives

AncestralFindings.Com

Wisconsin Heritage

DistantCousin.com

VitalRecords.com

Oneida County, WI Genweb

Findagrave Cemetery Records Site

Demmer Memorial Library (Three Lakes Public Library)

Three Lakes Historical Society

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