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Online Resources

            Helm’s Genealogy Toolbox

http://www.genealogytoolbox.com/

Collection of genealogy web sites and the Journal of Online Genealogy.

 

           Genealogy Search Help for Google

http://www.genealogy-search-help.com/

 

            Genealogy Buff

http://www.genealogybuff.com/

A free genealogy site including links to various county marriages, county deaths, state and federal census records, immigration records and obituaries. 

 

            Stephen Morse’s Web pages

http://stevemorse.org/

Many easy to use search aides.  Especially handy Ellis Island alternate methods of searching.

 

           

           

           The Genealogy Home Page

http://www.genhomepage.com/

Hundreds of genealogy links organized by topics.

 

            About.com Guide to Genealogy

http://genealogy.about.com/index.htm?once=true&

Feature articles and also organized links.

 

            AfriGeneas:  African American genealogy

http://www.afrigeneas.com/

 

Native American Genealogy

http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/genealogy/

 

            Enumerator Instructions

http://usa.ipums.org/usa/voliii/tEnumForm.shtml

Instructions given to the enumerators for each US census.

 

            Linkpendium

http://www.linkpendium.com/

Contains over 5 million links to surnames and locations.  A growing directory of resources.  Becoming very popular!

 

            Google Book Search

http://books.google.com/

Search the full text of books.  Great for history books of small towns.

 

           WeRelate

http://www.werelate.org/wiki/Main_Page

The world’s largest genealogy wiki.

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