Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Genealogical Search Links

(Links usually added daily. If you find a dead or incorrect link, please let me know.)
General Useful Genealogy Sites
GenealogyBank Historic Newspapers
New England Historic Genealogical Society Search Page
Newspaper Archives
Generous Genealogists

Dead Fred Genealogical Photo Search
Ancestrybank - offer or claim rewards for dead ends
Land Patent Search - Bureau of Land Management
Ellis Island Passenger Search
List of Epidemics in the US 1628-1918
Record Fusion County Access Portal - County Clerk/Recorder Databases
Google News Archive
ICD Codes (Past and Present)
Bertillon Classification of Causes of Death (1893)
NHGS Home - Good Compliation site
Early Immigration - Castle Garden
Historical City Directories Online
International Gravestone Photographic Resource

LearnWebSkills Compilations Site

American History Timelines - Digitial History
Penn Libraries Historical Newspapers Online - includes multiple states
Anthracite Coal Mine Archives
Railroad Maps - Library of Congress
Digital State Collections List
Library of Congress Digitized Newspaper Collection
Census Occupation Codes

Military Databases
(specific location searches with state below)

American Battle Monuments Commission - Burial Listings

Civil War NPS Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Database
Civil War - Andersonville Atwater List of Prisoners who died
Mexican American War - List of Battles and Dates
WWII - National Archives Casualty Lists
WWII - Ration Book Search

Useful Gadgets
Type It - Foreign Letter Keyboard
Birth Date Calculator
Inflation Calculator

Compilation Sites

Miliatry Records
Birth and Marriage Indexes
Marriage Indexes
Pennsylvania Genealogy Guide
Vital Records of a few towns in NY and NJ thru 1800

By Location-
United States
Digital Public Library of America
Cornell University - Civil War Documents

- California -
California Pre-1905 Death Records
California 1905 - 1929 Death Index [login: newguest pass: enjoy]
California Digital Newspaper Project

Kem County - 'Kern Valley Sun Newspaper' Obits 1977-1980

- Connecticut -
iConn - Digital Collections (Need CT library card to access)
Fairfield County to Litchfield County - Cemetery Transcriptions
Digital Newspapers of Connecticut Library
Personal and Vital Records Online, Connecticut State Library
Connecticut State Archives, Estates of Deceased Persons Index 1693-1820
Connecticut State Archives, Estates of Incompetent Persons Index 1711-1820
Connecticut State Archives, Estates of Minors Index 1711-1820

- Colorado -
Colorado State Archives Original Records Online
Colorado Veterans' Grave Registrations 1862 - 1949

Boulder County Clerk & Recorder Database

- Georgia -
Atlanta Historic Newspaper Digital Collection
Georgia Civil War Soldiers Index
Georgia's Virtual Vault - Wills, Marriage, Death Certs, more
Bartow County - Gen site with my transcription and original records
Hall County - Holly Springs Baptist Cemetery Transcription
Polk County - Antioch Cemetery Transcription
Polk County - Cemetery Transcriptions
Polk County - Death Index A-J 1951 - 1965
Polk County - Van Wert Baptist Church Minutes 1840-1870

Kentucky State Library and Archives, includes Digital Newspapers

- Maine -
Maine Genealogy Site - A number of search databases
York County - First Parish Church and Cemetery Page, Transcriptions

- Massachusetts -
Massachusetts Archives Vital Records Database
Massachusetts Archives Main Database Site
Massachusetts Genealogy Link Page - Databases

1630- Mary & John Passenger List -
Essex County Gloucestor Burial Record Database
Essex County Gloucestor Vital Record Search - Official City Page

- Michigan -
Hillsdale County Register of Deeds Online Database
Ionia County Register of Deeds Online Database
Jackson County Register of Deeds Online Database
Lenawee County Register of Deeds Online Database
Montcalm County Register of Deeds Online Database
Shiawassee County Register of Deeds Online Database

- Mississippi -
Civil War - Vicksburg - List of Confederate Interments

Searchable Death Index 1910-1959
Digital Archives Online

- New Hampshire -
Rockingham County - Portsmouth - Cemetery Transcriptions
Rockingham County - County Record Search - Deeds

- New Jersey-
New Jersey Archives Databases (Marriages 1665 -1799, 1848-1878)
New Jersey Archives Databases (Death Records 1878-1885)
New Jersey Archives Databases (Rev & Civil Wars, Property, Court Cases, Name Changes)
New Jersey Archives Databases (Imaged Collections)

- New York -
New York Gov FAQ on ordering records
New York Digital Collection at Cornell University
New York Naturalization Databases
New York Vital Records Databases
Columbia University Digital Collections
HRVH Historical Newspaper Archive (Includes Kingston Daily Freeman, Ulster)
Fulton Archive - Old NY Newspapers includes Kingston DF and Brooklyn Eagle
North County Digital History Collections
New Amsterdam Reformed Dutch Church Baptisms 1639-1730

Albany County - Calender of Wills: County Clerk (GoogleBooks)
Centre County - Historical Records Imaging Project
Clinton County - Cemetery Transcription Project
Clinton County - Sheldon Hill Cemetery Transcription
Clinton County - Plattsburgh - Northern New York Newspaper Project
Clinton County - Naturalizations 1865 - 1906
Dutchess County - Full text "Burying Grounds of Sharon Ct, Amenia and North East NY" (download PDF)
Dutchess County - Full text "Burying Grounds...etc" (Ancestry)
Franklin County - Bapt/Marriages/Cemetery Records
Franklin County - BMD in the Malone Farmer 1900-1902
Greene County - Catskill Village Cemetery Transcription
Greene County - Catskill City Directory 1896
Greene County - Rootsweb Page with useful links
Greene County - Catskill Mountain News 1902 - 1937 Searchable
Kings County - Brooklyn Daily Eagle Marriage Index 1892-1893
Kings County - Naturalization Index 1907 - 1924
Kings County - Brooklyn Marriages 1874
Kings County - Brooklyn Daily Eagle Newspaper 1841 - 1902
Kings County - Brooklyn - Green-wood Cemetery database
Monroe County - Rochester Marriage index 1876-1937
Ulster County Clerk - Marriage Index 1908 - 1935
Ulster County - History of the Town of Rochester
Ulster County - Cemetery Index of Transcriptions
Ulster County - Early Probate Records
Ulster County - Old Gravestones
Ulster County - Old Gravestones Search -
Ulster County - Miscelleaneous Bride Index (male surnames: Brown, Smith, Jones)
Ulster County - 1892-1893 County Directory
Ulster County - Poorhouse Death Search
Ulster County - Poorhouse Project
Ulster County - Veterans of Saugerties A-M

- North Carolina -
North Carolina Family Records Database (Bible and Archive Records)
North Carolina Newspaper Digitalization Project

Mecklenberg County Divorce Records 1846 - 1969

- Ohio -
Hamilton County - Online Archive Search

- Pennsylvania -
PA Death Cert Ordering - (not the vitalchek links, actual department)
Pennsylvanians in the Civil War Project
Pennsylvania's Civil War Conscientious Objectors Database
Pennsylvania Civil War Newspapers from Penn State
Pennsylvania Recorder of Deeds Links
Pennsylvania Volunteers in the Spanish American War
Pennsylvania Dept of Health - Complete Death Indices 1906-1962
Pennsylvania Dept of Health - Complete Birth Indices 1906-1907

Berks County Recorder of Deeds Database
Berks County Will and Estate Search - Register of Wills
Bucks County Library Online Resources
Bucks County Public Record Search Online
Cameron County Genealogical Site - Includes different Databases

Centre County Genealogical Society
Centre County - Bellefonte - Zion Union Cemetery Database
Columbia County - Resources links
Columbia County - Conyngham and Centralia Anthracite Mine Fatalites 1869 - 1908
Columbia County - Conyngham and Centralia Twp Deaths 1893 - 1905
Columbia County Historical and Genealogical Society Search Databases
Columbia County Historical and Genealogy Soc. Bloomsburg Databases
Columbia County - Some Record Databases - inc some cemetery transc.

Elk County - Saint Mary- St. Mary's Catholic Church Cemetery Transc.
Greene County Records Transcriptions
Indiana County Recorder of Deeds Database

Lancaster County Recorder of Deeds Online Database
Lancaster County - Elizabethtown - Risser Mennonite Cemetery
Lancaster County - Historical Society online newspapers
Lawrence County Register and Recorder Database

Lawrence County Assessor Database
Lehigh County - Allentown Morning Call Obituary Index
Lycoming County - Library Search - Choose Newspaper Index for search
Lycoming County - Old Zion Thrashers Cemetery Index

Lycoming County - Church Records German Lutheran and Reformed Church, Scans of Originals
McKean County - Bradford Era Obit Index
Montgomery County - Marrages and Deaths 1685-1800 - Google Books
Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951 (Familysearch)
Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1903-1915 (Familysearch)
Philadelphia - Free Library
Philadelpha - 1890 Directory
Philadelphia - Olive Civil War Archive/Philadelphia Inquirer 1861-1865
Schuylkill County Archives Online
York County - Register of Wills & Clerk of Orphans' Court Online Database
York County Archives Main Site

- South Carolina -
South Carolina Archives Databases Online
Jasper County Register of Deeds Online Database
Edgefield County - E.C. Advertiser Digitized Search

- Texas -
Bell County - Cemetery Transcriptions
Cental Texas Genealogical Society Online Publications

Ordering Informational Vital Record Copies (Free Service)
Vermont Civil War Site

- Virginia -
Library of Virginia Online Databases (BMD, Civil War, more)
Library of Virginia Marriage Records Collection Search Page
Library of Virginia - List of Miliary Dead by War

- West Virginia -
Birth Marriage Death Records from the WV State Archives


Census Images Online - Canada Library and Archives
1901 Census Online
Some Cemetery Transcriptions
Prince Edward Island Census Search
Prince Edward Island Master Name Search Index
Prince Edward Island - Lovell's 1871 Business Directory
Prince Edward Island -Hutchinson's City Directory, 1864
Prince Edward Island - Archives 1
Prince Edward Island - Archives 2
Quebec - Huntingdon - Franklin Centre Cemetery Photos and Transcrip.
Quebec - Hemmingford Cemetery Records, Census, Church Records
Quebec - Protestant Church Record Database
Quebec - Online Databases from the National Archives

Europe & UK

National Archives UK
England IGI Batch Numbers by County

- Czech Republic -
Czech Parish Archives Online (in Czech)
Czech Plzen Archives Online (in Czech)
Actapublica (direct to Stankov)
Jewish BMD books
Jewish BMD books, at Badatelna.EU
Czech->German village names
Digital Austrian Newspapers Online
Czech Archives, PDF with links to databases

- Germany -
German Military Site - 1918-1945

- Ireland -
Griffith's Valuation 1847 - 1864 Record search

Boston Pilot - Missing Friends Column - Irish Immigrants
County Cavan - References site
County Louth - Clogherhead Parish Records, Searchable Database
1901 and 1911 Census Online Free

- Netherlands -
Vital Records
Vital Records

Warsaw Jewish Cemetery

- Scotland -
Edinburgh Marriages 1595-1700

Menges family search wiki
Grenada - Genealogy Blog
Italian Databases - Abruzzoforum
Jewish Databases - Central Database of Holocoust Victims, Yad Vashem
Jewish Databases - JewishGen Search
Jewish Databases - Auschwitz Death Certifcate List (links to the A's, scroll to bottom for letter index)
Jewish Databases - Terezin Death Records (in Czech)
London - Proceedings of the Old Bailey Criminal Court, 1674-1913 (awesome read)
South African Genealogy - Ancestry24