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Genealogy Site Lists
General Information at this site
General Gen. Information on the Web
Genealogy Databases
Message Boards and mail lists
Organizations and Socities
Specific Genelogy Subjects
Information by Family Name or Location
Genealogy Software
Genealogy Charts
California Genealogy

A 2000 survey by Maritz Marketing Research showed three in five adults say they are at least somewhat interested in tracing their family history. What those interested in genealogy have done:
91% Discussed family history with other family members
49% Created a family tree
37% Traveled to an ancestral hometown/country
37% Written up a family history
29% Used the Internet to search for information on genealogy
Most popular Genealogy Sites and other lists like this one)
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites
Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter
Gensite at
Geni Podcast: Collaborative Genealogy : The Geni Blog
Genealogy Page at Yahoo
List in WSJ Article
John Konvalinka's talks
Gerneral Genealogy Info at this site
Generation List
Relationship Chart
Asian Immigrants
Document Preservation
Photographing Documents, Headstones, ...
Headstone Cleaning
Research Tips
Biblical Genealogies (Bible)
California Genealogy Resources
Early American Settlers
Maps and places
Tax Area Codes (Township, Section, Block, Parcel)
Name Frequency

Genealogy Data Bases (lookup ancestors) on the Internet
Family Records Search Resources in Europe

Best Genealogy Software 2023 | DNA Weekley

Missing My Heritage #1 at some sites w/ Billions of records

Best Genealogy Databases | FamilyTree Mag

Best genealogy sites 2023 | ToeTenReviews 15 Great Websites for Genealogy Research | AARP

Survey by Family Chronicle Magazine Nov-Dec 2001
SiteRecordsVery UsefulUsers
RootsWeb World Connect800M +63%279
Family Search (LDS)700M44%259
Ellis Island22M+15%151
One-Step Webpages by Stephen P. Morse
Users - People who responded to the survey who used the DB.
Social Security Death Index
See also List in Wall Street Journal Article
Genealogy Indexes at: Google, Yahoo
Best Genealogy Search of 2019 | TopTenReviews

A History of the Census Bureau's Birthplace and Citizenship Questions in One Table | Center for Immigration Studies

"The Source", Edited by Loretto Szvcs and Sandra Lubeking, Revised 1997
"The Genealogists Handbook: Modern Methods for Researching Family History", The American Library Assn., 1995
  Books at Cindi's List
  Planting your family tree online : how to create your own family history web site, Cyndi Howells.
  The Handy Book for Genealogists
  Ancestry's Red Book
  Higginson Books
  Rare books at
Magazines (circulation)
Family Tree (150 K)
Family Chronicle
Heritage Quest

General Genealogy Web Sites
  * RootsWeb Databases, guides, tools
    - USGenWeb Archives
    - World Connect
  * - message boards
  * Private Family Network Sites
FamilySearch (LDS)
Genealogy Page at Netcenter
National Archives Genealogy Page
Library of Congress Genealogy Page
Surname Springboard
Ancestor Gravesite Project
US GenWeb Page
World GenWeb Page
Guild of One-Name Studies
Ultimate Family Tree
Genealogy Today
Organizations and Societies:
New England Historical and Genealogical Society (NEHGS)
The International Black Sheep Society of Genealogists
Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Library 202 879-3229
  Search Services $40 202 879-3245
Metro New York Genealogy and Computers Group (NYPC/Metrony) 6 PM 1st Tue. New Yorker Hotel 34th and 8th Suite 1560
Somerset Co. NJ Genealogy Groups and Information Sources
British Society of Genealogists - 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road, London
Cyndi's List - Societies & Groups Index
Specific Genealogy References
Introduction to Genealogy:
  Beginners Guides at Yahoo
  Getting Started References at CyndisList
Genealogy: Beginner's Resource Guide | Background
  Genealogy 101 at
  Beginning Internet Genealogy
  Genealogy Course from Genealogical Helper Magazine
  Guide to Tracing Familiy Trees at
  Getting Started in Genealogy at (UK & Ireland Genealogy)
  Beginning at
  Genealogy Help at
General Genealogy Articles
  "The Use and Abuses Online Genealogy"
  "Genealogy Gone Haywire
As Searchers Take to Web"

DNA - Genetics and Genealogy

Reference Tools
  City/County Lookup and Maps
Vendors (Supplies, Charts, Forms, Books)
List at Cindi's List
Everton Publishers (supplies, forms, CDs), Genealogy Unlimited (books, forms, European Maps), Genealogical Publishing Company, Heritage Books, Inc., Gaylord Bros. (Library/Archival Supplies)

  Document Preservation
  Name Frequency
Terms at:
  Scottish History Page here
  USGenWeb Proj
  Terms, Phrases, Dictionaries & Glossaries at CindisList
  Generations & Periods in History
English Genealogy Pages
London Society of Genealogists
Scottish Genealogy Pages
- Scottish History
- Scots Origins at
- Paul McBride's Genealogy Information
- BUTESHIRE (Islands of Bute and Arran) at GEN UKI
- Tracing your Scottish Ancestry
- Scottish Genealogy Society
- Scots Ancestry Research Society
- Scottish Roots
- RootsWeb guide to tracing Scottish family trees
- Links at Cyndis List
- BigFamily Order birth/death/... rcds for UK
Information by Family Name or Location

Message Boards and E-Zines
RootsWeb Review & Missing Links
  GenConnect: Finley, Sikes
Chinese Surname Queries
GenForum: Finley, Gard, King, McBride, Sikes, Thomas Message Boards

Family Tree Databases above.

Mail Lists at: (To Subscribe, send mail to the addresses below with the single word subscribe in the message subject and body.) FINLEY-L-request
, THOMAS-L-request ,Guardian-D-request
(Note: LIST-D signifies a Digest)
FamilySearch (Requires Registration)

Counties, Localities and Region Links at Cindi's List for:

State GenWeb Pages:

California Genealogy Resources

Genealogy Software See Software

Miscellaneous Articles:
California Specific References: See California Genealogy Resources Page. Presenting And Preserving Your Family History: You Can't Take It With You, So How Do You Leave It?

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last updated 22 Jan 2005