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Genealogy Research: Miscellaneous

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Online Resources

            Helm’s Genealogy Toolbox

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

           Genealogy Search Help for Google

            Genealogy Buff

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


Obituary Help

Help on tracking down online obituaries

            Stephen Morse’s Web pages

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

           The Irish in New York City

Informative and interesting.

           1790 Census of US

pdf files of our first census. Lists of head of household and number of people in the household, both free and slave.

           The Genealogy Home Page

Hundreds of genealogy links organized by topics.

   Guide to Genealogy

Feature articles and also organized links.

            AfriGeneas:  African American genealogy

Native American Genealogy

            Enumerator Instructions

Instructions given to the enumerators for each US census.


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

            Google Book Search

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


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