Updated 2011

Free Internet Genealogy Class

by Patti Simpson psdesigns13@q.com

 

FREE GENEALOGY WEB SITES:

 

Basic Information http://www.usa-people-search.com/content-genealogists-and-family-historians.aspx

SEARCHABLE INDEXES:

*Roots Web http://www.usgenweb.org/

Genealogy Resources (Listserves) http://www.rootsweb.com/~jfuller/gen_mail.html

*Cyndi’s List http://www.cyndislist.com/

Ancestry.com http://www.ancestry.com/default.aspx

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) http://www.archives.gov/

Social Security Death Index http://ssdi.genealogy.rootsweb.com/

-----Free (Nebraska Residents Only) Access http://nebraskaccess.ne.gov/resources.asp

-----Family Tree Legends Free Access http://www.familytreelegends.com/records/ssdi

Newspaper Archives http://www.newspaperarchive.com/DesktopDefault.aspx

New York Passenger Ships http://olivetreegenealogy.com/ancestry/free.shtml

Passenger Ship Lists http://www.distantcousin.com/Links/ships/

LDS Living – Genealogy Software on the Internet http://ldsliving.onegreatfamily.com/

LDS Family Search http://www.familysearch.org/

Memorial Library by Pam Rietsch http://www.memoriallibrary.com/

HeritageQuest via Nebraska Online – FREE http://nebraskaccess.ne.gov/scripts/hqpassword.asp

 

GENEALOGY ACCESSORIES

Association of Personal Historians http://www.personalhistorians.org/

Old Glossary Terms http://www.genealogy-quest.com/glossaries/index.html

Free Translater http://www.worldlingo.com/en/products_services/worldlingo_translator.html

Divining Graves (one person’s view) www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nephelps/grave.html

On-line Genealogy Classes, etc. http://www.genealogy.com/fslearn.html

Newbie Genealogy Classes On-line http://www.rootsweb.com/%7Enewbie/page3.html

 

MISCELLANEOUS SITES:

Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov/

Nebraska Railroads http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ne/topic/railroads/

WWI Draft Cards http://www.accessgenealogy.com/military/ww1/draft.htm

 

GENEALOGY FREEBIES:

Family Tree Software & More http://www.censusdiggins.com/freebies.html

Genealogy Links http://www.genealogy-links.co.uk/html/freebies.html

 

NOT ALL FREE – BUT GOOD GENEALOGY WEB SITES:

*rootsweb.ancestry.com http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/

Ancestry.com http://www.ancestry.com/

Census Trail http://www.censustrail.com/index.php

Family Crests http://www.allfamilycrests.com/

 

SOCIETIES TO JOIN:

Nebraska State Genealogical Society (NSGS) http://www.nesgs.org/

Nebraska State Historical Society (NSHS) http://www.nebraskahistory.org/

Holdrege Area Genealogy Club http://www.rootsweb.com/~nephelps/phelpsgen.html