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Especially Useful Genealogical Resources On And Off The Net

February 2024
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SOME LEADING LIBRARIES

Allen County Public Library Historical Genealogy Department, 900 Webster Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802/219-421-1200

www.acpl.lib.in.us/genealogy/

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Family History Library, 35 North West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150/1-800-346-6044

Family History Centers worldwide

www.familysearch.org/

Houston Public Library
Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research, 5300 Caroline Street, Houston, TX 77004-6896 / 713-284-1999

The Library of Congress
Local History & Genealogy Reading Room, Humanities & Social Sciences Division, Thomas Jefferson Building, Room LJ G42, Washington, DC 20540-4660 / 202-707-6400

http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/genealogy

Library of Virginia
800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA 232198000 / 804-692-3500

Los Angeles Public Library
History and Genealogy Department, 630 West Fifth Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071 / 213-228-7400

National Archives and Records Administration
Washington, D.C., and 13 regional facilities nationwide 1-800-234-8861

www.nara.gov/genealogy/genindex.html

National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Genealogical Research Library, 1776 D Street NW, Washington, DC 20006-5392 / 202-879-3229

www.dar.org

New England Historic Genealogical Society
101 Newberry Street, Boston, MA 02116-3007/ 617-536-5740

www.nehgs.org

The Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street, Chicago, IL 60610-3305 / Genealogy Reference: 312-255-3512

www.newberry.org/genealogy/L3gabout.html

SOCIETY WEB SITES

Federation of Genealogical Societies

www.fgs.org

General Society of Mayflower Descendants

www.mayflower.org

Jamestowne Society

www.jamestowne.org

National Genealogical Society

www.ngsgenealogy.org

National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Home Page

www.dar.org

National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution

www.sar.org

New England Historic Genealogical Society

www.nehgs.org

Sons of Confederate Veterans

www.scv.org

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

http://suvcw.org

United Daughters of the Confederacy

www.hqudc.org

SOME USEFUL BOOKS

First Steps in Genealogy: A Beginner’s Guide to Researching Your Family History

by Desmond Walls Alien

Betterway Publications

$14.99

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Genealogy

by Christine Rose and Kay Germain Ingalls, CGRS

Macmillan

$17.95

Unpuzzling Your Past: A Basic Guide to Genealogy

Third ed.

by Emily Anne Groom

Betterway Publications

$14.99

The Researcher’s Guide to American Genealogy

by Val D. Greenwood

Genealogical Publishing

$29.50

The Genealogist’s Address Book

by Elizabeth Petty Bentley

Genealogical Publishing

$39.95

Netting Your Ancestors: Genealogical Research on the Internet

by Cyndi Howells

Genealogical Publishing

$19.95

www.CyndisList.com/netting.htm

Prima’s Official Companion to Family Tree Maker

Version 5

by Myra Vanderpool Gormley

Prima Publishing

$24.99

Evidence!: Citation & Analysis for the Family Historian

by Elizabeth Shown Mills

Genealogical Publishing

$16.95

GENEALOGY MAGAZINES

Ancestry Magazine

1-800-262-3787

www.ancestry.com

Everton’s Genealogical Helper

1-800-443-6325

www.everton.com

Family Chronicle

1-888-326-2476

www.familychronicle.com

Heritage Quest

1-800-760-2455

www.heritagequest.com

GENEALOGY SOFTWARE

Ancestral Quest

(Windows)

1-800-825-8864

www.ancquest.com

Family Tree Maker

(Windows or Macintosh)

1-800-315-0672

www.familytreemaker.com

Legacy Family Tree

(Windows)

1-800-753-3453

www.legacyfamilytree.com

The Master Genealogist

(Windows or DOS)

1-800-982-2103

www.WhollyGenes.com

Reunion

(Macintosh)

717-697-1378

www.leisterpro.com

Ultimate Family Tree

(Windows)

1-888-891-1919

www.uftree.com

GENEALOGY INTERNET RESOURCES

Ancestry.com

www.ancestry.com

Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet

www.CyndisList.com

Family Tree Maker

www.familytreemaker.com

Genealogy Resources on the Internet: Mailing Lists

www.rootsweb.com/~jfuller/gen_mail.html

German Genealogy Home Page

www.genealogy.com/gene/index.html

Roots Web Genealogical Data Cooperative

www.RootsWeb.com

UK & Ireland Genealogical Information Service ( GENUKI )

www.genuki.org.uk

USGenWeb Project

www.USGenWeb.org

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