Below are links to sites that are not only enjoyable to visit, but will be helpful in your research. If you have some other great sites, let me know about them.
RootsWeb Genealogical Data Cooperative: "The Internet's Oldest and Largest Genealogy Site". Please show your support of this valuable organization so that we might keep genealogy on the internet free and growing.
The US Gen Web Project: I strongly urge you to support this wonderful group of volunteers. There is probably not a one of us who hasn't sat at our computers in the wee hours of the morning searching through those freely donated records in the hope of finding one of our families there. Just save your files in ascii or .txt format and email them to the county coordinator of the county where the event took place.
American Memory: Historical Collection for the National Digital Library. If you're interested in history, this is a great site to visit..old photographs, documents, etc.
Bureau of Land Management: Find the original records of where your ancestors owned land.
Census Online: The USGenWeb Census Project. Index to current census online.
Chalkley's Chronicals: Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia. Extractions from the original court records of Augusta Co., VA 1745-1800.
Citing Online Sources: Guidelines for citing this newest resource we now have..the internet.
Cyndi's List of Genealogical Sites: Links to everywhere!
Deciphering Old Handwriting: Some good examples of old handwriting to help you determine what those old documents say.
DistantCousin: Search for surname resources, queries, state resources, census records, passenger lists, and much more. USA and foreign listings.
Everton Publishers: The site of Everton's Genealogical Helper and On-Line Search with over 85 Million names and GROWING! Many genealogy research tools here.
Filson Club Historical Society: Louisville, Kentucky. Houses one of Kentucky's largest collections of historical material.
John Fuller's List of Lists: A listing of all known email lists on the internet pertaining to genealogy.
Kentucky County Formations: This is really useful when trying to figure out where those missing records are.
NSDAR: The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
National Genelogical Society: Be sure to visit the section on Genealogical Standards.
Olive Tree Genealogy: Passenger lists, tips on research, and much, much more.
Passenger Lists: Lots of them!
Tippah County, Mississippi Confederate Soldiers: There are Bartletts listed here, with families included on some!
U. S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: National Mapping Information data base query form. Enter one or more variants to find cemeteries, cities, land, rivers, creeks, etc.
United States Vital Records Information: Where do you obtain marriages licenses, birth certificates, death certificates, etc.? Addresses for all states, counties and territories in the United States.
West Virginia County Formations: These dates are really useful when you can't find records you believe should be in Virginia. Most of their counties were a part of Virginia until West Virginia officially became a State in 1863.
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