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Welcome to my electronic message-in-a-bottle. Below is a list of surnames I am currently researching. If you have any information on these names, please contact me at WMRoots@optonline.net. Most of my information is available to you through one or more of the databases listed below. I've also included a list of useful links.

Thanks for stopping by.

- Bill Merklee


 

 


Surnames appearing as hypertext are linked to other sites concerning those names.

BACHMERER, BADUM, BURNETT, BURNHAM

CARDONE

DECOSIMO, DRAGONETTI

FEROUNA, FEUERLEIN, FORRAY, FOX

GEHR, GOETZ

HALASZ

KICHNER, KIERRSTED

LAHEY, LEWIS, LORZ

MALAMUD, McCABE, MEERKARD, MERKLEE, MOSELEY

REICHOLD, ROOT

SNYDER, SOLE, SPANNER, SWART, SZABO

TAPPEN, TASH, TASHLITSKY, TREMPER, TRUMBULL

WEEKES, WELLER, WERBECK, WORDEN



 

Ancestry of W. H. Merklee
A work in progress. Portions of 53 generations.

Merklee Family Research
Connecting the descendants of Coenraad Merkle (Conrad Merklee).

Search a GEDCOM version of the above databases
More than 1600 individuals.

Some Descendants of Thomas Roote
Ten generations of the descendants of Thomas Roote of Hartford, CT.
More than 2000 individuals.

Notable Kin
Inspired by the work of Gary Boyd Roberts at NEHGS.

 


American Family Immigration History Center
Searchable databases at Ellis Island.

Ancestry.com

Burke's Peerage & Gentry
The authentic genealogical guide to the UK and Ireland's titled and untitled families.

The Civil War Diary of E. B. Root
My great-great grandfather is the reason I got into genealogy. Here are his diary, Union Army papers, and photos.

Cyndi's List of Genealogical Sites
The most comprehensive list of genealogy links anywhere.

Everton Publishers
Publishers of Family History Magazine. The site contains numerous searchable databases.

Family Search
Access to the genealogy databases of the LDS church.

Genealogy.com
Largely for owners of FTM, but their Internet Family Finder can be very helpful. FTM's CDs can be accessed at many LDS Family History Centers or public libraries.

genealogical.com
A great place to purchase research and reference works. Get help publishing your own work, too.

GenServ
A remarkable searchable database of submitted GEDCOMs. Minimal subscription fee.

Higginson Book Company
Offering reprints of thousands of family and local histories.

MyRoots
Wonderful software for your PDA.

National Genealogical Society

New England Historic Genealogical Society
For anyone with New England ancestors, a membership in this organization is a must. Members have on-line access to a number of databases.

NewspaperArchive.com
Search more than 12 million pages of historic newspapers online and view them in Adobe's PDF format.

The New York
Genealogical & Biographical Society
If your research takes you to New York, this is the place to go. Memebers have on-line access to a searchable archive of The New York Times.

Reunion for Macintosh
IMHO, the best genealogy software available.

RootsWeb
A cooperative resource, and the finest on-line community around. A wealth of free data, courtesy of paid members. Care to join us?

Some truths about on-line genealogy
An article on the joys -- and limitations -- of the Internet as a research tool.

The USGenWeb Project
Volunteers working to provide Internet websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States.

U.S. National Archives & Records Administration

Vital Records Information
This site contains information about where to obtain vital records (such as birth, death & marriage certificates and divorce decrees) from each state, territory and county of the United States. Also has links to foreign records sites.

Why do you do genealogy?
In October 1997, I posted this question to the Roots-L list. Here are the answers.

Yates Publishing
Order family group sheets from a staggering list of surnames.


 

Last updated: 29 March 2008

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