Archives & Genealogy

About.com – Genealogy
Help, advice, associations and resources to assist in finding out about genealogy and family histories.
Ancestry.com
Offers resources, news, & searching. Access 1 billion records and thousands of online images of genealogical records.
Archives.com
From online card catalogs to maps, genealogy related discussion lists and newsgroups.
Canadian Genealogy & History
Resources include cemetery and obituary records, military records, genealogical societies, and local resources organized by province.
Cyndi’s List
A collection of more than 75,000 links that have been organized and cross-referenced in over 140 categories.
Ellis Island Foundation
Database of more than 22 million Americans who immigrated through the Port of New York and Ellis Island from 1892-1924
Family Tree Magazine
Publication for amateur genealogists offers reunion resources, online networking opportunities, ethnic toolkits, and a bookstore.
FamilySearch
Search the Family History Library’s database, containing millions of names. A project of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Genealogy Gateway
Your Gateway to Everything Genealogical on the Internet
Genealogy Libraries in the U.S.
Browse an extensive listing of genealogy libraries throughout the United States organized by state.
Genealogy Today
Help for newbies, family researchers, genealogists and professionals.
GenForum
Offers over 5,000 discussion forums devoted to specific surnames and ethnicities, as well as general genealogical topics.
Historical Census Data Browser
Explore census data for the United States compiled between the years 1790 and 1970.
Lineages, Inc.
Links to family history research resources
National Center for Health Statistics
NCHS – Where to write for Vital Records (Birth Certificates, Death Certificates…)
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Find membership, address, event, resources, and holdings information.
RootsWeb
100,000-entry Roots Surname List, ROOTS-L Resources and State pages, Olive Tree Genealogy ship lists, and much more.
RuthAnn’s SURNAMES
Find Surname Sites, Surname Databases for all types of Nationalities. Also links to help you locate the Address and town you need to obtain vital records.
SurnameWeb
Large collection of surname links features a construction kit for tracing family histories. Also includes surname resource centers and Web rings.
U.S. Census Bureau
Official resource for social, demographic, and economic statistics.
U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
Search the archival holdings of the various branches of the US government. Offers research directions, archive contacts and branch publications.
USGenWeb
Group of volunteers working together to provide Internet websites for genealogical research in every county and state of the U.S.
Vital Records
Find details on obtaining US birth, death, and marriage statistics. Entries are broken down by state.
Vital Statistics Agency
British Columbia Vital Statistics Agency registers vital events occurring in The Province of British Columbia and provides vital statistics-related products and services