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Research Links - USA


We can always use additional URL addresses for links to United States websites that will help our researchers find US ancestors and relatives. If you know of a good site, please send it along to New Links and we will add it to our list of resources.

Barrel of Links


Make sure you try this one: 253 choices of information! Civil War, B.C., PQ., Canadian National Archives, U.S. Library of Congress, O.C.F.A, U.E.L., Dutch, Huguenot, Walloon, Palatines. Excellent.

Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter


Genealogy On-line


This is a group of genealogists. It Includes 1% sampling of the 1880 U.S. Census on line (170,000 families, 500,000 individuals). Know state and county of search. In listing of state, click on "Must Have" and you will get a page that has directions and index of names so that it will be easier to find the name you are looking for. Includes a review of PAF Utilities. Has many on-line search databases. Based in Capitola, CA. Good.

Library of Congress Searching


This is a gateway to Library of Congress for catalogues. Includes those at many other institutions. Lists many University and College Libraries to use as resources. Z3950 is a standard for computer to computer retrieval. You can do a simple search title or common name, or an advanced search. To Query for books: go to Search Library of Congress and click -- put in family name or family

National Archives and Records (USA)


These are the records of the USA Federal Government. Gives the location and hours that they are open, what's new, visitors gallery, and how to look for information, genealogy and individuals.

New England Historical Society


New England Historic Genealogical Society - Founded in 1845. A very prestigious organization. A large site with many books etc. for sale and how to contact the circulating library.

Norfolk Public Library, Virginia


This is telnet link and introduction to this library in Norfolk, Virginia. Gives public access catalogue. You can access some parts of the library. Fair.

New York Public Library Catalog


New York Public Library is a selective depository library for Government documents and has a main library, eleven branches, and a bookmobile serving the city. Check out the microfilms of newspapers, etc.

New York State and the Civil War


New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center site. Tremendous archive of military information

NY Public Library


The New York Public Library lists catalogues, what's new, exhibition and programs, resource guides and search the Internet. You will have to look yourself, genealogy is in there somewhere.

Obituaries Help


Obituaries Help is a free resource (maintained by volunteers) for people looking for online and newspaper obituaries as well as genealogy and family researchers. It has free genealogy downloads including a family tree chart and many advice articles covering everything from how to write an obituary to using obituaries for genealogy research.

United States Census Bureau


You can find out about the Bureau, User's Manual, a source for social demographic and economic information. Provides search, news, access tools and subjects A to Z. Big and interesting. You will have to find your own way around.

US Civil War


Jumping-off points to many sites about Civil War information, battlefields, photographs, regiments, music, reenactors, etc.

US National Genealogical Society


This is the website of the National Genealogical Society of Arlington Virginia.

U.S. Civil War Centre


An index of Civil War information and photos, it includes everything, battlefields, cemeteries, forts, historical parks, and a section on Genealogy. A big site and excellent.

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