Genealogy Resources

  • Library of Congress – Digital Collections – Access to print, pictorial and audio-visual collections and other digital services
  • National Archives – Genealogist Section
  • – Discover your ancestors with the world’s largest family history website. Start a family tree, browse census records and more online at
  • Family Search – Search for family ancestors. Billions of free family tree, family history, ancestry, genealogy and census records.
  • Google Scholar – Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles.
  • Google BOoks – Search and preview millions of books from libraries and publishers worldwide using Google Book Search. Discover a new favorite or unearth an old classic.
  • Our Documents – 100 Milestone Documents – The following is a list of 100 milestone documents, compiled by the National Archives and Records Administration, and drawn primarily from its nationwide holdings. The documents chronicle United States history from 1776 to 1965.
  • Find A Grave – Resource for finding the final resting places of famous folks, friends and family members. With millions of names, it’s an invaluable tool for genealogist and history buffs.
  • US Gen Web
  • – Allows you search the collections of libraries in your community and thousands more around the world. It contains over 1.5 billion books contained in over 10,000 libraries globally. You can see where the nearest copy of a book is so you are able to request an interlibrary loan or go check it out directly.
  • Internet Archive Text Archive – The Internet Archive Text Archive contains a wide range of fiction, popular books, children’s books, historical texts and academic books available for free download. This collection is open to the community for the contribution of any type of text, many licensed using Creative Commons licenses. Document types available are: HTML, PDF, B/W PDF, EPUB (beta), Kindle (beta), Daisy (beta), Full Text and DjVu.
  • Making of America – University of Michigan Archives – making of America (MoA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. The collection currently contains approximately 10,000 books and 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints.
  • Making of America – Cornell University Collection – This site provides access to 267 monograph volumes and over 100,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints. The project represents a major collaborative endeavor in preservation and electronic access to historical texts.
  • Family Tree DNA – Establish DNA fingerprints for the purpose of determining ancestral pedigrees. Testing is available to both amateur and professional genealogists.
  • – Allows people that have used with the different DNA testing companies to search for matches and compare results.
  • My Canvas – Create and customize high-quality photo books, collage posters and calendars.
  • My Tree And Me – These non-traditional family trees beautifully illustrate the family connections that make us who we are.
  • PHPGEDView – An Open Source PHP application that will import your GED file(s) and allow you to manage your own family tree database via MySQL and PHP. It if very powerful, allows multiple trees, various reports, collaborative contributions and much much more.

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