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State-by-state research links?

  • USGen Web Project State Map
    Click any state on the U.S. map to visit that state's genealogy project. Or, click on the name of the state in the menu on the left side of the page. State genealogy projects are divided into county genealogy projects. You will want to begin your genealogy research at the county level. This link will provide you with a list of State Coordinators and Assistant Coordinators. (Subscription needed) is the largest for-profit genealogy company in the world.  As of September 2012, the company provided access to approximately 11 billion records, 40 million family trees, and 2 million paying subscribers.


National Archives

Resources for Genealogists

The 1940 Census

Immigration Resources:  Links to immigration records and ship passenger records. 

Social Media

Pinterest: a pinboard-style photo-sharing website that allows users to create and manage theme-based image collections of hobbies or interests. Users can browse other pinboards for items of interest and "re-pin" the images to their own boards.

Facebook. What better way to share historical information than to join Facebook! The linked Facebook page contains genealogical information from the Eastern Shore of Virginia.

Twitter: Twitter feeds such as Genealogy News Now offer genealogy news, tips, and tricks for research.

Diigo: a social bookmarking site that connects interested researchers and compiles group research links


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