The USGenWeb is at www.usgenweb.org
The USGenNet is at www.usgennet.org
The American History and Genealogy Project is at www.ahgp.org
The American Local History Network is at www.alhn.org
The most important online American resources are
NARA National Archives & Records Administation ◊◊◊www.archives.gov
AAD Access to Archival Databases ◊◊◊ www.archives.gov/aad
State Archives searchable databases are at
For addresses and phone numbers of State and County vital records offices go to ◊◊www.genealogy.com/00000229.html
There are two Census Projects run by USGenWeb Project members.
State Archives Census Indexes (1776, 1778, 1870, 1880) are at ◊◊◊www.mdarchives.state.md.us/msa/refserv/html/censussearch.html
Utah federal census
indexes are at
Search Federal Land Patents Databases at ◊◊◊www.glorecords.blm.gov.
McGill University's Canadian County Atlas Digital Project is at ◊◊◊digital.library.mcgill.ca/countyatlas. The county maps show the boundaries of every farm with the name of the resident. This is an outstanding genealogy resource, but I am not aware of a similar resource for the U.S.A. Similar historical atlases were printed for counties in the U.S.A.
The Pre-1908 Homestead and Cash Entry Patents from the Bureau of Land Management's General Land Office for the states of;
Island immigrant records between 1892 and 1924 are at
The NARA AAD Famine Irish Data Files 1846-1851 are at ◊◊◊http://aad.archives.gov (Set subject to Irish)
The North Dakota State University Digital Commons
naturalization records are at
The Mayflower passenger list 1620 is at ◊www.mayflowerhistory.com
250,000 Chinese people passed through the immigration stations in San
The Maritime Heritage Project: Ships to San Francisco 1849-1868 is at ◊www.maritimeheritage.org/log.htm
Passenger lists for ships traveling to California between 1848 and 1873 are at ◊www.sfgenealogy.com/californiabound/cbindex.htm
Galveston Immigration Database is at www.galvestonhistory.org/Texas_Seaport_Museum.asp
Indianola Immigrant Database is at http://vrhc.uhv.edu/manuscripts/indianola
Louisiana State University's U.S. Civil War Center is at ◊◊◊www.cwc.lsu.edu
Archive's collections including the
The Library of
Virginia World War I History Commission Questionnaires are at
Index to Tennessee World War I Veterans is at
Soldiers of the Great War database is at ◊◊◊www.carnegielibrary.org/research/genealogy/genealogy/wwi.html
WWI U.S. Draft Registrations are at ◊◊www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rwguide/WWIdraft.html
Another site to check is The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System sponsored by the National Park Service at ◊◊◊www.itd.nps.gov/cwss. The system features an on-line database of names of soldiers, sailors, and United States Colored Troops who served in the Civil War.
For a fee, you can access the American Civil War Research Database at ◊◊www.civilwardata.com.
Steve Morse's Ellis Island and Census web site is at http://stevemorse.org
There are a number of historic city directories at ◊http://olddirectorysearch.com
An 1884 Berlin Vermont Business Directory is at www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont
Utah's Digital Collections site is at
historical newspaper index is at
Directory of the U.S. Congress 1774-present is at
Cornell University Library's contributions to Making of America (MOA), a digital library is at ◊◊digital.library.cornell.edu/m/moa.
Legal land descriptions in the U.S.A. is described at ◊◊www.outfitters.com/genealogy/land/land.html
MARDOS Memorial Library of On-Line Books & Maps is at www.memoriallibrary.com
The 1895 USA Atlas is at www.livgenmi.com/1895
The National Association of Counties shows US county geography at http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm
U. S. Town/County Database is at ◊◊resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/townco.cgi. For example, a search for the town of Graymont results in the following table of 3 locations with that name.
Historical Atlas of Georgian Counties is at ◊ georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu
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