Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Free Genealogy Websites

The Internet's oldest and largest free genealogical community. An award winning genealogical resource with searchable databases, free Web space, mailing lists, message boards, and more.  

A site to check multiple genealogy queries by surname, offering a way to locate ancestral information, but locate living relatives as well.  

Part of a nationwide genealogy database, but is specific to Louisiana, and has Louisiana genealogical information arranged by parish.  

A National Park Service database which offers military information for Confederate and Union soldiers and sailors.  

Searchable database of passenger lists that have been transcribed to the Internet, inlcuding New Orleans, Louisiana.  

Online searchable census. Not all years and parishes/counties represented.  

An excellent explanation of the U. S. census and what is available on the cenus from 1790 to 1930.  

A searchable database by name or Social Security number.  

Searchable land record database for many states, including Louisiana.  

Contact information and materials available at the State Archives.  

To obtain copies of Arkansas vital records, such as Arkansas birth certificates, Arkansas death records, Arkansas marriage licenses & Arkansas divorce decrees.  

Alphabetical listing of many Louisiana cemeteries.  

Contact information for Jefferson County Clerk's office.

Other Sites

US Vital Records
Family Tree Maker
Genealogy Toolbox
National Archives & Records
National Genealogical Society
Tribal Pages
US GenWeb Project
Cyndi's List