Sunday, May 20, 2007

Links and great finds

We've talked about the vast family history resources on the web. Here are more sites that are worth visiting and bookmarking. Be sure to try the BYU Relationship Finder site..

Do you need a genealogy form including just the census records headers? You'll find them here BYU Genealogical Resource Forms

Have you ever wanted to print a large family chart? Just upload your gedcom file to BYU One Page Genealogy Printing and they will create one for you at a reasonable cost.

Ever wonder if you are related to Kings, Queens, Prophets and Apostles? Just create a free account on the BYU Relationship Finder site and it will calculate your relationship based on records in the Ancestral File, etc.

Would you like colored family history charts printed by a professional? Even the Mary Hill colors are supported by the Generation Map site.

A fellow researcher has created a good family history links site that has a great section related to involving children in family history. See it here...

Another researcher, Sandra Jarvis, has posted a very good links page that shows FREE records web sites. Take a look. You'll probably find a link that you've always hoped to find...

Are you looking for ancestors in the UK / Scotland / Ireland but need help? Create a free login to RootsChat... They are almost always quick to respond and offer usable suggestions..

An alternative site to Ancestry.com has been created by three of the founders / early employees of Ancestry. The site now contains over 100 million records and currently costs $48 for a two year subscription. The World Vital Records site is worth a quick review / evaluation.

Did you have a family member on the Titanic? The ships records are found free here.

Are you struggling to find your Norwegian ancestors as they made the 'hop' across the pond? You'll probably find them or some good suggestions in your quest on the Norwegian Heritage website.

Are you having a hard time finding your Jewish ancestry? JewishGen may be the answer.

Many of us have Danish ancestry. Here are three of sites that will help in your Danish ancestral Quest... Danish Roots, Danish State Archives and our old favorite, Danish Census, Emigrants and Probate Records.

And lastly, the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors site by the National Park Service. Here's a hint.. After you click on the home page, look to the titles on the right side of the title bar on the new page. Click on the category you want... soldiers, sailors, cemeteries, etc. The links are a bit hidden in the site design.

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