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FamilySearch Wiki   - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Main_Page
BYU Research Outlines  - http://lib.byu.edu/sites/familyhistory/research_outlines/
USGenweb.org  - http://usgenweb.org/
WorldGenWeb.org   - http://www.worldgenweb.org/
UK & Ireland  - http://www.genuki.org.uk/
FamilySearch Library catalog  - https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog
Genealogy Sleuth  - http://www.progenealogists.com/genealogysleuthb.htm
Germanroots.com  - http://www.germanroots.com/
Maps - http://www.n2genealogy.com/
State libraries  - http://www.publiclibraries.com/state_library.htm
State archives  - http://www.statearchivists.org/states.htm
State & local genealogical & historical societies - http://www.usgennet.org/socadmin/

Research-Ancestors

New.familysearch.org- includes church records, Pedigree Resource File, Ancestral File, Temple work, and IGI https://new.familysearch.org/en/action/unsec/welcome
Start at FamilySearch.org  https://familysearch.org/ Historical records.  Scroll down and click on region or All Records Collections.  Use left side to filter types of records, time periods and places.  
SSDI  FamilySearch.org-Click All Record Collections and type in search box Social Security to bring up-SSDI (to find those who died since 1967-some earlier records can be found)
Heritage Quest-Clark County Library http://lvccld.org Rest cursor over Find Information and click on drop down-Databases A-Z. On page click F-H and last HeritageQuest -will need a library card and pin # to access at home.  Only indexed by heads of household.
Census Finder  http://www.censusfinder.com/index.htm  to help find free online census for federal and state
City Directories  http://uscitydirectories.com/
Cemetery Records Online http://interment.net  VA Cemeteries  http://www.cem.va.gov/  
Death Indexes http://www.deathindexes.com
Find A Grave  http://www.findagrave.com
Find County  with city/state information  http://www.getzips.com/city.htm  or http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cig-bin/townco.cgi  type in town/city name and state to find present county.
GEDCOM Index  http://www.gedcomindex.com/  to search GEDCOM files for your surname
Immigration  http://www.ellisisland.org/  and  http://www.castlegarden.org/  and http://immigrants.byu.edu/  which contains 60,000 names from the British Isles, France, Germany, Portugal, Spain and Italy  
Military Info http://www.au.af.mil/au/awc/awcgate/awc-hist.htm
Obituary Search http://www.obitlinkspage.com
OneStep Find
Steve Moorse  http://www.stevemorse.org/
Rootsweb http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/
Rootsweb Free Pages http://freepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/directory/
Sleuth US http://www.progenealogists.com/genealogysleuthb.htm
Sleuth World http://www.progenealogists.com/genealogysleuthi.htm
SURNAME Search http://searchforancestors.com/quicksearch & http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ & http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ http://www.surnamesearchutility.com/
Temple http://www.ldschurchtemples.com/codes/
ROAGK http://raogk.com/
Where to order vital records  http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/w2w.htm
World Bride  http://www.brideindex.info/
World Connect http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi global search

Using Google

Genealogy Searcher: http://www.searchforancestors.com/google/searcher.html
Genealogy Searcher 2: http://www.searchforancestors.com/google/booksearcher.html
Search Google for your family tree: http://www.genealogy-search-help.com/index.html
Google Translate  http://translate.google.com/#
Dictionary Translater  http://translate.reference.com/


Classes/Training

Getting Started 4 Lessons with downloadable handouts https://www.familysearch.org/learn/getting_started
Research courses: FamilySearch.org-Click on Learn, scroll down and click on Research Courses. https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html
Midwest Genealogy Center Online Presentations. http://www.mymcpl.org/genealogy/online-presentations
Learn web skills with demos, practice and practical links http://www.learnwebskills.com/family/intro.html
Learning center @ Ancestry http://learn.ancestry.com/home/hmlnd.aspx
Using FHL Version of Ancestry https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/the-new-search-system-in-the-family-history-library-edition-of-ancestry-com/27
Learning to use Footnote now called Fold3.com http://www.fold3.com/page/1176_footnote_search_tips/
Clark County National Genealogy Society http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nvccngs/


 

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