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Research-Area

'FamilySearch Wiki- https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Main_Page

BYU Research Outlines'- http://lib.byu.edu/sites/familyhistory/research_outlines/ -

US Genweb http://usgenweb.org/  -

World Genweb http://www.worldgenweb.org/

UK & Ireland'- http://www.genuki.org.uk/

FamilySearch Library catalog https://familysearch.org/catalog-search[n]

Genealogy Sleuth - http://www.progenealogists.com/genealogysleuthb.htm - http://www.germanroots.com/

Maps - http://www.mapofus.org/

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

Start at  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 -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/ to help find free online census for federal and state City Directorieshttp://uscitydirectories.com/'[1]

Cemetery Records Onlinehttp://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/county.htm 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/

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: -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/ \