Genealogy Research Tool on the Net

There are so many excellent Homepages that contain hundreds of Genealogical Links, I have decided not to devote much space and time maintaining links with family websites.  Instead, I will post Links to some sites that I found were excellent research tools, good primary source material and a few sites where the people have really done their research and the sites are well documented.
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There is always one exception, For Sloan Related Family Web Sites, browse my Sloan Researchers Page.

Library of Congress's American Life Histories:
Manuscripts from the Federal Writer's Project 1936-40, 2,900 documents. Do a Surname search

Arkansas Land Records - an interactive search of Pre-1908 Homestead and Cash Entry Patents. Clues to when your ancestor arrived or left the state.


Daniel Borrows' Charts For Reference in Genealogy Research, including Glossary of Genealogy Terms, Wars, Occupations and Diseases.

Rootsweb's U.S. GenWeb Project - Follow the links to any County in any State (if you're lucky). Each site is different and a treasury of information.

LDS Family Search
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Probably the best search place in the world contains:
Int. Genealogyical Index, Donated Ancestry files,
1880 Census of GB, US & Canada and much More.

Cyndi's Lists of Genealogy Sites on the Internet. Over 240,350 LINKS in 150 categories. The most comprehensive listing I've found.

RootsWeb Genealogical Data Cooperative, your link to the 260,000 Roots-Surname Lists.

John Thorn & Philip Thorne's Family Research site. The right way to document a family on the net. Just happens to include my historical Thorn, Woolsey and other lines from early Long Island NY. 

Rootsweb's Social Social Death Index
Search engine for over 75 million names. 
1998: 11,385 Sloans, 994 Sloanes and 1,864 Slones.
2005: 14,212 Sloans, 1,226 Sloanes and 2,478 Slones

See, I'm not the only one crazy enough to specialize in one Surname. Check David Beck's Surname Web for links to the other Surname Specialists.

U.S. Geological Survey, National Mapping information
Great for locating cemeteries.

Rootsweb's World Connect Database
Rootsweb's WorldConnect Database
User submitted family Gedcom Files
contains my database along with 370,000 others
Over 39 million names.

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Links last checked on 27 July 2005
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