ANNOTATED LIST OF HELPFUL
©2007 by Donald R. Snow
Sections of the Class Notes
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- Instructors are Donald R. and Diane M. Snow,
801-225-7123 in Provo, Utah
and 435-673-1932 in St. George, Utah (firstname.lastname@example.org,
- These notes with
active Internet links are posted on the
Utah Valley Technology and Genealogy Group website http://uvtagg.org
under Class Outlines, Don's Listings.
- We have
selected 30 or 40 helpful web sites out of
the millions related to genealogy and family history.
Some are shown in more than one category.
more such sites can be found by "Googling" terms like "genealogy
databases" or "Utah vital records"..
GENEALOGY PROGRAMS AND
-- International Genealogical Index, Ancestral File, some Censuses,
Index to Pedigree Resource Files
-- Major database of names and helps -- free to everyone
-- Web sites of every state and country in U.S., links to web
sites with info and data about the states, counties, and towns
-- Has link to Heritage Quest Online you can use with
your library card barcode from Washington County, Utah
- http://earlylds.com --
Database of (eventually) all LDS Church members from 1830 up to the
early Utah period
-- Go to About the Church/Church History/Pioneer Overland Travels for
database of pioneers
-- Major commercial database of names and helps; some free
- http://ellisislandrecords.com/ --
Ellis Island New York immigration records
- http://home.att.net/~wee-monster/databases.html --
Online genealogy databases, inclulding vital records and U.S. Social
Security Death Index
-- Genealogy search engines and links to many databases
-- Lists and links to many U.S. and world-wide genealogy
-- Categories and links to many U.S. and world-wide genealogy databases
-- Kindred Konnections, MyTrees, database
-- Genealogy Portal -- lists and links to many genealogy databases and
-- Links and information on genealogy in the United Kingdom (England,
Scotland, Wales, etc.) and Ireland
-- FreeBMD (Births, Marriages, and Deaths) Civil Registration Index for
England and Wales
-- Google Maps -- locations, driving directions, satellite
images of places and hybrid views
good maps, world-wide, but best of current day British
-- select state and click on state, then Selection Map to view
map of counties for that state
-- David Rumsey Map Collection; large collection of
historical maps, being added to constantly
-- Satellite views of anywhere on earth
-- Mapquest, maps and driving directions
-- Topozone, topological maps of U.S.
ListSome.php?category=Maps -- Library of Congress Map
- http://tomcat-dmaweb1.jrc.it/fuzzyg/query/ --
Fuzzy Gazetteer, shows variations of spellings and
click on Link Library (at bottom) and search for maps -- shows many
good web sites
with online maps
-- lots of links to map collections, mostly at colleges and universities
- Search for an ancestor's name in some of these
a map of the area where you lived when you were born.
to Linkpendium and find the name of a newspaper in the city
when and where you were born.
- Type a
location into the Fuzzy Gazetteer and see the variations you get.
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