Genealogy Resources

  Good Stuff

WikiTree Biography Format, Revision 3, 8 Jul 2017 (Submitted by Ronald McDonald) [Downloads as a Word Doc]
Spanish Paleography Tool - an online interactive resource for deciphering and reading Spanish manuscripts from the late 15th to 18th century ["How to Use the Paleography Tool"] (Suggested by Marcy Hundley on the DACGS Facebook Group)
• Overview of North Carolina Census Records, 1787 - 1920 (North Carolina Archives Information Circular Num 2)
• Jim's List of Genealogical Tools & Resources (Submitted by Jim McKinney) [Downloads as a Word Doc with hot links]
• Family Tree in Spanish - Male (Credit "Discovering Your Mexican Genealogy", Submitted by Marcy Hundley)
Family Tree in Spanish - Female (Credit Digging Up Deep Roots, Submitted by Marcy Hundley)
Selected Resources for NM, AZ and MEX (Source: PBS' "Genealogy Roadshow")
Amy Crow Johnson's Genealogy Blog (Genealogy Blog to which you can, but need not, subscribe for free)
• RootsTech 2017 Session Videos (Access videos from the RootsTech 2017 conference via Geneabloggers web site)
Personal History Questions and Resources (Submitted by Eva Nevarez St John and Karen Ray)
Finding Women's Stories (
Genealogical Will Codicil - something every family genealogist should consider adding to their will (Credit Twisted Twigs on Gnarled Branches Genealogy and special thanks to member Marcy Hundley)
Genealogist's Cheatsheet - You've found and collected loads of research data; make it more valuable with this organizational system (

  Valuable Websites (DACGS Member Recommended) (Submitted by Trica Willey Hazelton) - Free non-profit library with millions of Surname Books, County Histories, Probate Abstracts, Genealogies, etc. (Submitted by Leo Clear) - Always growing, always expanding.
North Carolina eBooks (Submitted by Carl Hundley) - 1000's of books written on NC from its first charter in 1629 to the present day. All books shown are considered in the Public Domain and no longer under copyright protection. (Submitted by James Hazelton) - Offers articles from Historical Journals at very reasonable prices, generally under $2. (Submitted by Karen Pineau) - a free genealogy resource including US genealogy by state, black genealogy, cemetery records, census records, DNA and more. (Submitted by Georgie McDougle) - An historical map collection with over 75,000 maps and images online.
• A Trio from Keith Burke
   * Find A Grave - Search for cemeteries and people.
   * GEDMatchProvides DNA and genealogical analysis tools for amateur and professional researchers and genealogists.
   * WikiTree - A free data base for validated information.
Fold3 - (Submitted by Karen Pineau) Discovery your family's military past. - Home of Jewish Genealogy (Submitted by Frankie Lerner)
Nu? What's Nu? - Aids for Jewish Genealogy Research (Submitted by Frankie Lerner) - Find your "famous" ancestors in FamilySearch (Suggested by Karen Taylor and Marcy Hundley) [Click HERE for instructions on "How to Join DACGS Group"]
• over 39,328,000 Historical Newspaper Pages from the USA & Canada, a free and extensive collection of mostly New York newspapers. (Submitted by Trica Willey Hazelton)
Las Cruces Family History Center (Suggested by Keith Burke)
Google Historical Newspaper Archive (Suggested by Keith Burke and Carl Hundley) - Record a website as a source with virtually no effort (Suggested by Karen Taylor)
Library of Congress Sanborn Maps Collection - The Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Online Checklist provides a searchable database of the fire insurance maps published by the Sanborn Map Company housed in the collections of the Geography and Map Division. (Suggested by Vicki Simpkins and Karen Pineau)
Genealogy Inc. (Commercial with much free material) website has tons of historical information sorted by state and county. Helpful information includes birth and death records, censuses, and other important ancestor records. Link is page for New Mexico. (Suggested by Sharon Rooney)

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