The following links are provided by the Birmingham Genealogical Society
to help you in your quest to research your ancestory.
West Jefferson County Historical Society - The Society has performed many functions over the past thirty years, conducting educational programs, awareness campaigns, historic tours, as well as publishing journals, republishing historically significant books written by early local authors, and acquiring and maintaining area historic properties. (http://www.sharehistory.com/westjefferson/)
Looking for the address of a historical or genealogical society? We've got over 5,000 of them in our Society Hill Directory (at http://www.daddezio.com/society/ ) covering the United States, Canada and Australia.
Alabama Archives - Alabama Department of Archives and History, 624 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36130-0100.
ALABAMA, Morgan Co.. Marriages, BASHAM surname, 30 records; Joan (Bassham) Rooney http://userdb.rootsweb.com/marriages/
Alabama Genealogy on the Information Highway
Allegheny Regional Family History Society - The ALLEGHENY REGIONAL FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting interest in and preservation of family history and genealogy throughout the Allegheny Mountain Region. While no physical boundaries have been set for the Allegheny Region, it might best be defined as those counties in northeast West Virginia, southwest Pennsylvania, western Maryland and northwest Virginia; and may include any area that received a settlement of people from that area in the last two centuries.
Bible Repair - Do you have an old bible that needs repaired? Then check out this web site http://www.usgenweb.com/researchers/documents.html for suggestions and useful tips.
BDM Certificates - This company locates and obtains UK (England & Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland) birth, marriage or death certificates. If you are interested in this service, go to their website and look around. http://www.bmd-certificates.co.uk --- Contact James Frank at firstname.lastname@example.org or BMD Certificates, 2nd Floor, 145-157 St John Street, London EC1V 4PY, United Kingdom
Cemetery Junction - This site is all about helping the genealogy community find information about their ancestors. Cemeteries are an excellent source of information, and are especially prone to surprises! Many of the cemeteries in this directory are linked to transcriptions entered by volunteers from around the country and submitted to the USGenWeb Archives for free access. When visiting a listing on another site, please remember to thank the individual who took the time to prepare it. ( http://www.CemeteryJunction.com/ )
1900 Census precinct 18, the towns of Cardiff and Brookside in western Jefferson Co, 9
areas of the county, plus the mine prison census. ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/census/al/jefferson/
Please NOTE that this is a "ftp" site, not
the usual "http" site.
Campbell County Historical and Genealogical
Society (Campbell County Kentucky). Organized in 1990. Membership Benefits-
Monthly meetings,a quarterly (10 page) newsletter, a research office based in the second
floor of the local courthouse (built in 1840). We have been fortunate to receive
several large donations of genealogy material as well as hundreds of small donations
making us a great source of local information. Web Address of the society. - http://genweb.net/~campbell-ky/
The Emcee Internet Directory Provides links to genealogical collections, software and vendors as well as to other resources often sought after by genealogists, such as libraries, universities, historical collections, government and more. Links to additional Web directories and to other Santa Cruz sites are also included.
Genealogy On-Line - Provides links to other genealogy resources.
Genealogical Calendar - The genealogy calendar describes coming genealogical events. Future events will be added on request.
GENTECH, Inc. is an independent, non-profit organization chartered in the state of Texas to educate genealogists in the use of technology for gathering, storing, sharing and evaluating their research. GENTECH's volunteers are all genealogists; most are active in genealogical and historical societies.
George Archer's Genealogist's Guide to Internet (1.5 megabytes), the home page for one of the nation's most important genealogical societies. Includes, among other things.
Genealogy is my hobby! http://pages.prodigy.com/middleton/
The Genealogical Society of Vermont has a new URL to reach our website. Stop in and see
us! It is http://www.rootsweb.com/~vtgsv/.
Greater Southwest Historical & Genealogical Society,35 Sunset Dr., Ardmore, OK 73401. Serving Carter County, Ok and Pickens County, Indian Territory. They produce a quarterly, "Little Dixie News", which contains articles of interest to area, queries, and news of events. Two seminars per year (One in spring and one in fall). Library located inside Greater Southwest Historical Museum, we have books on not only Okla, but every other state. Web Address of the society: http://pages.prodigy.net/comet21/homepage.htmHueytown Historical Society's web: http://www.hueytown.org/historical/
We have inventoried many of the cemeteries south of Birmingport Rd, north of I-59 between the Warrior River and Hueytown. Five cemeteries in this area were done by Fred Ward so we linked them to your site. We placed an asterisk beside the five cemetery names. We also have rosters of the Civil War units formed in Jonesboro; the 18th Ala. Inf. Co. G and the 28th Ala. Inf. Co. H.
MISSISSIPPI, Lafayette County, near Oxford. College Hill Presbyterian Church Cemetery; 544 records; Linda Sallis http://userdb.rootsweb.com/cemeteries/
TheNational Association of Counties (NACo) was created in 1935 when county officials wanted to have a strong voice in the nation's capital. NACo collects information on counties, such as county officials, courthouse addresses, county seats, cities in a county, etc.
The National Genealogical Society has just put their library's card catalogue (over 23,000 genealogy books) on line at:It's a great source for genealogy books, including both family histories and local records books (i.e. cemetery index books, etc.) http://220.127.116.11/
PAF Review is the World Wide Web's version of Mike St. Clair's PAF Review. The vast majority of utilities for PAF and GEDCOM are described, often with examples of output. PAF Review is an electronic newsletter covering utilities and information for genealogists who use PAF or GEDCOM.
Public Record Office The national archive of England, Wales and the United Kingdom. http://www.open.gov.uk/pro/prohome.htm
Roots Surname List is available at ftp://ftp.genealogy.org/pub/genealogy/RSL/. The Roots Surname List (RSL) is a list of surnames (over 110,000 inAugust 1996, submitted by over 7,500 net.genealogists) with associateddates and locations. Its purpose is to enable genealogicalresearchers to locate others interested in sharing and comparing dataabout the same families.
Ray County Genealogical Assn., 901 W. Royle, Richmond, MO 64085 (Attn: Lisa Smalley) was created in 1989. Membership benefits: 40 page quarterly, free queries, 10% discount on publications for sale. (We do not charge anyone to do research in the genealogy library). E-mail: Ssvf@aol.com.
ROCKEFELLER LIBRARY UNVEILS NEW WEBSITE : The John
D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library has unveiled a greatly expanded section on the Colonial
Williamsburg website (http://www.history.org),
offering individuals interested in the Colonial Chesapeake the opportunity to search
the library's vast collections. New features include PATRIOT, the Rockefeller Library's
online catalog listing the 68,000 titles in the Library, and guides to manuscript,
microfilm, selected photograph and other research collections, such as the Shirley
Plantation Collection of over 18,000 manuscript items. Previously,
Stephen Wood's Genealogical Home Page
Research Association (SARA), P.O. Box 70603, Worcester, Massachusetts
01607-0603. Organized in January 1994. They have a monthly newsletter which is
published 10 times per year (4 pages) and includes meeting announcements, summaries
of previous meeting for those to distant to attend, and other general announcements of
events and informational pieces. They publish a journal (once per year). It is
about 55 pages and we now print in color because of patronymics, location becomes
especially important in Swedish genealogy. They hold meetings (usually monthly) and each
meeting has 1-3 speakers on various topics of general genealogical or Swedish cultural
interest. We can often draw on the knowledge and expertise of our own members as speakers.
They are working on posting various databases of information (such as a listing of
Swedes in Worcester published in 1883) to our web page. We are also collecting
obituaries of persons with Scandinavian heritage from local papers and indexing them, and
abstracting naturalization records. We have permission to copy records from a local
funeral home and currently have a set of 25 microfiche of the records from a local
Lutheran church available for sale - they may try to put them on the web page at some
time. Some of the web page material will be available to the public and some will
will be for members only (password required). Since we have members scattered all
over the country who cannot come to meetings, this will help keep them connected.
Web & E-Mail address http://www.members.tripod.com/~SARAssociation/Home_Page.htm
Tri-State Genealogical Society
(TSGS), c/o Willard Library, 21 First Avenue, Evansville, IN 47714. Serving SW
Indiana - SE Illinois - W Kentucky for the about 22 years. They publish a quarterly
magazine, The Packet, approx. 50 pages and accept articles, stories and queries from
member for publication. They have monthly meetings,sponsor a yearly seminar in the fall,
maintain an index card surname file which members submit the surnames
Another Web page filled with links to other web pages: http://www.dcn.davis.ca.us/~vctinney/geneal.htm
Home Pages Highlighted in Dick Eastman's Genealogical Newsletter The following article is from Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter and is copyright 1998 by Richard W. Eastman and Ancestry, Inc. It is re-published here with the permission of the author.
The following is a list of some of the genealogy-related World Wide Web home pages that have been listed recently on http://www.rootscomputing.com. Some of these sites may charge a fee for their services:
Rose Family Association nationwide: http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/ChristineR
Researching your family history in Australia: http://www.shoalhaven.net.au/~cathyd/austmenu.html
Milton Ulladulla NSW Australia history site, includes cemetery records: http://www.shoalhaven.net.au/~cathyd
Vandal family home page - descendants of Abraham Vandal, a Revolutionary War veteran whose ancestors came to New Amsterdam from Holland. The name has been changed many times over the years to also Vandall, Vandale, Vandel, Vandell, Van Del and Vandle: http://www.startext.net/homes/chield
Foster family (and related offshoot families) from Steubenville Ohio (aprox.1800) to St.Louis, to present day: http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Acres/9561
North Carolina in the Revolutionary War: http://www.rootsweb.com/~ncrevwar/ncrevwar.htm
Renfrew County births, marriages and deaths info from church registers, cemeteries and local newspapers: http://www.renc.igs.net/~rsb1929
Fairhall/Fairall surname home page: http://www.ros.com.au/~fairhall/index.htm
Family Generations is dedicated to one family..its past, present and future. Its a living history of that family, reflecting over 300 years in America: http://www.geocities.com/heartland/prairie/5121
Luxembourg On My Mind - an Internet site dedicated to Luxembourg genealogy: http://members.aol.com/VailCorp/lux.html
The Francis and Sarah Berry family from Reading, England, with descendants: http://www.flash.net/~berryelo
Gruschow, Grueschow, Gruschow, Grischow genealogy from the Muritz Lake area of old Mecklenburg-Schwerin of Germany: http://www.netdor.com/gene