THE website for all genealogists. Sources are alphabetically arranged and constantly updated
Family Search-LDS Website
Check out their online library catalog to see which records are available for use at your local Family History Center. The website also includes indexes and helpful educational materials. Images of selected record collections are now available online.
Jewish Gen Web
Jewish Gen Web - ShtetlSeeker
This site helps find locations whose names may have been mangled or otherwise changed.
Philadelphia Area Jewish Genealogical Resource Directory
Includes southern New Jersey and Delaware. Developed by the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Philadelphia.
Locations in Poland have undergone name changes as borders were redrawn. This site helps find locations that have changed names.
Historical Pittsburgh - Digital Library
Database of Census records. Somewhat limited by locality and inclusion dates.
internet Polish Genealogical Source
Links and information for Polish Genealogists. Iwona Dakiniewicz is their Polish Correspondent.
U.S. State and Local Historical and Genealogical societies
Illinois State Genealogical Society
Searchable databases for your Illinois ancestors
Chicago Genealogical Society
Have Chicago or Cook County ancestors? Start here and search the weblinks list.
South Bend Genealogical Society
A northern Indiana society.
Libraries & Archives
Directory of Genealogy Libraries in the U.S.
Check for a library in the county or state where your ancestor lived.
Newberry Library (Chicago)
Research library with Chicago history and genealogy resources
Allen County Public Library (Ft. Wayne, IN)
Largest genealogy collection in a public library with national and international resources
Order census, immigration and military records online. Find branch location nearest you.
Directory of State Archives and Records Programs
State archives contain vast collections of documents to help you with your research. Select your state from the list.
Illinois State Archives
Search databases for marriage, death, military and other records
Wisconsin State Archives
Collection includes Wisconsin and Midwest resources
Use this searchable database if your ancestors came through this New York port between 1892 and 1924. Register with a username and password to view manifest images.
Search names at many ports. You may be able to link ship manifests and images.
Before Ellis Island, this was the major New York immigrant processing center. Searchable database from 1830 to 1892.