Sources

Help yourself to the links for so many marvelous research sites and sources. This is my “cheat sheet” to chase down family history details or the latest news. Check back often as I am always adding to the list.

. AccessGenealogy.com
. American Ancestors
. AncestralFindings.com
. Ancestry
. ArchiveGrid
. British History Online
. CTGenWeb Project
. DAR Ancestor Search
. DAR Descendants Search
. Digital Commonwealth: Massachusetts historical collections
. Digital Maine
. Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)
. Discovery (National Archives UK)
. FamilySearch
. Family Tree
. findmypast
. Fold3
. FreeReg.org.uk
. FreeUKGenealogy
. Genealogie Online
. Genealogy.com
. Geneanet
. Geni
. GENUKI
. Great Migration
. Immigrant Ancestors Project
. HathiTrust.org
. JSTOR Open Content: Search by word, such as “genealogy”, and by book title.
. LibGuides Community
. Linkpendium
. MooseRoots
. MyHeritage.com
. The Genealogist UK
. United Empire Loyalists’ Association of Canada (UELAC)
. USGenWeb Project
. WorldGenWeb Project

Family History Wiki

. FamilySearch Wiki
. Family Tree Wiki
. WikiTree

Mayflower

. Mayflower2020
. MayflowerHistory.com

Surnames

. British Surname Database: International Society for British Genealogy and Family History
. Guild of One-Name Studies
. Patronymica Britannica
, Patronymica Cornu-Britannica
.
SurnameStudies.org
. The Surname Society

Special Collections and Oddments

. 17th Century Colonial New England
. Bloodlines of Salem
. Civil War Prisons Database
. Colonial Occupations
. Domesday Book Online
. English Settlers (New England or Newfoundland) captured by Amerindians and/or French during the French regime
. George Washington Digital Encyclopedia
. Measuring America: The Decennial Censuses from 1790 to 2000
. Introduction: The Survey of Scottish Witchcraft
. National Art Collection of Scotland | National Galleries Scotland
. Recipe Books from the Wellcome Library
. The ‘Mary & John’ Clearing House
. The Word on the Street
. Whaling History Database

Newspaper Articles

. Chronicling America
. U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690 to Present | Chronicling America
. Elephind
. Genealogy Bank
. Newspapers.com
. The Ancestor Hunt

Cemetery Records & Obituaries

. Billion Graves
. Deceased Online: UK burials and cremations
. Find A Grave
. Genealogy Bank (and at Obituaries | FamilySearch.org)
. Interment.net
. Legacy.com
. Massachusetts Cemeteries Guide: county cemetery links at bottom of page
. Obit City – free database

Maps & Aerial Photography

. Atlas of Historical County Boundaries
. National Collection of Aerial Photography: second-largest collection in the world; free sign-up.
. National Library of Scotland
. Old Maps of New England
. Pastmap: “Dig deep into the history of places in Scotland and beyond to discover fascinating insights into hidden stories and histories of buildings, towns and cities.”

Book Sources

. BiblioVault