RootsWeb

The world’s largest genealogy community containing a huge amount of free information, databases, discussions, help documents and much more. Owned by Ancestry.com, but still 100% free.

What This Free Genealogy Site Includes:

  • database containing over 1 million surnames with new names added daily
  • surnames database includes name, location and contact info for the genealogist who submitted the surname
  • searchable death records for California, Maine, Texas and Kentucky
  • WorldConnect Project allows you to search over 6 million surnames across 444,000 databases
  • search over 640 million names on file with WorldConnect
  • site-wide and meta search allows you to search multiple databases/resources at once
  • mailing lists archives search
  • databases of US, UK and international user contributed records
  • user records include death, birth, court, divorce, marriage, church, land, military, school and cemetery
  • other user contributed records include census indexes, passenger lists, tax and voter lists, obituaries and newspaper indexes
  • African American and Native American records
  • message boards on a huge variety of genealogy topics/locations
  • much more

Research Locations

  • United States
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Sweden
  • Netherlands
  • United Kingdom
  • Australia
  • Germany
  • Canada
  • New Zealand
  • more

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