African American Genealogy Guide

African American Genealogy: A Guide to Finding Your Ancestors Online

Anyone who has spent time doing family history research knows the many challenges involved in building a family tree with complete and accurate information – but researching African American ancestors can present its own unique set of complications. In this guide we talk about how to get started, discuss common challenges and highlight the best resources to help you uncover your family’s roots.


Free Genealogy Resources

Billions of no-cost records are available online – find them with these guides.


The 11 Million Free Immigration Records You May Have Completely Overlooked

The 11 Million Free Immigration Records You May Have Completely Overlooked

Free Genealogy Sites for Researching Ancestors in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland

Free Genealogy Sites for Researching Ancestors in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland

Millions of Free Records on FamilySearch Can Not Be Found via Search: Here’s How to Access Them

Millions of Free Records on FamilySearch Can Not Be Found via Search: Here’s How to Access Them

Nearly Half a Million Free Irish Parish Records Just Went Online: Here’s Where to Find Them

Nearly Half a Million Free Irish Parish Records Just Went Online: Here’s Where to Find Them

25 Free Family History Sites You Don’t Want to Miss

25 Free Family History Sites You Don’t Want to Miss

The Massive Free Genealogy Resource You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

The Massive Free Genealogy Resource You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Historic Freedmen’s Bureau Records Coming Online: What You Need to Know and How to Get Involved

Historic Freedmen’s Bureau Records Coming Online: What You Need to Know and How to Get Involved

10 Free Canadian Genealogy Websites

10 Free Canadian Genealogy Websites

7 Places to Find Free Genealogy Courses and Webinars Online

7 Places to Find Free Genealogy Courses and Webinars Online

100+ Free Genealogy Resources Shared by the NGS

100+ Free Genealogy Resources Shared by the NGS

Access 40,000 Genealogy Books for Free With This New Service

Access 40,000 Genealogy Books for Free With This New Service

New Surname Search Helps You Easily Research Last Names in Your Tree

New Surname Search Helps You Easily Research Last Names in Your Tree

What Are Your Favorite State Specific Genealogy Sites?

What Are Your Favorite State Specific Genealogy Sites?

Free Civil War Records: Discover Your Ancestors Who Fought in the War Between the States

Free Civil War Records: Discover Your Ancestors Who Fought in the War Between the States

Family History Centers: Billions of Free Genealogy Records Are Closer Than You Think

Family History Centers: Billions of Free Genealogy Records Are Closer Than You Think

50 Free Genealogy Sites to Search Today

50 Free Genealogy Sites to Search Today

War of 1812 Pension Records: Preservation Effort and Free Access

War of 1812 Pension Records: Preservation Effort and Free Access

Search Multiple Genealogy Sites at One Time With Our New Tool

Search Multiple Genealogy Sites at One Time With Our New Tool

10 Free Genealogy Sites: A Handy Infographic

10 Free Genealogy Sites: A Handy Infographic

What’s Your Favorite Free Genealogy Resource? Please Share

What’s Your Favorite Free Genealogy Resource? Please Share

Family Tree Template Finder: Free Printable Charts for Genealogy

Family Tree Template Finder: Free Printable Charts for Genealogy

History Shows You Can Watch for Free with Amazon Prime

History Shows You Can Watch for Free with Amazon Prime

4 Free Genealogy and History Sites You May Have Missed

4 Free Genealogy and History Sites You May Have Missed

FamilySearch.org: 5 Reasons We Love the LDS Family History Website

FamilySearch.org: 5 Reasons We Love the LDS Family History Website

Ancestry for Free: Genealogy Research Sites That Don’t Cost a Dime

Ancestry for Free: Genealogy Research Sites That Don’t Cost a Dime

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