Tag: Free Genealogy Site Lists

Top 10 Reader Recommended Free Genealogy Sites

To make it easy for you to take advantage of the many no-cost resources available on the web, we've recommended a good deal of free genealogy websites on Family History Daily. Many of the wonderful research sites we've shared were brought to our attention originally by readers who use them every day. Some are recommended to us repeatedly because of their quality and expansive offerings. We thought you'd like to know which family history sites readers share the most. Find them ...

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Free Genealogy Research Sites for Every US State

Thank you to family history writer Tony Bandy for his hard work making this article possible. Digital documents form the backbone of modern genealogy research. Whether it’s shared family trees, scanned photos, or official documents, there is always new data to be explored. The hardest part remains, however, in finding free resources. Luckily, many U.S. states have put a good deal of effort into making their records freely accessible online, and some of the best no-cost resources ...

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Anyone who has researched their African American ancestors knows what a challenge it can be, but as interest in family history research continues to grow more and more free resources are available to help you on your quest. If you are new to African American genealogy research, or have a hit a roadblock, we suggest that you take some time to read our guide to finding your African American ancestors here. You might also like to read this ...

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Have European Ancestry? Here are 30 Free Sites to Search

Genealogy research can be challenging enough, but moving beyond the borders of your own country to discover records in other nations can feel downright impossible at times. If you have European ancestry, one of the greatest challenges can simply be locating quality databases and resources that are affordable. That's why we've taken the time to build our free genealogy site finder, doGenealogy. doGenealogy lists dozens of places where you can search for your ancestors online without signing up ...

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Over the last couple of years, Family History Daily has published numerous articles about where and how to locate free genealogy resources. And now, we've created a tool that makes finding these free family history research sites easier than ever. We know that, while many of you use and appreciate paid sites, you also want to have easy access to no-cost alternatives. Additionally, many of the best records and resources on the web simply cannot be found on large paid sites. ...

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UK and Ireland genealogy sites

Researching ancestors from England, Scotland, Wales or Ireland? Here's a list of free genealogy sites for the UK and Ireland where you can find everything from census returns and military service records to birth, marriage and death indexes. We have included only sites that offer mostly or completely free records in our list, but you should also read our Guide to UK and Irish Research for many more resources and help with your research. Once you've checked these ...

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A few months ago we published our popular guide, 50 Free Genealogy Sites to Search Today, which has helped tens of thousands of family historians discover new family history resources. Since that time we have learned of many more free genealogy databases - including quite a few that our wonderful readers were nice enough to share with us. We have pulled these diverse suggestions together, along with even more no-cost offerings, and are excited to share them with you today. Check out the ...

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Station in Canada

Thank you to Elizabeth Lapoint for contributing this fascinating article about free Canadian family history research. Genealogy is all about names, events and dates, and Canadian genealogy is no different. All the websites listed below are free, and they cover a wide variety of genealogical subjects in Canada. 1. TONI The free database of the Ontario Genealogical Society, called The Ontario Name Index (TONI), contains more than 3 million names and is always growing. All you need to place in ...

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Unless you're a professional genealogist you've probably learned most of what you know about family history research from...well...doing research. Most of us dove into our family trees when we began our genealogy journey and never looked back--learning the ropes as we went. And the truth is, if you're a hobby genealogist, you probably don't need an online class or webinar to build a strong family tree. You will discover most of what you really need to know as you ...

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Taking Census, 1920

Upfront with NGS, the official blog for the National Genealogical Society, has released 120 links to free genealogy resources over the last six weeks. In this series of six posts, Diane L. Richard, editor of Upfront, shares "20 free and relatively new genealogy and family history resources" that she had collected while researching information for her past series NGS Mini Bytes. We are thankful that Upfront has taken the time to share these gems with the genealogy community. The selections are diverse and ...

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