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Genealogy Classes Online
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Free Genealogy Charts of All Types
Finding Treasures in the U. S. Census
Deciphering Old Handwriting
How to Do Tombstone Rubbings
Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
USGenWeb Project
Links to state genealogy sites
Search engine for LDS (Mormon) databases
There is some free information available without a subscription. Subscription areas are available through "My Library's Databases" page as Ancestry Library Edition. But it may only be accessed at a library.
Family Tree Maker Family Finder
Social Security Death Index
Genealogy Gateway to the Web
ROOTS-L Mailing List Home Page

Free access with your library card

Heritage Quest
Sanborn Maps
New Orleans Bee
NOPL Guide to Genealogical Materials
NOPL African American Genealogy Sources
NOPL New Orleans City Archives Finding Aids and Inventories
NOPL Orleans Parish Civil and Criminal Courts Finding Aids, Inventories and Indexes Page
LaGen Web Project
Searching for Your Louisiana Ancestors
Virginia Rogers Smith’s guide to microfilm and other genealogy resources available at the Louisiana State Library
Louisiana's official Web site
Louisiana Clerks of Court
Names, addresses & phone numbers of clerks of court in each Louisiana parish
Roots-L Louisiana Page
Saint Domingue
French-Canadian Surnames
From the American-French Genealogical Society
general resources
NARA Genealogy Page (National Archives & Records Administration)
Lists publications and microfilm available
Public Records Database
Genealogy and Family History Internet Web Directory
“Free coverage of the genealogy world in a nutshell"; compiled and maintained by Chris and Tom Tinney, Sr.
The Olive Tree Genealogy
1930 Census Official Page
1940 Census Official Page
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Birth, Marriage, and Death Records
NOPL Index to Marriage Notices in the Daily Picayune, 1837-1857
Obituary search
Times Picayune
January 1972- 1978
The New Orleans Advocate Obituaries
Last 180 days only
The Times-Picayune Obituaries
Last 180 days only
Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths:England and Wales
Obituary Daily Times
Index of published obituaries
Online Searchable Death Indexes for the USA
Passenger Lists  
Ellis Island Records
Record of immigrants entering through Ellis Island from 1892-1924
Immigrant Ship Transcribers Guild
Cemetery Records
Cemetery Transcription Library
USGenWeb Project, Louisiana Archives Index, Orleans Parish
Historic New Orleans Cemetery Lafayette #1
Chalmette National Cemetery
Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid
African-American Cemeteries Online
Miscellaneous Lists  
NOPL Land Records
Searchable Database of Land Records
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System
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Guillory Family Genealogy Forum
AfriGeneas: African Ancestored Genealogy
Christine’s Genealogy Website
Links for African-American genealogy
Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy (1719-1820)
GENUKI: United Kingdom & Ireland Genealogy
British Isles’ version of the U.S. GenWeb Project
United Kingdom Family History Online
German genealogy site
Italian Genealogy Page
The Home of Jewish Genealogy
Canada GenWeb
Irish GenWeb
Northern Ireland GenWeb
Federation of East European Family History Societies (FEEFHS)
Genealogy Forum Hispanic Resource Center
Native American genealogy
Selected Finding Aids Related to NARA’s World War II Holdings
Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)
For U.S. and Antarctica
The Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
American Memory Historical Collections for the National Digital Library
Digitized maps and other original sources
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Jefferson Genealogical Society
West Bank Genealogical Society
Genealogical Research Society of New Orleans
Louisiana Genealogical and Historical Society
Greater New Orleans Archivists
Jewish Genealogical Society of New Orleans
National Genealogical Society
African-American Historical and Genealogical Society in Georgia
Metro Atlanta Chapter
Irish Genealogical Society, Intl.
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