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    Low Country Africana

    lowcountryafricana.net Find ancestors and history among the historically rice-growing areas of South Carolina, Georgia and northeastern Florida, home to the Gullah/Geechee culture, in this site sponsored by the Magnolia Plantation Foundation of Charleston, SC.
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323
    61-65, F
    Sep 4, 2010

    Federation Of Eastern European Family History Societies

    feefhs    .    org Newly redesigned, the website for this long established organization lets you click on a map in its resource Directory to jump into resource guides and databases ranging from Albania to Ukraine.
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323
    61-65, F
    Sep 4, 2010

    Scots Origins

    scotsorigins.com Though the rest of the Origins Network covering Ireland and England requires a subscription, this smaller Scottish site is free. It includes a handy search of the Internationsal Geneaological Index (IGI) marriage, birth, and christening records; a search for...
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323
    61-65, F
    Sep 4, 2010

    Access To Archives (british Ancestry)

    a2a.org.uk If you have English ancestors, chances are that records about them survive somewhere. "A2A" tells you where-indexing 10.3 million records from 418 repositories.
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323
    61-65, F
    Sep 4, 2010

    Recent Discoveries

    I joined Ancestry.com, 2 years ago.its resources are invaluable and I needed them because strangely both of my parents lost their parents at a very young age.My mother was brought up by her grandparents and my father was sent off to a school for orphans. Just in this last year...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 14, 2013

    I Get Almost No Help

    I love researching my family history. My Mom's side would be easy to do if I could get my gram to sit down with me for an afternoon and tell me who people are in photos, but she'll start talking about them, and then go off on tangents, and it's almost impossible to get her back...
    delheart11 delheart11
    26-30, F
    Apr 17, 2012

    County Tyrone Ireland

    free pages  . genealogy . rotsweb. ancestry .com/ -cotyroneireland This is a great volunteer site with primary and secondary source records, photos and parish maps.
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323
    61-65, F
    Sep 4, 2010

    Afrigeneas

    afrigeneas.com Connect with fellow researchers on this sites forums, chats, and mailing lists or check its slave records collection, surnames database, death and marriage records database and census schedules.
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323
    61-65, F
    Sep 4, 2010

    I Hope To Gather People Here Who Can Help Others Research Their Families

      I was speaking to Staleywise, and she came up with the idea to start a group like this. We hope we can gather together people who will post their abilities and their willingness to help others gather information about their ancestors. I'm not a brilliant...
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323
    61-65, F
    1 Response Aug 31, 2010

    Genuki (england And Ireland)

    genuki.org.uk Everything you need to know about genealogy in the UK and ireland.
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323
    61-65, F
    1 Response Sep 4, 2010

    Genlias (dutch)

    genlias.nl/en Genlias contains 13.5 million records representing 55 million individuals drawn mostly from post-1811 civil registers but also including inheritance declarations dating from 1808.
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323
    61-65, F
    4 Responses Sep 4, 2010

    Why The Web Links Are Messed Up On This Site

    Apparently you can't post web links on EP. After typing 28 stories here, all the web links were erased, so I had to think of a way to get the computer to accept the links. What I have done is to remove the www. from every link where there was one in most instances. Sometimes...
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323
    61-65, F
    4 Responses Sep 4, 2010

    Freebmd (english And Welsh)

     free bmd .rootsweb. com Best free English and Welsh free vital records source and research source. Volunteers have transcribed more than 182 million civil registrations records of births, marriages, and deaths form 1837 to 1983. Partner efforts are tracking the censuses...
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323
    61-65, F
    Sep 4, 2010

    My grand-grandfathers cousin was the nearest

    person to Stalin - Sergo Ordzhonikidze. His name is Michael, they were like brothers. In Russia the name Ordzhonikidze was given to thousands of objects: cities, villages, universities, factories. And only few months ago I have learned that Sergo , our close relative is buried...
    Elochka Elochka
    26-30, F
    Jan 11, 2014

    My Family History

    I started researching my family history to help my Dad when he became ill, and I came home to look after him. It was wonderful working on it together. After he passed away I didn't do anything for a long time as it hurt to research it without him. But recently I have started...
    unicornmagic unicornmagic
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jun 14, 2012

    Jewishgen

    jewishgen.org This site is affiliated with the Museaum of Jewish Heritage. It added 104,500 records and 20,700 photos to its Online Worldwide Burial Registry. It has a family finder surname database Stetlinks, and the Family Tree of the Jewish People.
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323
    61-65, F
    Sep 4, 2010

    Polishroots

    www.polishroots.org Covering all the areas historically part of the Polish Commonwealth this site includes  FAQ for beginners, maps, translation tips, links and back issues of the Gen Dobry e-zine.
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323
    61-65, F
    Sep 4, 2010

    Danish Demographic Databa<x>se

    ddd . dda .dk ./ddd-en.hm 400,000 emigration records from 1869 to 1908, almost 13 million census records dating to 1769, probate records, and even info on the former Danish colony of St. Croix.
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323
    61-65, F
    Sep 4, 2010

    Byu Family History Archives

    lib.byu.edu/fhc This Brigham Young University (BYU) site has really taken off, with more than 60,00o items at last count. You can search or browse family histories, county and local histories, how-to books on geneaology, geneological periodicals medeival books, and gazeteers.
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323
    61-65, F
    Sep 4, 2010

    Avotaynu (jewish)

    jewishgen.org Check out the five minute guide to Jewish geneaological research, then search the Consolidated Jewish Surname Index of nearly 700,000 surnames in 42 different databases, containing more than 7.3 million records. Most are from Eastern Euroope, but even Scandinavia...
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323
    61-65, F
    3 Responses Sep 4, 2010

    The Geneaological Society Of Finland

    genealogia.fi The society's HisKi project is putting Finnish church records online; they'll even be searchable, though the search capability is still in a testing phase. Instructions are in English.
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323
    61-65, F
    Sep 4, 2010

    Digitalarkivet (norway)

    digitalarkivet  .  uib..no This is a National Archives of Norway website that tracks the days hours minutes and seconds until they release the 1910 Norwegian census, but in the meantime, they have the 1801, 1865, 1875, and 1900 censuses, digitized parish records, and...
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323
    61-65, F
    Sep 4, 2010

    Afriquest

    afriquest     .    com DIY geneology comes to African American research in this handsome home for user-submitted finds and story sharing.
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323
    61-65, F
    Sep 4, 2010

    Afro-louisiana History And Geneaology 1719-1820

    ibiblio.org/laslaves This database, which covers 100,000 Louisiana slaves is the fruit of 15 years of research by Gwendolyn Hall, professor emerita of history at Rutgers University.
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323
    61-65, F
    Sep 4, 2010

    African American Heritage Research Website

    Historian and Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates, who's hosted "African American Lives", "Faces of America" and other PBS geneaology shows has applied his knowledge and passion for African American Heritage toward helping Archives.com provide the tools and resources needed to...
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323
    61-65, F
    Sep 4, 2010

    Cyndi's List

    cyndislist    .   com This list contains links to the world of geneaology websites. She has more than 275,000 links broken down into 180 categories.
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323
    61-65, F
    2 Responses Sep 4, 2010

    I am addicted to family research .

    .. There is nothing in my life I want to do any more..I lost interest in everything but if I hear the word family search my Hart starts beating. And I feel psyched up.. I have joined family search 5 years ago it's difficult cos I can not travel these distances to get all the...
    Blommetjiesoog Blommetjiesoog
    41-45, F
    1 Response Nov 20, 2015

    Usf Africana Heritage Project

    africanaheritage.com A powerful search engine at this University of Southern Florida Africana Studies Dept. website makes it simple to search Bible records, WPA slave narratives, plantation journals, wills and probates, church records and other records of "slaves, freedpersons...
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323
    61-65, F
    2 Responses Sep 4, 2010

    Philpot Of Poplar London

    IN my research of my mothers family i have cme a cross phipot from poplar. Could there be any one out there that is conected to them in any way , i would like to here from you.
    guffbert guffbert
    41-45, M
    Feb 1, 2012

    Family History

    I LOVE researching my familly history..hell I just love researching stuff period!LOL But it's cool finding out about relatives that were here before you. I sometimes wish I could go back in time & actually meet them. They came over from Germany..well some of them anyway. Then...
    RubyLane RubyLane
    46-50, F
    1 Response Oct 10, 2012

    Digital Library On American Slavery

    library   .uncg.  edu/slavery This new resource from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro searches information culled from thousands of slavery related county court and legislative petitions, wills, estate inventories and civil suits, filed in at least...
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323
    61-65, F
    2 Responses Sep 4, 2010

    American Indian Records

    Access Genealogy accessgenealogy.com This is a two webmaster website with 250,000 pages and millions of records. American Indian records remain its strong suit including more than two dozen databases of tribal rolls, and it's worth looking for such varied additions as victims...
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323
    61-65, F
    Sep 4, 2010

    Finding Dad's Family

    When my dad was alive he always promised that we were going to go to Georgia to visit his family but that never happened. From the little bit of information that he told me I knew that my dad had a problem with his family. So I took it upon myself to find out about my dad's...
    ladyinrage ladyinrage
    46-50, F
    1 Response Oct 14, 2013

    Random Acts Of Geneaological Kindness

    raogk.org This site is free, and so are the services of it's 4,000 volunteers. Volunteers from this site are located in almost every state in the USA and in many international locations. If you need someone to photograph a tombstone, or look up a courthouse record, this is the...
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323
    61-65, F
    4 Responses Sep 4, 2010

    I'm Lucky

    I've been going through and organizing the old family photos everyone just pushed to the darkest corners of the basement and garage. A very time consuming project. I love it though. Figuering out who is who and where they fit in. I hope that somebody will appreciate my time...
    bdmthrfkr bdmthrfkr
    36-40, F
    Jan 10, 2012

    Finding My History - Connecting With History And The World

    I want to check my ancestors and their descendants
    Peteri Peteri
    56-60, M
    1 Response Apr 6, 2013
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