Websites Helpful to Start Your Genealogy Search

Helpful Genealogy Websites to Start Your Research – on the American side
Numerous websites offer access to genealogical information. Some are free, most are not. With, you can search from home with a subscription, or go to your local library to search the Ancestry Library Edition for free.

Record Type Research Websites
Cemetery Records —
Census Records — and
Church Records —
County Histories —
Family Histories — Google Books and
Immigration Records —
Land Ownership Records — (patents) and (maps)
Military Records Collections — and
Newspapers — and
Vital Records Collections — (indexes) and

If the links do not work, please let me know. I hope that these sites help you begin. Should you have questions, contact me. I will add more links over time.