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<br>'''FamilySearch Wiki '''- wiki.familysearch.org https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Main_Page<br>'''BYU family history''' http://lib.byu.edu/sites/familyhistory Click on the Alphabetical list-find the area your ancestors are from and see what is available.&nbsp; Left column-towards bottom Print Forms &amp; Research Helps; PDFs ie.-pedigree charts &amp; family group sheets. &nbsp;Also Research Outlines for areas throughout the US and world in PDF format (need acrobat reader-free)<br>'''USGenweb.org''' http://usgenweb.org/ Select state and then county to see the records available-all done by volunteers<br>'''WorldGenWeb.org '''http://www.worldgenweb.org/ Same as above, but worldwide<br>'''UK &amp; Ireland''' http://www.genuki.org.uk/ <br>'''FamilySearch Library catalog &nbsp;'''https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog&nbsp;- Can search by Place, Surname, Keyword, Title, Film/Microfiche, Author, Subject and Call Number Searches<br>'''Genteach.com''' http://members.cox.net/genteach/ quick links to many genealogy websites<br>'''Germanroots.com''' (US research also) use to be ~wee monster http://www.germanroots.com/ <br>'''Maps '''http://www.n2genealogy.com/ at left: Atlas &amp; Maps scroll to fine State &amp; County Maps-click, Select state, scroll to find the year and see how the counties were formed over the years.<br>'''State libraries''' http://www.publiclibraries.com/state_library.htm <br>'''State archives''' websites http://www.statearchivists.org/states.htm <br>'''State &amp; local genealogical &amp; historical societies''' http://www.usgennet.org/socadmin/
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<br>'''FamilySearch Wiki '''&nbsp; - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Main_Page<br>'''BYU Research Outlines'''&nbsp; - http://lib.byu.edu/sites/familyhistory/research_outlines/<br>'''USGenweb.org'''&nbsp; - http://usgenweb.org/<br>'''WorldGenWeb.org '''&nbsp; - http://www.worldgenweb.org/<br>'''UK &amp; Ireland'''&nbsp; - http://www.genuki.org.uk/<br>'''FamilySearch Library catalog&nbsp; '''- https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog<br>'''Genealogy Sleuth'''&nbsp; - [http://www.progenealogists.com/genealogysleuthb.htm http://www.progenealogists.com/genealogysleuthb.htm]<br>'''Germanroots.com'''&nbsp; - http://www.germanroots.com/<br>'''Maps '''- http://www.n2genealogy.com/<br>'''State libraries'''&nbsp; - http://www.publiclibraries.com/state_library.htm<br>'''State archives'''&nbsp; - http://www.statearchivists.org/states.htm<br>'''State &amp; local genealogical &amp; historical societies''' - http://www.usgennet.org/socadmin/<br><br>
  
'''New.familysearch.org-'''includes church records, Pedigree Resource File, Ancestral File, Temple work, and IGI &nbsp;https://new.familysearch.org/en/action/unsec/welcome<br>'''Start FamilySearch.org '''https://familysearch.org/ Historical records Drill down into the area of interest to view databases available<br>'''SSDI '''FamilySearch.org-Click All Record Collections and type in search box Social Security to bring up-SSDI (to find those who died since 1967-some earlier records can be found) <br>'''Heritage Quest'''-Clark County Library http://lvccld.org Rest cursor over Find Information and click on drop down-Databases A-Z. On page click F-H and last HeritageQuest -will need a library card and pin # Only indexed by heads of household<br>'''Census ''''''Finder '''http://www.censusfinder.com/index.htm to help find free online census-federal and state<br>'''City ''''''Directories''' http://uscitydirectories.com/ <br>'''Cemetery ''''''Records ''''''Online'''.. http://interment.net VA Cemeteries www.cem.va.gov <br>'''Death ''''''Indexes '''http://www.deathindexes.com/ <br>'''Find '''a '''Grave '''http://www.findagrave.com/ <br>'''Find ''''''County '''with city/state information http://www.getzips.com/city.htm OR http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/townco.cgi type in town/city name and state to find present county.<br>'''GEDCOM '''index http://www.gedcomindex.com/ search GEDCOM files for your surname<br>'''Immigration''': http://www.ellisisland.org/ and http://www.castlegarden.org/ http://immigrants.byu.edu/ -contains 60,000 names from the British Isles, France, Germany, Portugal, Spain, and Italy.<br>'''Obituary '''search http://www.obitlinkspage.com/ <br>'''OneStep '''Find Steve Moorse http://www.stevemorse.org/ <br>'''Rootsweb '''http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/
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'''Rootsweb ''''''free ''''''pages''' http://freepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/directory/ <br>'''Sleuth '''US http://www.progenealogists.com/genealogysleuthb.htm <br>'''Sleuth '''World http://www.progenealogists.com/genealogysleuthi.htm <br>'''SURNAME '''search-several sites: http://searchforancestors.com/quicksearch &amp; http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ &amp; http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/<br>'''Temples''', '''links ''''''and ''''''codes '''http://www.ldschurchtemples.com/codes/ with links to the temple picture and information<br>'''ROAGK '''Volunteers of Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness () http://raogk.com/ <br>'''Where to order vital records''' http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/w2w.htm <br>'''World Bride''' http://www.brideindex.info/ <br>'''World Connect''' http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi global search  
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'''New.familysearch.org-'''&nbsp;includes church records, Pedigree Resource File, Ancestral File, Temple work, and IGI https://new.familysearch.org/en/action/unsec/welcome<br>'''Start at FamilySearch.org '''&nbsp;https://familysearch.org/ Historical records.&nbsp; Scroll down and click on region or ''All Records Collections''.&nbsp; Use left side to filter types of records, time periods and places.&nbsp;&nbsp;<br>'''SSDI &nbsp;'''FamilySearch.org-Click All Record Collections and type in search box Social Security to bring up-SSDI (to find those who died since 1967-some earlier records can be found)<br>'''Heritage Quest'''-Clark County Library http://lvccld.org Rest cursor over Find Information and click on drop down-Databases A-Z. On page click F-H and last HeritageQuest -will need a library card and pin # to access at home.&nbsp; Only indexed by heads of household.<br>'''Census Finder'''&nbsp; http://www.censusfinder.com/index.htm&nbsp; to help find free online census for federal and state<br>'''City Directories''&nbsp;&nbsp;'''''http://uscitydirectories.com/<br>'''Cemetery Records Online '''http://interment.net&nbsp; VA Cemeteries&nbsp; http://www.cem.va.gov/ &nbsp;<br>'''Death Indexes '''http://www.deathindexes.com<br>'''Find A Grave&nbsp; '''http://www.findagrave.com<br>'''Find County'''&nbsp; with city/state information&nbsp; http://www.getzips.com/city.htm&nbsp; or http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cig-bin/townco.cgi&nbsp; type in town/city name and state to find present county.<br>'''GEDCOM Index'''&nbsp; http://www.gedcomindex.com/&nbsp; to search GEDCOM files for your surname<br>'''Immigration'''&nbsp; http://www.ellisisland.org/&nbsp; and&nbsp; http://www.castlegarden.org/&nbsp; and http://immigrants.byu.edu/&nbsp; which contains 60,000 names from the British Isles, France, Germany, Portugal, Spain and Italy&nbsp;&nbsp; <br>'''Military Info '''http://www.au.af.mil/au/awc/awcgate/awc-hist.htm<br>'''Obituary Search '''http://www.obitlinkspage.com<br>'''OneStep Find<br>'''Steve Moorse&nbsp; http://www.stevemorse.org/<br>'''Rootsweb '''http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/<br>'''Rootsweb Free Pages '''http://freepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/directory/<br>'''Sleuth US&nbsp;'''http://www.progenealogists.com/genealogysleuthb.htm<br>'''Sleuth World&nbsp;'''http://www.progenealogists.com/genealogysleuthi.htm<br>'''SURNAME Search&nbsp;'''http://searchforancestors.com/quicksearch &amp; http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ &amp; http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ http://www.surnamesearchutility.com/<br>'''Temple&nbsp;'''http://www.ldschurchtemples.com/codes/<br>'''ROAGK '''http://raogk.com/<br>'''Where to order vital records''' &nbsp;http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/w2w.htm<br>'''World Bride''' &nbsp;http://www.brideindex.info/<br>'''World Connect''' http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi global search  
  
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'''Genealogy Searcher''': http://www.searchforancestors.com/google/searcher.html<br>'''Genealogy Searcher 2''': http://www.searchforancestors.com/google/booksearcher.html<br>'''Search Google for your family tree''': http://www.genealogy-search-help.com/index.html <br>'''Google Translate'''&nbsp; http://translate.google.com/#<br>'''Dictionary Translater'''&nbsp; http://translate.reference.com/  
 
'''Genealogy Searcher''': http://www.searchforancestors.com/google/searcher.html<br>'''Genealogy Searcher 2''': http://www.searchforancestors.com/google/booksearcher.html<br>'''Search Google for your family tree''': http://www.genealogy-search-help.com/index.html <br>'''Google Translate'''&nbsp; http://translate.google.com/#<br>'''Dictionary Translater'''&nbsp; http://translate.reference.com/  
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'''Research courses''': FamilySearch.org-Click on Learn, scroll down and click on Research Courses. https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html <br>'''Midwest Genealogy Center Online Presentations'''. http://www.mymcpl.org/genealogy/online-presentations <br>'''Learn web skills''' with demos, practice and practical links http://www.learnwebskills.com/family/intro.html <br>'''RootsWeb Training Guides''' http://rwguide.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ 31 comprehensive lessons<br>'''Learning center @ Ancestry''' http://learn.ancestry.com/home/hmlnd.aspx
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'''Getting Started '''4 Lessons with downloadable handouts https://www.familysearch.org/learn/getting_started<br>'''Research courses''': FamilySearch.org-Click on Learn, scroll down and click on Research Courses. https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html <br>'''Midwest Genealogy Center Online Presentations'''. http://www.mymcpl.org/genealogy/online-presentations <br>'''Learn web skills''' with demos, practice and practical links http://www.learnwebskills.com/family/intro.html <br>'''Learning center @ Ancestry''' http://learn.ancestry.com/home/hmlnd.aspx <br>'''Using FHL Version of Ancestry '''https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/the-new-search-system-in-the-family-history-library-edition-of-ancestry-com/27<br>'''Learning to use Footnote now called Fold3.com''' http://www.fold3.com/page/1176_footnote_search_tips/<br>'''Clark County National Genealogy Society''' http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nvccngs/ <br>
  
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FamilySearch Wiki   - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Main_Page
BYU Research Outlines  - http://lib.byu.edu/sites/familyhistory/research_outlines/
USGenweb.org  - http://usgenweb.org/
WorldGenWeb.org   - http://www.worldgenweb.org/
UK & Ireland  - http://www.genuki.org.uk/
FamilySearch Library catalog  - https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog
Genealogy Sleuth  - http://www.progenealogists.com/genealogysleuthb.htm
Germanroots.com  - http://www.germanroots.com/
Maps - http://www.n2genealogy.com/
State libraries  - http://www.publiclibraries.com/state_library.htm
State archives  - http://www.statearchivists.org/states.htm
State & local genealogical & historical societies - http://www.usgennet.org/socadmin/

Research-Ancestors

New.familysearch.org- includes church records, Pedigree Resource File, Ancestral File, Temple work, and IGI https://new.familysearch.org/en/action/unsec/welcome
Start at FamilySearch.org  https://familysearch.org/ Historical records.  Scroll down and click on region or All Records Collections.  Use left side to filter types of records, time periods and places.  
SSDI  FamilySearch.org-Click All Record Collections and type in search box Social Security to bring up-SSDI (to find those who died since 1967-some earlier records can be found)
Heritage Quest-Clark County Library http://lvccld.org Rest cursor over Find Information and click on drop down-Databases A-Z. On page click F-H and last HeritageQuest -will need a library card and pin # to access at home.  Only indexed by heads of household.
Census Finder  http://www.censusfinder.com/index.htm  to help find free online census for federal and state
City Directories  http://uscitydirectories.com/
Cemetery Records Online http://interment.net  VA Cemeteries  http://www.cem.va.gov/  
Death Indexes http://www.deathindexes.com
Find A Grave  http://www.findagrave.com
Find County  with city/state information  http://www.getzips.com/city.htm  or http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cig-bin/townco.cgi  type in town/city name and state to find present county.
GEDCOM Index  http://www.gedcomindex.com/  to search GEDCOM files for your surname
Immigration  http://www.ellisisland.org/  and  http://www.castlegarden.org/  and http://immigrants.byu.edu/  which contains 60,000 names from the British Isles, France, Germany, Portugal, Spain and Italy  
Military Info http://www.au.af.mil/au/awc/awcgate/awc-hist.htm
Obituary Search http://www.obitlinkspage.com
OneStep Find
Steve Moorse  http://www.stevemorse.org/
Rootsweb http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/
Rootsweb Free Pages http://freepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/directory/
Sleuth US http://www.progenealogists.com/genealogysleuthb.htm
Sleuth World http://www.progenealogists.com/genealogysleuthi.htm
SURNAME Search http://searchforancestors.com/quicksearch & http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ & http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ http://www.surnamesearchutility.com/
Temple http://www.ldschurchtemples.com/codes/
ROAGK http://raogk.com/
Where to order vital records  http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/w2w.htm
World Bride  http://www.brideindex.info/
World Connect http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi global search

Using Google

Genealogy Searcher: http://www.searchforancestors.com/google/searcher.html
Genealogy Searcher 2: http://www.searchforancestors.com/google/booksearcher.html
Search Google for your family tree: http://www.genealogy-search-help.com/index.html
Google Translate  http://translate.google.com/#
Dictionary Translater  http://translate.reference.com/


Classes/Training

Getting Started 4 Lessons with downloadable handouts https://www.familysearch.org/learn/getting_started
Research courses: FamilySearch.org-Click on Learn, scroll down and click on Research Courses. https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html
Midwest Genealogy Center Online Presentations. http://www.mymcpl.org/genealogy/online-presentations
Learn web skills with demos, practice and practical links http://www.learnwebskills.com/family/intro.html
Learning center @ Ancestry http://learn.ancestry.com/home/hmlnd.aspx
Using FHL Version of Ancestry https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/the-new-search-system-in-the-family-history-library-edition-of-ancestry-com/27
Learning to use Footnote now called Fold3.com http://www.fold3.com/page/1176_footnote_search_tips/
Clark County National Genealogy Society http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nvccngs/