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=== '''Research-Area'''  ===
 
=== '''Research-Area'''  ===
  
<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>'''Genealogy Sleuth''' http://www.progenealogists.com/genealogysleuthb.htm<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'''<br> <br>  
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<br>'''FamilySearch Wiki '''- wiki.familysearch.org https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Main_Page<br>'''BYU family history'''
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<br>'''USGenweb.org'''
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<br>'''WorldGenWeb.org '''
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<br>'''UK &amp; Ireland'''
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<br>'''FamilySearch Library catalog &nbsp;'''
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<br>'''Genealogy Sleuth'''
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<br>'''Genteach.com'''
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<br>'''Germanroots.com'''
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<br>'''Maps '''
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<br>'''State libraries'''
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<br>'''State archives'''
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<br>'''State &amp; local genealogical &amp; historical societies'''<br> <br>  
  
 
=== '''Research-Ancestors'''<br>  ===
 
=== '''Research-Ancestors'''<br>  ===
  
'''New.familysearch.org-'''&nbsp;includes church records, Pedigree Resource File, Ancestral File, Temple work, and IGI https://new.familysearch.org/en/action/unsec/welcome  
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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 '''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; '''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) '''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; '''Death Indexes ''' http://www.deathindexes.com '''Find A Grave&nbsp; ''' http://www.findagrave.com '''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. '''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 '''Obituary Search ''' http://www.obitlinkspage.com '''OneStep Find''' Steve Moorse&nbsp; http://www.stevemorse.org/ '''Rootsweb ''' http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ '''Rootsweb Free Pages '''http://freepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/directory/ '''Sleuth US&nbsp;'''http://www.progenealogists.com/genealogysleuthb.htm '''Sleuth World&nbsp;'''http://www.progenealogists.com/genealogysleuthi.htm '''SURNAME Search&nbsp;'''http://searchforancestors.com/quicksearch &amp; http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ &amp; http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ http://www.surnamesearchutility.com/ '''Temple&nbsp;'''http://www.ldschurchtemples.com/codes/ '''ROAGK '''http://raogk.com/ '''Where to order vital records''' &nbsp;http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/w2w.htm '''World Bride''' &nbsp;http://www.brideindex.info/ '''World Connect''' http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi global search  
'''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;  
 
'''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)  
 
'''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;  
 
'''Death Indexes ''' http://www.deathindexes.com  
 
'''Find A Grave&nbsp; ''' http://www.findagrave.com  
 
'''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.  
 
'''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  
 
'''Obituary Search ''' http://www.obitlinkspage.com  
 
'''OneStep Find''' Steve Moorse&nbsp; http://www.stevemorse.org/  
 
'''Rootsweb ''' http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/  
 
'''Rootsweb Free Pages '''http://freepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/directory/  
 
'''Sleuth US&nbsp;'''http://www.progenealogists.com/genealogysleuthb.htm  
 
'''Sleuth World&nbsp;'''http://www.progenealogists.com/genealogysleuthi.htm  
 
'''SURNAME Search&nbsp;'''http://searchforancestors.com/quicksearch &amp; http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ &amp; http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ http://www.surnamesearchutility.com/  
 
'''Temple&nbsp;'''http://www.ldschurchtemples.com/codes/  
 
'''ROAGK '''http://raogk.com/  
 
'''Where to order vital records''' &nbsp;http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/w2w.htm  
 
'''World Bride''' &nbsp;http://www.brideindex.info/  
 
'''World Connect''' http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi global search  
 
  
 
=== '''Using Google'''<br>  ===
 
=== '''Using Google'''<br>  ===

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Research-Area


FamilySearch Wiki - wiki.familysearch.org https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Main_Page
BYU family history
USGenweb.org
WorldGenWeb.org
UK & Ireland
FamilySearch Library catalog  
Genealogy Sleuth
Genteach.com
Germanroots.com
Maps
State libraries
State archives
State & local genealogical & historical societies

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 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
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/