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{{See also|Pages and Groups on Facebook|Research Communities on Facebook}}
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{{Family Associations Intro}}
New surname or family organization  [https://www.facebook.com/help/pages Pages] and [https://www.facebook.com/help/groups Groups] on Facebook are being created by the community of genealogists around the world. The main topic of either a Page or a Group of this type will typically be about doing research on a family, multi-generational family, or surname. If you find a page that's not on this list, be sure to share:
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{{See also|Create and Maintain Family Associations or Organizations}}
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{{A-Z multipage list|Family Associations}}  
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Hundreds of family organizations and associations exist to assist you in your family history research. The alphabetical links above will take you to the websites or Facebook pages that are known to exist. If you know of one that is not listed, feel free to edit the list and add all the family organizations that you know of!
  
== Pages and Groups on Facebook  about Research ==
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! Page or Group Name
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! Resources
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! Description
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! Page/Group
 
 
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| [https://www.facebook.com/groups/curtisgenealogy/ Curtis Genealogy]
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| [[Guild of One-Name Studies]]
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| Currently 8,754 surnames are part of the Guild which is based in London, England and with members around the world.
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| Group
 
 
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| [https://www.facebook.com/FinchFamilyGenealogy?fref=ts Finch Family Genealogy]
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| [https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheIrishSurnameRegistry/ Irish Surname Registry]  
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| A central location to look for others doing research on the same Irish surname.
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| Page
 
 
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| [https://www.facebook.com/groups/373956715968610/ Scott Family Genealogy]
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| [https://www.facebook.com/groups/29181815951/ United Kingdom Surname Groups on Facebook]
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| This group maintains a directory of family surname groups on Facebook that originate from the United Kingdom.
| Worldwide
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| Group
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| Directory of Family Associations
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| Bentley, Elizabeth Petty, and Deborah Ann Carl. 4d ed. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2001. This publication includes all known “U.S. associations, reunions, surname exchanges, significant databases on single surnames, or related groups, independent periodicals, and some publishers of family histories, including some groups that, while foreign-based, deal with U.S. families.”
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| Genealogy Sites on Facebook
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| The [http://socialmediagenealogy.com/genealogy-on-facebook-list/ Social Media Genealogy] list by Katherine R. Willson is currently a 302-page PDF file that contains over 10,600 links to Facebook groups and pages related to genealogy. Visit Katherine's [https://socialmediagenealogy.com website] or her [https://www.facebook.com/SocialMediaGenealogy.org Facebook page] for more details and to view or download the list.
 
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| [https://www.facebook.com/groups/hartleyfamily/ Hartley Family]
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|Facebook for Canadian Genealogy
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|Gail Dever has compiled a list of close to 800 English- and French-language Facebook groups and pages related to Canadian Genealogy on her blog [http://genealogyalacarte.ca/?page_id=10169 Genealogy á la Carte.] The list is being updated frequently and can be downloaded from her blog.
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| CyndisList
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| [http://www.cyndislist.com/societies/ Societies and Groups]
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| CyndisList
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| [http://www.cyndislist.com/surnames/ Surnames, Family Associations and Family Newsletters] group
 
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[[Category:Social_Media]] [[Category:Family Organizations]] [[Category:Family_Organizations]]
* '''Page or Group Name''': The name and link to the page or group on Facebook.
 
* '''Language''': The predominant language used on the page when posting.
 
* '''Region''': The region of the world where the subject of this page or group is located.
 
* '''Page/Group''': When visiting either the Page or Group, choose the option to "Like" or "Join".
 
 
 
[[Category:Research|Facebook]] [[Category:Social_Media]]
 

Latest revision as of 16:22, 14 March 2017

Family Associations, Family Organizations, and Family Societies exist throughout the world, but finding them is problematic. This collection of links to the websites, Facebook pages, and if needed a mailing address, will help you find the organizations that can be helpful in your family history research. Feel free to add an organization or update any that are already listed.


Hundreds of family organizations and associations exist to assist you in your family history research. The alphabetical links above will take you to the websites or Facebook pages that are known to exist. If you know of one that is not listed, feel free to edit the list and add all the family organizations that you know of!

Resources Description
Guild of One-Name Studies Currently 8,754 surnames are part of the Guild which is based in London, England and with members around the world.
Irish Surname Registry A central location to look for others doing research on the same Irish surname.
United Kingdom Surname Groups on Facebook This group maintains a directory of family surname groups on Facebook that originate from the United Kingdom.
Directory of Family Associations Bentley, Elizabeth Petty, and Deborah Ann Carl. 4d ed. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2001. This publication includes all known “U.S. associations, reunions, surname exchanges, significant databases on single surnames, or related groups, independent periodicals, and some publishers of family histories, including some groups that, while foreign-based, deal with U.S. families.”
Genealogy Sites on Facebook The Social Media Genealogy list by Katherine R. Willson is currently a 302-page PDF file that contains over 10,600 links to Facebook groups and pages related to genealogy. Visit Katherine's website or her Facebook page for more details and to view or download the list.
Facebook for Canadian Genealogy Gail Dever has compiled a list of close to 800 English- and French-language Facebook groups and pages related to Canadian Genealogy on her blog Genealogy á la Carte. The list is being updated frequently and can be downloaded from her blog.
CyndisList Societies and Groups
CyndisList Surnames, Family Associations and Family Newsletters group