Find your Troy-area ancestors, Irish or not
The following listing of useful websites for computer genealogy research has been compiled by Donna Vaughn.
- Cyndi’s List: www.cyndislist.com/us – Indexed and searchable list of genealogy resources (over a quarter million sites)
- Free Family Tree Charts and How-to: www.thoughtco.com/free-family-tree-charts-4122824 – Great how-to articles, forms, etc.
- Genealogy Today: www.genealogytoday.com – Some access requires a subscription, some is free, contains resources and research information
- Genealogy.com: www.genealogy.com – Requires subscription for full access, but some info is free.
- Genealogy How-to: www.genealogy.com/howtofnd.html – Check out the site index for the learning center, message boards and more:
- Rootsweb: www.rootsweb.com – Mailing lists, message boards, family trees and more
- Family Tree Magazine: www.familytreemagazine.com – Genealogy research topics, forms and more
- www.familysearch.org – Sponsored by the LDS (Mormon) Church, largest collection of FREE genealogy records in the world. Also has free software for your family tree
- www.usgenweb.org – Free records, organized by state, county and topic
- www.archives.gov/st-louis/military-personnel/index.html – Military records
- www.deadfred.com and www.ancientfaces.com – genealogy photo archives, search for your surnames for photos.
- www.findagrave.com – search cemetery listings and records, free
- www.Ancestry.com – Requires a subscription for full access, but some of the records are free, from your home computer. Many local libraries have the Ancestry Library edition that you can access free from the library’s computers
- www.archives.gov/genealogy – National Archives. How to access government records, and some databases online.
- www.castlegarden.org – 1830-1892 records of passengers who entered this country through the Port of New York
- www.ellisisland.org – 1892-1924 records of passengers who entered this country through the Port of New York
- www.troyirish.org – The Troy Irish Genealogy Society has many records for the Capital District on their website.
- www.connorsgenealogy.com – Pat Connors has a wonderful website that includes Troy records and New York State Resources.
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