Compiled by Kip Sperry



Blogs and Newsletters

Ancestry Insider

Climbing My Family Tree

Dear Myrtle's Genealogy Blog

Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter

Family History Expos

FamilyRoots Publishing


Genealogy and Family


Genealogy Blog Finder

Genealogy Gems News

Genealogy Insider (Family Tree Magazine)

Genealogy's Star


Gopher Genealogy

The In-Depth Genealogist

The Legal Genealogist

Renee's Genealogy Blog

RootsMagic Blog

Steve's Genealogy Blog

Tracing the Tribe: The Jewish Genealogy Blog

Brigham Young University

BYU Family History Library, Harold B. Lee Library

BYU Family History Archives

BYU Harold B. Lee Library Catalog

BYU Digital Archives

BYU Idaho Special Collections and Family History

BYU Center for Family History and Genealogy

BYU Immigrant Ancestors Project

BYU Family History Lab, 1031C JFSB

Finding Sources at the BYU Family History Library

Relative Finder

Religion C 261 Family History Online Lessons


FamilySearch Genealogy Forum Message Boards

FamilySearch Forums GenForum

GenealogyWise Forum


Rootsweb Message Boards


General Genealogy

Access Genealogy

Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana


BYU Family History Library, Harold B. Lee Library

Canada Libraries and Archives Genealogy Center

Census: 1880 US Census

Census: 1930 US Census

Census: 1940 US Census

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet


Genealogical Speakers Guild

Genealogy Gems

Genealogy Gems Podcast GenForum


GenealogyWise: The Genealogy Social Network


GENUKI: UK & Ireland Genealogy

Guild of One-Name Studies

The In-Depth Genealogist

Kindred Trails

Olive Tree Genealogy

Relative Finder

Sirius Genealogy

Treasure Maps Genealogy


USGenWeb Project

WeRelate (Genealogy Wiki)

WorldGenWeb Project

Vital Search Worldwide


Libraries and Archives

Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana

American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Massachusetts

Brigham Young University—BYU Family History Library, Provo, Utah

Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah

Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research, Houston, Texas

Dallas Public Library—Genealogy Section

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Library

Family History Library Catalog, Salt Lake City, Utah

Godfrey Memorial Library

Library of Congress, Washington, DC

Los Angeles Public Library—History and Genealogy Department, Los Angeles, California

Midwest Genealogy Center, Independence, Missouri

National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC

Newberry Library—Genealogy Collections, Chicago, Illinois

New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts

St. Louis County Library—Special Collections Department

Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, Ohio


Link Collections

Census Finder: A Directory of Free Census Records

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet

Easy Google Genealogy Searcher

Family Genealogy and History Internet Education Directory

Family Tree Magazine 101 Best Websites of 2010

GENUKI: UK & Ireland Genealogy

Linkpendium (A Directory of Genealogy Links)

Mormon Historic Sites Foundation

State Websites

WorldCat (Barbara Renick)


Atlas of Historical County Boundaries

David Rumsey Map Collection

Family ChartMasters

Google Maps


Maps at FamilySearch (England Jurisdictions, 1851)

Panoramic Maps at the Library of Congress

Names in Stone (Cemetery Maps)

Splatter: The GEDCOM Population Distribution Heat Map

US County Maps by State, 1914



Genealogy Freelancers


GENEApro (DNA) (Online Family Trees)

Global Genealogists


Kindred Konnections (Online Family Trees)

LDS Church: Family History Online

(Menu > Serving in the Church > Other Callings > Family History) (Online Family Trees)

OneGreatFamily (Online Family Trees)

Photo Tree

ShoeString Genealogy

Time Capsule


TreeSeek (Creates Genealogy Charts from FamilySearch Data)

TribalPages (Online Family Trees)



Access Genealogy

Accessible Archives

American Ancestors (New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts)

American Memory (Library of Congress)

American Civil War Research Database


Bureau of Land Management, United States, Immigrants, 1820-1892

Civil War Archive

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Archive

Death Indexes & Records Online

Early Latter-day Saints: A Mormon Trail Pioneer Database

Ellis Island: Immigration Passenger Search


Family History Archives at BYU


Find A

FindMyPast (Great Britain)

fold3 (Historical Documents and Photos) is now fold3


Genealogy Gateway

Genealogy Trails History Group Marriage Records

Google Books

Hamburg Passenger Lists, 1850-1934 

HeritageQuest Online

Hugh Wallis’s Genealogical Web Sites

Immigrant Ancestors Project at BYU

Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild (Cemetery Records Online)

Internet Archive

LDS Church Archives: Selected Collections

LDS Church History Library

Library of Congress

Mormon Migration

My Genealogy Hound

Names in Stone (Cemetery Records & Maps)

National Archives, Washington, DC

Newspaper Archive

19th-Century Newspapers A Genealogical Survey of the Royal Families of Europe

PERiodical Source Index (PERSI)

Scotland's People (Scottish Records)

State and Territorial Archives

One-Step Webpages by Stephen P. Morse

The Original Record

USGenWeb Project

USGenWeb Archives

Utah Digital Newspapers

Utah Gravestones

Utah—Pioneer Online Library

WorldGenWeb Project

Winter Quarters Project

Societies and Organizations

Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Washington, DC

American Society of Genealogists

Board for Certification of Genealogists

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)

Daughters of Utah Pioneers

Family History Expos

Family Tree University

Federation of Genealogical Societies

International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists

New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts

RootsTech: Family History and Technology Conference

Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy

Sons of Utah Pioneers

Utah Genealogical Association

Utah Valley Technology and Genealogy Group

Technology and Forms

About Genealogy Free Genealogy Charts and Forms

Ancestor Hunt (Genealogy Search Engine)

AncestralQuest (Software for Windows) (General Search Engine)


Family Tree Charts

FamilyTree Maker from (Software for PC and Mac)

Family Tree Templates

Google: Easy Google Genealogy Searcher

Google (General Search Engine)

Google Translate (Automatic Translator)

Google Your Family Tree

Gramps: Genealogical Research Software

Just Answer: Ask an Expert

Legacy Family Tree (Software for PC)

LiveRoots (Genealogy Search Engine)

MacFamilyTree (Software for Mac)

Mocavo: Genealogy Search Engine

One-Step Webpages by Stephen P. Morse

Personal Ancestral File (PAF) (Software for PC)

PAF Tutorial

Personal Ancestral File (PAF) on a Mac


RootsMagic (Software for PC) (General Search Engine)



Abbreviations Found in Genealogy

Abbreviations Found in Genealogy Records

Abbreviations Used in Genealogy

Census Tutorial

Genealogy and Family History

Hugh Wallis’s Genealogical Web Sites

Kip’s Tips (

Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness

Script (Handwriting) Tutorials Online



September 2015