TheShipsList: Passengers, Ships, Shipwrecks RootsWeb.com Home Page Digital Library Directory Everyday Genealogy, A Family History Column at Genealogy Today by Bob Brooke Most Recent Articles Everyday Genealogy is a column which delves into the historical side of genealogy, focusing on family history, long-lost occupations, historical misconceptions, profiles of top genealogical libraries, and how beginning genealogists can use history to their advantage. I'm honored to be part of the team at Genealogy Today. Look here for informative articles on subjects of interest to everyday -- grassroots -- genealogists like yourselves. Archived Articles Finding And Using Church Records Church records are made for ecclesiastical reasons, not to provide genealogists with answers to their questions. Tracing Native American Roots (Part 2) Those genealogists tracing a Native American lineage should begin by learning as much as possible from older relatives, accumulating facts and stories that can be documented and build upon with information found in printed sources and public records. The Mighty Smiths The most common family name in the world is Chang.
Live Roots Genealogy Search Engine - Over 241,000 Resources Cataloged The WWW Virtual Library Ancestor Cards for Children Recently I've been mulling over how to present the genealogy I've done on our family so that it would grab my 9 year old grandson's attention. My good friend Illya of Genealogy Today suggested I use a baseball or hockey card format with one ancestor per card. I loved the idea and created cards 6 cm x 9 cm. After laminating the cards, I presented them to my grandson and granddaughter (who is 7) when they came for their annual summer week long holiday with us. Then they decided to play a game, which we called simply "Ancestor Game". which tells me if a person is a 3rd cousin 5x removed or something else! We decided I should also make double cards wherever possible, that is, two cards for one ancestor but with different photos or representative pictures on each one. It was a genealogist's dream come true - for 5 days they asked for "more ancestor stories please Grandma!"
That's my family - Origin and purposes of the federated search engine Marriage Records Index: The Your Folks database is associated to the federated search engine. Discover more than 3 millions marriage records for the Quebec population between 1621 and 2004. The federated search engine offered on this page was launched and is maintained by Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ). Library and Archives Canada (LAC) partners with BAnQ to oversee the evolution of this project which is also supported by the Council of Provincial and Territorial Archivists (CPTA) of Canada. The search tool, free of charge and available in French and in English, leads to genealogy and family history databases hosted by federal, provincial or territorial archives centres and libraries, or by other partners. The quality of the results obtained by using the federated search engine depends on the nature and structure of the information collected in the searched databases. Participating in the Federated Search Engine
The Online Books Page: Archives & Indexes General -- Non-English Language -- Specialty There's a vast range of online literature beyond what we index individually on The Online Books Page. Below we list some of the major sources and indexes of free online texts, in all languages, both general and specialized. General These are large, general-purpose collections with substantial English-language listings. Large-scale repositories -- Significant indexes and search aids -- Significant smaller-scale archives Large-scale repositories These are big collections of texts, big enough to act as small library-like collections in their own right. Significant indexes and search aids The sites below primarily provide search engines, indexes or useful link lists for finding online books. Significant smaller-scale archives Everything else we see worth listing that doesn't fit in more specialized categories. Non-English Languages Tyler Chambers's iLoveLanguages site has a comprehensive listing of various language and literature resources.
101 Ways to Research Your Family Tree for Free Is free genealogy a thing of the past? With the constant addition of subscription genealogy databases on the Internet, people often wonder if there will soon be an end to free genealogy research via the Web. For those of you with this concern, take heart - free genealogy databases aren't going anywhere anytime soon. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Next Page > Free Genealogy Sites (6-10)
rpl2: Resources by Subjects IPL -- Arts and Humanities -- Literature -- Online Texts26 resources KnowledgeRush Book Directory Large directory of popular literary works and historical documents available on the Web. Includes biographies of some authors and can be browsed by author, genre, or title. Subject: Literature--Online Texts; The Internet Archive: Text Archive Offers acess to digital-born and scanned print texts. Project Gutenberg The Internet's oldest -- and one of the largest -- provider of free electronic books," where you can download over 30,000 free ebooks to read on your PC, Kindle, Sony Reader, iPhone or other device." LibriVox LibriVox is site designed to facilitate the sharing of audio books. Just Free Books This is a custom search engine for finding ebooks and summaries of works in the public domain. Google Books Search Find full text and/or bibliographic information using the world's best known search engine to search through one of the largest collaborative digitization projects ever. Lit2Go HorrorMasters