background preloader

Ancestor Hunt - Free Genealogy Search Engines

Ancestor Hunt - Free Genealogy Search Engines

Castle Garden Access Genealogy: A Free Genealogy Resource Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research "One of the top Genealogy Research Libraries in the United States." Library Hours Tues & Thurs ...... 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Wed ...... 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Fri-Sat ...... 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tel. 832-393-2600 About Clayton Previous 1 2 3 4 5 Next ©2012 Houston Public Library - SPECIAL COLLECTIONS Genealogy Browsing subject area: Genealogy (Include extended shelves) Help with reading books -- Report a bad link -- Suggest a new listing Home -- Search -- New Listings -- Authors -- Titles -- Subjects -- Serials Books -- News -- Features -- Archives -- The Inside Story Edited by John Mark Ockerbloom ( copyright and licenses.

Free Genealogy and Family History Online - The USGenWeb Project Meanings of Surnames Surname meanings refer to the literal meaning of a last name or the origins of that name. Several examples follow on the definitions of last names and surnames. Adams - comes from Hebrew; means red, earthy, or man. Other related names include Adies and Adamson. Babcock - thought to come from an abbreviation of Bartholomew; little or small cock (rooster). Cabel - French or Celtic origins; related to Cabeau. Dabney - named after a small municipality in Normandy; believed to be a derivation of D’Aubinge. Eastwick - old English origins; belonging to the East Place or town of Eastwick. Fullerton - named after a town where cloth is made. Gaskell - Gaelic origins, meaning valorous. Hadley - English origins; related to the town of Suffolk or Essex and also means wood or field. Ingham - named after a town that sits on lower ground such as a pasture. Jackson - English origins; means the son of John or Jack. Langton - means a long and oval shaped town or hill. Palmer - English origins; meaning a pilgrim.

101 Ways to Research Your Family Tree for Free | Domesticfix 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. Web sites from all over the world contain free genealogy information of use to family tree researchers which has been contributed by individuals, companies and even governments. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 1901 Census for England & Wales Search for free in this comprehensive name index to over 32 million individuals who lived in England and Wales in 1901. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. inGeneas Database Free searchable databases containing 50,000+ Canadian passenger and immigration records (c1750 to 1900) including the only electronic version of the free National Archives of Canada Miscellaneous Immigration Index. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32.

Genealogy Blog Finder The Quaker Corner: Our Quaker Heritage Cheska's Beals Family - by Cheska Wheatley Beals Family of Katie Bond The Beals Family by Bill Putnam Descendants of John Beals - by John Beals JTRs Colorful Families A Genealogical Record of The Beals Family from 1660 to the Present Time Written in 1910 by Jacob Beals Jacob, Son of Thomas Beals or his Brother John? Climbing Jacob's Ladder (looking for a Jacob Beals?) Thomas Beals, First Friends Minister in Ohio by Harlow Lindley, other notes by JTR The Family of John & Margaret (Hunt) Beals including John's near death experience! Review of the Top 40+ FREE Online Genealogy Websites Where You Can Start Your Ancestry Search « (Update: September 26, 2011: To celebrate the two year anniversary of this post, we have added 40 more free links to a new updated post. Now there are 82 free genealogy resources that you can use right now to start your searching your family history. Check the new post out here.) There are a million websites that have information about genealogy, census records, and family tree research. Some are free and some expect you to pay a membership fee. When you are just starting your family tree research or when you are a little strapped for cash and don’t want to make an investment for something that might just be a hobby, there are alternatives to subscription genealogy websites. Don’t sign up for a subscription genealogy website just yet, get your ancestry search started at these resources first. Here are the best free genealogy websites where you can get some good solid information about your family tree, ancestors and get your genealogy research off on a running start. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.