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  • *Family Tree Maker's Genealogy Site: African-American Research - - [View in New Window]

  • Part of the Genealogy How-To portion of the Family Tree Maker site, this article contains general information on researching African-American ancestors, a contact list of societies, and links to Web sites of interest to researchers. [10510]
  • African American Genealogy: A Bibliography for Beginners - [View in New Window]

  • A short bibliography of genealogy reference works of interest to African American researchers. The general section contains books related to genealogy as a whole, while the specific section deals with African American genealogy. [11991]
  • Ancestry Home Town - [View in New Window]

  • Ancestry Home Town provides a wealth of genealogical information constructed around a town setting. In the Genealogy Library you can search a number of databases (including the Periodical Source Index (PERSI), marriage records, and census indexes) for a [8858]
  • Australian Family History Compendium's How-To - [View in New Window]

  • The Australian Family History Compendium helps you get started in your genealogical research by answering some common how-to questions, including how to find others researching the same names, what do certain words mean, and how to find certain towns or c [9794]
  • Computerizing Your Family Tree - [View in New Window]

  • An article on choosing genealogical software, placing your family tree on the World Wide Web, reviews of common software products, and a list of utilities. [6884]
  • Deed Books and the Deeds They Contain - [View in New Window]

  • This article provides a brief and easy-to-understand overview of the kinds of records that you can find in deed books, including deeds of sales (indenture), strawman sales, leases and releases, gifts of property, mortgages, and estate settlements. [14596]
  • Feudal Land System, The - [View in New Window]

  • This article provides a brief and easy-to-understand overview of the Feudal Land System. Also, it gives references for those who would like further reading on the subject. [14597]
  • Finding a Civil War Ancestor - [View in New Window]

  • This page describes which resources to use in researching Civil War veterans including National Archives forms. At the bottom of the page are some biographical sketches of Civil War veterans. [13714]
  • Genealogy For Beginners - [View in New Window]

  • This page offers advice for beginners on how to start their research including the first things to do before beginning research, how to deal with census records, and resources available to aid beginners. [13718]
  • Genhome - [View in New Window]

  • The GenHome page contains a library of transcribed cemetery lists, tax lists, land owners, other local lists, and hints for researching in the state of Pennsylvania. The site also has details on the web design services offered by the maintainer. [13837]
  • Heritage Trails Genealogy - [View in New Window]

  • This site contains reprints of articles written by the maintainer in the Grove Sun, information on a book on Cornerstone Settlers, and some descendant charts. [11554]
  • Historic Values of Compass Declination - [View in New Window]

  • This article briefly explains the difference between magnetic and true north, and explains why it is necessary to calculate the declination for historical maps/surveys of land. The site also includes tables of historic declinations by location and a list [14595]
  • How-To Get Started on Your Family History - [View in New Window]

  • This article provides details on five steps to beginning your family history research including identifying what you know about your family, deciding what you want to learn, selecting records to search, obtaining and searching records, and using informati [10775]
  • Land Records on the Internet - [View in New Window]

  • Direct Line Software has compiled a list of Internet sites that having information related to land records. [14609]
  • LDS Family History Centers - The Largest Collection in the World - [View in New Window]

  • This page provides a more up-to-date description of Family History Centers. It provides some general information on the collections housed in the Centers and an article highlighting the databases contained in the Family Search system. [10742]
  • Roots Computing: The Genealogy Home Page - [View in New Window]

  • This site includes information on and links to Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter and the Compuserve Genealogy Forum, of which Eastman is the manager (sysop). [13725]
  • Searching Your Family Tree - [View in New Window]

  • Richard Pence authored this article that includes subjects such as interviewing pointers, keeping records, libraries, the National Archives, military records, probate records, family Bibles, and newspapers. [7628]
  • Transferring Land (U.S.) - [View in New Window]

  • This article provides a brief and easy-to-understand overview of land deeds and transferring them from one owner to another, as well as tells you where you can find these land records. [14602]
  • Twenty Ways to Avoid Genealogical Grief - [View in New Window]

  • One of the more popular articles on the Internet, Margaret Sharon's article provides helpful hints to beginning genealogists who do not want to fall into the same traps as their predecessors. Some of her wisdom includes always noting sources, make freque [14258]
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