Research Toolbox

This page lists most of the web sites cited or referred to in my blog posts.  I have also added some additional links which I regularly use in researching my family stories.  Most of these web sites are free to use; I've added ($) to indicate any that require a paid subscription or fees.

Databases and Search Engines
Ancestry ($)
Billion Graves
Castle Garden (immigration)
Cyndi's List
Ellis Island
Family Tree Magazine 101 Best Websites for Genealogy 2013
Find A Grave
Genealogy in Time Top 100 Websites
Historical Marker Database
Library of Congress
National Archives (U.S.)
This Day in History
USGenWeb Archives
USGenWeb Projects

Georgia Resources
Digital Library of Georgia
Georgia Land Lottery
Georgia's Virtual Vault
New Georgia Encyclopedia

International Resources
Calendar for Moveable Feast Days
Digital Archives of Norway
Ellis Island Passenger Records Archives
Germanic Alphabet Chart
Library and Archives of Canada
Manitoba Historical Society
Norway Glossary
Norway Heritage
Norwegian-English Dictionary
Norwegian Word List
Peel's Prairie Provinces (Canada)

Land Records
Bureau of Land Management Records

Learning Opportunities
Genealogy Gems e-zine / Allen County Public Library
Genealogy Gems Podcasts  / Lisa Louise Cooks
Legacy Family Tree Webinars
Southern California Genealogical Society ... Webinars

Military Records
The American Civil War 150 Years Ago Today
DAR Ancestor Search ($)
National Park Service Civil War Databases
Nationwide Veterans Affairs Grave Locator
Revolutionary War Pensions

Organizational Tips
The Organized Genealogist
What to Keep, What to Toss / Denise May Levenick

Online Books
Google Books (some are free)
Hathi Trust
Internet Archive
Open Library
WorldCat (locating books in other librares)

Research Libraries, Museums
Bell Research Center, Cumming, GA
Emory University Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Books Library, Decatur, GA
James F Justin Civilian Conservation Corps Museum (online museum) http://www.justinmuseum/com/famjustin/ccchis.html
T. Elmer Cox Research Library, Greeneville, TN!t-elmer-cox-library/c1bt1

Research Tips

State Resources
71 Digital Portals to State History
Carolana (North and South Carolina)
Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia
Digital State Archives
Encyclopedia Virginia
North Dakota State Archives
South Carolina Digital Newspaper Program
State Genealogy Resources
Tennessee State Library and Archives (some areas are only open to Tennessee residents)
Volunteer Voices (Tennessee)

Bailey's Free Genealogy Forms
Citation Cheat Sheet
Evidence Explained / Elizabeth Shown Mills
Genealogy Glossary
Google Drive
Google Earth
Google Maps Engine
Google Translate
Locating Living People
Measuring Worth
Places Names Geographic Encyclopedia
Relatonship Chart
Soundex Converter
Time and Date (Calendars)
Transcript software

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