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SUGGESTED WEBSITES for ON-LINE GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH

Ancestry.com – Requires membership. One of the best genealogical websites available. http://home.ancestry.com/

Bureau of Land Management – Great for finding original homestead grants and establishing residence.
http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/

Cindi’s List – Lists of various genealogical websites. http://www.cyndislist.com/

Daughters of the American Revolution – Access DAR Patriot Index, Patriot information, and other links of the DAR.
http://www.dar.org/

FamilySearch.org – One of the best places to look for birth, death, and marriage records. Browse the non-indexed county records from the various states to find all kinds of court and other legal documents including wills, estate records, guardianship records and much more. https://familysearch.org/

Find A Grave – Search entire cemeteries or look for a single grave. http://www.findagrave.com/

Fold3.com – Requires membership, discount available to SAR members and subscribers to ancestry.com. Scanned images of NARA documents including Revolutionary Pension Applications and many other documents. Letters of the Founding Fathers. http://www.fold3.com

Genealogy In Time – Free Genealogy Search Engine

http://www.genealogyintime.com/tools/genealogy-search-engine.html

Georgia Archives – Digital treasures from the Georgia Archives. http://www.georgiaarchives.org/

Google – Use this to search for specific information on an individual or subject matter. http://www.google.com

Greenville County, SC – On-line genealogical records from one of the most important areas in South Carolina.
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~scgreenv/

North Carolina Archives – Various digital records of North Carolina. http://www.ncdcr.gov/archives/Public.aspx

North Carolina Family Records Online – A variety of digital records.
http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/digital/ncfamilyrecords/index.html

Online Searchable Death Indexes and Records
– State by state records. http://www.deathindexes.com/

South Carolina Archives – Transcriptions of early South Carolina wills. Other types of documents indexed, but not yet on-line. http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/onlinearchives/search.aspx

U. S. Genweb Archives – State by state list of available records. http://files.usgwarchives.net/

Virginia Memory (Library of Virginia) – Excellent source for Virginia records of all kinds. Explore the entire website for several collections which may offer leads to Revolutionary Period documents. For the main website, go to:
http://www.virginiamemory.com/


For Chancery Records Index (estate records, etc), go to: http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/chancery/

West Virginia Archives and History Vital Records Search - Search Birth, Death, and Marriage Records for various years in West Virginia. http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_select.aspx

Researching your Family Tree – excellent website. Lots of links to online records and databases. 

http://www.learnwebskills.com/

Researching your Patriot Ancestor – a link on the learn web skills website. Explore all the links, especially “Sources of Revolutionary War Service. Lots of links to online records, databases, books, and more.
http://www.learnwebskills.com/patriot/

SUGGESTED WEBSITES for ON-LINE DIGITAL BOOKS

Archive.org – Digital Books. https://archive.org/details/texts

Google Books – Digital Books. http://books.google.com/advanced_book_search

FamilySearch books – Digital Books. https://books.familysearch.org/primo_library/libweb/action/search.do?vid=FHD_PUBLIC

Hathi Trust Digital Library – Digital Books. http://www.hathitrust.org/

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Links are provided for reference only and their appearance on this page does not constitute endorsement by the Alabama State Society of the SAR or the National Society of the SAR.


Genealogical Research

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