Research Links: U.S.

General Genealogy Research 

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Ancestry.com - subscription site with a vast collection.
Allen County Public Library - produces PERSI and also has an online searchable collection.
Bible Records - transcribed and digitized bible records.
Daughters of the American Revolution - Search lineages and order records. The GRC tab contains a number of records not available elsewhere.
DeathIndexes - links to websites with online death indexes, listed by state and county.
Familysearch.org - LDS website, no charge to use, with new information being added regularly.
Findagrave.com - A great resource for gravemarkers. Be wary of records where no marker is shown.
Genealogy Book Links - collection of digitized books, organized by state.
Geneasearch - free lookups.
Godfrey Memorial Library
Google books - a great source for old county and town histories, which often contain biographies, and other information.
Google newspapers - Google's collection of free, digitized newspapers.
Historical Newspapers - Guide to Resources on the Internet.
Interment.net - Cemetery Records.
Library of Congress Digitized Newspaper Collections.
Linkpendium - Collection of genealogy links.
NewspaperCat - Catalog of Digital Historical Newspapers (University of Florida project)
Online Historical Newspapers - A super guide to what's available.
Social Security Death Index - at GenealogyBank.
State Archives - Online List.
State Digital Resources - Memory Projects and more, compiled by the Library of Congress.
Will Indexes - Look up wills at no charge. Charge to order copies.

Immigration records
Castle Garden
Ellis Island

Land Records

Bureau of Land Management - Federal Land Records, indexed and digitized.

Military Records

Fold3.com - subscription site.
National Archives

Regional 

New England

NEHGS
Savage's Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, before 1692

Individual States

General, statewide resources are given first, followed by county/city-specific sources, listed alphabetically. 

Alabama

Madison County - Vital Records
Mobile County - Marriage License Index

Alaska

Alaska Archives - Probate Index.

Arizona

Arizona Vital Records
Arizona Biographical Database
Arizona Memory Project

Arkansas

Arkansas History Commission. - Includes county records, military, land, and other records.

Craighead County: Marriage and Divorce Records Indexes
Washington County Marriage Record Search 1845-1941 - includes scanned images

California

Los Angeles Times Obituary Archive - No charge. Obituaries from 1881-present.
Who's Who on the Pacific Coast - published 1913, contains numerous biographies.

Colorado

Colorado State Archive
Colorado Historic Newspapers

Connecticut

Connecticut State Library


Delaware

Delaware Archives

District of Columbia


Florida

Alachua County - Vital Records and Deeds
Hillsborough County - Marriage Records
Holmes County - Marriage Indexes
Leon County - Marriage Records
Nassau County - Genealogy Records (marriage, land, probate, and other).
Palm Beach County - Official records index (includes marriages)

Georgia

Georgia Virtual Vault - State Archive, with records from 1733-present

Morgan County Marriage Records Searchable Database
Muscogee County, Georgia Marriage Database 1845-1905

Hawaii


Idaho

Illinois

Illinois State Archives
Champaign County Historical and Genealogical IndexCook County - Vital Records.
Montgomery County - Historical Society


Indiana

Anderson Public Library
Howard County Library 

Iowa

Scott County Genealogy Index (Davenport Area)

Kansas

Kansas Naturalization Indexes, U.S. District Court
Chase County - Genealogical Society
Franklin County - Genealogical Society
Osage County - Genealogical Society
Sedgwick County Marriage Affidavits Index (9 May 1870 to 25 November 1933)

Kentucky

Kentucky Historical Society 
Kentucky Vital Records 
University of Kentucky - Vital Record Index
Western Kentucky History and Genealogy
Christian County
Crittenden County
Caldwell County - Cemeteries
Livingston County
Lyon County - Cemeteries
Trigg County 


Louisiana


Maine

Maine Genealogy
Maine Land Records and Deeds
Maine Memory Network
Maine State Archive

Maryland

Maryland State Archives
Maryland Land Records.  
Washington County Free Library

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Archives

Northampton - Historic Northampton Museum and Archives, fee-based digital collection.
Northampton - Bridge Street Cemetery - online virtual tour, grave markers

Michigan

Sanilac County: Sandusky Library

Minnesota

Minnesota Discovery Center
Minnesota Historical Society.
Minnesota - Marriage Records.
Blue Earth County Historical Society

Mississippi

Hancock County - Historical Society

Missouri

Missouri State Archives - pre-1906 birth and death records.
Missouri History Museum

Montana


Nebraska

Douglas County Marriage License Search 1988-present
Lancaster County Marriage License Search 1964-present
Sarpy County Marriage License Search 1987-present

Nevada


New Hampshire

New Hampshire State & Town Records

New Jersey

New Jersey State Archives
Monmouth County - County Clerk

New Mexico


New York

Hudson-Mohawk Genealogical and Family Memoirs - published 1907, contains numerous biographies and genealogies.
Madison County History.
Newspapers
New York City: Indexes of Vital records are available from the German Genealogy Group and  Italian Genealogy Group.
Northern New York Newspapers - (Oswego, Jefferson, Lewis, St. Lawrence, Franklin, Clinton, Essex counties).
Onandaga County Public Library.
Schoharie County - The Old Stone Fort Library. Their information is not available on-line, however, they are an excellent resource for the area. 
Swarthmore College - Quaker Records database
Washington County - List of resources (not digital).

North Carolina

Cabarrus County - Land records

North Dakota

North Dakota death records

Ohio


Oklahoma


Oregon


Pennsylvania

Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh - Historic Pittsburgh, a collection of area resources.

Rhode Island


South Carolina

South Carolina State Archives
South Carolina State Library
Greenville County - Deed records
Lexington County - Probate records
Spartanburg County - Death Indexes


South Dakota


Tennessee

Texas


Utah


Vermont


Virginia

Library of Virginia
Virginia Memory
Virginia Historical Society

Washington

Washington State Digital Archives
Historic Newspapers in Washington

West Virginia

West Virginia Vital Records

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Historical Society - Searchable index of pre-1907 vital records. Order online.
Appleton Public Library - Online Obituary Index; order copies. 
Clark County Library - Online Obituaries, Death Index, and other helpful information.
Fox Valley Memory - Also has useful area links for Appleton, Kaukauna, Grand Chute, Neenah
Oshkosh Library - Online Vital Records Index (primarily newspaper obituaries)
Winnebago County - Online Record Collections.
University of Wisconsin Digital Collections.

Wyoming

Wyoming Newspaper Project

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