Research Links: U.S.

General Genealogy Research 

Missing something? Bad link? Please email me. - 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. - LDS website, no charge to use, with new information being added regularly. - 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. - 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 - subscription site.
National Archives


New England

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. 


Madison County - Vital Records
Mobile County - Marriage License Index


Alaska Archives - Probate Index.


Arizona Vital Records
Arizona Biographical Database
Arizona Memory Project


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


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


Colorado State Archive
Colorado Historic Newspapers


Connecticut State Library


Delaware Archives

District of Columbia


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

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




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


Anderson Public Library
Howard County Library 


Scott County Genealogy Index (Davenport Area)


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 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 



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


Maryland State Archives
Maryland Land Records.  
Washington County Free Library


Massachusetts Archives

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


Sanilac County: Sandusky Library


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


Hancock County - Historical Society


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



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


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.
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





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






Library of Virginia
Virginia Memory
Virginia Historical Society


Washington State Digital Archives
Historic Newspapers in Washington

West Virginia

West Virginia Vital Records


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 Newspaper Project

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