Resources to help with the research and construction of a family tree.......Great place to start and excellent, all in one place, reference......









Vital Connections is a program of the Partnership to Preserve Independent Living




American Memory

Over 90 historical collections online from the Library of Congress. 
Requires paid membership.

Hosts over 130,000 message boards which are divided into three main categories, Surnames, Geography, and Research Topics.

Internet Genealogy Service from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints - Includes: Step-by-step research guidance and access to "vast record collections".

Contains a list of useful resources, including guides and libraries, as well as Newsgroups and mailing lists.  The links section contains over 72,000 genealogy Web Sites. 



How to articles, reference materials, message boards ..............many commercial products.

"The Internet's Oldest and Largest Genealogy Site"


U.S. GenWeb Project
Links to State pages, which are the jumping off points to get started on your research. At the State Site, you will find links to each County within that state, where you will find a wealth of county related information.  Also, the Digital Library (Archives) offers actual transcriptions of public domain records, including copies of census records, marriage bonds, wills, and other public documents.