Anchorage Genealogical Society
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A free genealogical website with information specific to our great state.
[Located in Category: Alaska Resources]
Digital access to many documents, photographs, articles and other information about the people of our great state.
[Located in Category: Alaska Resources]
One of the largest genealogy research collections in the United States. With access to local, national, Native American and military records.
[Located in Category: U.S. Resources]
ArchiveGrid identifies archived record collections and documents held by institutions and are broken down state-by-state and the entities that hold the collections. You can gain access to millions of records, manuscripts and other collections.
[Located in Category: U.S. Resources]
A wonderful website by the University of Richmond Digital Scholarship Lab. Hundreds of digital maps covering a wide array of items from county and populations to demographics and crop production
[Located in Category: U.S. Resources]
A guide to getting started in building your family tree.
[Located in Category: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide]
An indexed listing of cabinet card 19th century photogtraphers. A popular style of photograph for the time.
[Located in Category: U.S. Resources]
A look into life of late 1800's London! Digitized poverty maps and police notebooks provide an insight into the neighborhoods of London.
[Located in Category: International Resources]
A map collection database that is viewable on-line using a variety of viewing applications. The database is maintained by Stanford University.
[Located in Category: International Resources]
A fee based service of the General Register office in Northern Ireland. You are required to create an account and purchase credits.
[Located in Category: International Resources]
Search newspapers from the state of Georgia from the 1800's-2000's. Searches can be made of different regions, counties and news papers. This is a project of the Georgia Digital Library.
[Located in Category: U.S. Resources]
A U.S. based German research group with links to information from the United States and around the world.
[Located in Category: U.S. Resources]
A group and website that assists others in find their GI fathers.
[Located in Category: International Resources]
A website designed to search a specific Irish graveyard or a general search using the graveyard locator function.
[Located in Category: International Resources]
This website contains a list the counties of all the counties in Ireland and Northern Ireland, a critical step in researching Irish ancestors. Each county can be selected and looked at further, with links to searchable databases.
[Located in Category: International Resources]
A repository of Irish census records, wills, marriages and so much more! The site even has a section for genealogy.
[Located in Category: International Resources]
Information on how to start your research, where to look and different record sets. Also a part of the Allen County Public Library.
[Located in Category: Alaska & Native American Links]
Website for the Village that includes links to old photographs and an on-line library
[Located in Category: Alaska & Native American Links]
Do your ancestors have a whaling past? The museum has a database of crew members and photographs. They also have a manuscript and papers collection.
[Located in Category: U.S. Resources]
A digital collection of publications, maps, family genealogies and other visual ephemera from national, state and local areas.
[Located in Category: U.S. Resources]
Looking for those old maps inn locations where your ancestors lived? Old Maps Online is a website with the help of institutions and universities provides access to over 400,000 maps worldwide.
[Located in Category: International Resources]
A database containing over 8600 documents from 1093-1371 to include names tied to royal charters.
[Located in Category: International Resources]
Browse digitized archives that include newspapers from 1910 through 2019.
[Located in Category: Alaska Resources]
An experimental website that is part of the NYC Library system. Here you can research photographers to include by locations, dates and studios.
[Located in Category: International Resources]
The official public records office and archive for Northern Ireland. Search court records, wills and other information on-line.
[Located in Category: International Resources]
A website with useful mapping tools for current and past county lines as well as section and township information
[Located in Category: U.S. Resources]
The official site of the Scottish government for searching records and articles. The site is fee based and allows you to purchase documents, which can be downloaded into PDF format.
[Located in Category: International Resources]
The digital archives of Norway. The website allows you to search for people, old photographs and even volunteer.
[Located in Category: International Resources]
A webpage for the search engine of the Irish Townland Data base
[Located in Category: International Resources]
The official archives of Great Britain, which contain a number of on-line searchable catalogs and documents. They do charge a small fee for copies of digitized documents.
[Located in Category: International Resources]
Searchable census data of Ireland (1901 & 1911), census fragments and substitutes (1821-1851).
[Located in Category: International Resources]
"The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics is responsible for managing vital records in the State of Alaska which include birth, death, fetal death, divorce and marriage certificate data, along with reports of adoption."
[Located in Category: Alaska Resources]
This site is put together by a group of volunteers working together to provide free genealogy websites for genealogical research in Alaska. This Project is non-commercial and fully committed to free genealogy access for everyone.
[Located in Category: Alaska Resources]
"The Alaska Collection at Loussac Library contains over 20,000 books on Alaska and the North, including rare books, maps and manuscripts. Alaska state and Anchorage municipal documents as well as CD-ROM databases with polar and Alaskan information are also available."
[Located in Category: Alaska Resources]
This is a fee-based website containing thousands of searchable collections of records from around the world. Ancestry.com has spent more than a decade building the world's largest online family history resource, including historical records, photos, stories, family trees and a collaborative community of millions.
[Located in Category: International Resources]
"Welcome to the Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery. This is where some of Alaska's most notable sons and daughters are buried and where we honor our glorious history. The cemetery was established by President Woodrow Wilson in 1915 and the 22 acres includes ten private tracts and ten public tracts. The Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery serves as a tribute to the many people who have made Alaska famous throughout the world. Please join us at the Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery and revisit a part of the heritage of Anchorage and Alaska."
[Located in Category: Anchorage Resources]
Angelus Memorial Park, also known as Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, is located in Anchorage, Alaska. Address: 440 East Klatt Road, Anchorage, AK 99515.Phone: (907) 344-1311
[Located in Category: Anchorage Resources]
Don't let the "Tree Removal" at the top of this page fool you! There are some GREAT tips and links on this page.
[Located in Category: International Resources]
This site provides live access to Federal land conveyance records for the Public Land States, including image access to more than five million Federal land title records issued between 1820 and the present. It also has images related to survey plats and field notes, dating back to 1810. Due to organization of documents in the GLO collection, this site does not currently contain every Federal title record issued for the Public Land States.
[Located in Category: U.S. Resources]
Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1924 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. Mostly FREE.
[Located in Category: U.S. Resources]
This site has just been updated (2019) and some of the things that it contains include: A categorized & cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the Internet; a list of links that point you to genealogical research sites online; a free jumping-off point for you to use in your online research; and a "card catalog" to the genealogical collection in the immense library that is the Internet. Your genealogical research portal onto the Internet.
[Located in Category: International Resources]
"The DAR, founded in 1890 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a non-profit, non-political volunteer women's service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America's future through better education for children. DAR members volunteer more than 250,000 hours annually to veteran patients, award thousands of dollars in scholarships and financial aid each year to students, and support schools for underserved children with annual donations exceeding one million dollars. As one of the most inclusive genealogical societies in the country, DAR boasts 175,000 members in 3,000 chapters across the United States and internationally. Any woman 18 years or older-regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background-who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution, is eligible for membership. Encompassing an entire downtown city block, DAR National Headquarters houses one of the nation's premier genealogical libraries, one of the foremost collections of pre-industrial American decorative arts, Washington's largest concert hall, and an extensive collection of early American manuscripts and imprints. NSDAR is exempt from Federal income taxes under the provisions of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and receives no government funding."
[Located in Category: U.S. Resources]
This site covers topics like creating a visual family tree, how to fill out a pedigree chart, how to locate a family member's grave-site, and how to research your family via ship passenger lists and immigration records. This link is courtesy of Ben Gould, Media Specialist, at the Putnam Library, located just outside of Seattle, Washington. Ben.Gould@dreamhosting.org
[Located in Category: U.S. Resources]
"The Family History Library of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints houses a collection of genealogical records that include names of more than 3 billion deceased people. It's the largest collection of its kind in the world."
[Located in Category: International Resources]
"America's #1 family history magazine, is the leading how-to publication for those who want to discover, preserve and celebrate their roots. It covers all areas of potential interest to family history enthusiasts, reaching beyond strict genealogy research to include ethnic heritage, family reunions, memoirs, oral history, scrapbooking, historical travel and other ways that families connect with their pasts. Family Tree Magazine strives to provide engaging, easy-to-understand instruction that empowers readers to take the next steps in the quest for their pasts—with a beginner-friendly approach that makes genealogy a hobby anyone can do. In addition to our bimonthly magazine, we produce a free weekly e-mail newsletter, a free monthly podcast, three blogs, online video tutorials, CDs and digital downloads."
[Located in Category: Genealogy Publications]
"FGS was founded in 1976 and represents the members of hundreds of genealogical societies. The Federation of Genealogical Societies links the genealogical community by: serving the needs of its member societies, providing products and services needed by member societies, and marshaling the resources of its member organizations. FGS links the genealogical community by helping genealogical societies strengthen and grow. To do this, FGS publishes FORUM magazine, filled with articles pertaining to society management and genealogical news. FGS also publishes an extensive series of Society Strategy Papers, covering topics about effectively operating a genealogical society. FGS also links the genealogical community through its annual conference -- four days of excellent lectures, including one full day devoted to society management topics."
[Located in Category: Genealogical Societies]
"Find a Grave's mission is to find, record and present final disposition information from around the world as a virtual cemetery experience. Find a Grave memorials may contain rich content including pictures, biographies and more specific information. Members can leave remembrances via 'virtual flowers' on the memorials they visit, completing the virtual cemetery experience. Find A Grave is a resource for anyone in finding the final disposition of family, friends, 'famous' and 'infamous' individuals." ***Autumn 2017 - Find-A-Grave recently sold, and the new owners are redesigning the customer interface, among other changes.
[Located in Category: International Resources]
This site offer "a ton of free resources that are incredibly valuable and not very well-known. ... Each new post will explore a new site you can use to research your family's origins in great depth."
[Located in Category: International Resources]
Marc McDermott, a genealogy blogger, recently published a pretty neat flowchart illustration that shows how to apply the concepts of the GPS to sound genealogical research. Both Elizabeth Shown Mills and Thomas Jones provided a lot of input to make this as useful as possible. Here's the link where you can see it: https://www.genealogyexplained.com/basics/genealogical-proof-standard/
[Located in Category: Genealogy Publications]
Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and so very much more.
[Located in Category: U.S. Resources]