We wish to thank 6th grader - April Reed who requested this be added New York City History Ellis Island - https://wwwyourlawyer.com/library/new-york-city-history-ellis-island/
David Annenberg and Carole Freeman
Family History and Genealogy Website
Links to Genealogy Related Web Sites:
Some of these sites are free. Some of these sites are subscription sites. Some are both.
The below few links came at the suggestions of teachers and librarians.
The below link comes at the request of Ms Julie's student Isabella, who wants to be a History Teacher.
History at Home: A Guide to Genealogy
In addition, I have found some webistes that might help Kids get into Genealogy as it relates to their Family History.
National Archives Foundastion Kids and Families
Library of Congress Activities for Kids and Families
And for the Shaakespeare lover is a lot of us:
Library of Congress Shakespeare's Genealogies Webcast
Library of Congress Shakespeare's Genelogies Transcript
This page has been posted at the request of Monica's 4th graders
Trace your Family Tree
This page has been posted at the request of Lorie Murdock, a teacher from the Brighter Futures Charter School. I hope her student gets extra credit for this suggestion.
Action Donation Services
The below link comes at the recommendation a group called Enriching Kids found at http://enrichingkids.com/ We hope the member of this group who found the below link and this webpage takes pride in finding both links and requesting that we post what she found below.
This link for additional Ellis Island information and while it has nothing to do with The Official Ellis Island Website is still have some very useful links.
This page has been posted at the request of Marylyn Brooks, a volunteer Librarian at a local library in Maine.
United States Citizenship Making Immigration and Naturalization Forms Easy This is not a US Government webpage but does have some useful links and information.
Asian American History Timeline This link came from an employee of the same company mentioned above.
I make NO endorsement of that company other than posting this Genealogy/History link as well as the above link as both links are genealogy related.
We just want to say "Thanks to Joan's class in Vermont" for suggesting this site and the following 3 sites as well.
New York.com A History of New York City.
Dead Fred Thousands of identified and mystery 19th & 20th century photos from New York
National Archives Genealogy National archive that has many topics, events, and tools for genealogists
Some of the sites we like.
These sites are free unless noted otherwise.
Olive Tree Genealogy
Olive Tree Ship Passenger Lists
Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter
Kimberly Powell's Genealogy at About com
Kimberly Powell's Holocaust Links
Kimberly Powell's 101 Ways to Research your Family Tree for Free
Genealogy Guys Podcast George G Morgan and Drew Smith discuss genealogy.
Steven Morse See below for a link to the New York City Marriage Index
Steve Morse New York City Marriage This one cross reference's the Brides and Grooms with each other .
Steve Morse and Footnote Searching Naturalization Records on Footnote in One Step. You need to subscribe to Footnote to see the actual document.
Ellis Island and Castle Garden at Steven Morse
Ellis Island Records
Italian Genealogy Database This is mostly for New York City and surrounding New York State Counties
German Genealogy Group Database This is mostly for New York City and surrounding New York State Counties
Genealogy Resources While we are recommending the links on this page, we do not know enough about the website to say the same.
Below are the links for some of New York City's Genealogy websites.
The New York City Municipal Archives are located at 31 Chambers Street New York, New York, across from City Hall. You can do in person research at the Archives. Please check with them for Current Pricing for the use of the microfilm and any certificate you might want.
The New York City Department of Health is a few blocks away.
New York City Municipal Archives and / or New York City Municipal Archives Genealogy Section
This site can be used for selected Marriage, Birth and Death Records for Residents of New York City. The counties included are Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, Staten Island and Manhattan (New York County). Also has some New York State Census and City Directories.
The New York City Archives has informed me that before approx. 1900, Records were not required.
For Dates after those listed under the NYC Municipal Archives please see below. . This site can be used for Marriage, Birth and Death Records for Residents of New York City. The counties included are Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, Staten Island and Manhattan (New York County).
New York City Department of Health
New York City Department of Health Birth Certificates
New York City Department of Health Death Certificates
New York City Marriage Bureau
New York City Vital Records Forms
Public Library Pages For Links to various Public Libraries in the United States that have Genealogy Information.
Jewish Related website's
The Shtetl Museum The webmaster for this site, Yaffa Elach, is the author of the book There once was a World a 900 Year Chronicle of the Shtetl of Eishyshok. I have used this book to document part of my Berkowitz Family, as well as the Asner and Shlansky families of whom I am related to.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
The Jewish Museum London's Museum of Jewish Life
Center for Jewish History
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
Leo Baeck Institute New York
American Jewish Historical Society
Israel Genealogical Society
Jewish Genealogy Avotaynu
Jewish East End Celebration Society
Jewish East End of London
Israel Genealogy Web
These are some paid and free sites.
Godfrey Library We are former members
www.ancestry.com A paid subscription site. We currently have a paid subscription to this site.
www.rootsweb.com A Free site owned by ancestry.com
www.footnote.com This is a paid subscription site and we not longer subscribe. This site has an agreement with the United States National Archives among other places and is now owned by Ancestry.com.
www.worldvitalrecords.com This is a paid subscription site. We make no comments about this site other than to list it. Please let us know what you think.
The following sites take you to non government websites that provide various information that leads indexes that provide information on how to order Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates and Immigration Records. These are non government sites and while they are free, some of them ask for donations.
Please also see the above links to State and Local government Index's and well as Federal websites.
California Death Records via Roots web
United Kingdom Websites
The United Kingdom National Archives
The National Archives of Ireland Includes free search of the 1901 and 1911 Irish Census.
The following pages are United State Federal Government Websites
US Census Bureau
United States Census Bureau
United States Census Bureau State and County Quick Facts
US National Archives Pages
United States National Archives
United States National Archives - AAD - Main Page
United States National Archives Northeast Region New York City
United States National Archives Passport Page
United States National Archives Genealogy Index
United States National Archives Genealogy Links
US Veterans Links
United States National Archives E Vet Records
United States Veterans Affairs Nationwide Grave Locater
US Library of Congress
Library of Congress Home Page
Library of Congress Local History and Genealogy Reading Room
Library of Congress Preservation Page
US Citizen and Immigration Services
History Genealogy and Education
USA Gov Family History and Genealogy
USA Gov Family History and Genealogy Links
The below links are for State and Local government websites.
Below are the links for some of New York City Genealogy websites.
Westchester County New York Websites
Westchester County New York Archives
Westchester County Marriage Records Index 1908-1930
Westchester County Court Records 1768-1912 Personal Name Index
Westchester County Naturalization Records 1808-1927 Personal Name Index
New York State Websites
New York State Controller's Office of Unclaimed Funds If you have any relative's who lived or worked in New York State please check this site. I have found family who have unclaimed funds as far back as 1968.
New York State Department of Health Genealogy Records and Resources
New York State Department of Health
Birth, Death, Marriage & Divorce Records - New York State Department of Health
New York State Research Room
Other States and Local Websites:
Statewide Marriage Index, 17631900
Illinois Statewide Death Index, 1871-1915
Illinois Statewide Death Index, 19161950
Cook County Genealogy You need to register at this website. I do not know to much more about this website.
Cook County Illinois Clerks Office
Cook County Illinois Vital Records Office
Illinois Global State Archives Database Click on the database you want and follow the instructions or click on Global Database Search to search all of their databases. A very useful site if you have family in Illinois, especially for me the Marriage and Death Index's.
Pennsylvania Dept of Health Vital Records General Information
Arizona Department of Health Services Genealogy Birth and Death Certificates
New Jersey State Archives
City of Boston Massachusetts Archives and Records
Massachusetts Archives Vital Records Search This site have an online index to Birth Marriage and Death Certificates up to 1910 (I think)
California Birth Index 1905-1995 This site is sponsored in part by the California Genealogical Society and Library found at http://www.calgensoc.org/
West Virginia Archives and History Birth, Marriage and Death Index and Certificates.
Georgia Archives State of Georgia Archives
George Archives Virtual Vault
Georgia Archives Death Certificates 1919-1927
Missouri State Archives
Missouri Birth and Death Records Database
Missouri Death Certificates 1910-1956
Utah History Research Center
Kentucky Vital Records Project Death Records
West Virginia Archives and History
West Virginia Death Records Search
Shelby County Tennessee Register of Deeds
Fond Du Lac Wisconsin Vital Statistics Index at Fond Du Lac Public Library
Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics Page
Nova Scotia Official Tourism Website
Polish State Archives
Australian Family History Compendium
New England Ancestors
New York Ancestors
Memphis Shelby County History and Genealogy Indexes
BYU Idaho Special Collections and Family History
Minnesota Historical Society | Family History & Genealogy
Genealogy Certification Groups
Board for Certification of Genealogists
These are some of the sites the Church of the Later Day Saints maintain
Free Census at Family Search Free Census and other Records at Family Search
Academic Genealogy We found this site but I know very little about it.
Here are some links to Family Tree maker and Genelogy.com Websites
Family Tree Maker
Genealogy . com Search at Genealogy . com
Family Tree Magazine Forms Here is a link for some free forms at Family Tree Magazine.
Soundex Code Soundex Code at Family Tree Magazine
Information listed on Family Tree Maker.com
Complete List of Names A list of all our names on our Family Tree Maker home page
Index to Complete List of Names Index to our list of all our names on our Family Tree Maker home page
Family Tree Maker Home Page Our Family Tree Maker home page
Google Search of our Website
Google Search Use this to search our website
Links to some of our web pages:
Research Page This page will take you to the various Research information, links and suggestions
Research Suggestions Page We have some suggestions on how to do research which we have listed here.
Cemetery Information This page has links to various cemeteries in the New York City Area. Most of the one's listed has online database's with a free search.
Public Library Pages For Links to various Public Libraries in the United States that have Genealogy Information.
Documentation Page This page show's how we document our information.
Information Pages This page provide links to the families via family groups
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