Useful Genealogical Resources A web site where you can enter a name and search the databases. “American Civil War Research Database … the largest, most in-depth and fully searchable database of United States Civil War soldiers and events.” (fee charged)
Cyndi’s List Gigantic and hugely popular list of links to tens of thousands of web sites of direct and indirect genealogical interest. A heroic individual effort by Cyndi Howell.
Caleb Johnson’s Mayflower History Site One of the more useful and comprehensive web sites created and maintained by Alden Kindred member Caleb Johnson. Genealogical focus is on Mayflower passengers with detailed information on each.
Dyer Memorial Library An attractive small library in Abington, Massachusetts specializing in local history but with an extensive genealogical collection and a helpful staff.
Family Search The LDS Church’s web site. Provides access to its Ancestral File, International Genealogical Index (IGI) and family organizations. Index to microfilm library and resources in main library in S.L.C. Also, collaboration opportunities and sale of genealogical supplies and software from this site.
Family Tree Maker Maker of the most popular genealogical software program and many genealogy CDs. Provides a name search and other services and products.
The Genealogical Library “… rapidly-growing collection of 2243 online databases, primary resources, and family-finding resources, and we anticipate continuing to add three new databases every business day. It puts hundreds of rare, hard-to-find books right at your fingertips, 24 hours a day, saving you dozens of trips to distant libraries or weeks of waiting for inter-library loans.” A for fee service.
Hereditary Society of America The Hereditary Society of America has initiated a new online endeavor, which is to provide links to societies which require descent from a single individual, where the ancestor was of significant historical note. The Alden Kindred of America, Inc. is included in this list.
Home Advisor Home Advisor has compiled a beginners list of “how-to” genealogical references.
Library of Congress “The Library of Congress Online Catalog is a database of approximately 12 million records representing books, serials, computer files, manuscripts, cartographic materials, music, sound recordings, and visual materials in the Library’s collections. The Online Catalog also provides references, notes, circulation status, and information about materials still in the acquisitions stage.”
National Genealogical Society “The National Genealogical Society is a service organization that leads and educates the national genealogical community. Continues to assist members in tracing family histories since being founded in 1903. Serves over 17,000 members including individuals, families, genealogical societies, family associations, libraries, and other related institutions.”
New England Historic Genealogical Society The web site of the New England Historic Genealogical Society located in Boston, MA. Oldest Genealogical Society in the country with about 18,000 members and 200,000 research volumes. Focus on New England genealogy.
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