I was recently informed of an awesome website for beginners at https://hobbyhelp.com/genealogy/ It's a "BEGINNER'S GUIDE" and is very thorough, I'm sure you will find it very helpful. Thank you Rachel for sharing your expertise with WGO and our visitors.
Oh my goodness, you'll find a lot of Genealogy Gems at; lisalouisecooke.comFrom Seminars, Podcasts, Videos and a Blog plus many more interesting "Gems."
Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter is packed with tons of information. Sign up for the FREE newsletter or subscribe to the PLUS newsletter which has even more information at; http://blog.eogn.com/ ~~~~~~
RootMagic: Youtubes showing you how to use, edit, update copy, etc. can be found athttps://www.youtube.com/user/RootsMagicTV Also, RootsMagic users can view free online "webinars"at:http://www.rootsmagic.com/webinars/
Dar.org- Site of the largest lineage society; includes their library catalog and 32 million name index.
One of the best ways to figure out where your family came from is by using the passenger lists from ships that docked in your country.
Hidden away under a website I NEVER would have looked at or expected to have anything to do with genealogy is this wonderful site. http://actiondonation.org/articles/finding-family.htmlA big THANK YOU to ALANA for letting me know about this wonderful website.
~~~~~~~~~~ CoraWeb.com.au - Web sites for Genealogists. Helping you trace your family history in Australia and elsewhere
http://stevemorse.org/Has a wealth of websites in several categories. ~~~~~~~~~~ Grand Central Terminal In New York City Turns 100 Officially opened February 2, 1913. The terminal and the surrounding neighborhood thrived -- by 1947, 65 million people a year were traveling through the building. The latter half of the 20th century, rail travel declined sharply, and Grand Central Terminal fell into disrepair, threatened several times with demolition. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority was able to undertake a huge restoration in the 1990s, and Grand Central remains a New York City icon today, 100 years after it first opened. (38 remarkable photos)
~~~~~~~~~~ You want to find your ancestors. We want to help. Discover Genealogy InTime Magazine, one of the world's largest free genealogy websites. Everything on their website is free: http://www.genealogyintime.com/index.html ~~~~~~~~~
**************************** "I Dream of Genealogy," Here you will find free online genealogy databases, compiled family histories, vital record resources, famous and celebrity family trees, lost and found family heirlooms, genealogy search, and much more. You can even submit your own family records to the free databases.http://www.idreamof.com/
Family Echoby Familiality (Gideon Greenspan)Build an interactive family tree of your ancestry. Invite family members to collaborate online and fill in the missing details. Add parents, children, partners, siblings and more. You can also import from GEDCOM or FamilyScript format. Sign in to save your family, add photos, share and download. Information is private and only shown to invited family members. Enjoy the site and tell us what you think! http://www.familyecho.com/#edit:START ~~~~~~~~~~
Family Reunion Organizerby RootsMagic, Inc. (Bruce Buzbee)Provides a step by step check list to help you organize your reunion guest list, finances, schedule, and assignments. It will also create a family reunion web page for you at. http://www.family-reunion.com/organizer/
If you are looking for information on a specific genealogy topic like vital records, census research, immigration, or online lessons, then this genealogy directory is an excellent place to start. The genealogy sites listed in this directory have been selected as being outstanding in their topic. They are organized into over 60 categories and each Web site includes a brief description/review so that you know what to expect before following the link. If you are unsure which category to look in, then you can search the entire directory for specific keywords.
GEN-OBIT. If you are searching for descendants of a particular family group this is the exchange group you want. It's easy (and quite addictive!) to do an index of your local paper, and you then have access to newspaper obituaries from across the world. If you become a contributor, you can request information look-up for a listed obituary. It's like receiving numerous newspapers a day to shuffle through the obituaries. You can also become a subscriber without contributing, but you don't get the frills. If you want to become a contributor, send a message stating so or asking for more information to email@example.com. To subscribe send the following to firstname.lastname@example.org: subscribe