Genealogical information from 1.2 billion+ records. Includes U.S. Federal Census from 1790, and the American Genealogical Biographical Index.
Genealogy & Biography
Biographical sketches and magazine articles focusing on nearly 275,000 individuals.
Comprehensive listing of genealogical resources containing links to ethnic group sources, how-to articles, country/geography resources, and more than 200 other categories.
Historical records, including many with digitized images; save and share your family tree; order microfilmed records to view in a local Family History Library; find tips and resources using the Research Wiki; and much more.
Military records and documents from the Revolutionary War to Vietnam and beyond.
Answers to frequently asked questions about genealogy resources.
Cross-searchable full-text reference books on a wide variety of subjects.
Fully-indexed U.S. Census, local and family history collection, Revolutionary War records, Freedman’s Bank records, U.S. Serial Set, PERSI (Periodical Source Index), and more.
Vast array of records held by the National Archives, including military service files, immigration and arrival records, land records, and more.
Primary sources to assist with genealogy research.
Tools developed by Stephen P. Morse to simplify searches in several websites, including the Ellis Island and Castle Garden passenger lists.
Large scale maps of Washington cities and towns from1867-1970, detailing street blocks and building numbers.
State and county genealogy websites developed by volunteers.
Volunteer-based site that aims to provide an information page for every country in the world.
Combined catalogs of hundreds of libraries around the world.