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Miscellaneous

An eclectic list of sites for researching a variety of records.

archives.gov  Search the National Archives for a variety of records by topic.

blm.gov   Visit the Bureau of Land Management's Information Center to search land records.

daddezio.com  Focuses on Italian research, with instructions and information.

deadfred.com  Search photograph archives using a variety of search topics.

ellisisland.org  Find relatives who entered the United States via Ellis Island in N. Y. Harbor between 1892 and 1924.

familysearch.org  Official site of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS). 

findagrave.com  A nationwide cemetery database. Famous and not-so-famous people are listed.

genwed.com  Links to marriage records for the U.S., Canada, and the U.K.

genealogytoday.com  Over 4,730 sources including Masonic lodge rosters, funeral notices, school catalogues, yearbooks, telephone directories, church member lists and more.  Both free and fee-based services.

jewishgen.org  A good site for Jewish researchers, an affiliate of the Museum of Jewish History.

loc.gov   Sophisticated search engine with links to Library of Congress collections.

olivetreegenealogy.com  Passenger lists, orphan records, military, and more.

politicalgraveyard.com   Information concerning the burial locations of politicians.

rootsweb.ancestry.com   A free ancestry.com community.

texshare  Heritage Quest Online delivered by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission to assist your genealogy research.    

theoldentimes.com  Historic newspapers online.

usgenweb.org  National site of the volunteer GenWeb project.  Search by state and county for genealogical information.