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Genealogical Charts & Forms Newsletters, Periodicals Quick Reference
General Reference Search USGenWeb/Ancestry/Google/GenCircle Search Pages
Specific Topics
Assorted Lost in Space
Grave Subjects Really Royal (and Related)
Land Records Ships Which Came In

VIRGINIA 

Afro-American Sources in VA: Guide to Manuscripts 
Bible Records Donation Information re Library of Virginia
Bob's Genealogy Filing Cabinet II:
   Interpreting Colonial Records
      Introduction: Common Law, Equity, &  Statutes * Legal Age * Orphans & Guardians * Women & the Law * Colonial Legal Terminology * Things You Should Know About Deeds
  
Wills, Probate, Succession, and Inheritance
   
  Wills, Intestates & Probate * Succession & Primogeniture * Entail * Adoption & Inheritance
   
Parish Records
     
Parish Records & Courts * Processioning
   Headrights
     
Understanding Headrights * An Analysis of Surry County Headrights 1673-1692 * An Analysis of Lower Norfolk County Headrights 1637-1652 
  
Tithables
     
Understanding Tithables
   
Names and Naming Practices
     
Naming Patterns of Children
      
The Rise of Middle Names 
Books We Own - VA - General Listings and Localities A through F Genealogy lookups
Books We Own - VA - Localities G through Z Genealogy lookups
Christ Church Parish, Gloucester, VA, Marriages, 1653-1812  
Colonial Virginia Register, 1902: Governors, Burgesses, others in VA 
DelMarVa Internet Genealogical Resources
Early Virginia Religious Petitions: Essex - Lancaster - Northumberland Richmond Co. - Westmoreland
Eastern Shore Public Library's Genealogy Research Page
Embrey Grantor Index: Fredericksburg
Essex County, VA Marriages 1655-1900  
Essex County, VA Gen Web Page  
Fairfax County Library's Historical Newspapers Index 1785-2003
Franklin County, VA Marriage Bonds, 1786-1858   
GenForums:
Westmoreland Co. * Richmond Co. * Northumberland Co.
*
Lancaster Co. * Essex Co. * King George Co. * VA Statewide * VA Counties
GenWed.com - Accomack to York Co. Free VA Marriage Records Online
GHOTES (Genealogy & Historie of Eastern Shore VA)
Hening's Statutes at Large with a supplemental index to the persons named in the text
Henry County, VA Marriages, 1778-1849   
Historic Court Records Home Page: Fredericksburg
Interim Special Report: Revolutionary War Veteran Gravesites in Virginia
"Intro. to Virginia Land History": Direct Line
Jamestown: The Living and Dead in Virginia, Feb.16, 1623 (Rootsweb)
Jamestown, VA - 1624 Census (Rootsweb)
Jamestowne Society: Chesapeake Bay Company
Lancaster County, VA Gen Web Page
Library of Virginia Archives/Manuscripts:
Basic Search - Advanced Search 
Mecklenburg, VA Marriages 1765-1810
Miles Files 7.0: Hundreds of Families from Virginia's Eastern Shore
Overwharton Parish Register, 1720-1750, (Stafford County, Virginia) - searchable 
Richmond County, VA Gen Web Page
Richmond Co. 1850 Census, (click on the gifs)
Rootsweb - Census Index Search
Rootsweb:  Essex County, VA, 1850 Census Index
Rootweb: Fort on the Yeocomico River 1667
Rootsweb: Inscriptions on Old Tombstones in Westmoreland, Northumberland Counties
Rootsweb: Lancaster County, VA 1850 Census Index
Rootsweb's Marriage Bonds in Lancaster Co., VA; and here and here
Rootsweb: Marriages, Births and Deaths, Richmond County, from North Farnham Parish Register: here and here
Rootsweb Message Boards:
Westmoreland * Northumberland * Lancaster * Essex * Richmond Counties * All VA Counties
Rootsweb Tombstone Transcription Project: VA
Rootsweb: Northumberland 1782 Tax List
Rootsweb: Richmond County 1850
US Census Index: A-G, H-O, P-Z
Rootsweb: Westmoreland Co VA 1850 Census Index
Rootsweb: Westmoreland County VA Early Marriages
Rootsweb: Westmoreland County, VA Old Tombstones
Unmarked Cemeteries: Westmoreland Co.(
Mostly African-American)
US GenWeb Census Pages for VA  
US GenWeb Search Page for VA Genweb Archives
VA Blank Map to plot your family history locations
VA Genealogical Society
VA Genealogy Home Page
VA GenWeb: Virginia locality listings
VA Lib. Colonial Records Database Project
VA Lib. Land Office Patents & Grants, Northern Neck
V
A Historical Soc. Combined Online Catalog 
Virginia Marriages, 1851-1929  Searchable through Ancestry.com 

Virginia Marriage Index, 1740-1850  Searchable through Ancestry.com 
Virginia Marriages Index Search Page 
Virginia Marriage Project: US GenWeb Archives

VA Rent Roll, Alpha, 1704-5: Rootsweb
VA Roots Links to Virginia County Databases

VA 1790 Personal Property Tax List Indexes:
Accomack * Amelia * Amherst * Augusta * Bedford * Brunswick * Buckingham * Campbell * Caroline * Charles City * Charlotte * Chesterfield * Cumberland * Dinwiddie * Elizabeth City * Essex * Fairfax * Fauquier * Fluvanna * Franklin * Gloucester * Goochland * Greensville * Halifax * Hanover * Henrico * Henry * Isle of Wight * James City * King and Queen * King George * King William * Lancaster * Lee * Mecklenburg * Middlesex * Nansemond * New Kent * Norfolk (county extinct 1963) * Norfolk City * Northampton * Northumberland  * Nottoway * Petersburg (Town) * Pittsylvania * Powhatan * Prince Edward * Princess Anne (county extinct 1963) * Richmond * Shenandoah * Southampton * Surry * Sussex * Warwick (county extinct 1952) * Westmoreland * Williamsburg (City) * Wythe * York *

VA 1800 Personal Property Tax List Indexes: Accomack * Amelia * Amherst * Augusta * Bedford * Brunswick * Buckingham * Campbell * Caroline * Charles City * Charlotte * Chesterfield * Cumberland * Dinwiddie * Elizabeth City * Essex * Fairfax * Fauquier * Fluvanna * Franklin * Gloucester * Goochland * Greensville * Halifax * Hanover * Henrico * Henry * Isle of Wight * James City * King and Queen * King George * King William * Lancaster * Lee * Mecklenburg * Middlesex * Nansemond * New Kent * Norfolk (county extinct 1963) * Norfolk City * Northampton * Northumberland * Nottoway * Petersburg (Town) * Pittsylvania * Powhatan * Prince Edward * Princess Anne (county extinct 1963) * Richmond * Shenandoah * Southampton * Surry * Sussex * Warwick (county extinct 1952) * Westmoreland * Williamsburg (City) * Wythe * York *

Wm. & Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine Index, US GenWeb Archives 
Westmoreland County, VA Gen Web Page

MARYLAND        (Back to TOP)

Books We Own - MD - genealogy lookups
DelMarVa Internet Genealogical Resources
GenForums:
MD Statewide * MD Counties
Handley's Eastern Shore MD Genealogy Project  
Map of Maryland: Counties of the Eastern Shore's Military Flags of 1694
Maryland Blank Map to pot your family history locations
Maryland GenWeb Page
Maryland Historical Magazine - about 100 years of back issues, searchable
Maryland Land Records Online, from the 1600s (free, but register & receive password)

Maryland:
Search Supplement to Early Settlers
Maryland State Archives Search Page  
Maryland's Colonial Eastern Shore: Historical Sketches of Counties and of Some Notable Structures, Illustrated - scans of portions of the work by Swepson Earle
Rootsweb Message Board for MD Counties

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA      (Back to TOP)

Books We Own - DC - genealogy lookups
District of Columbia
Archives & Manuscripts
GenForum: District of Columbia
Rootsweb Message Board for DC
Washington, D.C., Marriages to 1825   

UNITED STATES (& BEYOND)    (Back to TOP)

A2A: The English Strand of the UK Archives Network: search the database
Books We Own - US - Historical Events
- lookups

Books We Own - US - Links to each state - lookups
Census Links
on the ‘Net

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites - 40,000+ links
DAR National Index, Genealogical Records Committee (GRC) Reports, DAR Library, an ongoing project

Directory of Genealogy Libraries in the U.S.  
Free BMD (Birth, Marriage, Death) Search for England & Wales
FamilyHistory.com Online Genealogy Community
Genealogy Online  
Hereditary Titles: British Empire   
Rootsweb: begin with this extensive database 
US 1880 Census Search Page from LDS 
US Blank Map to plot your family history locations nationwide

US GenWeb Archives Digital Library
U.S. Historical Census Data Browser
Treasure Maps, The How-to Genealogy Site
US GenWeb Lineage Researcher Page

HOW-TO?

Quick Reference     (Back to TOP)
Connecticut State Library: A Listing of Some 18th and 19th Century American Nicknames
Deciphering Old Handwriting 
Paleography:Reading Old Handwriting 1500-1800:A Practical Online Tutorial
"Getting Started
Researching Your Family History"
How To Do
Tombstone Rubbings
Occupations, List of, from Genealogy Today

Oral History Questions
Preparing, Protecting, Preserving Family Treasures from the Library of Congress
Quaker Abbreviations, from Midatlanticarchives.com
Rootsweb: Female Nicknames Commonly Used by English, Scottish & Irish

Newsletters, Columns, Periodicals    (Back to TOP)
Dear Myrtle's
Genealogy Columns
Int'l Internet
Gen. Soc. Newsletter - current; previous
Journal
of Online Genealogy

Charts

Genealogy Charts, 15 & 5 generation. (Misbach)
Genealogy Documentation Essentials Form: GenealogyTutorial.com (PDF)
Genealogy Genius: Download census forms, 1830-1930, complete and share electronically (MS Word format)
Genealogy Research Forms: GenealogyTutorial.com (PDF)
Research Log from PBS downloadable free online 
Source Notes from PBS downloadable free online 
Pedigree Chart from PBS downloadable free online 
Family Group Record Page 1 from PBS downloadable free online 
Family Group Record Page 2 from PBS downloadable free online 
Biography Assistant from Genealogy.com 
Census Tools from Gary Minder downloadable free online 
Everton's Family Group Sheet downloadable free online
Misbach Family Tree (with leaves!) downloadable free online
Misbach 6 generation pedigree chart, boxed, downloadable free online 
Misbach 6 generation Bow Tie pedigree chart, downloadable free online
Rootsweb Charts and Forms - downloadable PDF files, many different types

General Reference    (Back to TOP)
Books We Own - Family Histories - General - lookups
Books We Own - Family History by Surname - lookups
Genealogy Helplist - volunteer lookups
Genealogy Resources on the Internet: Chris Gaunt
Lineage Societies Qualifying Persons from Genealogy-Quest

(The) Source: A Guidebook, Szucs & Luebking
Rootsweb’s Guide to Tracing Family Trees 23 lessons online
Searching Your Family Tree by Richard A. Pence - for beginners or experienced researchers from Rootsweb

Search Pages

Family Tree Maker Online's search page
FamilyTree Magazine Genealogical Search Page 
GenealogyBuff.com: Use the link at left, or copy and paste the following into your internet browser address line: http://www.genealogybuff.com/data.htm#, inserting the name you are searching for after the # sign
GenConnect Message Board Search
GeneaNet Genealogical Database, searchable online
GenForum Surnames Search Page: find a family!
GenSeeker (web sites on Rootsweb)
LDS Family Search Page
Mailing List Finder Search - Rootsweb mailing lists
Mailing List Interactive Search - Archives
Obituary Daily Times Search
Roots-L Message Archive 
Rootslink - search by word or phrase 
Rootsweb - Census Index Search
Rootsweb Genealogy-Related Web Sites on FreePages  
Rootsweb Surname Search Engine
Rootsweb - Town/County Database Search
Rootsweb's Free Birth,Marriage,Death Index Search (England,Wales)
Rootsweb's Surname Helper
Rootsweb's Surname List (researchers)
Rootsweb’s User Mailing Lists Directory
Social Security Death Index 
Surnames:What's In A Name?
Surname Distribution Maps (U.S.) by Hamrick
Top 10 Free Genealogy Websites to Find Ancestors: MakeUseOf.com
US GenWeb Archives Search
US GenWeb Project Search (US GenWeb sites)
US Town and County Database Search (location research)
WDC GenWeb Project Search Page:charts of Va/WVA families
WorldConnect GEDCOM Search

SPECIFIC TOPICS    (Back to TOP)

Assorted
18th Century PA German Naming Customs
Quaker Corner:
Resources from Rootsweb
World GenWeb
for Kids

Grave Subjects
Cemetery Index - US - by d'Addezio.com
Find A Grave
- online searchable
Interment.net
– cemetery records
Memorandum Regarding Genealogical Data and Records - idea gleaned from Dillman Family web site and a version in Rootsweb's Archive, and revised by your webmaster - it's in PDF form - you can print it out and fill in the blanks

Old Disease Names and Their Modern Definitions (updated link)
Rootsweb Tombstone Transcription Project: US

Really Royal (& Related)    (Back to TOP)
Charlemagne: Descendants of
Royal Genealogical Data
Heraldry
on the Internet

Lost in Space
Genealogy's Most Wanted
Invisible Women Ancestors: How to Research the Women in Your Family Tree from About.com

Ships Which Came In
Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild -
search passenger lists  
  Browse volumes of ship passenger lists by names, ports: 
    
Volume 1 * Volume 2 * Volume 3 

Passenger Lists
on the Internet

Land Records     (Back to TOP)http://
International Internet Gen. Soc. Univ.: US land records
Official Land Patents,
BLM,Eastern States

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