Docstoc

Online Genealogy Research Resources

Document Sample
Online Genealogy Research Resources Powered By Docstoc
					    Tools for the 21st Century
  Core Online Genealogy Resources
The Ones you will actually use and rely on!



                                  Thomas Jay Kemp
How do we preserve our family history?

• Keep family history on paper, in file cabinets
How do we preserve our family history?

• Keep family history on paper, in file cabinets
• Keep family history on computer
How do we preserve our family history?

• Keep family history on paper, in file cabinets
• Keep family history on computer
• Mail children a backup disk
How do we preserve our family history?

• Keep family history on paper, in file cabinets
• Keep family history on computer
• Mail children a backup disk
• Print out family tree & mail copies
     to the family
How do we preserve our family history?

•   Keep family history on paper, in file cabinets
•   Keep family history on computer
•   Mail children a backup disk
•   Print out family tree & mail copies to the family
• Publish “the book” as soon as you get
  back from searching one more old
  cemetery in Vermont.
How will we preserve our family history?
How will we preserve our family history?


               Online
How will we research our family history?
How will we research our family history?


               Online
    Genealogy Cloud Computing

•   Ancestry.com       • Google Books
•   FamilySearch.org   • Internet Archive
•   Scribd.com         • Family History Archives
                         (BYU)
•   Facebook.com
                       • GenealogyBank.com
  Genealogy Cloud Computing
• Takes the Internet a step further
• Accessing data online
  – Online   Books
  – Online   Original Records
  – Online   Newspapers
  – Online   Government Reports
• Compiling & storing your data online, 24/7
  for quick & permanent retrieval
            Online Books
• Google Books   http://books.google.com
http://books.google.com/
http://books.google.com/
http://books.google.com/
            GoogleBook Search
         http://books.google.com

• More than 7 million books
  – Over 100,000 genealogies & local histories
• Can search on every word
• Can download book and retain
  searchability
• Permanent URL
• Can create your own “library” on Google
  Books or your own computer
             Online Books
• Google Books       http://books.google.com
• Internet Archive      www.Archive.org
www.archive.org
www.archive.org
www.archive.org
www.archive.org
Over 1,100 city directories
Over 1,600 city directories
                Internet Archive
                   www.Archive.org
• More than 1.7 million books
    – Over 50,000 genealogies & local histories
• Can search on every word
• Can download book and retain searchability
• Permanent URL
• Books from many libraries
• Can create your own “library” on your
  computer
• Can upload your “book” – permanent site
               Online Books
• Google Books     http://books.google.com
• Internet Archive    www.Archive.org
• Family History Archives (BYU)
    http://www.lib.byu.edu/fhc/index.php
     Family History Archives (BYU)
         http://www.lib.byu.edu/fhc/index.php

• 40,000 genealogies & local histories – and
  growing
• Can search on every word
• Can download page or complete book
• Permanent URL
• Books from many libraries, individuals
• Can upload your “book” – permanent site
 Core Online Genealogy Resources
• Online Books
• Online Documents/Microfilm
  – Census
  – Vital Records
  – Parish Records
  – Probate; Land – coming soon
• Online Newspapers
www.GenealogyBank.com
www.GenealogyBank.com
www.GenealogyBank.com
www.GenealogyBank.com
www.GenealogyBank.com
www.GenealogyBank.com
www.GenealogyBank.com
www.GenealogyBank.com
www.GenealogyBank.com
www.GenealogyBank.com
www.GenealogyBank.com
www.GenealogyBank.com
             GenealogyBank
           www.GenealogyBank.com

– Best source for old newspapers on the planet!
  • Newspapers – 1690 to Today
  • Over 5,700 newspapers – All 50 States
– Government Documents, Books & Reports
  • US Serial Set
  • American State Papers
  • US Army Register; Navy Register; etc.
– Over 206 million obituaries & death records
 Core Online Genealogy Resources
• Online Books
• Online Documents/Microfilm
  – Census
  – Vital Records
  – Parish Records
  – Probate; Land
• Online Newspapers
• Online Government Reports
• Online – Genealogy Cloud Computing
           FamilySearch.org
– Census
   • Federal
   • State Census: FL, MA, SD, WI
– Vital Records
   • AZ, GA. ID, IL, LA, MI, PA, UT, WV, WA, WI and more
– International
   • Census; Parish Registers; Vital Records
                 FamilySearch
               www.FamilySearch.org


– All NEW digital images
– All NEW indexes

– Wide selection of content
– Digitizing all microfilm; books
– Working with other libraries; etc.
FamilySearch.org
“New” FamilySearch.org
  Genealogy Cloud Computing
• “New” FamilySearch
  – “Your” working copy genealogy online
  – Your copy is linked to the same person sent in
    by others
  – “Your” copy is on top when you login
  – Linked to original records; photos
  – Individual; Family; Family Tree
  – Available 24/7
        Tools for 21st Century Genealogy
      Genealogy Cloud Computing

•   Google Books
•   Internet Archive
•   Family History Archives
•   GenealogyBank.com
•   “New” FamilySearch
Scribd.com
Scribd.com
Facebook.com
Family Photos, Clippings
Robert & Abigail (Haskell) Starbird
Garcelon site
Site included scans of
 original documents
    Genealogy Cloud Computing

•   Ancestry.com       • Google Books
•   FamilySearch.org   • Internet Archive
•   Scribd.com         • Family History Archives
                         (BYU)
•   Facebook.com
                       • GenealogyBank.com

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Shared By:
Tags: genealogy
Stats:
views:4
posted:7/5/2012
language:
pages:77
Description: Find the top genealogy websites and research tools. Discover the best genealogical resources online to help you trace your family tree.