Where I Dig - Research Tools




General Research

Ancestry
http://www.ancestry.com ($)

Family Search
http://www.familysearch.org

Google
http://www.google.com

Google Blog Search
http://blogsearch.google.com

Google Groups
http://groups.google.com

Google News Archive
http://news.google.com/archivesearch

Google Scholar
http://scholar.google.com

Internet Archive
http://www.archive.org

NARA
http://www.archives.gov

Roots Web Search Thingy
http://sitesearch.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/search

US Gen Web
http://www.usgenweb.org

US Gen Web Archives
http://usgwarchives.org/index.htm

World Gen Web
http://www.worldgenweb.org

Yahoo
http://www.yahoo.com

Other Research Toolboxes

Cyndi’s List
http://www.cyndislist.com

Diigo Gen Res Resources
http://groups.diigo.com/group/gensource

English Family History and Genealogy
http://www.pricegen.com/english_genealogy.html

Ireland Genealogy Links
http://www.genealogylinks.net/uk/ireland/

Steve Morse One Step
http://www.stevenmorse.org

Books and Libraries

250 Killer Archives
http://oedb.org/library/features/250-plus-killer-digital-libraries-and-archives

Ancestry Card Catalog
http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/alldblist.aspx

Family Search Historical Books
http://www.lib.byu.edu/fhc/index.php

Google Books
http://books.google.com

Hathi Trust
http://www.hathitrust.org

Internet Archive Texts
http://www.archive.org/details/texts

Internet Public Library
http://www.ipl.org

Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/index.html

Open Library
http://openlibrary.org

The Online Books Page
http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/archives.html

WorldCat
http://www.worldcat.org

Calculators and Tools

Atlas Hist County Boundaries
http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/

Birth Date Calculators
http://www.cyndislist.com/births.htm#Birthdate
http://www.ovs-genealogy.com/tools/free_birthdate_calculator_calculates_birth_day.shtml

Calendar Converters
http://www.cyndislist.com/calendar.htm#Converters

Cousins and Relationships
http://www.cyndislist.com/cousins.htm#Charts

Geographical Names
http://geonames.usgs.gov/

Inflation Calculator
http://www.westegg.com/inflation/

TypeIt (accents and other characters)
http://typeit.org/

US Dollar Historical Value
http://www.measuringworth.com/uscompare/

Weather History
http://www.weatherbase.com


Canada

Moving Here, Staying Here : The Canadian Immigrant Experience
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/immigrants/index-e.html


Olive Tree Genealogy
http://www.olivetreegenealogy.com/index.shtml

Automated Genealogy (Canadian Census)
http://automatedgenealogy.com/index.html

Cemeteries and Death Records

Ancestors at Rest
http://ancestorsatrest.com/

Find A Grave
http://www.findagrave.com

Internment
http://www.interment.net

Maine Old Cemetery Association
http://memoca.proboards.com/index.cgi

Obit Daily Times
http://obits.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/obit.cgi

Obits Links
http://www.obitlinkspage.com

Online Searchable Death Ind
http://www.deathindexes.com

SSDI
http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3693

Tributes
http://www.tributes.com

US Military Grave Locator
http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov/j2ee/servlet/NGL_v1

Census

Census Finder
http://www.censusfinder.com/index.htm

City Directories

City Directories of the US
http://www.uscitydirectories.com/

Eve and Don's City Directories
http://www.evendon.net/PGHLookups/DirM.htm

Online Historical Directories
https://sites.google.com/site/onlinedirectorysite/Home

Education

Legacy Family Tree Webinars
http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/Webinars.asp

Genealogical Societies

Bridgton Historical Society

New Brunswick Genealogy Society
Maine

Maine Memory Network
http://www.mainememory.net/

Maps

David Rumsey Map Collection
http://www.davidrumsey.com

Historic Map Works
http://www.historicmapworks.com/

New Brunswick

Provincial Archives of New Brunswick
http://archives.gnb.ca/Archives/?culture=en-CA


United Empire Loyalists
http://www.uelac-nb.ca

On-Line Institute for Advanced Loyalist Studies - Genealogy Section
http://www.royalprovincial.com/genealogy/gen.shtml

Atlantic Canada Virtual Archives
http://atlanticportal.hil.unb.ca/acva/en/

Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics
https://novascotiagenealogy.com/

Photos

Dead Fred
http://www.deadfred.com

LOC Flickr Photostream
http://www.flickr.com/photos/library_of_congress/

NARA Photos
http://www.archives.gov/research/formats/photos.html

tineye
http://www.tineye.com

Wikimedia Commons
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page

Search Engines

Dogpile
http://www.dogpile.com

Highbeam
http://www.highbeam.com

iSeek
http://education.iseek.com/iseek/home.page

Online Journal Search Engine
http://www.ojose.com

Scirus
http://www.scirus.com

Soople
http://www.soople.com

Vadlo
http://vadlo.com

Virtual Learning Resource Center
http://www.virtuallrc.com


Skillings Genealogy

Descendants of Thomas and Deborah Skillings of Cumberland Co, Maine
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arlene/Skillings/

Vital Records

Avail of Vital Records by State
http://www.byub.org/ancestors/records/vital/extra2.html

CDC Vital Records Directory
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/w2w.htm

Volunteer Projects

Families For Forgotten Heroes
http://www.familiesforforgottenheroes.org/

Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness
http://www.raogk.org

Restore the Ancestors Project
http://www.restoretheancestors.com

Unclaimed Persons
http://www.unclaimedpersons.org

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