Online genealogy records, where they exist, are usually scattered across several internet locations. If you do find a record, the website itself can be confusing at best. If you’re just starting out researching your family history, start at these 25 best genealogy websites for beginners.
Virginia Lee Davis (1921-2005), Iva Mae Huck (1906-1999), Dixie Lou Davis (1927-2002)
We’ve included icons so you can see at a glance whether access to core content is FREE or not ($) or some of each FREE/($), and what services are offered: H ?=how-tos, R =records; S =share your data and T =tools.
Dive into dozens of how-to articles on research basics, online searching, and sharing and preserving the past. You won’t do actual research on this site, but you’ll learn a lot. Because each article leads to more detailed and related articles on the same site, it’s easy to lose track of what you’ve read. Refer back frequently to the three main topics tabs (Learn How, Search Online, Share and Preserve) if you want to read systematically through everything offered.
8. Cyndi’s List
11. Find a Grave
23. USGenWeb Project
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