19th-Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
Alexander Street Press: The American Civil War
Also available through subscribing libraries, this database has information
Formerly called FamilyLink, this free service at <www.familyhistorylink.com> is from the same company behind World Vital Records, a subscription genealogy service. A social network for family history, FamilyHistoryLink.com lets you create your family tree and connect with other genealogists. You also might find genealogists who live where your ancestors lived and can do a record lookup for free or for a fee.
English and Welsh databases on this British genealogy site include censuses from 1841 to 1901, church records, military records and directories. Options for home access include an annual subscription for about $114.
Godfrey Memorial Library
Historic Map Works Library Edition
World Vital Records US Collection
When you go to your FHC, take along copies of Family Tree Magazine’s Web Guides for hints on using FamilySearch, Findmypast.co.uk, Footnote, HeritageQuest Online and World Vital Records. Make copies from your back issues, or get them on CD and take printouts <shopfamilytree.com/product/family-tree-magazine-web-guides-cd>.
From the November 2010 issue of Family Tree Magazine.
More great genealogy resources from Family Tree Magazine: