Top 10 Genealogy Web Sites You’ll Never See

Top 10 Genealogy Web Sites You’ll Never See

Let's hope these sites never see the light of a cathode-ray monitor.

We consider so many digital destinations for our 101 Best Web Sites, it’s hard to imagine an area of genealogy not covered somewhere online. But after a few too many vending-machine coffees and way too much procrastinating on the more-important aspects of editing a family history magazine, we thought up some sites that’ll never see the light of a cathode-ray monitor. Our top 10:

Misspelled Surnames in the US Census, 1790-1930

Government Officials in Favor of Open Vital Records

SloppyUnverifiedGEDCOMs.com

Index to Names Found on Cave Walls, 11,000 BC-8,000 BC

DNA Stalkers Anonymous

Mindy’s List: A Directory of Genealogy Sites That Don’t Link to Ancestry.com

WorldGenWeb: Antarctica (at least until global warming turns the South Pole into the world’s new most productive farm belt)

UglyAncestors.com: A Photo-Sharing Site

Online Source for Blatantly Bogus Family Crests to Show Off Your Blueblood Roots

MyTreeIsBetterThanYours.com (Thanks to Megan Neakrase of Bay Point, Calif., for posting this silly site name on our online forum <www.familytreemagazine.com/forum>.)

 From the September 2007 issue of Family Tree Magazine.

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