Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness, Hawaii
Ask these volunteers to assist with your Hawaiian research.
Idaho GenWeb Project
Look here for county-level resources, including archives, message boards and queries.
Illinois State Archives
Excellent collection of more than a dozen searchable databases of land, military, marriage and emancipation records.
Look for your family in the database of Indiana marriages through 1850.
Iowa Documents: History & Genealogy
This great guide to county histories also links to online census transcriptions.
Kansas Heritage Server
Jump into your Sunflower State research with this guide to early Kansas books, documents, settlers and places.
Kentucky History and Genealogy Information
Great jumping-off point for finding your Bluegrass ancestors.
Acadian-Cajun Genealogy & History
This site provides histories of the Cajuns and Acadians, as well as links and highlights from the how-to book Acadian-Cajun Genealogy: Step by Step.
A Guide to African-American Genealogical Research in New Orleans and Louisiana
Great first-step Web site for findingAfrican-American ancestors.
Louisiana Confederate Pension Applications Index Database
Search this database of more than 49,000 pension applications.
Marriage History Search Form
Search by a bride’s or groom’s surname for Maine marriage records dating from 1892 to 1996.
Immigrant Communities in Maryland
A first-class source for learning about your immigrant Maryland ancestors of Asian, Hispanic, Irish, German, Italian, Jewish or African descent.
Maryland Genealogy Resources
Your first stop for Maryland research, this site includes articles on history and genealogy, plus online resources.
Massachusetts Cemetery Directory
Locate Massachusetts cemeteries by county and location on US Geological Survey maps.
Massachusetts Civil War Research Center
Search the database of more than 150,000 soldiers, sailors and Marines who served in Massachusetts regiments during the Civil War, and read 64 regimental histories.
Massachusetts Genealogy Links
Click here for links to marriage records, pioneer and slave-owner indexes, and vital records.
The Mayflower Web Pages
If you think you’re descended from a Mayflower passenger, this is the site for you.
Genealogical Death Indexing System www.mdch.state.mi.us/pha/osr/gendisx/search2.htm
This ongoing project, with data entry by volunteers across the state, currently covers 1867 to 1897.
Michigan Genealogy Sites on the Internet
A good place to start your Michigan search, this site links to archives and military and census records.
Minnesota Historical Society Death Certificate Index
Searchable online index of the first, middle and last name of each individual, including date of death, county of death and certificate number, from 1908 to 1996.
Mississippi GenWeb Project
Look for archived data, African-American and Native American resources and county links.
Local Records Inventory Database
County by county, here’s where you’ll find the Missouri records you’re after. Search one at a time or all at once.
World War I Military Service Cards Database
Find Missouri servicemen in this searchable database of 145,000 Army and Marine service-card abstracts and 18,500 Navy card images. The abstracts give residence, place of birth and age or date of birth.
Montana GenWeb Project
Begin your Montana research at the county level by searching photo archives, online newspapers and queries.