Links to genealogical resources on the internet

 


Links to sites in German


  • Cyndi's List Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet: more than 240,000 links, categorized & cross-referenced, in over 150 categories. This is the largest genealogy link page I have ever visited!
     

  • The Internet Genealogy Service of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints contains genealogical data of millions of individuals. This is a valuable resource, but be careful: the data is not always reliable, because many errors have happened while transcribing old records. But it is a good start, providing information about where to search and what to expect.
     

  • A very interesting approach of modern genealogy is offered by the non-commercial  WikiTree   project.
    It's mission is to to create a single worldwide family tree that will make genealogy free and accessible for everyone.
    Unlike in many other databases, their aim is to avoid any duplicates in this growing family tree.
    I also have signed up there and started adding Bonitz family members to the global tree.
     
    WikiTree free family tree wiki

  • Genealogy.com used to be a "leading resource for family history". Today it is connected to the Ancestry.com website.
     

  • The search pages at Rootsweb.com offer many different databases for a free search.
     
  • Brother's Keeper for Windows
  • The genealogy software Brother's Keeper is a shareware program by John Steed. The appearance and performance of this software is excellent. Download your copy here!




     

  • More links to sites in German.


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