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Genealogical Sites of Interest on the Internet

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
The premier starting point for genealogical research on the World Wide Web. This site is constantly updated and includes over 272,000 sites arranged in over 180 categories.

Wisconsin Genealogy Index (WI Historical Society)
A link to the Wisconsin pre-1907 birth, death and marriage indexes searchable online.

Local Historical and Genealogical Organizations
The UW-Whitewater ARC listing of historical and genealogical groups in Jefferson, Rock and Walworth counties.

If Your Ancestor Served in the Civil War
The UW-Whitewater ARC page with resources and links for researchers looking for Wisconsin Civil War veterans.

Rootsweb
One of the oldest and most comprehensive genealogical sites. It is the home of the Roots Surname List of over 1,200,000 names. Many surname mailing lists and genealogical websites are hosted out of this cooperative.

USGenWeb Project
This project is attempting to create and/or link websites for genealogical research on every county in the United States. Many of the individual county sites includes census files, local histories, and cemetery indexes.

National Archives and Records Administration : Genealogy Page
NARA's genealogy home page which includes basic publications, the list of census microfilm reel numbers for all states, and ordering information for NARA forms.

National Genealogical Society
Home page of the Society, includes an important guide to use of the Internet in genealogy.

National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Home page of the Society, includes information on membership and resources in the Library.

New England Historic Genealogical Society
Home page of the Society, includes the catalog of the Library's collection. Good starting point for New England research.

Allen County Public Library - Historical Genealogical Department
Possibly the finest genealogy collection in the Midwest. ACPL is the compiler of PERSI and holds all of the indexed titles. The site lists major resource collections and hours of operation.

1895 United States Atlas
An excellent example of an actual resource volume on the Web. This atlas is especially useful for identifying very small towns, many of which no longer appear on maps. Maps are to the county level and all towns are indexed.

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