Genealogy and Family History links

Allen County Public Library

http://www.genealogycenter.org/Home.aspx

This department's renowned collection contains more than 350,000 printed volumes and 513,000 items of microfilm and microfiche, a dream come true for genealogists.
American Last Names

http://www.americanlastnames.us/index.html

Every name most often contains the information on how many people have the given surname and where the name stands in the popularity ranks among other surnames. The other pieces of information that some of the names have are name origin and name meaning. The 'American Last Names' website provides general information about the majority of last names that exist in the United States.
Ancestry

http://www.ancestry.com/

This site features Ancestry's Genealogy Search Engine, the World Wide Web's largest and fastest-growing collection of completely searchable genealogy data. Although this site requires a membership fee, some searchable databases are free to all that visit.
Cyndi's List

http://www.cyndislist.com/

Boasts over 265,350 links to genealogical sites, categorized and cross-referenced.
Ellis Island Immigration Database

http://www.ellisislandrecords.org/

This searchable database contains arrival records for 22 million immigrants who entered the port of New York from 1892 to 1924. It includes immigrant's names, their port of origin, age, nationality, hometown, and marital status. This site is a wonderful research resource for tracking ancestors who entered the U.S. through Ellis Island.
FamilySearch Internet Genealogy Service

http://www.familysearch.org/

Allows you access to extensive genealogical resources gathered by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Federal Land Patent Records

http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/beta/

A source of information on the initial transfer of land titles from the Federal government to individuals. In addition to verifying title transfer, this information will allow the researcher to associate an individual with a specific location in time.
Find-a-grave

http://www.findagrave.com

Search millions of grave records including most of the cemeteries in Hamilton County.
GenForum

http://genforum.genealogy.com/

A message board for various surnames. You may post a query or view queries for various surnames.
Hoosier Heritage

http://www.hoosierheritage.net/page42.html

A list of Indiana public libraries, genealogical and historical societies searchable by county.
Indiana Genealogical Society

http://www.indgensoc.org/

Indiana Genealogical Society website.
Indiana Historical Society

http://www.indianahistory.org/

Although the site may not provide specific family histories, the research opportunities at the society will provide historical background for the time period and location of your ancestors.
Indiana State Library Genealogy

http://www.in.gov/library/genealogy.htm

Houses one of the major collections of genealogy and local history in the Midwest. It includes the Indianapolis Public Library's extensive genealogy collection begun in the 1890s and the current collection dating from 1934. The emphasis in the collection is on Indiana and the states from which Indiana was settled: the Eastern Seaboard, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. There are however holdings from the entire US and several foreign countries.
IndianaGen Web

http://www.ingenweb.org/

This site serves a collection point for any Indiana queries, look-ups, and genealogies in any county in the state.
RootsWeb

http://www.rootsweb.com/

The RootsWeb project makes large volumes of data available to the online genealogical community and provides support services to online genealogical activities such as USENET newsgroup moderation, mailing list maintenance, surname list generation, etc.
The USGenWeb Project

http://usgenweb.org/

Consists of a group of volunteers working together to provide Internet websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States, the project is non-commercial and fully committed to free access for everyone. Organization is by county and state, and this website provides you with links to all the state websites which, in turn, provide gateways to the counties.
WorldGenWeb Project

http://www.worldgenweb.org/

The goal of the WorldGenWeb Project is to have every country in the world represented by an online website and hosted by researchers who either live in their own country or who are familiar with their country's resources.
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