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Genealogy Links

Heritage Quest OnlineResearch materials to trace family lineage.  Lumberton Public Library patrons can access this database for free through our Texshare Databases.  Click on the link to login to TexShare Databases and find this site under the History and Genealogy section.

FamilySearch.orgSearch the Family History Library's genealogy database, which contains millions of names from thousands of family trees.

Texas Digital Sanborn MapsHistorical maps for historians, geographers, and genealogists. Lumberton Public Library patrons can access this database for free through our Texshare Databases.  Click on the link to login to TexShare Databases and find this site under the History and Genealogy section.

Ellis Island Records Free search of Ellis Island/Port of New York records- even search by ship name.

Cyndi's List of Geneaology Sites on the Internet Great starting point for genealogical research, filled with numerous resources.

GenForumA site that helps you to connect with amateur genealogists, and includes discussion groups and forums on a wide variety of topics.

Genealogy Learning CenterGreat starting point for those new to genealogical research!  Filled with helpful tips and ideas as well as geneaology resources.

Geneaology SpotGenealogySpot.com is a free resource center that simplifies the search for the best online genealogy resources for beginners and experts alike. Sites featured on GenealogySpot.com are hand-selected by their editorial team for their exceptional quality, content and utility.

National Obituary Archive (NOA)Obituaries, memorials, funeral homes- also with a local search feature.

Obituaries 101 Obits by state as well as certain specialized categories

RootsWebRootsWeb contains "step-by-step" research guides, surname resources and 25,000+ mailing lists. The site hosts many databases, such as the Social Security Death Index and the RootsWeb Surname List. From this site you can also search the WorldConnect Project for family trees containing more than 54 million names.

USGenWeb ProjectThis site describes itself as "a group of volunteers working together to provide free genealogy websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States. This Project is non-commercial and fully committed to free genealogy access for everyone."  Exellent resource for genealogists researching American ancestors!

WorldGen Web WorldGenWeb's mission is to have a genealogy site for every country in the world. Users can browse the A-Z Index of countries. The country sites are hosted by volunteers familiar with that nation and they provide a comprehensive set of genealogy links such as online databases, cemetery lists and church records.  Includes a WorldGen Web for Kids section, too!