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Genealogical Links

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General Genealogy Websites

Ancestry.com (Commercial, Fee based site)
http://www.ancestry.com/

Google
http://www.google.com/

Rootsweb
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/

Family Search : Free Public site of the Mormon Church (LDS)
http://www.familysearch.org

Libraries

Allen County Public Library Genealogy Department
http://www.genealogycenter.org/Home.aspx

Fiske Genealogical Library (Seattle)
http://www.fiskelibrary.org

Genealogical Research at the Library of Congress
http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/genealogy/bib_guid/guide0.html

The Newberry Library
http://www.newberry.org/genealogy/collections.html

Genealogical Research at the New York Public Library
http://www.nypl.org/search/apachesolr_search/genealogy

Seattle Public Library Genealogy Section
http://www.spl.org/library-collection/articles-and-research/genealogy

Sno-Isle Library Genealogy Databases and Research
includes America's Obituaries and Death Notices, Ancestry.com, HeritageQuest Online, Sanborn Maps, World Vital Records and more
http://www.sno-isle.org/page/?ID=1246&cid=777

Tacoma Public Library
http://www.tpl.lib.wa.us/v2/Index.htm

San Francisco Public Library
http://sfpl.lib.ca.us/

Public Facilities

Access Washington State Government
http://access.wa.gov/government/state.aspx

City of Langley, Washington
http://www.visitlangley.com/

Clinton, Washington
http://www.clintonchamberofcommerce.org/

Coupeville, Washington
http://www.centralwhidbeychamber.com

Freeland, Washington
http://www.islandweb.org/freeland/

Island County, Washington
http://www.islandweb.org/

Island County Churches
http://www.islandweb.org/churches

Island County Department List
http://www.islandcounty.net/DeptAll.htm

Island County Government
http://www.islandcounty.net/

Island County Registrar Services
http://www.islandcounty.net/health/registrar.htm

Online Records for Island County
http://hometownchronicles.com/wa/island/research.html

Washington State Archives
http://www.secstate.wa.gov/archives/ and
http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/

Online Records for the State of Washington
http://www.usgwarchives.net/wa/wafiles.htm

US Genweb Project
http://www.usgenweb.org/

Washington State Genweb Page
http://www.wagenweb.org

Washington Genweb Archives
http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/wa/wafiles.htm

US GenWeb Archives Washington Cemetery Project
http://rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/wa/wacem.htm

Whidbey Island Naval Air Station
http://www.cnic.navy.mil/whidbey/index.htm/

Bureau of Land Management
http://www.blm.gov/wo/st/en.html

General Land Office Official Federal Land Records Site
http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/

Genealogical Societies

National Genealogical Society
http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/

Federation of Genealogical Societies
http://www.fgs.org
http://www.familyhistory.com/societyhall/main.asp

Island County Societies
http://www.whidbey.net/history/html/societies.html

National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR)
http://www.dar.org/

Washington State Genealogy Society
http://www.rootsweb.com/~wasgs

Washington State Historical Society
http://www.washingtonhistory.org/wshs

Olympia Genealogy Society
http://rootsweb.com/~waogs/

Society of Mayflower Descendants - Washington State Chapter
http://www.washingtonmayflower.org/

Washington State Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~wassdar

Genealogical Directories

Cyndi's List
http://www.CyndisList.com/wa.htm

Genealogy.Org
http://www.genealogy.org

Island County Genweb Archives
http://www.usgennet.org/usa/wa/county/island/

Island County Washington Genweb Project
http://rootsweb.com/~waisland/island.htm

LDS Family History Library Catalog
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Introduction_to_the_FamilySearch_Catalog

Migrations
http://www.migrations.org

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Genealogy Page
http://www.nara.gov/genealogy/genindex.html

National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (NUCMC)
http://lcweb.loc.gov/coll/nucmc/nucmctxt.html

Primary Source Documents Pertaining to Early American History
http://www2.pitnet.net/primarysources/

Rootsweb Genealogy Mailing Lists Index
http://lists.rootsweb.com

Social Security Death Index Interactive Search (No longer available on Rootsweb)
http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3693

The Genealogy Home Page
http://www.genhomepage.com

The Soundex System
http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/census/soundex.html

Vital Records Information
http://vitalrec.com/index.html

Genealogical Standards and Guidelines

From the National Genealogical Society:

Genealogy Instruction

Beginning Genealogy by Nancy J. Emmert, CG
http://members.aol.com/rechtman/genbasics.html

Rootsweb Guide to Tracing Family Trees
http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/index.html

The Genealogical Software Report Card
http://www.mumford.ca/reportcard/

The Researcher's Guide to American Genealogy, 3rd edition (Online edition)
http://ads.genealogical.com/ads-cgi/viewer.pl/gpc_001.pd

Understanding Sources, Citations, Documentation and Evaluating Evidence in Genealogy by Richard A. Pence
http://www.pipeline.com/~richardpence/classdoc.htm

Using Federal Documents In Genealogical Research
http://www.history.rochester.edu/jssn/page1.htm

USGS Using Maps
http://mac.usgs.gov/mac/isb/pubs/factsheets/fs14099.html

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