A Genealogy Website Jumble

Cousins Connect – http://www.cousinconnect.com/ – Post and search genealogy queries for free.

In Search of Your Past: The Canadian County Atlas Digital Project – http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/Countyatlas/  – Search for property owners listed on Canadian county atlases.

Mocavo Genealogy Search – http://www.mocavo.com/A brand new search engine!  It searches only genealogy web sites.  When searching for an ancestor, you will get the best results if you put the name in quotation marks.

FamilySearch Research Courses – https://familysearch.org/learn/researchcourses – The Family History Library offers free online classes covering United States and foreign genealogy topics.

David Rumsey Historical Map Collection – http://www.davidrumsey.com/ – Thousands of online maps.

Genealogy Webinars by Ancestry.com – http://learn.ancestry.com/LearnMore/Webinars.aspx – An archive of genealogy webinars given by Ancestry.com. The focus is on resources available in Ancestry, but general concepts and ideas can be learned as well.

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers – http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/This site gives full-text access to hundreds of historic newspapers. It also includes a newspaper directory that gives background information on thousands of titles. The directory can be searched by location, date, language, as well as ethnicity and labor press categories.

Jamboree Extension Series Webinars – http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/JamboreeExtensionSeries2011.htm– Free online courses by the Southern California Genealogical Society.  The webinars are general in focus, not specific to California.

BYU Family Archives Immigrant Ancestor’s Project.  – http://immigrants.byu.edu/ This site may help you locate an immigrant’s place of birth.

New York State Military Museum – http://dmna.state.ny.us/historic/mil-hist.htm – This site has many useful features including a unit history project, Adjutant General reports, and a Civil War units newspaper file.

Roots Television – http://www.rootstelevision.com/  – Online genealogy videos.

For more great sites, see the genealogy links on the Grosvenor Room web page.

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