Basic Genealogy Sites

  • Cyndi's List: a comprehensive index to genealogy resources on the Web.
  • Family History Archive: Searchable collection of family histories and genealogies, hosted by Brigham Young University’s Harold B. Lee Library and the Genealogical Society of Utah.
  • FamilySearch: The main genealogy Web site of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Includes a catalog of their vast printed and microfilm holdings.
  • Provides access to many genealogical databases/services, some fee-based.
  • Genealogy Today: Contains many valuable articles and databases, including the Genealogist's Index to the World Wide Web.
  • GenCircles: Electronically matches pedigree files with a 60-million name database.
  • Genealogy Spot: A center for genealogical resources hand-selected "for their exceptional quality, content and utility."
  • The oldest and largest general-interest genealogy Web site.
  • Olive Tree Genealogy: A master listing of 1,500 genealogical databases, all free.
  • Surname Navigator: Searches multiple genealogical databases simultaneously for surname data.
  • Surname Web: Another Web site for locating genealogical resources by surname.
  • USGenWeb: County-by-county genealogical information for the United States.