Research Toolbox

Thank you to Thomas MacEntee for the idea of a Research Toolbox. Some of the links below were found on his toolbox located at http://destinationaustinfamily.blogspot.com/

General Research

Ancestry
http://www.ancestry.com/

Archives
http://www.archives.com/member/

Family Search
http://www.familysearch.org/

Fold3
http://www.fold3.com/

Google
http://www.google.com/

Google Blog Search
http://blogsearch.google.com/

Google News Archive
http://news.google.com/archivesearch

NARA
http://www.archives.gov/

Roots Web Search Thingy
http://sitesearch.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/search

US County Records Online
http://publicrecords.netronline.com/

US Gen Web
http://www.usgenweb.org/

World Gen Web
http://www.worldgenweb.org/


Research Toolboxes

Cyndi’s List
http://www.cyndislist.com/

English Family History and Genealogy
http://www.pricegen.com/english_genealogy.html

Steve Morse One Step
http://www.stevenmorse.org/

Books and Libraries

250 Killer Archives
http://oedb.org/library/features/250-plus-killer-digital-libraries-and-archives

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

Google Books
http://books.google.com/

PERSI
http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/genealogy/persi.html

WorldCat
http://www.worldcat.org/

Calculators and Tools

Atlas Hist County Boundaries
http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/

Birth Date Calculators
http://www.cyndislist.com/births.htm#Birthdate

Calendar Converters
http://www.cyndislist.com/calendar.htm#Converters

Timelines
http://ourtimelines.com/
http://www.shgresources.com/in/timeline/ (Indiana)

Cemeteries and Death Records


Find A Grave
http://www.findagrave.com/

Internment
http://www.interment.net/

Online Searchable Death Indexes
http://www.deathindexes.com/

US Military Grave Locator
http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov/j2ee/servlet/NGL_v1

Indiana Palmer Funeral Homes
http://www.palmerfuneralhomes.com/store/gravelink.php

Death Records

Mortality Schedules
http://www.mortalityschedules.com/

Disasters


Gendisasters
http://www3.gendisasters.com/

Wikipedia List of Epidemics
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_epidemics

England

St. Helen Burials
http://crem.oltps.sthelens.gov.uk/

St. Helens Connect
http://www.sthelens-connect.net/forums/index.php?

Education

Ancestry.com
http://learn.ancestry.com/LearnMore/Webinars.aspx

Legacy Family Tree Webinars
http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/Webinars.asp

Family Tree University
http://www.familytreeuniversity.com/

Roots Magic Webinars
http://www.rootsmagic.com/Webinars/

Genealogy Fun

dMarie Time Capsule
http://dmarie.com/timecap/step1.asp

Timetoast.com
http://www.timetoast.com/

Genealogy Societies

SBAGS - South Bend Area Genealogical Society
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~insbags/main.htm

Wabash County Genealogy Society
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inwcgs/

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

Immigration Records

Ellis Island - One Step Search
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/eidb/ellisgold.html?

Castle Garden - One Step Search
http://www.stevemorse.org/ellis/cg.html

US Citizenship and Immigration Services
http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis

Indiana Records

Indiana GenWeb
http://www.ingenweb.org/

Indiana Digital Archives
http://www.indianadigitalarchives.org/

Indiana State Digital Archives
http://www.indianadigitalarchives.org/

- Grant County Database

http://gen.marion.lib.in.us/default.asp

- Randolph County Records

http://www.dcoweb.org/

http://randolph.dcoweb.org/

- Rush County Records

http://genealogytrails.com/ind/rush/

- St. Joseph County Records

St. Joe County Genweb
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~instjose/

St. Joe County Wills Index
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~insbags/wills.htm

St. Joe County Marriage Records
http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/marriages/

 - Wabash County Records

Wabash County Biographies
http://www.ingenweb.org/inwabash/bio/bio_b.html

Iowa Records

 - Montgomery County

Montgomery County Genweb
http://iagenweb.org/montgomery/

Genealogy Trails - Montgomery County
http://genealogytrails.com/iowa/montgomery/

Iowa Genweb Tombstone Photo Project
http://iagenweb.org/

Kansas Records

Kansas Timeline
http://www.e-referencedesk.com/resources/state-history-timeline/kansas.html

Kansas Military Index
http://www.kshs.org/kmi/search/search/surname:botkin/fname:/19:yes/ww:yes/post:yes/submit:SEARCH

Land Records

Bureau of Land Management
http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/

Libraries

Indiana State Library
http://www.in.gov/library/databases.htm

Kokomo-Howard County Library
http://kokomo.newspaperarchive.com/SearchResults.aspx

Public Libraries.com
http://www.publiclibraries.com/indiana.htm

St. Joe County Public Library
http://sjcpl.lib.in.us/

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

Marion Public Library - Indiana
http://gen.marion.lib.in.us/Search_form.asp

Shelby County Library - Indiana
http://www.sscpl.lib.in.us/genealogy1.htm

Jay County Library - Indiana
http://www.jaycpl.lib.in.us/library/default.htm

Living People

123people
http://www.123people.com/

AnyWho
http://www.anywho.com/

pipl
http://www.pipl.com/

White Pages
http://www.whitepages.com/

Maps

David Rumsey Map Collection
http://www.davidrumsey.com/

Historic Map Works
http://www.historicmapworks.com/

Every County in Every State
http://projects.nytimes.com/census/2010/map?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=thab1

Military Research

DAR Library
http://www.dar.org/library/

Family Search Civil War Records
https://familysearch.org/civil-war

Ohio Civil War Roster
http://www.ogs.org/research/search_ohcwss.php

WWII Indexes
http://militaryindexes.com/worldwartwo/

Indiana Civil War Rosters
http://www.archive.org/stream/reportindiana06dougrich#page/108/mode/2up

1840 Census of Pensioners, Revolutionary or Military Service
http://www.us-roots.org/colonialamerica/census/index.html

 Missouri Records

Missouri Death Records
http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/results.asp?type=basic&tLName=botkin&tFName=&sCounty=all&tYear=#null

Wyoming Records


http://www.wyonewspapers.org/

Newspapers


Online Newspaper Index
http://www.onlinenewspapers.com/

Online Historical Newspapers
https://sites.google.com/site/onlinenewspapersite/

New York Records

New York Genealogy
http://www.newyork-genealogy.com/

Brooklyn 1925 Census
http://stevemorse.org/brooklyn/brooklyn.html

Ohio Records

Ohio Death Certificate Index
http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/death//

Ohio Gravestone Project
http://ohiogravestones.org/

 - Cuyahoga County Records

Cuyahoga County Rootsweb
http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~clusters/USA/OH/Cuyahoga/

Cuyahoga County Genweb
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohcuyaho/resources.html

Cleveland Ohio Obits
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohcuyaho/resources.html

Photos

Dead Fred
http://www.deadfred.com/

Podcast & Television

GenealogyGuys Podcast
http://genealogyguys.com/

Roots Television
http://rootstelevision.com/players/player_conferences3.php?bctid

The Generations Project
http://www.byutv.org/thegenerationsproject/

Virginia Records

Irish-Scot Settlement in Virginia
http://www.ulsterancestry.com/newsletter-content.php?id=150

Volunteer Projects

Find A Grave
http://www.findagrave.com/

Washington Records

Washington State Obits
http://www.sos.wa.gov/library/Obituaries.aspx

Washington State Digital Archives
http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/

West Virginia Records

West Virginia Records

http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_select.aspx