Home Links Internet Website Surfing

Internet Website Surfing:

INTERNET WEBSITES and MORE from SURFING the INTERNET for FAMILY HISTORY
Prepared by Laura GENTNER DUNWALD - October 2003

(As edited and added to as of 22 Oct 2003)


  • Understanding Your Computer
    Rogue Area Senior Computer Assistance League Meets Tuesday mornings at the Fairgrounds,
    The "links" page is: http://rascal.cc/links.htm
  • The PC Computer Guide - http://www.pcguide.com/topic.html
    This website should provide you all the information you need to know about a PC computer - it's system and operation. This does not cover programs (applications).

TUTORIALS - Typing
For those of you who might want to improve your typing, here are a couple of on-line typing tutorials:
  • www.typing.com/ - Thomas' Typing Tutorial uses an animated transparent hands on keyboard display to teach you how to type.

TUTORIALS - Family History (FREE) for Beginners and Others
These websites are good for review by those who have been researching for awhile, as we often overlook some details. Each website offers something the others do not offer:
  • Family Tree Magazine - www.familytreemagazine.com
    At our site, you'll find everything you need to start your search, including free e-mail (yourname@familytreemail.com), a free weekly e-mail newsletter, free downloadable forms and a resource guide. Don't miss the Ethnic Toolkit, which highlights hand-picked Web sites, organizations and other resources for tracing your ethnic ancestors. Try the powerful SuperSearch to find living relatives, locate past Family Tree Magazine articles and search-with a single click-multiple major online databases.
  • The Five-Step Genealogical Research Process - www.genealogyforum.rootsweb.com/gfaol/beginners/5step.htm
    Follow this simple five-step process for more effective research. The steps explain how to evaluate what you already know, determine which sources you'll need and analyze the material you collect.
  • Genealogy Today - genealogytoday.com
    This site offers links to free articles, state genealogy sites, how-to guides, adoption research advice and family reunion info. Join Team Roots and you'll also benefit from surname queries, local bookmarks and a custom start page.
  • Genealogy Learning Center - Genealogy.com
    http://www.genealogy.com/genehelp.html?Welcome=1065561090
  • Genealogy How To - Genealogy.com
    http://www.genealogy.com/genehelp.html

SURNAME SEARCHES
LINKS and MORE LINKS

CENSUS

SUBSCRIPTION WEBSITES - FREE TRIAL

GENEALOGY SCAMS

NATIONAL WEBSITES

STATE WEBSITES

OBITUARIES

CEMETERIES

DOCUMENTATION and COPYRIGHT INFORMATION

PHOTOS AND GRAPHICS

CORRESPONDENCE

LAND

CASE STUDIES - DATA EVALUATION and GOAL SETTINGCase Studies - Data Evaluation AND Goal Setting

EMIGRATION, IMMIGRATION, SHIPS, PASSENGER LISTS

IMMIGRATION

NATURALIZATION

MIGRATION

PAF USERS

SILICON VALLEY PAF Users (SVPAFUG)

NEWSLETTER ARCHIVES

GENEALOGY and AUCTIONS ON-LINE

FREE

SEARCH HELPS

SOME OF THE BETTER KNOWN WEBSITES

SOME OF THE LESSER KNOWN WEBSITES

FAMILY ASSOCIATIONS - these often provide most interesting information

LIBRARIES
Library Associations

SPECIAL LIBRARIES

FEE

PRIVATE WEBSITES with Special Information (not a comprehensive list)

SOCIETIES

ETHNIC

OTHER COUNTRIES

BOOKS
ON-LINE

GENEALOGY PUBLISHING and SALES COMPANIES

GRIPES

HUMOR

 

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