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Discover the best genealogy websites and tools for family history research.

Discover the best genealogy websites and tools for family history research.

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  • Tools for the 21st Century Core Online Genealogy ResourcesThe Ones you will actually use and rely on! Thomas Jay Kemp GenealogyBank.com
  • How do we preserve our family history?• Keep family history on paper, in file cabinets GenealogyBank.com
  • How do we preserve our family history?• Keep family history on paper, in file cabinets• Keep family history on computer GenealogyBank.com
  • How do we preserve our family history?• Keep family history on paper, in file cabinets• Keep family history on computer• Mail children a backup disk GenealogyBank.com
  • How do we preserve our family history?• Keep family history on paper, in file cabinets• Keep family history on computer• Mail children a backup disk• Print out family tree & mail copies to the family GenealogyBank.com
  • How do we preserve our family history?• Keep family history on paper, in file cabinets• Keep family history on computer• Mail children a backup disk• Print out family tree & mail copies to the family• Publish “the book” as soon as you get back from searching one more old cemetery in Vermont. GenealogyBank.com
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  • How will we preserve our family history? Online GenealogyBank.com
  • How will we research our family history? GenealogyBank.com
  • How will we research our family history? Online GenealogyBank.com
  • Genealogy Cloud Computing• Ancestry.com • Google Books• FamilySearch.org • Internet Archive• Scribd.com • Family History Archives (BYU)• Facebook.com • GenealogyBank.com GenealogyBank.com
  • Genealogy Cloud Computing• Takes the Internet a step further• Accessing data online – Online Books – Online Original Records – Online Newspapers – Online Government Reports• Compiling & storing your data online, 24/7 for quick & permanent retrieval GenealogyBank.com
  • Online Books• Google Books http://books.google.com GenealogyBank.com
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  • GoogleBook Search http://books.google.com• More than 7 million books – Over 100,000 genealogies & local histories• Can search on every word• Can download book and retain searchability• Permanent URL• Can create your own “library” on Google Books or your own computer GenealogyBank.com
  • Online Books• Google Books http://books.google.com• Internet Archive www.Archive.org GenealogyBank.com
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  • Over 1,100 city directories GenealogyBank.com
  • Over 1,600 city directories GenealogyBank.com
  • Internet Archive www.Archive.org• More than 1.7 million books – Over 50,000 genealogies & local histories• Can search on every word• Can download book and retain searchability• Permanent URL• Books from many libraries• Can create your own “library” on your computer• Can upload your “book” – permanent site GenealogyBank.com
  • Online Books• Google Books http://books.google.com• Internet Archive www.Archive.org• Family History Archives (BYU) http://www.lib.byu.edu/fhc/index.php GenealogyBank.com
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  • Family History Archives (BYU) http://www.lib.byu.edu/fhc/index.php• 40,000 genealogies & local histories – and growing• Can search on every word• Can download page or complete book• Permanent URL• Books from many libraries, individuals• Can upload your “book” – permanent site GenealogyBank.com
  • Core Online Genealogy Resources• Online Books• Online Documents/Microfilm – Census – Vital Records – Parish Records – Probate; Land – coming soon• Online Newspapers GenealogyBank.com
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  • GenealogyBank www.GenealogyBank.com– Best source for old newspapers on the planet! • Newspapers – 1690 to Today • Over 5,700 newspapers – All 50 States– Government Documents, Books & Reports • US Serial Set • American State Papers • US Army Register; Navy Register; etc.– Over 206 million obituaries & death records GenealogyBank.com
  • Core Online Genealogy Resources• Online Books• Online Documents/Microfilm – Census – Vital Records – Parish Records – Probate; Land• Online Newspapers• Online Government Reports• Online – Genealogy Cloud Computing GenealogyBank.com
  • FamilySearch.org– Census • Federal • State Census: FL, MA, SD, WI– Vital Records • AZ, GA. ID, IL, LA, MI, PA, UT, WV, WA, WI and more– International • Census; Parish Registers; Vital Records GenealogyBank.com
  • FamilySearch www.FamilySearch.org– All NEW digital images– All NEW indexes– Wide selection of content– Digitizing all microfilm; books– Working with other libraries; etc. GenealogyBank.com
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  • Genealogy Cloud Computing• “New” FamilySearch – “Your” working copy genealogy online – Your copy is linked to the same person sent in by others – “Your” copy is on top when you login – Linked to original records; photos – Individual; Family; Family Tree – Available 24/7 GenealogyBank.com
  • Tools for 21st Century Genealogy Genealogy Cloud Computing• Google Books• Internet Archive• Family History Archives• GenealogyBank.com• “New” FamilySearch GenealogyBank.com
  • Scribd.com GenealogyBank.com
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  • Facebook.com GenealogyBank.com
  • Family Photos, Clippings GenealogyBank.com
  • Robert & Abigail (Haskell) Starbird GenealogyBank.com
  • Garcelon site GenealogyBank.com
  • Site included scans of original documents GenealogyBank.com
  • Genealogy Cloud Computing• Ancestry.com • Google Books• FamilySearch.org • Internet Archive• Scribd.com • Family History Archives (BYU)• Facebook.com • GenealogyBank.com GenealogyBank.com