Genealogy

Major Family History Webites

  • Ancestry.com - Commercial website. The world’s largest online resource for family history documents and family trees.
    • Several New York repositories have formed a partnership with Ancestry.com to digitize family history records and make them available on line for free. The list of records available is located in the bottom left corner of the Ancestry.com New York web page. Descriptions of the records as well as the holding organizations are provided through the links and logos on the Ancestry.com New Yorkweb page. How do I sign-up? Free access to Ancestry.com New York is available to New York State residents. This access requires a free Ancestry.com New York account. Go to the New York State Archives Ancestry.com partnership web page to begin.
       
  • RootsWeb Genealogical Data Cooperative. Part of Ancestry.com but access to some sections is open to all, including the WorldConnect database of contributed family trees.
     
  • FamilySearch- The database of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
     
  • Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet - A well-known compilation of genealogy sites organized by subject.

Databases By Location

  • The USGenWeb Project.  We are a group of volunteers working together to provide free genealogy websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States. This Project is non-commercial and fully committed to free genealogy access for everyone.

  • GenUKI. A similar website for the United Kingdom & Ireland.

Census Records

Historical City Directores

U.S. Military Records

 

Subject Librarian

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Yvonne Deligato
Contact:
Special Collections - Bartle Library
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607-777-6459
deligato@binghamton.edu
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