8 Online Genealogy Resources

Learn about your family's roots from these popular web sites.

There are countless Web sites available to help family researchers. Here are some of the most popular.

Ancestry.com
This site offers one billion names in over 3,000 unique databases.

Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
This index has more than 105,650 links.

Family Search
The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, is home to the world’s largest genealogical collection.

Genealogy.com
At this site, you can create an online family tree. Just enter your name and the names of your parents, and Genealogy.com will set it up. The site also offers search engines to help you find data to add to your interactive records.

Genealogy Today
This site has a searchable index, news, research tips and more.

National Archives and Records Administration
The Genealogy Page provides information for those who wish to do research or request records at NARA.

Roots Surname List
The RootsWeb Surname List consists of a registry of nearly one million surnames submitted by more than 216,000 online genealogists.

Social Security Death Index
With this index, you can conduct an interactive search of more than 66 million records.

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