For those interested in pursuing some of their own genealogy research, below are links to several websites and books that Relative Roots recommends.
General Genealogy Websites
- Ancestry.com – U.S. census, immigration, military and much more.
- Ellis Island – New York immigration records, 1892-1924.
- Steve Morse One-Step Tools – One-step tools that make it easier to search various genealogy websites.
- Cyndi’s List – Portal to over 250,000 genealogy-related websites.
- RootsWeb – Message boards, email lists, user-contributed genealogy databases and much more.
Jewish Genealogy Websites
- JewishGen – Home of Jewish genealogy research on the web!
- JRI-Poland – Indexes to Jewish records from many areas of Poland
- Tracing the Tribe – Schelly Dardashti’s award-winning Jewish Genealogy blog
Genetic Genealogy & Ancestry
Family Tree Software
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