Links & Resources

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

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Family Tree Software

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