Web Directories / Portals

Many web sites are directories of where you can go to try and locate more information, or an addresses to write for vital records. They do not contain actual records, but direct you where to find them.

Academic Genealogy.com

A mega portal of key worldwide educational genealogical databases and resources. Professional, worldwide humanities and social sciences mega portal, connected directly to numerously related sub-sets, with billions of primary or secondary database family history and genealogy records.

Cyndi’s List.com

Perhaps the best known of the comprehensive web directories that serve as a list or catalog to the entire Internet to help you find other family history web sites. It contains a categorized and cross-referenced index of over 265,000 genealogical online resources; a list of links listed in over 180 different categories that point you to genealogical research sites. It receives more than 3 million visits each month.


A huge directory of over 7 million genealogy web links categorized by U.S. localities and worldwide surnames.


A searchable, categorized (by people, places, and topics) collection of tools to help you research your genealogy or family history. Provides links to hundreds of thousands of family history Web sites, as well as linking to content and digitized images of original documents.


A list of web sites that professional genealogists use daily when conducting U.S. genealogy research. You can also link to the International Genealogy Sleuth.


A free search center that offers searching of many different types of records, such as census reports, newspapers, periodicals, emigration and immigration forms, vital records, voting records, military records, Native American genealogy, library archives, cemeteries, churches, and courts; plus Native American and African American essentials. It includes tons of links to other web sites.


Links to genealogy tutorials, resources, newsgroups, online resources, maps and software.


A genealogy portal where you can post queries, download software, find websites by surname and more.


Convenient genealogy search engines for Ellis Island, Census online, RootsWeb, Social Security Death Index, LDS Church records, Ancestry.com, United Kingdom Records, CensusDiggins, Genealogy.com and more.


Here you will find links to obscure genealogy databases, genealogy resources you can use offline to find ancestors, nuggets of information about a variety of subjects, explanations of genealogical terms, genealogy repositories, address and phone numbers of places and organizations you will need in your family tree search, and much more.


This site is an introduction to the wide and rich variety of materials that you can use to build a bridge for your personal journey back in time. Contains numerous web links to database records.


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