Los Angeles FamilySearch Library
formerly Los Angeles Family History Library
Genealogy on the Internet
GeneralTop 100 Most Popular Genealogy Websites for 2014
Online Searchable Death Indexes & Records
Complete FamilySearch Research
Free Internet People FindersZabasearch
Google sample to enter: rphonebook:Joe Smith Seattle WA
Free People Search Sites: The Best on the Web Might be out of date.
Query & Surname ForumsAncestry.com site and Message Board - is now a pay to use website.
Come to the LAFSL and gain access to the entire huge website of searchable databases FREE!
The Guild of One-Name Studies Call free 8-5 1-800-647-4100
Top 10 Free Surname / Pedigree Databases
Linkpendium - very big site of surnames
USGenWeb (featuring sites for every county in the U.S.)
WorldGenWeb (featuring sites for every region in the world)
Geneanet (Mainly Europe Surnames)
Expert Links: English Family History and Genealogy
Cyndi's List - Poland
Poland Genealogy Links
Mammie's Polish Genealogy Links
Polish Genealogical Society of CA
LocalitiesAtlas of Historical County Boundaries
Linkpendium - very big site of localities - USA
Some of the Better Sites Specializing in Compilations of Genealogy on the InternetImportant Note: None of these sites have a definitive list of all the genealogy-related sites and many of them have many broken links. It's best to use your favorite search engine to search for yourself.Cyndi's List
A Barrel of Genealogy Links
Tips on how to search easily.
Online Death Indexes
Assorted SitesGeni.com is used for building a family tree, creating data for the future and for connecting with your family.
See it at http://www.geni.com/
101 Best (Genealogy) Web Sites on Family Tree Magazine's Web Site at
http://familytreemagazine.com/upload/101-websites-2010.pdf for 2010
Civil War Photographs Online Catalog is explained at http://eogn.typepad.com/eastmans_online_genealogy/2004/07/american_civil_.html#more
WWII Army Enlistments Online Searchable Database of 9+ million names is explained HERE and linked to HERE Try to use Ancestry.com and NOT this because it's hard to use.
VA Offers On-Line Nationwide Gravesite Locator
"More than 3 million records showing where veterans have been buried in Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) national cemeteries are now available online. The innovation will make it easy for anyone with Internet access to search for the gravesite locations of deceased family members and friends." You can access this resource by using the link "The National Grave Locator" on the left at http://www.cem.va.gov/
The wonderful Heritage Quest website with it's U.S. Census resources and more may NOW be accessed from the Los Angeles CITY Public Library's (LAPL) website at: http://www.lapl.org/collections-resources/research-and-homework/ You need a Los Angeles CITY Public Library card number to access the Heritage Quest website. Scroll down and click on HeritageQuest Online. Enter your card number and the last 4 digits of your phone number you have on file with the LAPL, Enter and chose Search Census or something else.
You can also use Heritage Quest at home if you have LA COUNTY Public Library card at http://colapublib.org/periodicals/ Look under "Genealogy" to find and click on "Heritage Quest". Enter your 13 digit (no spaces) card number and proceed.
Search newspapers at the Access Newspaper Archives website at the Los Angeles CITY Public Library's (LAPL) website at: http://www.lapl.org/collections-resources/research-and-homework/ You need a Los Angeles CITY Public Library card number to access the Heritage Quest website. Scroll down and click on Access Newspaper Archives. Enter your card number and the last 4 digits of your phone number you have on file with the LAPL, Enter and enter you data.
The great Sanborn Maps for only California cities may be accessed from the Los Angeles City Public Library's website at: http://www.lapl.org/collections-resources/research-and-homework/ You need a Los Angeles City Public Library card number to access the maps. Scroll down and click on Sanborn Maps 1867-1970. Enter your card number and the last 4 digits of your phone number you have on file with the LAPL, Click Browse Maps and select California, Select City and Select Date. Select State Search the sheets for the street and address. Suggest you use city directories to find the address. For the best printed copy I suggest you do not choose "Print Current View" but choose "Download Map" and print the Acrobat Reader PDF image or right mouse click on the image and "Save Picture As" to a file and print. If you need the free Acrobat Reader to read PDF files you can download it at http://get.adobe.com/reader/otherversions/
The BLM (Bureau of Land Management) website with GLO Records is at http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/
Twenty Ways To Avoid Genealogical Grief
BlogsGenealogy Blog Finder
Computer Related SitesComputer Internet Security is at http://www.encinojon.com/comintsec/
Learn how to install the security you need in your computer.
Comments and suggestions are welcomed.
Latest Genealogy News Siteshttp://eogn.typepad.com/
Sites for LAFSL PatronsAfrigenease - African Ancestored Genealogy
California African-American Genealogical Society
African-American Census Schedules Online
African American Society of Northern California
BIFHS-USA compilation of British Isle research websites
Hispanic Genealogy Center
Hispanic Genealogy links
Immigrant Genealogy Society - German Research
Jewish Genealogy Info File Index
Jewish Genealogy links