Selected Genealogy Sites
- AfriGeneas Homepage African-American genealogy African-American genealogy
Ancestry.com Social Security Death Index, American Marriage records before 1800, place name reference for American early immigration (before 1674), American biographical library, sketches of American living before 1920, chronology of American history, worldwide genealogy message archive and much more.
- Army Heritage Collections Online. Search the catalog, bibliographies and digitized collections of photographs and manuscripts online.
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors system. Tool for finding Civil War soldiers.
- Cyndi's list of genealogy sites on the Internet. A link to over 54,000 sites.
DearMYRTLE Daily genealogy column
- Family Search At this site, created by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, you can sift through 35 million names in the Ancestral File and 360 million names in the International Genealogical Index.
Family Tree Magazine's 101Best Family History Web Sites The Internet is overflowing with tens of thousands of sites with information about getting started with your family history research, finding your ancestors, sharing your discoveries and networking with others. But if you jump on the Web without preparing for your journey, you'll be as frustrated as if you tried to find Space Mountain without a Disney World map
- Heritage Quest This site provides online including census records, for genealogy and family history research.
- Illinois State Historical Library
- National Archive and Records Administration NARA is an independent Federal agency that helps preserve our nation's history by overseeing the management of all Federal records.
Olive Tree Genealogy Homepage
Family Search Record Search. pilot project. Work in progress, really cool!
- Slave Voyages http://slavevoyages.com/tast/index.faces
- Social Security Death Index The most full-featured and up-to-date SSDI search engine on the internet.
- USGenWeb Project The goal of this site is to put information about every county in every state online. Check out this site to see what is been done genealogically for your county of research.
- Springdale Cemetery Springdale Cemetery was founded in 1854 and was chartered by the State of Illinois on February 14, 1855. Today it is comprised of 239 acres and has burial records dating back to 1857.
Peoria County Genealogical Society Monthly meetings are held September thru June on the second Thursday of the month at 7 PM at the Lakeview Branch Library. http://usgennet.org/usa/il/county/peoria1/PCGS