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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by gotmud?, Mar 5, 2003.

  1. gotmud?

    gotmud? 1/2 ton status

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    Anybody seriously into this? got any good site's that don't want to charge for info? I'm begining to see where you could spend y-e-a-r-s researching this stuff /forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gifpretty interesting though /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    The Mormon church can provide help and for free.... they have by far the best set up I have ever seen to trace this type of thing....
     
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    My mom has been doing our family for awhile. She just started in the Genealogy Dept at the local Library so I emailed he and she sent me these links for you. They will very by state but since you close to Indiana they should work for you.

    Cindi’s List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet http://www.cyndislist.com/

    Ancestry.com - Home (some of the information here is free - some have to be paid for) http://www.ancestry.com/

    RootsWeb.com http://www.rootsweb.com

    USGenWeb Archives - Links to all states http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/index.htm

    Library of Michigan and the State Archives of Michigan http://www.michigan.gov/hal/0,1607,7-160-17449_18635---,00.html

    Michigan USGenWeb Project http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/mi/mifiles.htm

    This search will allow you to search the contents of all the text files in the MIGenWeb Archives

    http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/mi/search.htm

    USGenWeb Archives - Links to all states http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/index.htm

    Michigan Genealogy - Everton Publishers Reference Information http://www.everton.com/reference/usa/mi.php

    American Battle Monuments Commission's web pages http://www.usabmc.com/index.shtml

    The International Black Sheep Society of Genealogists http://blacksheep.rootsweb.com/index.html

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
    • Website: www.familysearch.org
    http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp

    The second largest is the one in Allen County, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

    Good luck, let me know if you need anything else I will forward it to my mom. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Wow! Thank's for all the info! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Yup, that stuff is pretty cool and interesting. I'm Finn and Slovak, that means I'm really big and really insane? Funny to understand our heritage, I was given coffee since baby-bottle stage. Drink a pot a day now...I can quit anytime. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     

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