The Internet is becoming a vast network of genealogical resources, the trouble is knowing how to navigate all this information. The following websites have been chosen for their quality of information and indexing of links.

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites is one of the most comprehensive list of genealogy websites. Cyndi organizes thousands of links according to categories for easy reference. Includes such topics as How to Begin, Tools for Research and Publishing your Family History.

The U.S. Genealogy Web Project
"The US Gen Web Project is a loosely organized group of volunteers working to create a center for genealogical research for every county in the United States. All counties have an area for you to post queries and links to the state page and archives."

The Genealogy Home Page
The Genealogy Home Page keeps track of hundreds of genealogy links. Like Cyndi's List it is organized into topics such as Genealogy Help and Guides, Libraries, Maps, Newsgroups and Genealogy Societies. The Genealogy Home Page also has a list of new genealogy links that is updated daily. Guide to Genealogy
The Guide sites organize links to web sites on various topics. The Genealogy Guide has sections for "How-To" links like Genealogy 101 and Writing your Family's History, and for "Research &Records" links like Military Records and Vital Records. The guide (a real person) also writes feature articles on various topics.

A Barrel of Genealogy Links
A Barrel of Genealogy Links is a list of links to access various genealogy related WWW resources, sites and homepages. This website also includes a list of Civil War Resource links. Family History and Genealogy Records
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints provides this site, which lets you search their Ancestral File, International Genealogical Index, Pedigree Resource File, and web sites (by last name only).
The mission of the RootsWeb project is to "make large volumes of data available to the online genealogical community at minimal cost." The many databases, services and downloadable files are available only through subscription.

The RootsWeb Surname List
The RootsWeb Surname List is a searchable index from the RootsWeb Homepage. Type in the surname you are trying to find and a list of genealogists researching the same name will be returned.

Tons of links and information at

Go to and click on the green bubble that says "Geneaology".