CMUG Genealogy
Special Interest Group

Thor's Link List #1

Sites for Family History Research


ROOTS-L is a mailing list for people who are interested in genealogy. It's not the only one, there are many other genealogical mailing lists. ROOTS-L is the original Internet genealogical mailing list. We have over 10,000 subscribers in early 1999. Further down this page, you can check out some of our recent message traffic. To subscribe, you should send e-mail to with the message Subscribe


Surname search and SSDI search. The most comprehensive and widely used site for the exchange of genealogy information and data.

PAF On Line

Information for Personal Ancestral File Users - The genealogy software of the LDS Library. Tips on how to make the PAF most useful to you.

FamilyTreemaker OnLine

FamilyTreemaker is a genealogy software package available in both PC and MAC versions. The OnLine site offers occasional searches of their CD files.

Social Security Death Index

An On Line searchable file showing the date of death, location, Social Security Number for individuals who were born more than 70 years ago.  

Cemetery records On-Line

Genealogical resource for burial records and tombstone inscriptions. Here you will find online records from over 1,300 cemeteries all over the world.

USGenWeb Census Project

The USGenWeb Census Project was started in February 1997 with the mission of transcribing all of the US Federal Censuses. Volunteers are converting census files to a digital format. It's an ambitious project and we invite you to join us!

Norway Roots

1865 Census of Norway
Examples of Web Sites of specialized sources of information and data. There are sites for most nationalities, races and many religions.

Ships Passenger Lists

Research Guide
The goal of this Guide is to help in research of immigration records and ship's passenger lists, both on-line and off-line. The emphasis is on helping those who may be new to this research, but it includes tips, links, and help that may be of interest to all.

St Joseph County Internet Sites

This site offers links to Libraries all over the world - a very useful source.


Reunion is a genealogy software program -- a "family tree program" -- for the Macintosh. Reunion helps you to document, store, and display information about your family -- your ancestors, descendants, cousins, etc. It records names, dates, places, facts, plenty of notes, sources of information, pictures, sounds, and videos. It shows family relationships in an elegant, graphic form -- people and families are linked in an easy-to-understand fashion. Reunion makes it easy to publish your family tree information -- even if you want to share it on the Web. Reunion even calculates relationships, ages, life expectancies, and statistics. Reunion received the highest rating for genealogy software in MacWorld, MacAddict, and Mac Home Journal magazines. Reunion v.6 for Macintosh (CD) $99.95



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