CMUG Genealogy
Special Interest Group

Thor's Link List #2

Sites for Family History Research

Adoptee Resources -

An extensive site with links to adoptee information, birth mother information and more.

Christine's Genealogy Website -

Provides a wealth of information for people searching for African-American genealogical information. Also provided are sources devoted to African-American, Native Americans, and Hispanic Genealogy Resource

Documentary Heritage Program -

The Southeastern New York Documentary Heritage Program (DHP) serves historical records repositories in Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan and Ulster Counties.

Ellis Island -

Provides historical and genealogical information about Ellis Island and the immigration process.

Family Tree Maker's Genealogy Site

Very extensive resource of genealogical information. 

FamilySearch -
An internet genealogy service from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.


Genealogical Index - GENDEX -

Provides information from numerous databases containing genealogical data.

Genealogy & the Internet -

Provides links to various topics of interest to genealogists. Home Page -

Provides an extensive database of genealogical information.

Heraldica -

Find a variety of articles and images devoted to heraldry.

Heraldry on the Internet -

This site is designed to help you conduct heraldic research

How to Obtain Birth, Death, Marriage, and Divorce Certificates -

Use this site to find out how to obtain vital records.

Library of Congress Local History & Genealogy Reading Room -

Provides access to one of the world's premier collections of U.S. and foreign genealogical sources of information.

Mayflower Web -

Provides passenger lists, wills of some passengers, the Mayflower Compact, and other writings.


Provides a weekly index of questions, answers, announcements and information on Mormon resources available on the Internet.

National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution -

Provides access to the Genealogical Research Library of the DAR.

National Trust for Historic Preservation -

The National Trust is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting America's treasures.

New York State Archives and Records Administration Home Page -

Provides access to the catalog and archives of the State Archives and Records Administration.

Olive Tree Genealogy -

Provides surname information, passenger lists, militia rolls, and other helpful resources.

Orange County (NY) Genealogy Resources at the Newburgh Free Library -

Information by Rita Forrester of the Newburgh Free Library.

Orange County (NY) GenWeb -

Genealogical information from throughout Orange County.

Rand Genealogy Club -

Provides a searchable index of surnames, with indicators to other genealogy resources.

ROOTS-L Home Page -

This is the principal genealogy discussion list with information on obtaining vital records, useful tips for beginners, etc.

RootsWeb Genealogical Data Cooperative -

Provides access to the Internet's oldest and largest genealogy site.

Social Security Death Index -

Provides access to names and death dates for over 55 million people.

United States Vital Records Information -

Provides access to information about obtaining vital records from all 50 states. Also contains information on ordering these records.

Vitalchek -

Vitalchek is an online resource to help individuals get a certified copy of a birth certificate, death certificate, and other records.


If you find any of these links do not work, please contact the CMUG webmaster.