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Find Your Roots Online! An overview of genealogical resources on the Internet
Last Updated: May 24, 2016 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Search Cyndi's List  to find websites for other countries or ethnic groups. 


Example of International Search Results

An illustration drawn by my Norwegian ancestor in the late 1600s.  Found on the Norwegian Archives website.

An illustration drawn by my Norwegian ancestor in the late 1600s.  Found on the Norwegian Archives website.


International Resources

1)                  International Resources

a)   (Germany)


            Explore their databases, local heritage books, etc.

            A lot in GenWiki

b)                  Diplomatarium Norvegicum  (Norway)

Transcriptions of documents from 1050-1590 for farm names.

c)                  The Digital Archives of Norway


              The site to explore for digitized Norwegian records.  Great site.

 d)                  An Atlas of the German Empire

A digitized 1883 map.  Small towns and villages can be found in the gazeteer.

e)                  Foundation of East European Family History Societies

 Eastern European info.

f)                   GENUKI

Genealogy information for the United Kingdom and Ireland.


h)                  PolishRoots

i)                    Irish Genealogy


Portal to searching many Irish datbases.


A leading UK genealogy website. Renamed from 1837Online.  Contains databases of births, deaths, marriages from 1837, WW1,WW2, and overseas BMDs, passenger lists leaving UK, and the1861 UK census is fully searchable. A  subscription website.  Now includes US records.  Institution version is available at FHC portal.

                           k)         The Italian Genealogical Group

                                            Not just Italian info. 

                                             Volunteers have indexed many New York City records.

                                l)              Ulster Ancestry

Not free, but can search.  Contains Griffiths Valuation for Ireland.

m)          German Roots


            Resources for German genealogy on the Internet.

n)         Danish Demographic Database


Free resources from Denmark.  Explore the censuses.

o)             Geogen

A German surname mapping tool. 



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