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These links are provided as a service to all readers of the Root Cellar – Sacramento Genealogical Society website.  The links come from members who have found them to be helpful in their quest for ancestors.  Lynne Roberts is managing this page and welcomes your submissions – please submit them by email to comment@lynnesgenealogy.com or info@rootcellar.org .  Thank you! 
 
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[Located in Category: General]
One of the largest national and international genealogical websites out there. It is a subscription (annual cost) site that is truly helpful.
[Located in Category: General]
Ten search tips from Ancestry.com, December 2012.
[Located in Category: General]
Newberry Library interactive page which traces the history of county boundary changes since the early 17th century. Good for people who don't have Animap to help them with these changes
[Located in Category: Maps]
US Government (Bureau of Land Management) site with US land patents and some surveys.
[Located in Category: General]
Blog that has Boone County historical and genealogical material. Includes a comprehensive list of links and resources for Boone County research.
[Located in Category: Missouri]
Wonderful site for researching British history and American Colonial records.
[Located in Category: Britain]
Entryway to The National Archives databases.
[Located in Category: Vital Records]
This website hosts the 1940 Census beginning April 2, 2012 and is presented by Archives.com and the National Archives. The video provides a behind-the-scenes look at the preparations made to publish the 1940 Census.
[Located in Category: Census]
Family Tree Legends software site offers a California Births database (1905-1995) for free.
[Located in Category: California]
Rootsweb index of California deaths occurring from 1940 through 1997
[Located in Category: California]
First stop when researching in California - many newspapers covered from throughout the state. From 1846 on - includes the Alta newspaper. Essential link for researching the gold rush period.
[Located in Category: California]
Part of the USGenWeb Project, CAGenWeb provides a single entry point for all counties and town within California, where collected data will be stored. This is a volunteer project.
[Located in Category: California]
Large holder of California historical materials.
[Located in Category: California]
The California State Archives has record collections of great interest to genealogists and family history researchers. Their holdings include census schedules, county records, mental health records, state military records, prison records, court cases, corporate articles of incorporation, trademarks and professional licensing records.
[Located in Category: California]
The Department of Health Services for the State of Arizona - online death certificates from 1870 to 1966.
[Located in Category: Vital Records]
Excellent site for all Federal census records - and census substitutes - including wills and administrations, colonial documents for some states, and old county and city maps.
[Located in Category: Census]
The archives for the city of Sacramento is an excellent source of local records. Conducting research at the center is by appointment only.
[Located in Category: California - Sacramento]
National Archives site for blank forms for all census reports. This is the best source for this kind of material.
[Located in Category: General]
1867 compendium of ALL New York City churches, their locations, and the ministers. Also includes locations of original churches and where they moved to.
[Located in Category: New York]
A comprehensive, categorized & cross-referenced list of links that point you to genealogical research sites online. A great, free jumping–off point for your online research.
[Located in Category: General]
This website has General Information, Finding Aids and more about the 1940 census. Digital images will be accessible free of charge at National Archives and Records Adninistration (NARA) facilities nationwide through its public access computers as well as on personal computers via the internet. The NARA facility closest to Sacramento is in San Bruno.
[Located in Category: Census]
Joe Beine's directory of links to websites with online death indexes, listed by state and county. Included are death records, death certificate indexes, death notices & registers, obituaries, probate indexes, and cemetery & burial records. You can also find information here about searching the Social Security Death Index online. Free
[Located in Category: Vital Records]
Wide selection of historical 18th and 19th century maps of Europe, North and South America, available for purchase online at very reasonable prices.
[Located in Category: Maps]
Marriage records from the Dutch Reformed Church at New Amsterdam and later New York City, spanning from 1639 - 1801. Originally transcribed and assembled by Robert L. Billard, who released them into the public domai
[Located in Category: New York]
This is an amazing site compiled by a Dutch woman in the Netherlands who has discovered early Dutch WIC records and has translated and transcribed them and posted them online for researchers to use. If you are researching early Dutch settlers, this is one site you must check out.
[Located in Category: New York]
FamilySearch is the largest genealogy organization in the world. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services to learn more about their family history. This service is provided by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter–day Saints, and is open to all people interested in family history research.
[Located in Category: General]
Site holds a large number (and constantly growing) of filmed records from the National Archives and Records Administration, including military pension and service records. Generally considered subscription (paid) site, but offers many records that are free to the public to view.
[Located in Category: General]
Organization to support and complement the work of the Archives. The Friends are broadening access to the archives while helping better showcase its collections and spearhead efforts to add to the living history the archives protects. Site has full calendar of events occurring at the Archives.
[Located in Category: California - Sacramento]
Online searchable database for birth, death and marriage records between 1841 and 1910.
[Located in Category: Vital Records]
GNIS is a searchable database to identify historic names and their specific locations. Contains information about physical and cultural geographic features of all types in the United States.
[Located in Category: General]
Site contains large number of searchable databases from many counties, and includes the California Pioneer Project.
[Located in Category: California]
Searchable databases concering San Francisco - City Directories from 1850
[Located in Category: California]
Contains excellent brief pages of information regarding Dutch settlers and settlements, historical figures, Ellis Island and other era and events.
[Located in Category: New York]
Outstanding online searchable databases for birth, death, and marriages in the New York City area, including other municipalities from the mid 1860's.
[Located in Category: New York]
This is an essential source for researchers of early Virginia. It holds county chancery court records, land patents, etc. Outstanding genealogical source.
[Located in Category: Virginia]
A complete, data-filled, website - essential for researching Louisa County. Multiple searchable databases online.
[Located in Category: Virginia]
Learn how you can use the resources at the National Archives to explore your family's ancestry. Many genealogists request census records, military service records, immigration records, naturalization records, passport applications, and land records.
[Located in Category: General]
One of the best research guides around - applies to Albemarle and Amherst Counties, too.
[Located in Category: Virginia]
Although this is the "Brooklyn Genealogy" website - it is an amazing compendium of New York genealogical information from all the New York City/Brooklyn/Queens/Long Island areas. Time period covers 1700's into the 1900's. Great source for vital records - but includes history of early New York settlements. Must see for all New York researchers.
[Located in Category: New York]
Second non-sectarian cemetery established in New York City. Interments occurred between 1831 and 1835. Larger than the first, has many interments, including President James Monroe. Interments listed on the website.
[Located in Category: New York]
Oldest non-sectarian cemetery in New York. Interments occurred mainly between 1830 and 1870, but the last one was in 1970. Site includes lists of interments.
[Located in Category: New York]
Wonderful digital assortment of city directories, atlases, photographs, etc, etc. primarily of New York, but with materials covering the whole world. Searchable and downloadable. Wonderful early maps and pictures of New York.
[Located in Category: New York]
Repository of early New York records from the earliest settling of New York. No searchable databases; provides excellent online assistance.
[Located in Category: New York]
Housed and maintained by the Cornell University Library - contains the New York transcribed wills dating from 1665, private and governmental printed works.
[Located in Category: New York]
Guide to New York State Resources - including access to many New York state historical societies and other historical sites of interest. Also includes libraries in important sites for New York genealogical research.
[Located in Category: New York]
Organization dedicated to genealogical research in the 8 western New York Counties: Erie, Niagara, Genesee, Wyoming, Orleans, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and Allegany
[Located in Category: New York]
Outstanding website for New York newspapers - emphasis on upstate New York, but also has all of the New York City newspapers too. Also, chat room and pictures of early New York, censuses, maps, etc. Site is also known - and can be found as - Old Fulton Postcards
[Located in Category: New York]
Very useful website that explains Boolean search tips and will help reducing and pinpointing your Fulton History searches.
[Located in Category: New York]
Excellent site for New Netherland research, especially the Reformed Dutch Church Records for New York. Also has passenger list, Ellis Island and other related databases.
[Located in Category: New York]