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The objective of this discussion board is to encourage discussion among people interested in researching their family history.

1. You must not be mean to each other. Insults are OK, but only if they are creative but civil insults.
2. No potty mouth.
3. Any other subject is OK. There are no off-topic subjects except uncivil language. I determine what is civil and what is not, but I will try to be reasonable.

Here are some links that will help you get started. Some of them are commercial sites and I am making no recommendations.

Contributed by KLP:

Contributed by Peter Dierks:

Contributed by Snowshoe:

Contributed by KLP: and and

Ohio County Level stuff, Contributed by Snowshoe

National Archives Genealogy Website:

Helms Genealogy Toolbox:

Cyndy's List Dot Com (over 220,000 links):

A Directory of Genealogy Lookup Volunteers:

A link to country-specific message boards for genealogy:

French genealogy site:

Language translator:

My Trees Dot Com:

Distant Cousin Dot Com:

Genealogy-Genealogy Dot Net (Lots of Links):

Olive Tree:

Family Search Dot Org (The Church of Latterday Saints):

Family Tree Maker Commercial Site:

Ancestry Dot Com:

Cornwall England Database, contributed by caly:

Roots Web Dot Com:

Welsh Naming Conventions (Courtesy of Ann):

A Cemetery Index Example:

Example of Geographic Coordinates: Dothan Methodist Church Cemetery, Dillon, SC:

A site where you can check to see if your surname has been the subject of DNA testing (courtesy of caly)

A site where you can find out how many people have your exact first and last name, contributed by Tim Fowler:
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Added thanks to Ann Corrigan:

Added thanks to Neeka:
USGenWeb Project!

Contributed by KLP (free, so far):

Contributed by KLP (also free, so far):

Contributed by KLP (free, so far):

Contributed by KLP:

In case you get too serious about genealogy (contributed by TimF ):

Here are links to other discussion groups I started. They are not very popular:
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Press ENTER to look up in Wiktionary or CTRL+ENTER to look up in Wikipedia

Link to many great links in this post by KLP! Thanks, KLP!
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443I can’t remember how I stumbled onto this thread but I must say I’m impressed wiMad2-7/18/2023
442God bless you all, and I pray that you will have a lovely Christmas with your faManyMoose112/24/2022
441OT: Serendipity Again! How I Became A Tar Heel - Best Dook! Beat Dook! It was rFrank Sully-9/18/2022
440OT: Julia Set Fractals: My Mathematical Research Message 33978373 [graphic] [Frank Sully-8/29/2022
439OT: The Story of the Irish and how the Sullivan Clan came to New York State AndFrank Sully-3/29/2022
438Happy Day after St. Patrick's Day! When I worked in the field in upstate NeManyMoose-3/18/2021
437The migration of our family, the Sullivans, from Ireland to upstate New York Frank Sully13/17/2021
436Wow! That is a very compelling video! I'd love to trace my DNA back that fManyMoose-3/28/2020
435The Forefathers of Estonians [youtube video] youtube.comTimF13/23/2020
434Thanks so much for the information, Frank. I'm pretty sure I'll be abManyMoose11/14/2018
433I spent two weeks in four towns in Ireland. I rented a car and stayed in bed &amFrank Sully-1/13/2018
432I would love to hear any tips or suggestions you have about your travels in IrelManyMoose-1/13/2018
431My Mathematical Heritage For this week's topic I thought I'd discuss hFrank Sully11/12/2018
430I will try to be more active on SI on 2018. You and all my friends there are neManyMoose-12/30/2017
429Hi MM........good to see you again, and sorry about the shoulder. I'm sure yNeeka-12/28/2017
428I just wanted to wish all my SI friends Merry Christmas! I hope you are all wellManyMoose112/26/2017
427John FitzAlan the 6th Earl of Arundel was my 22nd great grand father. en.wikipeNeeka-1/24/2017
426About 10 months ago I paid money for a six month subscription to INeeka28/7/2016
425 I'm posting this communication from KLP in its entirety. If you want to knManyMoose-1/10/2014
424That sounds about it, doesn't it? It reminds me that I have 31 great great ManyMoose-9/11/2013
423THIS EXPLAINS the Problem!!! LOL!! Anyone else have the same problem?? I likeKLP-9/10/2013
422Thanks! I added that to the thread header.ManyMoose-9/5/2012
421If you go to this site, you will find all sorts of excellent links, grouped togeKLP-8/23/2012
420What are "stoppages" as used here: <i>&qsteve harris-6/29/2012
419That is a good idea in case I lose it. TY!Neeka-4/30/2012
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