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Genealogy & Family History Resources

Genealogy and family history research resources abound online. Genealogical research is a huge global activity, with millions of people sharing information through genealogy web sites and listservs. People use the Internet to locate relatives, find old records, and research their ancestry. Over the last few years, more and more official historical records and government databases have been made accessible online, including census data; birth, death, and marriage records; ships' passenger lists; immigration records; and more. At the same time, thousands of specialized genealogy research sites have sprung up to make this challenge easier. We present a few of the most popular here.