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Genealogy for Adults

Genealogy PictureDon't forget to visit our Genealogy section under the tab "Use Our Library" and the tab "Do Research".

  1. National Archives--NARAtions  http://blogs.archives.gov/online-public-access/
  2. Missouri State Genealogical Association (MoSGA)  http://mosga.blogspot.com/
  3. Dick Eastmen http://blog.eogn.com/
  • Iowa Genealogical Society IGS is a non-profit organization whose mission is to create and foster an interest in genealogy and to aid others in researching their family history.  IGS was founded in 1965 by a small group of dedicated genealogists who met in members' houses and carried the original collection in an orange crate.  Today our 3.000+ members are worldwide and the book collection alone spans the length of over five football fields.  http://www.iowagenealogy.org/
  • Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov
  • Mocavo Genealogy Search Engine  http://mocavo.com
  • National Archives:  Genealogists/Family Historians A great starting place for genealogical research, how-to tips for beginners and experts, links to primary sources world-wide, and databases of family trees.  http://www.archives.gov/philadelphia/public/family-history.html
  • National Park Service Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System  http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/
  • People Search:
  1. YAHOO! People Search:  One can get general information about someone such as:  Address with map and land line phone.  You can also search a land line phone number to see who it is.  Other information (including E-mail addresses, yellow pages, white pages, and public records), requires paying a fee:   http:people.yahoo.com
  2. PeopleFinder  Free People Finder:   Find anyone, anywhere for a fee.  Beyond basic information, you must pay for their services.  http://www.peoplefinders.com/?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=AMI+People+Finder+Terms&utm_term=free+people+finder&mt=b
  3. Official White Pages:  One can get basic information but must pay for additional information about a person.  http://www.whitepages.com/15277/?s_kwcid=TC|18619|white%20pages||S|p|10006498262&gclid=CJvlh_a8lq4CFUHktgoduU29Hw

    See Genealogy in 'Do Research' and also another list of genealogy sites click here.

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