Genealogical Topical Lists
North Carolina/Local - Cemeteries - Combined Categories - Census - Ethnic Immigration/Ships Lists - Libraries & Archives - Maps & Place Names
Military - Newspapers - Research Aids - Religion
Henderson County Genealogical and Historical Society - Contains contact information for the Henderson County Genealogical and Historical Society, hours of operations and list of publications put out by the society among other things.
Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society - Website for genealogical society from one of Henderson County’s neighboring counties. The site contains contact information for the group and links to Buncombe County resources. The society has also provided for a search engine to search the contents of the website.
Online Searchable Death Indexes & Records links to online death indexes by state and county. Also included are obituary indexes, probate indexes, and cemetery & burial listings.
Internment Net links to records for the States and overseas. Veterans cemeteries are listed.
American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) lists servicemen buried in overseas cemeteries from World War 1 to the present.
Nationwide Gravesite Locator has a searchable database from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for veterans buried in any of their 120 cemeteries. Burials started during the Civil War.
The Census Research site has all kinds of information in the Federal census from 1790 to 1940. There are many other items of interest.
National Archives site features the 1940 census but goes back to 1790.
N2Genealogy is a significant site for genealogy research. The tool bar has links to many categories. Atlases & Maps includes maps showing census boundaries and changes in county lines. Encyclopedia has a significant section on terminology.
On the map, click on a State. Scroll down and read the information on the State. At the list of counties, click on a county of interest. There is in depth information on the county including the records that are available and when they were first used. Addresses for the requesting records is given. Some of the links go to Ancestry.com.
Olive Tree Genealogy is a massive site that provides search capabilities for immigration, military, Native American Indian, Palatine, religious groups, and the United Kingdom.
Access Genealogy has significant links to Native American Indian and State links. There are also other links.
Jewish Genealogy - The home of Jewish genealogy. This website is affiliated with the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City. It features Jewish genealogy databases, discussion forum and links to a variety of online Jewish genealogical and historical projects.
African American Heritage at the National Archives has significant information on African American research. There are links to other ethnic groups.
Online Indian Genealogy and Records provides a significant source for information on the American Indians .
Native American Indian Genealogy - This website is part of the Access Genealogy site and is dedicated Native American genealogy. It contains links to information on the tribes located in each state and tribal rolls for those tribes.
Your Guide to Finding and Using Passenger Records provides hints on finding and using ship and passenger lists from pre-1820 to 1954.
U.S. Archives: Immigration Records - Part of the US National Archives website. This page does not provide links to very many online documents, instead it provides finding aides for locating ship’s list and immigration records.
U.S. Research Collection has background information as well as material on passenger lists including NARA microfilm numbers. Some of the ports of entry are surprising. The site has a link to the Ellis Island database.
Libraries and Archives
Local Libraries - Links to public libraries in the United States.
State Libraries - Links to State Libraries and archives are available here.
National Libraries - Links to libraries of nations around the world.
National Archives - A guide to the holdings of the national Archives. Information about researching their records can be found at the National Archives.
The Council on State Archivists - This site has a listing of hyperlinks to State Archives.
Maps and Place Names
Historical County Maps - This website contains links to other websites containing county and state maps and historical information. Each state has a webpage with links specific to it, its counties and its history.
US Genealogy Map Project: State, County, Territory Maps - This site contains maps and timelines of land transfers to US states from 1783 to 1959. There is also a function to cross-reference county names and the states in which they are located. This website has been associated with RootsWeb.
The U.S. Geographic Name Lookup system (GNIS) is used to locate all listed features in the county. As a example, click Search Domestic Names then cemetery in the center and select the state and county. All of the cemeteries in the county will be listed. The latitude and longitude is given.
Research Guidance - from Family Search is a “How-to” guide on searching for information on veterans from the Colonial Wars to Vietnam. Click a topic of interest.
DAR Genealogical Research System provides a search form for Revolutionary era ancestors. Enter information on a Patriot and almost immediately the site will return any information in the database.
Civil War Soldiers & Sailors System - A cooperative effort by the National Park Service and partners to provide and online index of those soldiers and sailors that participated in the Civil War. Both Union and Confederates are listed with additional information on regiments, battles, military cemeteries and prisoner of war records among others.
Civil War Archives has links to Union Corps and Regimental histories. Information on Confederate units is being developed. The information comes from Dyer’s Compendium of the War of the Rebellion.
Veterans Service Records DD-214, is the form used for the separation from service. It lists general information but nothing on participation on military actions.
World Newspapers has links to current newspapers. Scroll down to the United States near the bottom. Select the state desired and search of the current newspaper.
Genealogy Research guides has guides for working with all areas of genealogy.
Resources for Genealogists from the NARA has tips for using the census, land records, and immigration records.
Quaker Corner is a repository of resources with many hyperlinks.
Cyndi’s List has links to Huguenot. The site also has links to other religions.
Swarthmore Friends Historical Library covers the Yearly Meetings from Baltimore, New York, Philadelphia, and some smaller Quaker Meetings.
College Information Resources links to the Quaker information at Haverford College. The site not only includes information on their collection but links to other sources including a bibliography.