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Last updated:  10/11/06

I have listed below just a few of my favorite genealogy related links.  If you find any of these links to be broken or non-functional, please contact Teri Popp.

American Genealogy:

States:  Massachusetts

Dunham-Wilcox-Trott-Kirk Page--an excellent page with lots of hard copy documentation and sources!

 

States:  Minnesota

Counties:  Morrison

Morrison County Death Index

British Genealogy:

British Surnames

Free Birth, Marriage and Death Information

Lancashire Link List

Lancashire, Pendle Genealogy

Pendle.Net (while not a genealogy site, this web page offers excellent insight into the town and area surrounding Pendle, Lancashire, England)  

Canadian Genealogy:

University of Saskatchewan--you can e-mail questions regarding the archives at the University of Saskatchewan to Mr. D'Arcy Hande, whom, I understand from other researchers, is an excellent resource

Czech Genealogy:

Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International
English-Czech Dictionary

Genealogy Link Sites:

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet--one of the best resources for links on the net, a staple for the on-line genealogical researcher
Genealogy Home Page
Genealogy On-Line

Genweb

Family Workings
Links to Help You Climb Your Tree

Sites with Genealogical Source Material

World Genealogy Records

German Genealogy:

DeTeMeridian German Telephone Book
Deutschen Famlienarchiv--German Family Archives (also in English)

Examples of Old German with Translation of Lettering

First Mom's German Genealogical Resources

German-Bohemian Heritage Society

German History:  Baden Wuerttemberg
Hank Jones Web Page
--includes information on his books about the Palatine immigration
Heinrich Family History (includes a great section on Bohemian history)

LEO English-German Dictionary and Translator
Old German Handwritten Scripts

Palatine's to America

WWW Server auf Deutschland (in English and German)

Irish Genealogy

Genuki County Down
Hank Jones Web Page
--includes information on his books about the Palatine immigration and their move to Ireland
Ireland--Welcome to County Down

Marlborough, Massachusetts History:

History of Marlborough--an absolutely fascinating site that offers both scanned images of original source documentation along with transcriptions of those documents--worth a visit for any of the following surnames from Marlborough:  Baker, Barnes, Bent, Goodenow and How!

Mayflower Related Sites:

Ancestry's Tips for Mayflower Research
Caleb Johnson's Mayflower Web Page
--about the best site on-line for Mayflower information in general
American Genealogy Magazine:  Finding Mayflower Families
The General Society of Mayflower Descendants

Line of Descent of George Roger Gilbert

Mayflower and Early Families

New England Historic Genealogical Society
Pennsylvania Society of Mayflower Descendants
The Pilgrims and Plymouth 
Plimouth-on-Web:  Plimouth Plantation's Web Page
Plymouth:  Its History and People

The Plymouth Colony Archive Project

Plymouth:  The Mayflower

Minnesota Genealogy Sites:

Minnesota Genealogical Society
Minnesota Historical Organizations

Mormon Sites:

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Home Page

Quaker Materials:

The Gene Pool:  Pioneer Members at Monocacy
Hopewell Meeting, Frederick County, Virginia Page

The Quaker Corner

Reference Materials:

Burials Database for Utah
Cousins Chart

Encyclopedia Brittanica On-Line

Free HTML Pedigree Site

The Foundation for Biblical Research Library

Genealogy of the United States Presidents

Heritage Gateways

Imperial Ecclesiastic States Within the Holy Roman Empire (includes dates)

Mapquest

National Archives and Records Administration
New England to 1789: Regional History & Cultural Life Images for Teaching History & American Studies: Resources for America to 1789 --a great site containing some hard to find early New England maps and plenty of photos and pictures
Samford University Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research

Wills on the Web

Search Vehicles: 

Ancestry.com--some of the data is free and others require membership in Ancestry
Ask.com
--not a genealogy engine, but is used by some genealogical researchers
Family Search--LDS Church
--also referred to as the Mormon genealogy site or the FHC files (Family History Center with central offices in Salt Lake City, Utah)
Family Treemaker
--searches the web, mail groups, surname home pages and its own c.d. files (must purchase c.d.'s to see information contained in their files)
Fast Search
--not a genealogy search engine, but easily the fastest search engine out there
Google Search
--also not a genealogy search engine, but does a nice job with good presentation of search results
I Found It

MultiGen
--this search engine searches Ancestry, Family Tree Maker, Gendex, Genealogy.com, JewishGen Family Finder, Kindred Konnections, Family Search, Roots Surname List and Root's Web's WorldConnect Project all at one time
Rootsweb
--a truly superb search engine for genealogy
The SurnameWeb
The U.S. Genweb Project
--great place to go for information on data from individual states
World Genweb

Ships and Shipping:

Immigrant Ships
Immigrant Ship Transcriber's Guild

Links to Ships and Immigration Centers

Maritime Etymology
(includes sites for Dutch, English, French and Swedish)
Passenger Lists
at Rootsweb
Passenger Lists on the Internet

The Ships List

Virginia Ships and Passengers

Surname Related Sites:

Austin:

The Samuel Austin Genealogical Database--this page, housed on the Austin Family Association Genealogical Web Page, is written by Carol R. Austin and is exceptionally well researched, including notes, source citations, and other valuable research items.

Barnes:

The Don and Jean Barnes Family Home Page--containing information on the Barnes, Goodenow/Goodnow and How/Howe families
History of Marlborough--a fabulous resource page including original source documentation, scanned images of ship's transcripts and other primary documentation, photos of personal family belongings, property maps and family histories--you need to visit the entire page (which is very large) to glean all of the useful information that is located on this wonderful page!  This page also includes photos of Thomas Barnes clock (brought on "The Speedwell" in May of 1636)!

Bent:

History of Marlborough--a fabulous resource page including original source documentation, scanned images of ship's transcripts and other primary documentation, photos of personal family belongings, property maps and family histories--you need to visit the entire page (which is very large) to glean all of the useful information that is located on this wonderful page!

Bode:

Die Ausgewanderten Dohmann's--this site, written in German, contains some Bode information on Bodes who went from Germany to Illinois

William Edward Bode's Ancestors--Bodes from Ontario, Canada who came from Berka (Katlenburg-Lindau), Germany

Descendants of Johann Peter Bode--lots of Bodes who ended up in Illinois

The Fleck/Reid/Knechtel/Lorenz Genpage--containing information on Bodes from Hessen-Cassel, Germany who immigrated to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Hartstack Database--containing Bodes from Rosenthal, Germany who immigrated to Texas

Tim Bode's Genealogy--Bodes who came from Empede, Germany and ended up in Minnesota

Calvert:

Christi Calvert Brogan's Calvert Page--this page contains a lot of resources and suggestions for researching your Calvert surname, regardless of your line--she also has many links to other Calvert researchers listed on her Calvert Links page

Chase:

Chase Family Home Page--for all Chase related surnames--it contains census information, wills, articles regarding "The Chase Fortune" and has search capability--a relatively new site with a very promising future supported by some prominent Chase researchers including Lonnie Chase
Chase Surname Resource Center
--containing a huge database of many different Chase/Chace families
The Chase Family of Martha's Vineyard

Chase Wills On-Line
--containing the wills of both Aquila Chase and William Chase
Chase Genealogical Database

Cooley:

Descendants of William (Coley) Cooley and Joan Arnott--this page covers many of the descendants of Benjamin Cooley (abt. 1617-1684) m. Sarah ____ of Springfield, Massachusetts, including the line of Benjamin1 (1617-1684), Daniel2 (1651-1726), Benjamin3 (1681-1745), Benjamin4 (1701-?) Cooley; however, it only lists Benjamin4's second marriage to Mary Needham and some of their children and the page does not list Benjamin4's first marriage to Elizabeth Charles (1709-1743), nor does it list his children by Elizabeth.

Davis:

Guile-Gile-Guiles Genealogy maintained by John Gile

Fuller:

The Fuller Notebook of Links--containing links to web pages, queries, databases and mail lists
Our Fuller Mayflower Links and Beyond
See also the Mayflower Links listed above!

Gebauer:

The House of Gebauer--this site lists all mentions of the surname Gebauer, whether in genealogical research, or otherwise

Gerlach:

Ancestors Thomas Edward Gerlach

Guile/Gile/Guiles:

Guile-Gile-Guiles Genealogy maintained by John Gile

Goodenow/Goodnow:

The Don and Jean Barnes Family Home Page--containing information on the Barnes, Goodenow/Goodnow and How/Howe families

History of Marlborough--a fabulous resource page including original source documentation, scanned images of ship's transcripts and other primary documentation, photos of personal family belongings, property maps and family histories--you need to visit the entire page (which is very large) to glean all of the useful information that is located on this wonderful page!

Hartley:

Hartley Family Surname Resource Centre

Harvey:

Donna Spell's Harvey Surname Page--covering the descendants of James A. Harvey (b. 1823) and Rebecca Jane Tumblin

The Harvey Genealogist--an excellent site full of Harvey, Harvye, Harvy, Harvie and Hervey surname resources and links edited by Ann Harvey Lahtinen

Simmons Genealogy--the owner of this page, Greg Simmons, is currently working on the Harvey family line that descends down from the immigrant John Harvey (b. 1615-1629, England)

Heath:

History of the Furr Surname (includes information on Moulton, Moyse/Moyce, Partridge, Peasley/Peaslee and Perkins surnames)
Stuart Family Web
(containing information on two different Heath lines, but neither appear to descend from Bartholomew Heath of Haverhill, Massachusetts)

Hieber:

Der Homepage der Familie Hieber--written in German and maintained by family genealogist Bertold Hieber
Mailaender Web Page
(click on the bar that says "The Clan of Nattheim" to access into the Hieber family data)
Kathy Bonnell's "Göppingen,Württemberg,Germany and surrounding areas" Page

Hofer, Hoefer, Höfer:

Kathy Bonnell's "Göppingen,Württemberg,Germany and surrounding areas" Page 

Hollingsworth:

The Hollingsworth Page

Earl Darrah's Descendants of Valentine Hollingsworth

How/Howe:

The Don and Jean Barnes Family Home Page--containing information on the Barnes, Goodenow/Goodnow and How/Howe families

History of Marlborough--a fabulous resource page including original source documentation, scanned images of ship's transcripts and other primary documentation, photos of personal family belongings, property maps and family histories--you need to visit the entire page (which is very large) to glean all of the useful information that is located on this wonderful page!

Ingersoll:

Ingersoll Family-Genealogy Research
Rick Ingersoll's Ingersoll GEDCOM--this massive Ingersoll database contains over 6,200 Ingersolls plus a variety of surnames that are derivatives or forms of the Ingersoll surname

Kee Surname:

Kee Family Genealogy Forum

Klaarwater:

Families of Early Ulster County, New York
The Finch Family "Nest"
A Jackson Family Genealogy--containing information on the Klaarwater and Vos families
Jacobs, Jacobson, Klaarwater, Clearwater, Clowater Genealogy
--containing lots of source information o the Robbertsz/Robertsz line plus the Klaarwater line that married into the Robertsz line
The Owl's Nest--including research notes on the Robertsz and Klaarwater lines

Mangus/Menges/Mingus:

Anderson, Bickel, Mingus, Vickers & Wycoff Families--Jim Anderson's page includes information on the descendants of Johannis Menges (1674-1728) who emigrated from Eberbach, Mosbach, Baden, Germany in 1709 to Kingston, Ulster County New York--Jim descends from Johaniss' grandson, Moses Mingus
Carolyn Menges' Goodwin and Menges Family Web Page
Menges/Mangus Home Pages

Rick's Mingus Family Line

Ancestors of Mary Elizabeth Jenkins
--includes information on Mingus, Olmstead and Millspagh lines

Melton:

Cousin Dean's Melton Pages
Joan M. Bartay's Family Tree

Doris Melton Family History Project

The Melton Family Tree
The Melton Surname Center
Milton/Melton Pot--Quarterly Genealogy Newsletter Site

Olmstead/Olmsted:

Ancestors of Mary Elizabeth Jenkins--includes information on Mingus, Olmstead and Millspagh lines
Chase Genealogical Database
--contains some Olmstead information

Peaslee/Peasley:

Descendants of Joseph Peaslee/Peasley--a very well written and researched piece of work on Joseph (b. ca. 1600 in England; d. Dec. 3, 1660 in Salisbury, Massachusetts) and many of his descendants
Peaslee Gedcom
--for descendants of Joseph Peaslee (b. ca. 1600 in England; d. Sept. 3, 1660 in Rockingham, New Hampshire) through his son, Joseph, and grandson, Joseph (but compare dates and locations to those of "Descendants of Joseph Peaslee/Peasley" page listed above)
Peaslee Page
--a written report on the Peaslee family descending from Joseph Peaslee/Peasley and discussing much of the history of the Peaslees and their Quaker faith (sources cited for this page include:  The Peaslees, Kimball, E. (Press of Chase Bros., Haverhill, Mass. 1899); A Passel O' Peasleys, Lamphere, Fredrick (Indianapolis, Indiana 1979); and The History of Sutton, New Hampshire, Worthen, Agusta (Republican Pree, Concord, NH 1890)(also compare dates and locations of death for Joseph1 Peaslee with other pages cited above and below)
The Peaslee Puzzle
--a search for the ancestors of Luke Peaslee that is laid out in an engaging and thoughtful manner
The Sadler Page
--for descendants of Joseph Peaslee/Peasley through his son, Joseph, and grandson, John (but compare dates and locations to other pages listed above for death of Joseph1 Peaslee/Peasley)

Perkins:

The Hillmorton Project Page--contains Perkins family crest, Hillmorton Parish records, marriage register of John and Judith (Gator) Perkins, will and inventory of John Perkins (b. 1590-1654) and photos of Perkins descendants
The Perkins Family Home Page
--an excellent site published and maintained by Sonya Perkins Lynch

Popp:

Genealogy Data--some Popps from Chicago
Kathy Koehler's Popps
John Merkel's Popp Page--Popp family from Rochester, New York
Jack Mount's Popp Family

Popp Family Genealogy Forum

Popp Family Ancestral Line

Popp Gedcom Page
Popp Telcom--a provider of long distance, local telephone service, telephone equipment and internet service headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Popp Web Page--Descendants of August and Bertha Popp
--a Popp line apparently unrelated to mine from Wisconsin
Surname Springboard
--listing Popp family web pages found on the net
Swaile's Descendants of John Popp
--another unrelated Popp family web page maintained by James Swailes, made up of Pennsylvania Popps
The Popp's Home Page
--this site maintained by V. Gail Popp is not related to my Popps

Powell:

Powell Family Genealogy--has lots of links to unrelated Powell family web pages, plus lots more general Powell surname information

Roberse, Robbertsz, Roberson, Robeson, Robbertson, Robison:

Roberse, Roberson Genealogy Page--containing lots of source information o the Robbertsz/Robertsz line plus the Klaarwater line that married into the Robertsz line

Rush

"The Rushes of Pennsylvania"--which also includes a collection of various Rush family surnamed individuals that may or may not be related to the Pennsylvania Rushes [to go directly to the URL with all Rushes listed, go to http://downloads.members.tripod.com/~lolson/rush-6.htm ]--this page includes a thoughtful and well researched section on each of the Rush lines the researcher has found and reasons why that line may or may not be related to the Rushes of Pennsylvania

Schollhammer, Schellhammer, Schelhamer, Schöllhammer:

Lydia Kedzierski's Shellhammer Genealogy Page primarily dealing with Hans Jerg Schellhammer of Pennsylvania and his descendants

Schroeder, Schreder, Shreder, Schrader:

Norman Schroeder and Ruth L. Niedermeier

Shaw:

Ancestors of Thomas Quick Shaw--(researching the family of Abraham Shaw, b. 1808, Lancashire, England; d. 1895, Glenwood, Sevier County, Utah)

Stebbins:

The Stebbins Ancestral Society--this site gives you access to a GEDCOM with an impressive number of Stebbins descendants

Vos:

A Jackson Family Genealogy--containing information on the Klaarwater and Vos families

Wheeler:

John Clement's Dominick Wheeler/Mercy Jelly Page--this page gives details on the Wheelers from Salisbury, Wiltshire, England who immigrated to Essex County, Massachusetts
John Clement's Abel Wheeler/Jane Shepard Page
--this page gives details on the Wheelers from Thornbury, Gloucester, England

Wolcott/Wolcot/Woolcot/Walcott:

The Wolcott Family in England and America
Wolcott--An Alternate Lineage

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