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Branching Out: Genealogy Group

Are you just starting your family tree, or have you run into a brick wall tracing a distant ancestor? Join us to share tips and learn new research strategies. All levels of experience are welcome! The group meets one Saturday every other month at 2 pm.  Click here for the current schedule and registration details.

 

Recommended Resources

DNA Testing

 

Family Tree Software/Tools

 

General

 

Graves

  • Find A Grave:  Resource for finding the final resting places of famous folks, friends and family members (free)
  • Billion Graves:  World′s largest resource for searchable GPS cemetery data (free)
  • American Battle Monuments Commission:  Administers, operates, and maintains permanent U.S. military cemeteries, memorials and monuments both inside and outside the United States
  • Nationwide Gravesite Locator:  Database of veterans interred at VA National Cemeteries and other locations with government headstones

 

Immigration

 

Land Records

 

Libraries and Historical Societies

 

Military Records