As a continuation of our Best Genealogical Websites series (Click for part one, part two, and part three), today we are sharing more resources featuring specific region research aids as well as general genealogy sites. These websites will help you to extend your family tree as you connect with your living and deceased relatives.
Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter
Looking for a way to advance your genealogy through technology? Sign up for this newsletter to hear from Dick Eastman, a genealogy expert who has been sharing his knowledge via this newsletter for 22 years. You can sign up for the free edition or pay a little extra (just 38¢ weekly) to avoid ads. Either way, you will receive daily updates on genealogical work relating to the best way you can utilize technology in your research.
WikiTree will help you to use your DNA test results to accurately extend your family tree. You can also connect with living relatives when you upload your DNA test results. The best part about this source? It’s completely free!
This source (also free!) allows you to search for family history records around the world! You can search by region for more specific results. And if you need a little push, this site will also suggest research strategies, records, and resources to help you out.
You can learn more about your relatives from the UK through the official archive and publisher for the UK Government. With guides to start your research as well as 1,000 plus years of iconic national documents, this site is sure to be a valuable source in all UK related research.
Track down your Scottish roots with this website. Find certificates, records, and learn the history of the Scottish people as you connect to your roots.
Locate your Welsh ancestry through the National Library of Wales. Discover connections as you search through Welsh newspapers, manuscripts, archives, pictures, maps, journals, and more. It’s the ultimate resource for your Welsh ancestry.
Federation of Family History Societies
The Federation of Family History Societies is a very resourceful site, full of articles, research tips, and ideas. But it is also an education charity made up of 160 family history societies around the world. You can find a society near you or just follow along on their site or social media for some useful family history tips.
The National Genealogical Society is the ultimate source for all things genealogical. Here you can take educational courses, watch instructional videos, read publications, find upcoming conferences and events, and shop for researching tools. If you’re looking for a source to help you get started in the world of genealogy, this is the site for you.
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Use the New England Historic Genealogical Society library catalog as a resource for how to videos, New England genealogy, learning to write and publish your family histories, webinars, and more. Whether or not your family tree links back to New England, this can be a valuable resource for every skill level from beginner to expert.