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These links are provided as a service to all readers of the Root Cellar – Sacramento Genealogical Society website.  The links come from members who have found them to be helpful in their quest for ancestors.  Lynne Roberts is managing this page and welcomes your submissions – please submit them by email to comment@lynnesgenealogy.com or info@rootcellar.org .  Thank you! 
 
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A complete, data-filled, website - essential for researching Louisa County. Multiple searchable databases online.
[Located in Category: Virginia]
One of the best research guides around - applies to Albemarle and Amherst Counties, too.
[Located in Category: Virginia]
Searchable list of members of churches in Sacramento from 1852-1910
[Located in Category: California - Sacramento]
Everyone can use this special link to make any purchase and support Root Cellar Sacramento Genealogical Society.
[Located in Category: General]
The archives for the city of Sacramento is an excellent source of local records. Conducting research at the center is by appointment only.
[Located in Category: California - Sacramento]
1867 compendium of ALL New York City churches, their locations, and the ministers. Also includes locations of original churches and where they moved to.
[Located in Category: New York]
This website hosts the 1940 Census beginning April 2, 2012 and is presented by Archives.com and the National Archives. The video provides a behind-the-scenes look at the preparations made to publish the 1940 Census.
[Located in Category: Census]
One of the largest national and international genealogical websites out there. It is a subscription (annual cost) site that is truly helpful.
[Located in Category: General]
Family Tree Legends software site offers a California Births database (1905-1995) for free.
[Located in Category: California]
Marriage records from the Dutch Reformed Church at New Amsterdam and later New York City, spanning from 1639 - 1801. Originally transcribed and assembled by Robert L. Billard, who released them into the public domai
[Located in Category: New York]
Organization to support and complement the work of the Archives. The Friends are broadening access to the archives while helping better showcase its collections and spearhead efforts to add to the living history the archives protects. Site has full calendar of events occurring at the Archives.
[Located in Category: California - Sacramento]
Upon its release, the 1940 U.S. Census Community Project, a joint initiative between Archives.com, FamilySearch, findmypast.com, and other leading genealogy organizations, will coordinate efforts to provide quick access to these digital images and immediately start indexing these records to make them searchable online with free and open access.
[Located in Category: Census]
Ten search tips from Ancestry.com, December 2012.
[Located in Category: General]
Family Tree Legends software site offers a California Deaths database (1940-1997) for free.
[Located in Category: California]
This is an amazing site compiled by a Dutch woman in the Netherlands who has discovered early Dutch WIC records and has translated and transcribed them and posted them online for researchers to use. If you are researching early Dutch settlers, this is one site you must check out.
[Located in Category: New York]
US Government (Bureau of Land Management) site with US land patents and some surveys.
[Located in Category: General]
Wonderful site for researching British history and American Colonial records.
[Located in Category: Britain]
National Archives site for blank forms for all census reports. This is the best source for this kind of material.
[Located in Category: General]
First stop when researching in California - many newspapers covered from throughout the state. From 1846 on - includes the Alta newspaper. Essential link for researching the gold rush period.
[Located in Category: California]
A comprehensive, categorized & cross-referenced list of links that point you to genealogical research sites online. A great, free jumping–off point for your online research.
[Located in Category: General]
Contains excellent brief pages of information regarding Dutch settlers and settlements, historical figures, Ellis Island and other era and events.
[Located in Category: New York]
Wide selection of historical 18th and 19th century maps of Europe, North and South America, available for purchase online at very reasonable prices.
[Located in Category: Maps]
Part of the USGenWeb Project, CAGenWeb provides a single entry point for all counties and town within California, where collected data will be stored. This is a volunteer project.
[Located in Category: California]
FamilySearch is the largest genealogy organization in the world. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services to learn more about their family history. This service is provided by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter–day Saints, and is open to all people interested in family history research.
[Located in Category: General]
Outstanding online searchable databases for birth, death, and marriages in the New York City area, including other municipalities from the mid 1860's.
[Located in Category: New York]
Site holds a large number (and constantly growing) of filmed records from the National Archives and Records Administration, including military pension and service records. Generally considered subscription (paid) site, but offers many records that are free to the public to view.
[Located in Category: General]
GNIS is a searchable database to identify historic names and their specific locations. Contains information about physical and cultural geographic features of all types in the United States.
[Located in Category: General]
Site lists and describes various sites that hold military records and the types of records held. Other helpful information such as military terminology.
[Located in Category: General]
Large holder of California historical materials.
[Located in Category: California]
Excellent site for all Federal census records - and census substitutes - including wills and administrations, colonial documents for some states, and old county and city maps.
[Located in Category: Census]
Learn how you can use the resources at the National Archives to explore your family's ancestry. Many genealogists request census records, military service records, immigration records, naturalization records, passport applications, and land records.
[Located in Category: General]
The California State Archives has record collections of great interest to genealogists and family history researchers. Their holdings include census schedules, county records, mental health records, state military records, prison records, court cases, corporate articles of incorporation, trademarks and professional licensing records.
[Located in Category: California]
Site contains large number of searchable databases from many counties, and includes the California Pioneer Project.
[Located in Category: California]
A place to share your family history. The primary purpose and function of RootsWeb.com is to connect people so that they can help each other and share genealogical research. Most resources on RootsWeb.com are designed to facilitate such connections.
[Located in Category: General]
Searchable databases concering San Francisco - City Directories from 1850
[Located in Category: California]
The history, philosophy, explanation, demonstration and access to Steve Morse excellent process of using his one step databases. Databases cover searching Ellis Island, Castle Garden, US, British and New York census records, Vital Records, Jewish, Holocaust and Eastern European records. Plus - how to create your own one-step research tool.
[Located in Category: General]
This website has General Information, Finding Aids and more about the 1940 census. Digital images will be accessible free of charge at National Archives and Records Adninistration (NARA) facilities nationwide through its public access computers as well as on personal computers via the internet. The NARA facility closest to Sacramento is in San Bruno.
[Located in Category: Census]
Second non-sectarian cemetery established in New York City. Interments occurred between 1831 and 1835. Larger than the first, has many interments, including President James Monroe. Interments listed on the website.
[Located in Category: New York]
The USGenWeb Project consists of a group of volunteers working together to provide Internet websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States. The Project is non-commercial and fully committed to free access for everyone.
[Located in Category: General]
Lots of New York - NY county and NY state - records - including census records and Dutch and early church records - some originally published by the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society.
[Located in Category: New York]
Oldest non-sectarian cemetery in New York. Interments occurred mainly between 1830 and 1870, but the last one was in 1970. Site includes lists of interments.
[Located in Category: New York]
Wonderful digital assortment of city directories, atlases, photographs, etc, etc. primarily of New York, but with materials covering the whole world. Searchable and downloadable. Wonderful early maps and pictures of New York.
[Located in Category: New York]
Repository of early New York records from the earliest settling of New York. No searchable databases; provides excellent online assistance.
[Located in Category: New York]
An all-volunteer organization featuring programs, publications and events about the rich history of Sacramento County.
[Located in Category: California - Sacramento]
Housed and maintained by the Cornell University Library - contains the New York transcribed wills dating from 1665, private and governmental printed works.
[Located in Category: New York]
Guide to New York State Resources - including access to many New York state historical societies and other historical sites of interest. Also includes libraries in important sites for New York genealogical research.
[Located in Category: New York]
Outstanding website for New York newspapers - emphasis on upstate New York, but also has all of the New York City newspapers too. Also, chat room and pictures of early New York, censuses, maps, etc. Site is also known - and can be found as - Old Fulton Postcards
[Located in Category: New York]
This is one of many helpful One-Step research tools developed by Steve Morse.
[Located in Category: Census]
Excellent site covers all burial in the old city cemetery including thorough indexing with a great deal of information and map of the cemetery.
[Located in Category: California - Sacramento]
Great site for early San Francisco genealogy - lot of online searchable databases.
[Located in Category: California]