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Alabama Marriages Before 1825

Database includes thousands of marriages occurring in over a dozen Alabama counties.

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Civil War Records

Arkansas Soldiers Who Died at Fort Delawarey

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California Birth Index, 1905-10


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Census Records

1860 Gordon Co, GA Census

All members of household are listed.  Completely indexed.


Civil War Records

Gordon Co, GA Civil War Soldiers

Gordon Co, GA men  in the Civil War.


Tax Lists

Early Tax Lists of Gordon Co, GA

1851 Tax List of 15th District, Gordon Co, GA

1856 Tax List of Coosawattee District

1857 Tax List of 24th District, Gordon Co.

1857 Tax List of Coosawattee District, Gordon Co.



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Census Records

1820 Alexander Co, IL Census

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Census Records

1830 Crawford Co, IN

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1840 Starke Co, IN


Census Index off site

 1910 Crawford Co, IN Census Index


Civil War Records

Crawford Co, IN CW soldiers

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Census Records

1860 Black Hawk Co, Iowa

Indexed.  All household members listed in the following townships.

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Union Township


Marriage Records

Black Hawk Co, IA Marriages


Civil War Soldier Records

Black Hawk Co, IA CW Soldiers

Ringgold Co, IA CW Soldiers


Poor House Records

Page Co, IA Poor House 1930 Census Record

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Marriage Records

Barren County, KY Marriages


Death Records

Barren Co, KY Death Certificates


Tax Lists

1819 Hart Co, KY Tax List

1830 Monroe Co, KY Tax List


Census Records

1820 Hart Co, KY Census

Complete transcription.


TidBits From Hart Co, KY

Includes Civil War soldier database, will book, 1835 pensioners and the Reames/Logsdon Bible.


Civil War Records

Civil War Soldiers of Hart Co, KY

Soldiers who resided in Hart County.

Kentucky Soldiers Who Died At Andersonville Prison

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Mayflower Passenger List

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 1863 Business Directory


Iosco County Gazette Index, 1900-10


Iosco County Obituaries, 1978-90


 Iosco County Paupers 1869-1934


 Iosco County, 1903 Plat Book


Iosco County, Michigan Glass Negatives, 1892-1905

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Marriage Records

Mississippi Marriages

Over 4000 marriages.  Scattered years and names submitted by a generous reader.  These are still being added as he gathers them.

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Census Records

1850 Dunklin Co, MO Census

All members of households listed.  Indexed.


Marriage Records

Dunklin Co, MO Marriages

Early records.

Stoddard Co, MO Marriages

Submitted by a reader and of value to Dunklin County researchers.


Military Records

 Audrain Co, MO Draft Records 1917

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Civil War Records

Nebraska Civil War Veterans Alphabetical Index

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Burlington County

1860 Federal Census of New Hanover Twp.

1885 State Census Index of New Hanover Twp.

1885 State Census of New Hanover Twp.

1895 State Census Index of New Hanover Twp.

1895 State Census of New Hanover Township

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New York City Immigrants (Austria, Galicia, Poland), 1890



 Marble Cemetery Records, NY City, New York, 1830-1937

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Civil War Records

North Carolina Civil War Soldiers

Thousands of soldiers with data.


Burials in Oakwood Confederate Cemetery

Includes photos of soldier tombstones!


Census Records

1860 Bertie Co, NC Census

This census updated.


Death Records

North Carolina Deaths


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NC Marriage Records Collection 1741-2004 $

Tennessee  Genealogy Databases - Free

Marriage Records

Washington Co, TN Marriages


Census Records

1810 Rutherford Co, TN Census

Complete and indexed.

Texas  Genealogy Databases - Free

Marriage Records

Collin Co, TX Marriages

Fannin Co, TX Marriages

Hill Co, TX Marriages

Johnson Co, TX Marriages

Wise Co, TX Marriages



Early Texas Newspapers

Contains thousands of names and events from 1890's - 1930's newspapers.  Obits, death notices, marriages and other tidbits not found elsewhere.  Covers happenings across the entire state of Texas.


Census Records

1870 Tarrant County Federal Census Index

Indexed by enumeration order.

1870 Tarrant County Federal Census Index

Indexed alphabetically.

Use both indexes for best results and data.


1870 Hood Co, TX Census

Complete indexed transcription.


1870 San Saba Co, TX Census


1880 Tarrant Co, Texas Manufacturing Census

Complete transcription.  An interesting census.


1850 Federal Census of Texas at RootsWeb


Tax List

1860 Tarrant Co, TX Tax List


Juror's List

Who's Who in Tarrant County 1855?

Juror's list of residents in 1855.  We have collected more data about many of the folks on this list.  If you have information about people on this list, will you please share it with us?


Military Roster

Tarrant County, Texas Hussars

Mounted Infantry, 10th Brigade


Miscellaneous Genealogy Records

1790-1930 Buckner Orphanage Census Records

Orphanages of Texas in 1920 Census Records

Orphanages of Texas in 1930 Census Records

Dallas County, Texas Poor Farm in 1930 Census


Final Days of Bonnie & Clyde

Newspaper articles detailing their final days and some genealogy clues for those of you who are researching the Parker and Barrow names.

1930 Parker census added.


Tarrant Co, TX Vanished Towns and Communities


Ship Passenger Lists

Galveston Ship Passengers



San Saba, TX Death Register

1900 Galveston Storm Deaths


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Tarrant County Genealogy Research

Texas Genealogy Research


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1920 and 1930 Federal Census Records online.

Read these articles to learn about the 1930 census.  What is contained in this census?  Where can I access it?

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