Free Genealogy Sites
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So. Many. Repositories.
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if there was an online research site that allowed you to easily search for records about your ancestors from repositories across the USA? One that linked to actual records that you could view online? Wouldn’t it be even more wonderful if that site was completely free for anyone to use?
102 State Genealogy Links
To help jump-start your own U.S. state-based research, we’re sharing the following list of digital resources from across the country. For each state, and the District of Columbia, we’ve highlighted two of the best online research sites available – 102 in all. All of these resources contain actual records you can search, as well as research guides and more.
Free Genealogy Research Sites for Every Single U.S. State
many U.S. states have put a good deal of effort into making their records freely accessible online, and some of the best no-cost resources can now be found through state and local agencies. Taking advantage of these wonderful resources can dramatically increase the likelihood of discovering key information about your ancestors.
Free Family History Records
Most seasoned genealogists know that there are an ever growing number of free family history resources online–but it is easy for beginners to get overwhelmed trying to find quality resources and end up turning to just one or two large paid sites, like Ancestry, for their information.
10 Free Genealogy Sites
New family historians can get overwhelmed looking for research options, and end up only using sites like Ancestry to research their ancestors. And while Ancestry.com and other paid sites are certainly very valuable resources for genealogists, they are only a small part of the picture.
Free Access to the National Archives
While there is probably a U.S. National Archives center near you, today, you don’t have to travel at all to access many of their records. The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) offers a rich trove of online documents, known as Access to Archival Databases (AAD), and it’s completely free.