Online resources are proliferating (both free and commercial)
www.Ancestry.com– most widely
used – 800,000 paying subscribers and 14 million registered users.
Based in Provo, Utah.
www.geni.com – Former Paypal COO, David O. Sacks – inspired by family
history interest – designed this site combining genealogy software with
the ability to network with relatives (like a family Facebook).
>500,000 users since January 07 launch. Users can create family
trees, post photos, send messages and write free profiles. Viral growth
powers this site when users invite others to join.
www.castlegarden.org – recent addition provides free online access to
U.S. immigrants to NY in early 1800s to 1890, where www.ellisisland.org
takes over.I had been waiting
for this project – to locate my husband’s immigrants in 1870s from
Alsace-Lorraine, France. Successful search: several Dontenville family
members located, var. sp.
Kralman-Lambert, Linda. “Genealogy Forum Beginner's Center - Printable
Forms.” 2005. <http://www.genealogyforum.com/gfaol/beginners/forms.htm>