Genealogy Resources

Need some help with your genealogy? is dedicated to gathering the world's genealogy into one human family tree. You may, however, have specific research needs that go beyond the resources currently available within OneGreatFamily.

OneGreatFamily provides you with links to some of the best services available. Each site has been reviewed and selected by OneGreatFamily based on site content and the ability of these sites to fill specific genealogical needs.


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  • launched just 2 days ago! It is a unique website with listings of hundreds of ORIGINAL family heirlooms.

    With over 5 million family heirlooms (and counting), they plan on adding over 100+ items to the site throughout the week. It's a big job, but bringing a touch of the past into the hands of family historians and genealogists is well worth it.

    We look forward to bringing ancestors from the past back into the lives of family members of today. Also, helping collectors of ephemera, old postcards and vintage photos find exciting items on our site : ) 

    Another unique aspect to our site is the hundreds of ephemera, old postcards and vintage photographs listed by location. Collectors all over the world can browse through pages to see individual listings of what's in our database.

    Several items will be listed throughout the week.. To check updates, you can follow them on Twitter!



    Take a look at! Share Memories and Build Relationships. The AncientFaces Community welcomes you to share your genealogy research and family history for free. Take this opportunity to Join the Community and begin your discovery.

    Here are a couple of features now at
    - Free genealogy search: Here you can find valuable information about your family legacy. Use your family surname to find family photos, family stories, military photos, family recipes, and connect to others in your clan.

    - Share Memories - photos, stories, recipes: Share as well as discover your family legacy. Browse through shared memories and experience the world as it used to be.

    - Build your Family Space: Family Spaces are personal websites where you can easily display and manage your family history in one place! Get your own web address to give to friends and family members and share family snapshots and family history.



    Find A Grave is a resource for finding the final resting places of famous folks, friends and family members. With millions of names, it's an invaluable tool for genealogist and family history buffs.

    Find A Grave memorials are rich with content, including dates, photos and bios. You can even leave 'virtual flowers' on the memorials you visit. Find A Grave also contains listings for thousands of celebrity graves, making it the premier online destination for tombstone tourists.


  • and run by genealogy professional Kimberly Powell. Kimberly Powell has built a comprehensive environment around genealogy topics, including the best new content available, relevant genealogy links, How-To's, forums, and answers to just about any question you may have about genealogy. Visit today.


    The holidays are closer than we think. Want a unique gift for a genealogist? Do you want to find crafts, prints, games, stickers, and other genealogically themed products and items? Then surf on over to They have TONS of unique genealogy gifts - there is something for everyone! 


  • Scotland's Genealogy Blog

    Scotland's Genealogy Blog

    'Scotland's Genealogy' is a new blog by Chris Halliday,amateur genealogist and enthusiast of Scotland's history.

    This blog is for all of you who have Scottish Ancestry - which I'm sure includes several of you. Learn about clans, handwriting, demographics, etc. Anyone with Scottish Ancestry should add this to their favorites.


  • podcastGenealogy


    This site was created to provide a tool for beginner, intermediate, experienced, and professional genealogists.
    The podcasts are hosted by Bob Fornal and Dave Hawk. 

    In our podcasts we will be discussing basic topics involved in genealogy research.  We bring a broad range of skills to the table; from extremely experienced to learning how to spell Genealogy correctly. Visit our website and listen and read some of our podcasts to gain very informative information to help you in your genealogy research.


  • Nationwide Gravesite Locator

    Nationwide Gravesite Locator

    Nationwide Gravesite Locator (Sponsored by the US Department of Veterans Affiars) is a website where you can search for burial locations of veterans and their family members in VA National Cemeteries, state veterans cemeteries, various other military and Department of Interior cemeteries, and for veterans buried in private cemeteries when the grave is marked with a government grave marker.

    The Nationwide Gravesite Locator includes burial records from many sources. These sources provide varied data; some searches may contain less information than others. Information on veterans buried in private cemeteries was collected for the purpose of furnishing government grave markers, and we do not have information available for burials prior to 1997

  • Visit Nationwide Gravesite Locator
  • is a free resource center that simplifies the search for the best online genealogy resources for beginners and experts alike. Sites featured on are hand-selected by our editorial team for their exceptional quality, content and utility.

    You can quickly and easily find the best resources to perform ancestor searches by state, country, ethnicity and religion, browse historical records, access reference tools, locate lost family members, join genealogy communities and much more.

  • Visit

    Genealogists use Live Roots to find vital records and original publications, share opinions about online repositories and learn more about tools available to simplify their research projects.


    The concept behind Live Roots was to build a search experience that bridges the gaps between independent genealogy web sites, large commercial ancestry repositories and many other printed family history materials yet to be digitized and published on the World Wide Web.

    Visit - and search for your ancestors today!


    While searching for your family history, you've no doubt already hit the main sites and services online. But there are a ton of free resources that are incredibly valuable and not very well-known. That's what Free Genealogy Tools is all about. Each new post will explore a new site you can use to research your family's origins in great depth. Visit
  • is FREE genealogy database of scanned and transcribed documents containing ancestor's names for your genealogy research. While these are not official genealogical records, or even records that prove relationships, they are documents that provide insight into the everyday lives of your ancestors to enhance your genealogical research. Visit and find documents about your ancestors.

  • Cinnamon Toast Genealogy

    Research your surname or find records by region, record type, or religion at CinnamonToast Genealogy. This site is an excellent resource for genealogy records and information available online.

    The site provides visitors with 9921 links to other sites and contains links or information on more than 153,000 surnames.

    Take some time to enjoy the site's genealogy explorer search functionality or submit your own genealogy website to its growing index.


    SurnameDB.Com contains a large FREE to access database (almost 50,000 surnames) on the history and origins of family surnames. Most of the research done on this site came from years of research on the part of the founder of Name Origins Research, Michael Brooks. In October of 2006 they decided to put the information online and have seen huge success in the number of people who have visited their site.

    Provides links to several interesting databases and genealogy utilities, including a beginner's tutorial and a county locator. Some of the databases are Bible Records, Cemetery Records, Census Records, Military Records, Native American Records and More! You can also download Free Genealogy Charts and see genealogy data organized by US State. Visit to find information to add to your Family Tree.

    If you are looking for news and genealogy events, visit They have a calendar of Family History Expos all around the United Sates as well as a Blog, Podcast and Videos taken at previous FamilyExpos.

    The website also has many tools, information and links to help you with your genealogy. The owners of are dedicated to helping you find your ancestors.

  • Blue Monocle Photos

    Blue Monocle Photos specializes in producing high-quality modern photographic prints of histrocial photographs of cities, towns, landscapres, and more. Most of our prints mainly come from the period of 1860-1930.

    Old photographs are a wonderful window into our history showing those places most important and interesting to us: our towns, our ancestry, and our common heritage. Visit Blue Monocle Photos to see historical photographs of the places where you live and learn about what life was like for your ancestors.


    A picture is worth a thousand words. is a free, searchable database containing over 90,000 Genealogy Photo Records for you to search for FREE. Post your own family photos to share and help solve photo mysteries. is a web site devoted to helping you visualize your heritage!
  • Chronicling America

    Chronicling America is a site that allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1880-1922 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.

    Chronicling America provides access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages, and is produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP). NDNP, a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Library of Congress (LC), is a long-term effort to develop an Internet-based, searchable database of U.S. newspapers with descriptive information and select digitization of historic pages. Supported by NEH, this rich digital resource will be developed and permanently maintained at the Library of Congress.


    The heart of the history of any New England town can be found in its cemeteries. is a collection of photographs and historical information of colonial cemeteries and gravestones of New England in southern Maine, southern New Hampshire and northeast Massachusetts.
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