Books About Online Genealogy Research

The Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Library provides a variety of genealogy resources both at the Main Library and on the Internet.  Your library card will allow, from the privacy of your home computer, tablet or cell phone, access to several databases and genealogy websites such as Fold3, Newspaper Archive Library Edition, World Vital Records, Heritage Quest Online and Sanborn Maps.  Ancestry.com is available from any Albuquerque/Bernalillo County branch library via Library PC or on their wireless network.  American Ancestors can only be accessed from the Main Library computers (downtown).  There are also genealogy resources on the Main Library Genealogy website to research New Mexico families and newspapers like obituaries, vital records, and NM Military research.  This link https://abqlibrary.org/genealogy will take you to the Albuquerque/Bernalillo library genealogy web page where you can begin researching your family history.

Online Genealogy Web Links

Try these web sites to begin your online genealogy research.

Blogs and Webinars:

AGS Writing and Publishing

8 Roads to Montana (Lark Robart)

The Legal Genealogist

Cyndi’s List (free) ╗ Education (Genealogical) ╗ Online Courses & Webinars

Eastman’s newsletter offers both a free and paid subscription.
    Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Online Help with Military Research

These PDF files are suitable for downloading and may provide many links helpful in your Military Research.

Military Research North America Colonial Wars  (1,894kB)

Military Research Revolution Early America 1755-1812  (634kB)

Military Research - Buffalo Solders  (878kB)

Military Research - War of 1812  (1,079kB)

Military Research - Mexican & US Civil Wars, 1846-1848, 1861-1865  (1,717kB)

Military Research - US Civil War, 1861-1865  (876kB)

Military Research - Naval Records  (725kB)

Military Research - US WW1  (977kB)

Military Research - Women at War  (947kB)

Military Resource List - Finding Your Family  (875kB)

Military Research - WW1 Armistice  (1,270kB)

Contributed by Stuart Murray, Military Research Group

Genealogical web sites as recommended by AGS members

Contributed by Mike Blackledge

URL - Link to site
Summary of Highlights
Recommended by
Godfrey Memorial Library home site in Connecticut.  A $35 annual fee entitles you as a member to full access to all genealogical records, including Census records in the Heritage Quest images, more clear than Ancestry.com images.
Betty Lou Albright
Home site for The Master Genealogist (TMG) software package, this site also provides free downloads of useful utilities for TMG, and information on the annual Genealogy Cruise.
Betty Lou Albright
Growth of a Nation ten minute movie.  Depicts the geographic history of the United States from the beginning of the nation to fifty states. Geographic elements are interactive, as is the timeline. Pat Eker
U.S. History Timeline 1780-2010.  Scroll through the years viewing historical highlights layered by politics, territory, president, culture, technology, etc.
Pat Eker
Timeline: 1800-1860, The Triumph of Nationalism -  the Nation dividing:  from Nationalism to Sectionalism in the United States, 1815- 1850.  National Humanities Center Online Resources. Pat Eker
Search original land patents.  Karen's choice for most user friendly website:  type in a state and ancestor name to pull up a PDF (photocopy) of his original land grant, and print it out at your desktop.  Amazing!  - of course, it only works for the Public Land states, not the original colonies. Karen Jones
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Overland Trail.  Includes maps, emigrant lists, drivers, personalities.  Also contains links to other trails, e.g., Santa Fe.   Karen Jones
Tennessee: County Formation Maps.  As part of the Tennessee GenWeb Project, provides the AniMap display of the change of the state's boundaries and counties from 1777 to present.  Our Genealogy Center in the Albuquerque Main Library at 501 Copper, NW, Albuquerque, NM has the entire AniMap set for the states - this gives you the opportunity to try one at your desktop. Karen Jones
With HQs in Houston, labs at the University of Arizona extracting results for you, the newly launched National Geographic "Genographic" project, companion ySearch service, family history solutions of the future are with DNA genealogy, today's cutting edge resource. Try the tutorial. Rosemary McNerney-Winkler
These are favorite links to finding your family’s immigration history if you know of clues such as ethnicity, countries of origin, and religious history. Ellis Island immigrants arrived during 1892-1954, and the Stephen Morse site simplifies your search. Nancy Greenberg
USGenNet is a web- hosting service (ISP) for qualifying historical-genealogical projects.  It lives by donations and provides free web space for genealogist organizations
Charles Barnum

New Mexico Online Research

The following links are to web sites which should be of particular interest to researchers with New Mexico family history:

New Mexico Genealogy Forum

New Mexico GenWeb

New Mexico Genealogical Society

New Mexico Hispanic Genealogy Center

Vital Records Information- New Mexico

Local Area Network at the Albuquerque Genealogy Center

The following link will acquaint you how to use the Local Area Network at the Genealogy Center in the Albuquerque Main Library at 501 Copper NW

Local Area Network

The following link points to a website listing Bernalillo County Cemeteries as part of the Tombstone Transcription Project

Interment Cemetery Transcription Library for Bernalillo County, New Mexico

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This page was last updated on: November 15, 2018

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