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.
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 - Buffalo Solders (878 kB)
Military Research - War of 1812 (1,079 kB)
Military Research - Naval Records (725 kB)
Military Research - US WW1 (977 kB)
Military Research - Women at War (947 kB)
Military Research - WW1 Armistice (1,270 kB)
Where are those military databases? (849 kB)
Contributed by Stuart Murray, Military Research Group
Genealogical Websites Recommended by AGS Members
- Link to site
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
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
U.S. History Timeline
1780-2010. Scroll through the years viewing historical
highlights layered by politics, territory, president, culture,
||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|
||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
providing useful advice regarding family history and ancestry in
the United Kingdom. A recommendation from an after-school
program for kids.
New Mexico Online Research
The following links are to web sites which should be of particular interest to researchers with New Mexico family history:
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
The following link points to a website listing Bernalillo County Cemeteries as part of the Tombstone Transcription Project
Web hosting provided by Steve Pierce of HDL Enterprises.
This page was last updated on: July 1, 2019
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