There is a wealth of information on the Internet for genealogical and historical research. The list below is not comprehensive. Rather, it is a good place to start and find additional websites for your specific needs.
The State of Texas website, official compilation of all state government electronic resources– useful to get state birth, death & marriage records and more.
Texas State Library and Archives Commission
TSLAC genealogy resources.
Online Texas history center.
U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
A variety of records held by the government, including documents and photos.
- Access to Archival Databases
A search page for the contents of NARA.
Library of Congress
An overview of Library of Congress collections on specific topics in American history.
Find My Past
Records from the United Kingdom and Ireland.
A collaborative community for geneaological research, part of Ancestry.com.
Articles and forums on geneaological topics.
A list of genaology sites online sorted by category.
Geneological website of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Contributed, non-verified research.
National Genealogical Society
Official website of the National Geneaological Society.
Family Tree Magazine
A number of features including how-tos and free forms
Good source of genealogical information, especially for Native American research.
The Freedmen's Bureau Online
African American History.
Find A Grave
Privately run website with contributed, non-verified information on gravesites.
Cemeteries of Texas
Privately run website with contributed, non-verified information on Texas cemeteries.
Searchable database containing thousands of identified and mystery photos for genealogy enthusiasts looking for long-lost family.
Obituaries from around the nation.
We are open to suggestions from researchers and genealogists for other websites that would be helpful to our patrons! To suggest a link, please email the Reference Department: Infodesk.Library@co.tom-green.tx.us.
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