Useful Links and Resources

ABE Books
The world's largest online marketplace for used, rare, and out-of-print books.

African American Cemeteries Online


America's First Families
America's First Families is an Online Genealogy Society that honors our 1600s Ancestors.


American Family Immigration History Center
Immigration Records of Ellis Island

The American Indian In Tennessee
Traces the last 15,000 years of Native American occupation of Tennessee, using artifacts from the McClung Museum's extensive collections. Includes the Duck River Cache, considered the greatest find in Tennessee archaeology, dating from the Late Mississippian period (ca. AD 1450).
The most popular genealogy & family history site.


The Association for Gravestone Studies


Bureau of Land Management
Eastern States General Land Office - the official land patent records site.  
Here you can search for land patent records and view and download the actual images


Cemetery Culture City of the Silent
The web's most extensive cemetery site. Information about cemetery symbols, epitaphs, history, consumer protection, folklore and folk art, last words, tombstone rubbing, and other aspects of mortuary culture.


Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
More than 100, 890 Links!


DAR Patriot Index Lookup Service
The DAR Patriot Index contains names of Revolutionary patriots, both men and women, whose service (between 1775 and 1783) has been established by the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution.

Day of the Week Calendar
Use this calculator to determine the day of week
for any genealogical date occurring after 1582. 


Delta Genealogical Society
An association of those interested in the genealogy and history 
of Northwest Georgia, Northeast Alabama and Southeast Tennessee.


East Tennessee Historical Society


FamilySearch Internet Genealogy Service
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints


Find A Grave
Find the graves of ancestors, create virtual memorials,
add 'virtual flowers' and a note to a loved one's grave, etc.


Saint Elmo Yesterday and Today
Historic Saint Elmo community in Chattanooga. Site developed and maintained by Jerry Webb.


SK Publications
Census images on CD and books for sale.


SouthEastern Genealogy Online

Tennessee County Historians
Tennessee State Library and Archives. Listing of 
county historians and how to contact them.
This site is completely free and is aimed toward new researchers and to 
hopefully encourage more people to begin researching their family tree. 
A unique surname tool is on the main page which, when used, 
will give the user a plethora of database links to many online popular and obscure databases. 
A growing library of data files also exists in the library section of the website.


Hamilton County Tennessee GenWeb


Heritage Makers
Publish the stories of the heroes in your family tree or create a digital photo journal.
Chattanooga Consultant Angie King


The History Channel
The best channel on television.


Indian-Pioneer Papers Collection
The University of Oklahoma

The Indian-Pioneer Papers oral history collection spans from 1861 to 1936. It includes typescripts of interviews conducted during the 1930s by government workers with thousands of Oklahomans regarding the settlement of Oklahoma and Indian territories, as well as the condition and conduct of life there. Consisting of approximately 80,000 entries, the index to this collection may be accessed via personal name, place name, or subject.


Indiana Pioneer Cemeteries Restoration Project
Publisher of genealogical research materials for most south-eastern states 
with almost 2000 publications such as census, marriage, birth and 
death records as well as reprinting of materials needed by researchers.


National Archives and Records Administration


National Cemetery Administration
Department of Veterans Affairs information on National Cemeteries.


National Genealogical Society


National Obituary Archive
The world's largest repository of obituaries and 
death records with more than 50 million entries on file.


National Society Sons of the American Revolution


Offering American Indians and Civil War genealogy research books, 
State and County genealogy books, family histories, 
also Rare and Out-of-Print books to help YOU in YOUR genealogy research*.


Online Searchable Death Indexes & Records
This website gathers together links to online death indexes by state and county. 
Included are death indexes, obituary indexes, probate indexes and cemetery & burial listings.

Orange Grove Center


Researching Your Family Tree:
An Introduction To Genealogy



USGS Mapping Information
Geographic Names Information System





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