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Immigration Genealogy Search Engines

Ancestry.com - Immigration Databases
Over 10 million US passenger & naturalization records from 15th-19thC, includng 19thC NY passenger lists

Bremen (Germany) - New York Passenger Lists
Search the Bremen Chamber of Commerce's database of passenger lists to New York from 1920-1939, of over 120,000 passengers.

Castle Garden Immigration and Passenger Lists 1830-1892
database of over 10 million US immigrants from 1830 - 1892 through Castle Garden, the year Ellis Island opened

Ellis Island U.S. Immigration Records
Search over 22 million names of US immigrants who arrived as passengers and crew
in the port of New York between 1892 and 1924.

Russians to America Passenger Lists 1834 - 1897
over 500,000 records of immigrants f who identified their country of origin or nationality as Armenia, Finland, Galicia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Russian Poles, or Ukraine

Cemetery Search Engines

African American Cemeteries Online
a database of African American cemetery interments from 30 US states

Cemetery Records Online
search over 3.7 million names from more than 7,500 cemeteries worldwide

Rootsweb Cemetery Database
search 1 million records with 81,000 distinct surnames

The Tombstone Transcription Project
this huge database of US cemetery transcriptions is constantly being updated by volunteers from USGenWeb

Census Search Engines

African American Censuses Online
search African American censuses in 25 states

US GenWeb Census Project
Search one of the largest collection of US censuses maintained by US GenWeb in three ways: by name, by year of census or by state.

Mormon Databases (inc IGI index)
search the Mormon Church's (Latter Day Saint's) database of over 700 million namesincluding IGI International Genealogical Index, 1880 US Census, 1881 British Census, 1881 Canadian Census, Pedigree Resource File, US Social Security death Index (SSDI), Vital Records Index and Family History Websites


Military Search Engines

Index to Loyalist Muster Rolls
Search their extensive collection of orderley books, lists of regiments and muster rolls.

US Civil War Pension Index for 1861-1934
This database is an index to and images of pension cards of Civil War veterans in the United States.

Rootsweb Civil War Rosters
This database contains over 32,000 records with over 10,300 distinct surnames.

Other US  Genealogy Search Engines

Ancestry.com
Over 7 billion names in 3,000 databases in this; the largest retail database on the net. A wealth of information at this site, some by paid membership, some for free.

Family Finder Name Search
search over 1 Billion names in several combined databases, including 1850 and 1900 US censuses, passenger lists, social security death index, cemeteries and civil war databases

Genealogy Bank Obituaries
Search over 200 million obituaries and death records in more than  4,000 newspapers from 1690-Today

Mormon Databases (inc IGI index)
search the Mormon Church's (Latter Day Saint's) database of over 700 million namesincluding IGI International Genealogical Index, 1880 US Census, 1881 British Census, 1881 Canadian Census, Pedigree Resource File, US Social Security death Index (SSDI), Vital Records Index and Family History Websites

Native American Searchable Databases
search Indian Censuses, the Dawes Commission Index, the Guion MIller Roll etc. for Native American records going back to 1885

Rootsweb Land Records Search
search this free genealogy database of Rootsweb Land Records containing over 90,000 distinct surnames for AL, CA, ID, KY, MI, MN, MO, MS, OH, PA, TN, and TX

Social Security Death Index (SSDI)
This database of the U.S. Social Security Death Index (SSDI) contains over 81 million records

US GenWeb Archives Search
search the largest database of US genealogical data online (65,000 pages), inc cemeteries, censuses, military and many other records

US Newspaper Archives 1753-Today
search an online database of over 2.7 Billion names in newspapers from over 700 cities in the US and Canada

 

 

 


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