United States Resources
US Libraries and Archives
Library of Congress - A vast resource.
US National Archives - The nation's treasure box.
Allen County Library - One of the premier genealogical collections in the nation. Has extensive holdings periodical publications.
US Searchable Databases
Social Security Death Index - An invaluable resource for locating deceased ancestors.
Search Ellis Island - Ellis Island web site where you can search for passenger list holdings.
Castle Garden - This site has indexes of selected passenger lists for the years 1820 to 1913.
Bureau of Land Management - This site has records of the original transfer of government land to private ownership. If your ancestors homesteaded or were given a land grant this is the site for you.
FamilySearch Record Search - Search for birth and death records 1845-1958
Minnesota Genealogy - Birth and Death Indexes and much more.
Records in the Illinois State Archives - Marriage, death indexes and more.
Michigan Death Records, 1897-1920 - This Library of Michigan collection of Michigan death certificates features nearly 1 million records.
Mega Link Sites
Cyndi's List - A vast collection of links dealing primarily with genealogical resources.
The USGenWeb Project - This Project is non-commercial and fully committed to free genealogy access for everyone.
World GenWeb - A great resource having country by country resources.
Family Search - A service provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Roots Web - The granddaddy of the Mega Link Sites.
Ancestry.com - A paid site, but available at libraries.
US Progenealogists Sleuth - The commercial site offered by professional genealogist Kyle J. Betit.
InGeneas - A for-fee and free database of Canadian resources with a link to the National Archives of Canada.