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Genealogy and Registers of Names Online

Ancestry.com

Rookwood, Australia Jewish Cemetery
Searchable index of graves at the Rockwood, Australia Jewish Cemetry.

A One-Step Portal for On-Line Genealogy
A One-Step Portal for On-Line Genealogy, Stephen P. Morse.

Ancestry: Social Security Death Index
Use this page on the Ancestry Home Town web site to search a 50 million name repository of the Social Security Administration. The birth and death dates, social security number, and city of last residence are all given for each deceased person.

Argentina Jewish Cemetry Indicies (Spanish)

Arlington National Cemetry - Jewish Burials

Australian Jewish Genealogy Society
Homepage of the Australian Jewish Genealogy Society.

Avotanyu's Consolidated Jewish Surname Index
Searchable online index of Jewish surnames.

Avotaynu, Inc.
Avotaynu, Inc. is the largest publisher of Jewish genealogy resources. The site includes the index to the Avotaynu periodical which began in 1985. It also includes the monograph "How to Document Victims and Locate Survivors of the Holocaust."

Brazil Immigration Indexed Database Arrival Records (Portugese)

Cyndi's List of Genealogical Sites on the Internet
Cyndi Howells has compiled this well-organized list of over 24,000 links to helpful genealogical sites.

Database of Polish Citizens Repressed under the German Occupation
A project whose goal is to build a database of every Polish citizen who suffered under German repression during World War II (a work in progress).

Easy Google Genealogy
A resource on how to use google's search capability more effectively for genealogical purposes.

Family History Library

Federation of East European Family History Societies
FEEFHS has maintained this web site for Central and East European genealogy since May 1995.

Free and Pay Site on Different Databases of Jewish Sites in Poland (Shoreshim)
Shoreshim is dedicated to the preservation and propagation of information relating to the Jewish communities of Poland, be it genealogical and historical data of the past, or be it events of today or projects for the future.

Genealogy Indexer
Genealogy Indexer adds full-text and soundex search capabilities to important genealogical resources available elsewhere online. Includes 28,000 pages from 64 yizkor books.

GenTeam - Austrian, Moravian and Czech Vital Records for Jewish Communities

Genealogy of Halychyna / Eastern Galicia
This website provides information about eastern Galicia and should be a starting point for someone researching their roots in this region.

Grand Dutchy of Lithuania Project
The Grand Duchy Research Project identifies documents relating to the lives of Jewish families who lived in Poland-Lithuania during the 17th and 18th centuries, and translates and publishes them on the Jewish Family History Foundation Website.

Index of Most Jewish Cemeteries in Poland (Polish)

Israel Gen Web
This website is a member of the Mid-EastGenWeb Project and was created to serve as a resource to those researching their family history in Israel.

Israel Genealogical Society
Contains records covering the period of the resettlement of Israel.

Italian Genealogical Group
An organization dedicated to Italian genealogy whose website also contains databases of New York City and New Jersey naturalization and vital records.

Italian Jewish Genealogy
Collection of resources for getting started in Italian Jewish genealogy.

Jewish Data
An online database focused on Jewish history and genealogy.

Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain
The JGSGB was founded in 1992 to promote the study of Jewish genealogy in Great Britain.

Jewish Genealogical Society of Michigan
Founded in 1985 by Betty Provizer Starkman, JGS of Michigan is a leader in education, research, information exchange forums and resources for Jewish genealogy.

Jewish People Finder

Jewish shtetls in Lithuania
Links and general basic information for genealogy research on various Jewish shtetls in Lithuania.

JewishGen: The Home of Jewish Genealogy
JewishGen is the umbrella site for research sources including memorial books, Jewish cemeteries, Jewish Genealogical Family Finder, SIG's, and much more.

JewishGen's Holocaust Global Registry
Provides a central place for anyone searching Holocaust survivors, for survivors searching family members or friends, and for child survivors searching clues to their identity.

Joint Distribution Committee Archives
The Archives of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, also includes a searchable name index of more than 500,000 entries.

List of US World War II Casualties
Records of United States casualties in World War II.

Memorial Book at the German National Archives
This website allows the user to search the directory of names in the memorial book "Victims of the Persecution of Jews under the National Socialist Tyranny in Germany 1933-1945."

Memorial Book for the Victims of National Socialism at the University of Vienna in 1938
Online register of victims of National Socialist persecution at the University of Vienna and Vienna School of Medicine.

Miriam Weiner's Routes to Roots Foundation
An organization dedicated to documenting Judaica in eastern European archives and perserving Jewish genealogical material. Includes search feature of the archival database.

Mocavo Free Genealogy Search Engine

Mount Zion Cemetery Interment Search
Mount Zion Cemetery encompasses an area of 78 acres. This cemetery is located in Maspeth, Queens near the Manhattan Border. When this cemetery was first established the surrounding area was considered to be rural.

NARA Genealogy Site
Genealogy page at the US National Archives.

Nevek-Klarsfeld
A searchable online database of Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust.

New York Public Libary - Yizkor Book Collection
The New York Public Library's digitized collection of Yizkor Books.

New Zealand On-Line Vital Records

Online Military Indexes & Records
This website is a directory of links to online military indexes and records for USA genealogy research. Included are rosters, databases of soldiers, and listings of military and war casualties.

Quebec City Passenger Lists Index 1865-1900
Lists of arrivals at Quebec City, Canada from 1865-1900 which list the name, age, country of origin and occupation of each person.

ScotlandsPeople - National
This site contains nearly 80 million records pertaining to Scottish and UK genealogy.

Searching Ashkenazic Reference Books in One Step
Searchable online database of Jewish surnames from Germany, Poland, Galicia and Russia.

Sephardic Genealogy
Online genealogical resources for Sephardim.

Sephardic Name Search Engine
This site contains a search engine of Sephardic names (including English translations) and a plethora of other information about Sephardic genealogy and culture.

Shoah Connect

Shtetlinks
This link includes lists of small Jewish towns as well as bigger Jewish cities with information on these places. It also includes a collection of links for each town or "shtetl".

South African Jewish Database
Online resources for South African Jewish genealogy and history.

Switchboard.com
National and International Phone Directories.

Tachna Family Web Album
Genealogy of the Tachna family from Poland.

The American Red Cross Tracing Service
This page describes the American Red Cross' tracing services for individuals.

The Douglas E. Goldman Jewish Genealogy Center of Beth Hatefutsoth
Use this site to search Beth Hatefutsoth's constantly-expanding database of Jewish family genealogies and to register your own family tree.

The Englander Family Tree - Private Family Genealogies
Welcome to our Englander Family web page! Our Englander family tree spans seven generations, extending back (with printed documentation) to about 1808.

The Knowles Collection
This collection is Todd Knowles' ongoing work of creating a database on Jews of the Britain and Ireland in the 19th century.

The Latvian Names Project
The purpose of the Latvia Holocaust Jewish Names Project is to recover the names and identities of these members of the Latvian Jewish Community who perished and to ensure that their memory is preserved.

The Lithuanian Holocaust Names Project
This project started as a result of a number of visits to Lithuania with visits to numerous mass murder sites. The main aim was to research the names of the victims of the Lithuanian Shoah.

The Poor Jews' Temporary Shelter Database
Database of Jews who emmigrated via England.

The Talman Family - Private Family Genealogies
Welcome to our Talman web page. Here, you will find information on over 300 descendants of Berek and Malka Talman.

United States Vital Records Information
This page provides information about where to obtain vital records from each state, territory and county of the United States.

Washington Area Jewish Burial Registry

Yizkor book project
The Yizkor Book Project was organized in 1994 by a group of JewishGen volunteers led by Leonard Markowitz and Martin Kessel. A translation project was developed by Susannah Juni and implemented by Joyce Field.

 

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