Links

Attention: This page is a work in progress! I add to it constantly and don’t always have things in a sensible order. Many of these websites offer free access. Please feel free to leave comments/recommendations via the comment box below.

Automobile

Early American Automobiles – lots of great images, starting from the 1890s.

Calculators & Converters

Historical Currency Converter – find out what that cost way back then in today’s currency.
Date Calculator – Want to know what day of the week June 17, 1556, was? Then this is the tool for you!
What Was There website – this was an idea I had myself, but these guys beat me to it. Interesting idea, but I think it will take a while to catch on.
Cousin Calculator, Relationship Chart, and Relationship Terms – handy for figuring out how you are related to distant relatives and even not-so-distant ones!
Measuring Worth.com
American History Timeline
Colonial Currency – interesting site from Notre Dame University. Shows examples of currency by state. Check out Elizabeth, NJ, currency from 1790.

Cemeteries

Find a Grave – Finding a grave marker with exact dates of birth/death, etc. can give your research a huge boost. Find a Grave, which is powered by thousands of volunteers, is an enormously valuable and free resource.
Billion Graves – free site not yet sucked into the jaws of Ancestry.com
The Association of Graveyard Rabbits – lots of folks with blogs devoted “exclusively to articles about cemeteries, grave markers, burial customs, the study of cemeteries, transcriptions of tombstones, or the preservation of cemeteries.”
Free grave marker for veterans. Order form: http://www.va.gov/vaforms/va/pdf/va40-1330.pdf
Gravestone Cleaning information – Headboards of Stone blog

Cemeteries with searchable databases

Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY

Death

Death and Dying in the 18th and 19th Centuries
National Museum of Funeral History
21st century at-home funerals – article
Home Funeral Alliance – brochure
Victorian Era – Death and Mourning

DNA Testing

What percentage of Neanderthal are you?
23andme

Etiquette

Victorian Calling Card Etiquette
The Complete Hostess (1906)
Good Manners for All Occasions by Margaret E. Sangster (1904)
Washington’s Rules of Civility & Decency (pub. 1888) on Google Books

Family Crests / Coat of Arms

The Book of Family Crests, London: Henry Washbourne & Co., 1851

Fashion

Godey’s Lady’s Book January 1864
Demorest’s illustrated monthly and Mme Demorest’s mirror of fashions, 1865 April
American Duchess
Victorian History
The Victorian Era
Timeline of Clothing & Textiles Technology
Codex – Godey’s Lady’s Book
Past is Present
Fashion-era
UVM’s Godey’s Lady’s Book
Accessible Archives
Historical Sewing
Victoriana
Victorian Passage into Time
Koshka the Cat – fashion plates
Vintage Victorian
Clothing of the 1830s
Men’s Fashions 1830s – Pinterest
NY in the 1830s – Ephemeral NY
Fashion 1820s – Pinterest
Fashion a Hundred Years Ago – blog
Free Image Archives for historical prints

Food

The Fun of Cooking; A Story for Boys and Girls
Every Lady’s Book: An Instructor in the Art of Making Every Variety of Plain and Fancy Cakes, Pastry, Confectionery, Blanc Mange, Jellies, Ice Creams, also for the Cooking of Meats, Fish, Vegetables, &c.by Mrs. T.J. Crowen (New York: J. K. Wellman, 1845)
A Handbook of Cookery. A Series of Practical Lessons by Matilda Lees Dods (London: T. Nelson & Sons, 1881)
Mrs. Crowen’s American Lady’s System of Cookery; Comprising Every Variety of Information for Ordinary and Holiday Occasions by Mrs. T. J. Crowen (New York: Thomas J. Crowen, 1860)

Genealogy tools for organizing your tree/data

Family Search – Much of what you can find on Ancestry.com (for a membership fee) is available here for free. Lots of tools and resources for creating and organizing your own tree. Worldwide records are constantly being added.
Puzilla.org – free and premium services – ‘Descendant and ancestor pedigree visualization system’
Ancestry.com
Crestleaf.com‘We believe that you have a right to discover your relatives for free…. We promise to never charge you to access your family tree or the information that you add to it. …the family tree you create and the information you add are all completely private… We believe in the preservation of memories and stories. We want our future generations to know where they came from.’

Gift Ideas

Family Tree Chart / Poster

I Chart You

The Great Outdoors

All Outing magazines via Internet Archive Search
Outing magazine, Vol. XVIII, 1891
The Country, Volumes 1-2, published 1877
Camp Cookery by Horace Kephart, 1910
Camp and Outing Activities by F. H. Cheley, 1915

Sharp Eyes by William Hamilton Gibson

Immigration

Immigration Map – animation
The World’s Need: 100 Other Momentous Questions in History, Forget-me-not Publishing Company, 1920
Aliens or Americans? by Howard B. Grose, 1906

Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives or GG Archives: “Your Trusted Resource for Immigration and Steamship Voyages 1880-1954. The GG Archives Collections Features Historical Ephemera from the 1880s through 1954”

Journalists / Columnists

Nellie Bly – Pioneering woman journalist

Language – Understanding Late Modern English

Lexigolos Website
Edward Phillip’s The New World of English Words (1720)
Samuel Johnson’s A Dictionary of the English Language (1755)
Francis Grose’s Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue (1811)
An American Dictionary of the English Language (1828) – Volume I and An American Dictionary of the English Language (1828)
Webster’s Complete Dictionary of the English Language (1886)
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia; A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge with a New Atlas of the World (1901)
The Century Cyclopedia of Names: A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of Names in Geography, Biography, Mythology, History, Ethnology, Art, Archaeology, Fiction, etc., etc., etc (1903)
A Modern Dictionary of the English Language (1911)
Concise Oxford Dictionary of Current English (1919)
A Guide to 18th-Century English Vocabulary by Jack Lynch (14 Apr 2006)
Colonial Saying Still in Use Today

Maps

David Rumsey Map Collections – Fabulous site! If you love maps, you’ll be in heaven here.
Articles on Historic Maps of Pennsylvania – PA in old Road Atlases

Medicine

The Druggists circular formula book : in which may be found recipes for hundreds of unofficial preparations in daily demand in the drug store, the laboratory, the boudoir, the household, the work shop, on the farm, and wherever there are men, women and children, domestic animals, poultry, furred and feathered pets, trees and plants; together with a compilation of process outlines, notes, hints and other valuable information and suggestions for retail druggists and dispensing pharmacists (1920)

Newspaper & Directories Archives

Google News newspapers – search tons of digitized old newspapers from all over the world- FREE
Online Historical Newspapers Website – one-stop-shop to paid and unpaid newspaper resources (US, Canada, Mexico, Ireland, Australia)
Online Historical Directories website (Canada, Ireland, Thailand, US, and UK)
Library of Congress – Chronicling America – Historic American Newspapers- FREE
Old Fulton New York Postcards – “Search Over 25,084,000 Old New York State Historical Newspaper Pages” – fabulous FREE site. Newspapers from other states are being added, e.g. Philadelphia Inquirer.
Newspaperarchive.com – don’t be fooled as I was by the invitation to register for what appears to be free access. Once you submit your name and email, they ask you to select a membership category. Frankly, I find such tactics deceptive. If anyone has any praise for Newspaperarchive, let me know. They claim to be the world’s largest online newspaper collection.
Digital Library of Georgia– FREE
CDNC – California Digital Newspaper Collection – – FREE — “A Freely Accessible Repository of Digitized California Newspapers from 1846 to the Present” – California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, <http://cdnc.ucr.edu&gt;. All newspapers published before January 1, 1923 are in the public domain and therefore have no restrictions on use. They just ask that you credit the collection.
Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections– FREE
Brooklyn Daily Eagle newspaper archives- FREE
The British Newspaper Archive – paid site, but worth it. Good finds here.
The British Library – Newspaper collections
HRVH Historical Newspapers – Hudson River Valley publications- FREE

Photography

The American Amateur Photographer, Vol. XI, Jan-Dec 1899
The American Amateur Photographer, Vol. XV, 1903
Library of Amateur Photography, American School of Art and Photography, 1911
A Dictionary of Photography for the Amateur and Professional Photographer, 1889
The Professional and Amateur Photographer, Vol. XIII, 1908
Shorpy
Civil War, Part I, Part II, and Part III – The Atlantic Magazine on the 150th anniversary of the start of the war.

Silhouettes

Carrick, A. Van Leer 1875-. (1928). Shades of our ancestors: American profiles and profilists. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company

By Original by Thomas Jefferson et al.; Engraving & fascimile by William J. Stone (1798-1865). [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Declaration of Independence – Original by Thomas Jefferson et al.; Engraving & facsimile by William J. Stone (1798-1865). [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

United States

Declaration of Independence
US Constitution
American Battle Monuments Commission
The HathiTrust Digital Library – “HathiTrust is a partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world” says their website homepage.
American Heritage Magazine – archives
Digital Public Library of America – explore 8.5 million items from libraries, museums, and archives
US National Archives
GOOGLE! – It’s amazing what you can find with a simple Google search, and don’t forget to search Images.
Geneabloggers – contains a blogroll of 3,000 family history blogs; you can perform searches to see whether anyone else out there is researching the same names you are.
Cyndi’s List of Genealogical Sites on the Web – a master list of hundreds of resources (some free, some not)
The Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives: Social and Cultural History – ship passenger lists for 1800s to 1950s
One-step Ellis Island Search Database
Caleb Johnson’s MayflowerHistory.com
FamilySearch – Fabulous FREE website operated by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A wealth of data is available here; FamilySearch is the largest genealogy organization in the world. Use numerous filters to narrow your search as much as you would like. Be flexible with your name spellings. Remember William can be Wm, Thomas can be Thos, etc. I have even seen Samuel spelled SamL! Access many federal and state census records here; birth, marriage, and death records; etc. (original records for some census years are not available for viewing–you must go through Ancestry.com or other paid sites).
The Ships List – great resource for those researching immigration to the US via passenger ships.
The Political Graveyard  – ‘The Internet’s Most Comprehensive Source of U.S. Political Biography‘ – Loads of great info.  FREE.
Access Genealogy – all kinds of record are available on this site; some links may take you to ancestry.com but plenty do not. Worth exploring.
US Census Bureau: Offers wealth of FREE information on the history of census taking, explanations of how to read and understand census records, overviews of pop culture for census years, etc.
US GenWeb Archives
Live Roots Genealogy Search – FREE site; one of Family Tree magazine’s best sites for 2010; may help you get a grip on what’s out there and what info you may have to pay for. Search by Keywords/Surnames and Locations.
Revolutionary War genealogy links
We Are All Related website: Find out if you are related to a US President!
Genealogy Bank – ‘Search for Your Ancestors in Newspapers 1690–Today!’ – paid site but can be well worth the investment. Check out the FREE ‘Old Fulton NY Postcards’ (link below) first, however!
New England Historic Genealogical Society – ‘Discover your family’
DAR Genealogical Research System
Historical Marker Database
Colonial Families of the United States
Social Security Death Index – Master file
18th and 19th century American nicknames
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Database – National Park Service site
World Vital Records – I have not tried this yet. They offer free trials.
NY Public Library Digital Collections
Pictorial Field Book of the Revolution, Vol. II
NJ Churchscape – Elizabeth, NJ, churches
Papers of the War Department 1784-1800
Son of the South website – Civil War – Many old issues of Harper’s Weekly — fascinating stuff
Hall of North & South Americans – “Over 30,000 personalities with thousands of 19th Century illustrations, signatures, and exceptional life stories”
The Library Company of Philadelphia – search digital collections
Civil War Rx – The Source Guide to Civil War Medicine
Project Gutenberg – Free eBooks

WWI – War of the Nations Portfolio – 1919 – astounding images

Florida
Florida Memory website

New York
The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society
Digital Culture of Metropolitan New York – free
Forgotten New York
Old Dutch Church, Kingston, NY – baptism and marriage records, 1660-1809
Virtual Dime Museum: Adventures in Old New York – interesting blog
Whitman’s Brooklyn: A Virtual Visit Circa 1850
Brooklyn Collectibles at Brooklynpix.com – lots of photographic views of Brooklyn and NYC of eras past
1884 eBook available on Internet Archives: History of Kings County including Brooklyn, N.Y. (The civil, political, professional and ecclesiastical history, and commercial and industrial record of the county of Kings and the city of Brooklyn, N. Y., from 1683 to 1884)
Italian Genealogical Group – includes databases of vital records for NYC area.
German Genealogy Group – includes databases of vital records for NYC area
New York Vital Records & Genealogy Indexes on the Internet
A Legacy of Historical Gleanings (2 volumes; Albany: J. Munsell, 1875), by Catharina V. R. Bonney (Volume I and Volume II)
Collections on the History of Albany (Albany NY: J. Munsell, 1867), Vol II
The history of the city of Albany, New York, from the discovery of the great river in 1524, by Verrazzano to the present time. Weise, Arthur James, 1838-1910 or 11.
NYC – Old Streets
Museum of the City of New York (MCNY Collections)
Manhattan Unlocked
Short Documentary ‘Forgotten New York’
Ephemeral New York
YouTube – Collect Pond in Lower Manhattan
Hart Island – NY Times article on the graves of forgotten New Yorkers
The Hart Island Project
A Tour around New York, and My Summer Acre; Being the Recreations of Mr. Felix Oldboy (NY: Harper & Brothers, 1893)
The New York History Blog
Ephemeral New York blog
American ancestry: giving the name and descent, in the male line of Americans whose ancestors settled in the United States previous to the Declaration of Independence A.D. 1776, Volume I, The City of Albany, State of New York (Albany, NY: Joel Munsell’s Sons, 1887)
New York in the Revolution as colony and state; these records were discovered, arranged, and classified in 1895, 1897, and 1898, by James A. Roberts, Comptroller (Albany, NY: Brandow Printing, 1898)
Metropolitan Postcard Club of NYC
NYT Magazine, Walking New York
The Bowery Boys: New York City History

New Jersey
New Jersey Department of State, Online Searchable Databases for births, marriages, deaths, and more; website also has forms for mailing in record requests: click here.  See also New Jersey Vital Statistics website.
New Jersey Historical Societyspecial info for genealogists
Westfield NJ Memorial Library – searchable databases – they carry a number of old newspapers
Early Germans of New Jersey
Inscriptions on Tombstones and Monuments in the Burying Grounds of the First Presbyterian Church and St. Johns Church at Elizabeth, NJ
History of the First Presbyterian Church of Woodbridge, NJ, on its 300th Anniversary, pub. 1975 – online eBook
History of Middlesex County, New Jersey, Vol. 2
History of Union and Middlesex Counties, New Jersey with Biographical Sketches of many of their Prominent Men
Union County NJ website
Union County New Jersey USGenWeb site
Rev. Hatfield’s History of Elizabeth, NJ (1868)
FOUNDERS OF NEW JERSEY Brief Biographies by Descendants compiled by Marian L. Smith, Barbara Carver-Smith, Harriet Stryker-Rodda, Michael Maiden; revised by Evelyn Hunt Ogden, Ed.D. published by The Descendants of Founders of NJ, 2nd Edition, 2011.
Restoration of cemetery at historic First Presbyterian Church, Elizabeth, NJ
Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War, 1861-1865
Campaign of the 14th Regiment NJ Volunteers by J. Newton Terrill (New Brunswick, NJ: Daily Home News Press, 1884) – Civil War
The New World – Eyewitness Accounts of Ancient America
New Jersey Prints Old and Rare
Index of Wills, Inventories, Etc. in the office of the Secretary of State Prior to 1901: Volume I: Atlantic-Essex; Volume II: Gloucester-Monmouth; Volume III: Morris-Warren
Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, Vol VIII, 1791-1795, Wills and Administrations, etc.
Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, Vol X, 1767-1776, Administration of Governor William Franklin
Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, Vol IX, 1631-1776
Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, Vol XXII, Marriage Records 1665-1800
1670-1730, Volume I
1730-1750, Volume II
1751-1760, Volume III
1761-1770 , Volume IV
1771-1780, Volume V
1781-1785, Volume VI
1786-1790, Volume VII
1791-1795, Volume VIII
1796-1800, Volume IX
1801-1805, Volume X
1806-1809, Volume XI
1810-1813, Volume XII
1814-1817, Volume XIII
The Historical Society of Ocean Grove, NJ – Online paper search: Asbury Park Daily Press, Asbury Park Journal, and Ocean Grove Times
City of Elizabeth, New Jersey, Illustrated, 1889
Map of Elizabethtown at the time of the Revolution

Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania State Archives
McElroy’s Philadelphia City Directory, 1840
Desilver’s Philadelphia Directory and Stranger’s Guide, 1831
Greater Philadelphia GeoHistory Resources
Free Library of Philadelphia – Digital collections
Pennsylvania Dept of Health – death indices – 1906-1959
Pennsylvania Dept of Health – birth indices – 1906-1908
Pennsylvania Dept of Health – Genealogy Requests
Carbon County, PA, Archives
Carbon County, Uncovering genealogical resources – great resource – newspapers, etc.
Mauch Chunk Historical Society
Carbon County History and Genealogy
Mauch Chunk Museum
Borough of Mauch Chunk
Photographers of old Mauch Chunk
Historic Bethlehem PA
Historic Hotel Bethlehem
Central Moravian Church, Bethlehem, PA

Bethlehem Digital History Project
History of Wayne, Pike, and Monroe Counties by Alfred Mathews (Philadelphia: RT Peck, 1886)
History of Berks County in Pennsylvania by Morton L. Montgomery (Phila: Everts, Peck & Richards, 1886)
Minisink Valley Reformed Dutch Church Records, edited with an introduction by Royden Woodward Vosburgh (New York: The Society, 1913.
History of Northampton County [Pennsylvania] and the grand valley of the Lehigh (Volume III) – under supervision and revision of William J. Heller, assisted by an advisory board of editors (Boston / New York / Chicago: The American Historical Society, 1920)
Minisink Valley Genealogy Blog
A History of Delaware Water Gap & Its Resorts, PDF pp. 164 onwards (Wilson, M.W., 2012, A history of Delaware Water Gap and its resorts, in Harper, J. A., ed., Journey along the Taconic unconformity, northeastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and southeastern New York: Guidebook, 77th Annual Field Conference of Pennsylvania Geologists, Shawnee on Delaware, PA, p. 153-165)
Commemorative Biographical Record of Northeastern Pennsylvania: Including the Counties of Susquehanna, Wayne, Pike and Monroe (Monroe Co., PA: J. H. Beers & Company, 1900)
Brodhead Watershed, Monroe Co. PA: Interesting PDF containing historical and cultural information.
The Unwritten History of Smithfield County (PA), by Luther S. Hoffman, pub. 1826
John W. (John Woolf) Jordan. Historic homes and institutions and genealogical and personal memoirs of the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania (Volume v.1).
John W. Jordan – List of eBooks
A History of the Heiner Family by Daniel Brodhead Heiner (b. 1854); prepared and printed for the private use of the family. (Butler, PA: The Ziegler Printing Co., 1929)
History of Armstrong County, Pennsylvania – Vol. II – Brodhead/Heiner families
Sons of the American Revolution, Pennsylvania (1903)
Some Pennsylvania Women During the War of the Revolution edited by William Henry Egle – contains profile of Elizabeth Depui Brodhead
Trees and Forests of the Allegheny River: A Special Report (2011) – Gen. Danl. Brodhead p. 19-21
Genealogy Trails: Armstrong Co. PA Biographies – Profile of Daniel Brodhead and heirs. States only child was Ann Garton. No mention of daughter Phebe Brodhead DeWeese or Daniel Brodhead Jr.
Portrait and Biographical Record of Lehigh, Northampton and Carbon Counties (Chicago: Chapman Publishing Company, 1894) – Free eBook- J. Davis Brodhead and Hon. Charles Brodhead profiles.
Middle Smithfield Township, PA
The Kellers of Hamilton Township: A Study in Democracy – includes mentions of various Brodheads living in this part of Pennsylvania.
History of Pike Co., PA, Chapter VIII, Delaware Township– Dingmans, Brodheads, and others
Monroe County PA Historical Association
Genealogical and Family History of the Wyoming and Lackawanna Valleys, Pennsylvania – Published 1906 – Volume IVolume II
History of the Counties of Lehigh and Carbon in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (1884)
Wyoming Valley in the 19th Century. Art Edition by SR Smith, Vol I, Wilkes-Barre Leader Print, 1894.
Photos and Things Brodheadsville (PA) – info and images of Charles D. Brodhead and wife Rachel Ditz Keller
History and Legend: Fact, Fancy and Romance of the Old Mine Road, Kingston, N. Y., to the Mine Holes of Pahaquarry (Hine’s Annual, 1908)
Article “Dansbury Mission Spreads Moravian Ideals” by the Monroe Historical Society
Brodhead-Decker Family Trees / Descendants of Daniel Brodhead & Ann Tye
History of Berks County in Pennsylvania by Morton L. Montgomery (Phila: Everts, Peck & Richards, 1886) – Daniel Brodhead bio, p. 216-218.
Blue Book of Schuylkill County: Who Was Who and Why, in Interior Eastern Pennsylvania, in Colonial days, the Huguenots and Palatines, Their Service in Queen Anne’s French and Indian, and Revolutionary Wars: History of the Zerbey, Schwalm, Miller, Merkle, Minnich, Staudt, and Many Other Representative Families (1916)
Papers of the War Department 1784-1800
Continental Congress at York, Pennsylvania and York County in the Revolution (1914)
Picturesque Monroe County by Dr. J. Lantz, 1897
Antoine Dutot Museum and Gallery – for history of Delaware Water Gap
Luke W. Brodhead’s The Delaware Water Gap: Its Scenery, Its Legends, and Its Early History (Philadelphia: Sherman & Co. Printers, 1867)
Transactions of the Moravian Historical Society, Volume 7, by the Moravian Historical Society, Nazareth, Pennsylvania
The Bells Ringing the Message of Progress in Monroe Co. PA and Tributary Country (pub. 1915)
Families of the Wyoming Valley by Geo. B. Kulp, pub. in Wilkes Barre PA in 1889
History of Centre and Clinton Counties Pennsylvania by John Blair Linn (Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts, 1883)
Record of Pennsylvania Marriages Prior to 1810. [and,] List of officers of the Colonies on the Delaware and the Province of Pennsylvania, 1614-1776 (Clarence M. Busch, State Printer of Pennsylvania, 1895) – Volume II
Proceedings and Addresses of the Pennsylvania-German Society, Vol. XXI (Published by the Society, 1912)

Massachusetts
Early Vital Records of Massachusetts
Essex County Massachusetts GenWeb – lots of great info; volunteers will do look-ups.

Texas
Portal to Texas History

USA – Early Marriage Records
Connecticut, Pre-1800
New Jersey, 1665-1800
Pennsylvania, Pre-1810

England, Scotland, Wales

The Genealogist
UKGDL – UK Genealogical Directories and Lists
UK National Archives – discover their online collections; only 5% of their collections are thus far available online, but they are working hard all the time to add more. In any case, it’s worth a try to do some research here first, especially if you live outside of the UK. It may save you a trip. You must pay a nominal fee to get copies of original documents. I have found last will and testaments here. Very interesting!
Deceased online – free search; pay for records – central database of UK burial and cremation records
Cornishmemory.com – “Cornish life as captured on camera and recorded on reel. Find photos, watch films, and listen to the stories of Cornwall’s rich history from Victorian times to the present day”
The Churches of Britain and Ireland
Cornwall Online Parish Clerks
Cornwall Family History Society
Cornwall Genealogy Links
This Is Cornwall – for a look at what’s happening in Cornwall today.
Victorian London – List of Wesleyan Chapels
Plumstead [London] Stories including Woolwich and Districts
Greenwich Heritage Centre – UK
Scotlands Places: Make the Connections
Find My Past – Pay as you go, or subscribe.
The Original Record – ‘Research your ancestry, family history, genealogy and one-name study by direct access to original records and archives indexed by surname.’
Genes Reunited – UK’s No. 1 family history website. You must register. Some basics are free. To view records, pay as you go, or subscribe.
Idea Store – Created and Managed by Tower Hamlets Council – excellent site for exploring local London history
Britain from Above – aerial images of Britain from 1919-1953
Parks and Gardens UK website – Sacred/ritual/funerary sites
Buckinghamshire – Newport Pagnell Historical Society; The Changing Face of Newport Pagnell; Rootschat Forum: A Guide to Burials in Buckinghamshire; Buckinghamshire Family History
Northamptonshire – Northamptonshire Family History Society; Northamptonshire Family History; Blisworth Sites Online Archive
London – The Old Bailey Online – Proceedings of the Old Bailey, London’s Central Criminal Court, 1674-1913
The British Library
Deceased Online – Central database for UK burials and cremations
Kensal Green Cemetery Online – historic London cemetery
Stony Stratford – General History

Ireland

Leitrim Roots – a website for those investigating their Co. Leitrim, Ireland, roots
Irish Genealogical Research Society – membership provides numerous benefits.
Boles of Leitrim, Ireland
The families of French of Belturbet and Nixon of Fermanagh, and their descendants by Rev. Henry Biddall Swanzy, M.A., 1908
Irish-American Family Histories blog
Leitrim Genealogy Archives – headstone photos
National Library of Ireland
National Archives of Ireland
NAI: Genealogy Websites
Leitrim Genealogy Centre
RootsIreland.ie
Famine Ships
NUI Landed Estates Database
From-Ireland.net: free Irish genealogy
A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Ireland, New ed., Rev. by A.C. Fox-Davies
and Sir Bernard Burke (Published 1912 by Harrison in London)

Russia

Index of Russian Familial Terms

Family-Specific Sites

Angus Family Links
Fabulous material from the Family Search Library: One Line of Descendants of James Angus
Knowles Family Association – for those researching the Angus-Knowles connection.
Descendants of John Hotchkin – includes Angus family members
NJ Historical Society, 52 Park Place, Newark, NJ, HOLDINGS: No. 615.  ANGUS FAMILY  Papers, 1838-1969. 75 items. Correspondence, business records, genealogical material.  Business records relate to Angus family companies in New Jersey  and Mexico, I839-7 1.  Of particular interest are the business records, 1849-71, of the Elizabethtown Steam Manufacturing Company, James W. Angus, Superintendent. Gift of Exchange and Gift Division, Library of Congress, 1964.

Brodhead family

Brodhead family places

Brodhead Family Links
Lehigh Valley, PA, history
Winterthur Library – Collection of Brodhead Family Papers (my family line only as far as Richard Brodhead/Magdalene Jansen; from there line goes via Richard’s son, Charles Brodhead I (b. 1674), by a second marriage (to Wyntie Pawling).
The Brodhead Family Association, 6566 Skywae Dr., Columbus, OH 43229 (Facebook: The DePuy / Brodhead Family Association)
Brodhead Watershed, Monroe Co. PA: Interesting PDF containing historical and cultural information.
The Unwritten History of Smithfield County (PA), by Luther S. Hoffman, pub. 1826
John W. (John Woolf) Jordan. Historic homes and institutions and genealogical and personal memoirs of the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania (Volume v.1).
John W. Jordan – List of eBooks
A History of the Heiner Family by Daniel Brodhead Heiner (b. 1854); prepared and printed for the private use of the family. (Butler, PA: The Ziegler Printing Co., 1929)
History of Armstrong County, Pennsylvania – Vol. II – Brodhead/Heiner families
Commemoration of the Conquest of New Netherland on Its 200th Anniversary by the NY Historical Society (1864)
Sons of the American Revolution, Pennsylvania (1903)
Some Pennsylvania Women During the War of the Revolution edited by William Henry Egle – contains profile of Elizabeth Depui Brodhead
The Raab Collection – The lives of Daniel Boone and Brig. Gen. Daniel Brodhead intersect
Trees and Forests of the Allegheny River: A Special Report (2011) – Gen. Danl. Brodhead p. 19-21
Genealogy Trails: Armstrong Co. PA Biographies – Profile of Daniel Brodhead and heirs. States only child was Ann Garton. No mention of daughter Phebe Brodhead DeWeese or Daniel Brodhead Jr.
Portrait and Biographical Record of Lehigh, Northampton and Carbon Counties (Chicago: Chapman Publishing Company, 1894) – Free eBook- J. Davis Brodhead and Hon. Charles Brodhead profiles.
RebelJoe.com Brodhead’s Command and Campaign 1779-1781
Middle Smithfield Township, PA
Daniel Brodhead Jr. – 1st merchant store in Louisville, KY
Family Tales website – contains letters from Colonel Daniel Brodhead to George Washington, written 1779-1781
The Kellers of Hamilton Township: A Study in Democracy – includes mentions of various Brodheads living in this part of Pennsylvania.
History of Pike Co., PA, Chapter VIII, Delaware Township– Dingmans, Brodheads, and others
Monroe County PA Historical Association
Genealogical and Family History of the Wyoming and Lackawanna Valleys, Pennsylvania – Published 1906 – Volume I – Volume II
History of the Counties of Lehigh and Carbon in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (1884)
Wyoming Valley in the 19th Century. Art Edition by SR Smith, Vol I, Wilkes-Barre Leader Print, 1894.
Photos and Things Brodheadsville (PA) – info and images of Charles D. Brodhead and wife Rachel Ditz Keller
History and Legend: Fact, Fancy and Romance of the Old Mine Road, Kingston, N. Y., to the Mine Holes of Pahaquarry (Hine’s Annual, 1908)
Article “Dansbury Mission Spreads Moravian Ideals” by the Monroe Historical Society
Brodhead-Decker Family Trees / Descendants of Daniel Brodhead & Ann Tye
History of Berks County in Pennsylvania by Morton L. Montgomery (Phila: Everts, Peck & Richards, 1886) – Daniel Brodhead bio, p. 216-218.
Papers of the War Department 1784-1800
Daniel Brodhead papers – digitized content – University of Pittsburgh – University Library System – Scroll down to bottom of page for access to three PDFs, one is 188 pages long.
Continental Congress at York, Pennsylvania and York County in the Revolution (1914); Brodhead pp. 71-73, 194-195.
Frontier Retreat on the Upper Ohio, 1779-1781, Edited by Louise Phelps Kellogg (Madison, WI: Madison Historical Society, 1914) – much information on Col. Daniel Brodhead
National Archives, Founders Online: 3 May 1799 Letter from Col. Daniel Brodhead to General Washington
Notes of the ancestry of the children of Joseph Smith Harris and Delia Silliman Brodhead, pub. 1898

Coddington Family Links
1907 Publication: The Coddington Family. Records of One Line of the Descendants of John Coddington of Woodbridge, N.J., with Notes on Allied Families. PDF available here.

Jaques Family Links
Jaques Register Report
Family Search – Jaques family pedigree

Martin Family Links

The Martin Family in America: Descendants of John Martin and Esther Roberts (pub. 1983)

Melyn Family Links

http://njgsbc.org/files/BCFamilies/BCFam-Melyn.pdf

Trowbridge Family Links
http://www.whitsett-wall.com/Documents/Trowbridge%20Family%20History.pdf
http://www.trowbridge.org.uk/family_history.htm
http://www.trowbridgemountain.info/
http://www.archive.org/stream/trowbridgegenealo02trow#page/n11/mode/2up
http://oldstonesundeciphered.blogspot.com/search/label/Trowbridge#ixzz1JLNmJTho

Winans Family Links

Mrs. Egy’s Book – Winans Family Genealogy

Woodruff Family Links
Woodruff Family: Books and Lookups – a listing of resources available for those researching various Woodruff lines.
A Branch of the Woodruff Stock, Compiled by Francis E. Woodruff, B. A. (Yale, 1864) – PDF and other formats available.
The Woodruffs of New Jersey Who Came from Fordwich, Kent, England, by Way of Lynn, Massachusetts, and Southampton, Long Island by Francis Eben Woodruff (NY: Grafton Press, 1909)
The Woodruff House on Conant Street, Elizabeth, NJ – Museum
Woodruff Chronicles, Volumes I and II, 1971 (Find in your library or via library loan; I have Vol. II and can do look-ups)
Map of Elizabethtown at the time of the Revolution

Russum Family Links
Reports of Cases Decided by the Judges of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1851 – pp 479-480

Boles Family Links
The Boles of Leitrim

Miscellaneous Blogs

My Daguerreotype Boyfriend
American Duchess
Dr. Alan Withey
Boston 1775
Victorian History
The Victorian Era
The Art of Manliness
Uncommon Ancestors
Victoria’s Past
Two Nerdy History Girls
Antique Images
Digital Stamp Design
Cultured Carbon County (PA)
Miss Abigail’s Time Warp Advice
Hunt4Depuy Family
Resources on Blog Copyright and Content Theft

Leave a comment

Leave a reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Powered by WordPress.com.

Nothing Gilded, Nothing Gained-Period Drama on Paper at Middlemay Farm

Fiction Books, History, Memoir by Adrienne Morris

Jane Austen's World

This Jane Austen blog brings Jane Austen, her novels, and the Regency Period alive through food, dress, social customs, and other 19th C. historical details related to this topic.

Travels with Janet

Just another WordPress.com weblog

Do Svidanya Dad

Exploring Dad's Unusual Story From NJ to the USSR

La Audacia de Aquiles

"El Mundo Visible es Sólo un Pretexto" / "The Visible World is Just a Pretext".-

Spared & Shared 2

-- rescuing history from old letters one page at a time

Parrotfish Journey

I travel , YOU should too...

TOWER AND FLIGHTS

In The Beginning Man Tried Ascending To Heaven via The Tower Of Babel. Now He Tries To Elevate His Existence Using Hallucinogenic Drugs. And, Since The 20th Century, He Continually Voyages Into Outer Space Using Spacecrafts. Prayer Thru Christ Is The Only Way To Reach Heaven.

London, Hollywood

I'm Dominic Wells, an ex-Time Out Editor. I used to write about films. Now I write them.

Uma Familia Portuguesa

A história da nossa família

Trkingmomoe's Blog

Low Budget Meals for the New Normal

The Good, the Bad and the Italian

food/films/families and more

dvn ms kmz time travel

This is all about my travels to the past... my reflections and musings about yesteryear, as I find the stories of a people passed away and learn how to tell them.

newarkpoems

350 years of Newark in verse 1666-2016

Russian Universe

Understanding Russia with a Russian

Bulldog Travels

Everything and Nothing Plus Some Pretty Photos

Dances with Wools

knitting, spinning, dyeing, and related fiber arts

Life After Caregiving

On caregivers, faith, family, and writing...

Why'd You Eat That?

Food Folklore for the everyday scholar. These are the stories behind the foods we eat.

Cooking without Limits

Food Photography & Recipes

The Pioneer Woman

Plowing through Life in the Country...One Calf Nut at a Time

Almost Home

Genealogy Research and Consulting

Old Bones Genealogy of New England

Genealogy and Family History Research

ferrebeekeeper

Reflections Concerning Art, Nature, and the Affairs of Humankind (also some gardening anecdotes)

Map of Time | A Trip Into the Past

Navigating Through Someplace Called History

Out Here Studying Stones

Cemeteries & Genealogy

WeGoBack

family research ... discover your ancestry

the Victorian era

Did I misplace my pince-nez again? Light reading on the 19th century.

"Greatest Generation" Life Lessons

This is the story of an ordinary family, trying to live an ordinary life during an extraordinary time frame, and the lessons they learn through experience.

Moore Genealogy

Fun With Genealogy

Meeting my family

RESEARCHING MY FAMILY TREE

Shaking the tree

musings on the journey towards knowing and sharing my family's stories

A Hundred Years Ago

Food and More

Scots Roots

Helping you dig up your Scots roots.

Root To Tip

Not just a list of names and dates

Food Perestroika

Adventures in Eastern Bloc Cuisine

My Aunt the WAC

Marian Solomon's midlife transition from the farm to the Women's Army Corps (WACs)

Being Em | From Busan to America

this journey is my own, but i'm happy to share.

Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter

The Daily Online Genealogy Newsletter

Irish in the American Civil War

Exploring Irish Emigration & Irish Involvement in the American Civil War

TWISTED LIMBS & CROOKED BRANCHES

Genealogy: Looking For "Dead People"!

Cemeteries of Brunswick, Maine

To live in the hearts we leave behind, is not to die. ~ Thomas Campbell

%d bloggers like this: