Useful links

The History of the Germans in Buffalo and Erie County, N.Y.

*A link to help with citations for source material

A good source for history along the Great Lakes region.
History of the Great Lakes States

Ever wonder about the history of your home?

A list of Canadian records that can be researched on Family Search

United_States_Census_State_Censuses A list of states that had their own census.


Ontario Locator - Locate towns in Ontario, Canada

Index of Questions a a list of all US Census questions by decade



Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild

Understanding Dates: Five common mistakes to avoid - Great information on understanding dating systems used over the years. ~ Free Genealogy Indexes  This website was created to share my Every Name Indexes to help others save valuable research time.

US World War I Draft Registrations

What Is a GEDCOM File and Why Do I Need It?
Really good blog on what GEDCOM is all about