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The Ellis Island/Port of New York Records website provides a passenger search, links to websites, research tips and more.
RootsWeb and Ancestry.com
The primary purpose and function of RootsWeb.com is to connect people so that they can help each other and share genealogical research. Most resources on RootsWeb.com are designed to facilitate such connections.
For over 100 years, FamilySearch has been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide. FamilySearch is a service provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Find a Grave
Search 67 million grave records.
Census Bureau: Genealogy
The Census Bureau is not able to locate missing persons, or provide recent information on individuals. The Census Bureau information collected in the Decennial Census of Population and Housing on individuals does not become available to the public until after 72 years.
National Archives: Resources for Genealogists
Learn how you can use the resources at the National Archives to explore your family's ancestry.
Library of Congress: Digitized Newspapers
Historical newspapers are available to browse and view issues online.
Headlines from About.com: Genealogy