The following is a list of links and sources that I enjoy and use frequently:
DNA and/or Family Tree Sites:
- www.familyecho.com A family tree maker
- www.dnapainter.com A fun way to map your chromosomes!
- www.twiggli.com Printable family trees
- www.archive.org A digital, free archive of books, movies, etc.
- www.worldcat.org Search libraries
- www.libertyellisfoundation.org Ellis Island Records
- http://www.398th.org Incredible website dedicated to the 398th Bomb Group, part of the 8th Air Force who was stationed in Nuthampstead, England during WW2. Tons of photos, interviews, mission descriptions, and more. My grandfather was a navigator in the 398th and ended up contributing some information to the site.
- Ohio Naturalization Records On Family Search
- https://www.johngrenham.com Website & blog by John Grenham which includes a section to search the surname of your Irish relatives.
- www.co.westmoreland.pa.us Records for Westmoreland County, PA.
- http://www.wallborough.com History of Wall, PA
- http://traffordhistory.org/lookingback/ History of Trafford, PA.
- http://www.antenati.san.beniculturali.it/?lang=en&q=gallery Absolutely the best site for Italian records that I have found. Easy to navigate (even in Italian) and with loads of scanned records to peruse. You can now research in Italian or English.
- www.news.google.com/newspapers?nid=djft3U1LymYC You can find loads of newspapers on google…for free!
- www.newspapers.com …or you can pay to have access to even more!
- www.search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48069 Charlemagne’s descendants
- www.classmates.com A huge database of yearbooks that you can peruse for free
- www.famouskin.com Do you have a famous ancestor? If you do, you may have more than you think!
- www.futurelearn.com/courses/genealogy Free online genealogy courses
Websites of Family Members:
- Family: DiBagno (2nd cousin)- Megan Elk – MeganElk.com – Megan is a singer, actress, and vocal coach
- Family: DiBagno (2nd cousin) – Mike Elk – Payday Report – Labor reporting site run by Mike
- Family: Mihalovich (2nd cousin 1x removed)- Malorie Parry – Chicago Blonde – Blog focusing on health/wellness, fashion, travel, and beauty
Frequently Used Sources:
Holbrook, Marjorie Ladd. Stauffer–Sauder Genealogy. L.C. Photoduplication Service, 1993.
Langston, Aileen Lewers, and J. Orton Buck. Pedigrees of Some of the Emperor Charlemagne’s Descendants. vol. 2, Polyanthos Inc., 1974, (Chapter XLIII Mapes, Wines, Luse, Denny, Howard) https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/48069/CharlemagneDescII-000547-i?backurl=&ssrc=&backlabel=Return#?imageId=CharlemagneDescII-000549-iii
Mann Boehler, Midge. The Family History of John J. Begert. 1992.
McCourt, Martha F. The American Descendants of Henry Luce of Martha’s Vineyard. Boston, MA : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1994.
White, Alvin D.. The Lyles of Washington County, Pennsylvania : being an account of the origin, migrations and generations of the family. Carlisle, Pa.: Baker & Gussman, 1934.