and Web Sites
on the Internet and Your Computer
Genealogy.com's product line encompasses these items:
Our family of genealogy Web sites includes stand-alone sites, as well
as sites that are companions for our software products.
Dedicated to bringing you the best and most comprehensive resources
and services available on the Web. For beginners, it is a fun and
easy way to learn about genealogy. Start by taking our family
history tour to learn all about discovering your roots. You
can even create your own family tree and personalized home page
FREE, without buying any software. All researchers will want to
take advantage of tools such as the Family
Finder, which indexes a wealth of family information and records
on the Internet! There's much more, including classes and articles,
web freebies, and an "Ask the Genealogist" column
take a look at our home page to see for
of the largest and most complete online genealogy resources, and also
the companion site for Family Tree Maker software users. FamilyTreeMaker.com
has many of the same offerings as Genealogy.com, so you will find plenty
of resources to help you locate ancestors, share information with and
learn from others, and get research hints and help. FamilyTreeMaker.com
also includes the contributor contact information service where you can
get in touch with individuals who have contributed family information
to our popular World Family Tree collection.
The site map
gives you an overview of all that you can find at this Web destination.
To learn more about the people, places, and cultures related to your
family history research, browse Helpful Web Sites, one of the largest
lists of genealogical and historical sites on the Web. It offers tens
of thousands of links, organized in a searchable, easy-to-use directory.
And, to help you determine which Web sites might be helpful to your research,
most have a brief description.
Genealogy Message Boards
Working with other family history enthusiasts is an essential
step for every researcher. GenForum, the largest genealogy message
board site, lets you do just that. Share your success stories, swap
research tips, and find others who are researching the same family
lines as you. With millions of messages, it offers a wealth of information
for you to explore, and as the largest genealogy message board community,
it offers you the best chance of finding your long-lost cousins.
ancestors, guaranteed, with America's #1-selling family tree program.
It is easy-to-use, yet so comprehensive you won't outgrow it. To start,
just enter a few simple facts about your family. Then, with the click
of the mouse you can instantly create a wide variety of beautiful trees,
reports, maps and books. To help you trace your family tree, Family Tree
Maker's powerful search tools scour the Internet and
historical data collections to help you find information on your family.
Family Tree Maker has the largest Internet genealogy community in the
world so you can share information and advice with other family history
enthusiasts. Since 1989 Family Tree Maker has won over 30 reviews and
awards for excellence. It sets the standard for quality, value and ease
of use. The companion Web site for this product is FamilyTreeMaker.com.
Membership provides all the tools and resources you need to make your research both productive and fun. You'll get easy-to-use Family Tree Maker® software, a wide variety of data, and expert tools and tips. Whether you are just beginning to research your family history or already are a seasoned genealogist, there's a package that's right for you. Learn more...
The World Family Tree Collection contains customer-generated linked
pedigrees. Finding one ancestor in a World Family Tree can instantly
add entire branches to your family tree. View any tree online, or
download it to your computer using our quick and easy wizard. At
a glance, you'll see family relationships and details of vital events.
It's the fastest way to add information to your own family research.
hundreds of millions of people across 5 centuries, this dynamic genealogy
collection is a must for researching your family history. Now a complete
resource that includes marriage, vital and military records; genealogies,
society journals, land records and pedigrees; 1850 census images, and
family histories can be yours in one easy to use subscription. Plus, hundreds
of thousands of records will be added monthly!
& Local Histories
most extensive collection of family histories available, these 7.5
million fully searchable pages also include rare genealogical journals,
local histories, atlases, and primary sources. This ever-growing
collection of 25,000 total titles encompasses towns and families
from all 50 states, Canada, and the British Isles from 1700 through
the present. Formerly available only to libraries, these exclusive
resources are now as close as your own computer.
and Passenger Records
and immigration lists can be an invaluable primary source for tracing
the vast majority of immigrants to the United States, particularly in
the 19th century. With the single exception of federal census records
they are the largest, the most continuous, and the most uniform body of
records for the entire country. With this collection you'll receive instant,
anytime access to a remarkable collection of online databases with more
completed, the U.S. Census Collection will offer online access to images
and indexes for all 15 publicly obtainable U.S. Censuses over 140
years of American history from 1790 to 1930. New data will be added each
month until the collection includes all the images and indexes for every
available state and decade from 1790-1930. At completion, this collection
will reference more than 550 million names.