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Links from when the FamilyGen site was retired: - National Archives and Records Administration - Thousands of genealogy links in over 60 categories - Entrance to the massive US GenWeb project - The Internet's oldest and largest genealogy site - Offers an extensive "how-to" guide, a genealogy mall, the 115-million-name Family Finder index, message boards - A comprehensive site for genealogy researchers
GEDCOM Files - Information about GEDCOM files for storing genealogical information

Instructional links provided by Dan Hall:
How to Do Your Genealogy
Ultimate Guide to Genealogy Websites for Beginners
6 Genealogy Projects to Interest Kids & Teens in Family History
Exploring Your Family Tree: Resources for Seniors to Share the Joy of Genealogy with Their Loved Ones
Everything You Need to Know to Make Family Trees
Choosing the Right Format When Writing Your Family History

Additional resources contributed to this links page:
Last Names Database   Searchable catalog of last names with background and history
Europe Family Records   Guide for help in tracing European roots - Free non-profit research tool - Specializes in passenger lists, immigration, and genealogy secrets. There’s a Guide for Beginners in Genealogy to get you started. - Search for birth records, immigration data, names and birth dates, and family occupations. - Search military service records, get tips for starting your genealogy research, and connect with other users in their History Hub. - A free online family tree tool to keep all the information you've gathered in one place. It's only shareable to people you want, so your privacy is protected. - Dedicated to providing resources for African American genealogy research. Our Blank Ancestry is passionate about reuniting African family roots and relations and helping descendants of enslaved people heal the wounds of slavery. - Subscription service for British and Irish descendants. Upload your family tree, build it, and learn about what your ancestors did and how they lived. - home for Jewish genealogy. There's a discussion group where you can connect with others, Yizkor Book translations, an extensive Family Finder, and more. - Over 500 million family history records to search through. Genes Reunited has a huge community of family history enthusiasts looking to discover their ancestors and lineages. Trace records and connect with communities of people worldwide. - Connect with your ancestors through historic newspapers and digitized newspaper pages with Chronicling America in partnership with the Library of Congress and the National Digital Newspaper Program.