This is an almost daily list of newly discovered genealogical resources available online, carefully curated by hand. These resources may include articles, databases, news articles, or any other items related to genealogy that catch my attention or are recommended to me. The list is not limited to newly created pages but may also include pages that have been significantly updated or are simply “new to me.” Each link provided may lead to records for millions of individuals or just a few. Most of the resources on this list are available for free, often supported by advertisements. However, some may require payment to access certain databases. Let’s begin with today’s list from GenealogyUpdate!
Alabama Funeral Home Records
This page links to known Alabama Funeral Records whether they be available online or offline.
1860 Mortality Schedule for Marengo County, Alabama – page 1-3
Images and transcription for pages 1 through 3 of the 1860 Mortality Schedule for Marengo County, Alabama.
Grove Methodist Episcopal Graveyard, Grove, Chester County, Pennsylvania
A transcription of the graves at Grove Methodist Episcopal Graveyard in Grove, Pennsylvania. Includes a history of the cemetery.
- Using Funeral Records in Genealogical Research
Funeral records are an excellent source of genealogical information, providing insight into the life and death of our ancestors. They often include valuable details such as the date and place of death, age, cause of death, and the name and address of the funeral home or mortuary. Funeral records also often include information on the deceased’s parents, spouse, children, and other relatives, providing an excellent resource for tracing family history. This article explores the use of funeral records in genealogy, including their benefits, how to locate them, and how to interpret the information they provide.
- What Information Can I Find in Passenger Lists?
Passenger lists can provide valuable information about your ancestors, including their name, age, occupation, nationality, and place of origin, as well as details about their voyage. Here are some tips for finding passenger lists for your genealogical research:
- Do genealogy research through University Libraries
Librarian Sarah Carrier has created an online guide giving access to internal digitized records as well as ancestry websites.
Engaging Online Treasures
- North Carolina Bible Records
Bible records include lists of birth, marriage, and death information recorded throughout the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. This collection presently contains 2,215 family Bibles which have been digitized and placed online for free.