25 May 2007
More Web Site Service Providers Team with FamilySearch
Popular web sites available for free through local Family History Centers
Footnote is a subscription-based website that features searchable, original documents that provide users a view of the events, places and people that shaped the American nation and the world. The site will have over 25 million digital images by the end of 2007. Footnote is currently working with FamilySearch to index the American Revolutionary War Pension files. Additional projects with FamilySearch are under development.
with Footnote subscriptions will be able to sign in with the same
Footnote username and password they use at home in order to save,
annotate, and upload content.
Godfrey Memorial Library (www.godfrey.org)
Godfrey Memorial Library has an extensive collection of essential resources to assist genealogical and historical research. Resources include newspapers, city and business directories, vital records, printed census records, state, county, and local histories, as well as numerous family histories, family bible records, and service and pension records.
Heritage Quest/ProQuest (www.heritagequestonline.com)
Heritage Quest online includes the complete set of U.S. Federal Census images from 1790 to 1930 including names and indexes for many of the sets. Users will be able to find people and places located in over 20,000 published family and local histories and PERSI, an index of over 1.9 million genealogy and local history articles. Other online databases include Revolutionary War Pension, Bounty-Land Warrant Application files, and the Freedman Bank Records.
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this service will be limited to 1,400 family history centers in
Kindred Konnections (www.kindredkonnections.com)
Kindred Konnections has over 230 million pedigree linked names with submitter information. The online pedigrees are not merged, but maintained by individual patrons. There are additional databases of birth, marriage, death, and census records that are automatically searched along with the pedigree linked data. Segments of pedigrees can be downloaded.
World Vital Records (www.worldvitalrecords.com)
World Vital Records provides access to research helps and has a wide variety of international records, including more than 60 parish registers, Scottish death records,