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    We hope having direct access to these links will make your search easier.

    Using This Guide

    http://www.GenealogyBeginner.com/Histor-Of-Genealogy.html

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    Getting Started

    Hiring a Professional Genealogist – This Irish Genealogist is available for hire and personalized assistance.

    Family Tree Magazine – This group has a great index of professional forms you can use to quickly get yourself organized.
    http://www.familytreemagazine.com/forms/download.html

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    Family Search – This website database is supported by the LDS (Church of Ladder Day Saints) and is considered by some to be the best place to start.
    http://www.familysearch.org/

    Genealogical Database Network – “Our Mission is to set up a worldwide register of genealogical resources and make the power of the internet available to our users.”
    http://www.geneanet.org/

    Social Security Administration – You can search the records of the US Social Security Office from a number of sources. One popular source is at RootsWeb.
    http://ssdi.genealogy.rootsweb.com/

    Search Social Security Death Index – Click here

    Library of Congress
    http://www.loc.gov/

    Searching Cemeteries

    Index of United States Genealogy Libraries
    http://www.gwest.org/gen_libs.htm

    Halifax County Cemetery Index
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~nshalifa/Cemeteries.html

    Michael Graves – Cleaning headstones
    http://www.tsgraves.com/relics/headstone.htm

    National Cemetery Administration > Gravesite Locator – “Search for burial locations of veterans and their dependents in VA National Cemeteries, state veterans cemeteries and various other Department of Interior and military cemeteries.”
    http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov/j2ee/servlet/NGL_v1

    Searching Public Records

    Social Security Death Index
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3693

    Vitalrec – A comprehensive resource for ordering vital records online and off line.
    http://vitalrec.com/

    Google Online Search Engine
    http://www.google.com/

    US Department of Veterans Affairs
    http://www.va.gov/

    Veteran Affairs Offices by State:
    http://www.va.gov/Partners/stateoffice/index.htm

    The National Archives, National Personal Records – For military records from the 20th century.
    http://www.archives.gov/st-louis/military-personnel/

    National Archives, Military Records Holding – For military records prior to the 20th century.
    http://www.archives.gov/research/order/vets-records.html#nara

    National Cemetery Administration, Gravesite Locator
    http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov/j2ee/servlet/NGL_v1

    Obtaining Military Records and Medals
    http://www.cem.va.gov/records.htm

    US Census – Genealogy Information
    http://www.census.gov/genealogy/www/

    RootsWeb.com Soundex Converter
    http://resources.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/soundexconverter

    US Census – Age Search Service
    http://www.census.gov/genealogy/www/agesearch.html

    Finding Your Ancestors in Court Records; Kimberly Powell
    http://genealogy.about.com/cs/court_records/a/courthouse.htm

    Knights of Columbus
    http://www.kofc.org/about/museum/index.cfm

    Freemasons – there is not a lot of top level organizational information available about Freemasonary. A good overview and starting point can be found at:
    http://www.crystalinks.com/freemasons.html

    Genealogy Reunion

    Family Reunion Activities
    http://genealogy.about.com/od/family_reunions/a/activities.htm

    Family Reunion Planning Site
    http://www.family-reunion.com/

    Steps to a Successful Family Reunion
    http://genealogy.about.com/od/family_reunions/a/planning.htm

    Considering a Family Reunion Location
    http://genealogy.about.com/od/family_reunions/f/locations.htm

    Help with family reunions
    http://www.ancestry.com/learn/library/article.aspx?article=1841

    Family reunion checklist
    http://www.genealogyforum.rootsweb.com/gfaol/reunion/Checklist.htm

    The LDS Utah Center

    LDS Utah
    http://www.familysearch.org/

    LDS Library Information
    http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHL/frameset_library.asp

    LDS Family History Library System
    http://genealogy.about.com/library/weekly/aa042400a.htm