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Searchable Genealogy Databases

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This category contains listings offering searchable genealogical databases.
  • Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy 1719-1820

    Searchable genealogy database focusing on slaves who were brought to Louisiana in the 18th and 19th centuries.

  • All Ancestors

    Collection of ancestor records that include alumni documents and city and rural directories.

  • Archives

    Offers a genealogy search where users can find family records based on birth, death, marriage, divorce, and vital records.

  • Convict Transportation Registers Database - Australia

    Find information on the British Convict transportation registers 1787 to 1867 database. Includes a section on finding a convict ancestor.


    Directory and searchable compilation of genealogy queries. View listings and details by region or surname.

  • CuriousFox

    Lists every town and village in the UK, and many in Ireland, each with a page where local history and genealogy enquiries can be added. Includes both old and modern map links for each location and surname search by village, area, county or overall.

  • DeadFred

    Free family history and genealogy photo search and database. With newsletters and testimonials.

  • First Fleet Australia

    Features a searchable database of 780 First Fleet convicts.


    Online database for genealogy research with historical records and message boards.

  • Genealogy Depot

    Site dedicated to family records. Includes genealogy links and name and married name indexes.

  • Ireland Australia Transportation

    Contains a database of Irish citizens who were transported to Australia produced by the National Archives of Ireland.

  • Marriage Records Search

    Provides links to U.S. marriage and genealogy records archives and databases.

  • Mundia

    Offers software for a family tree for free to connect with living relatives.

  • NewspaperAbstracts

    Newspaper repository useful for researching on family history. Resource contributions accepted.

  • Records Ireland

    Dublin based genealogy service that offers listings of Irish family history.

  • Rootsweb

    Online database maintaining collections of names, family names, odd names, and more. Includes user-contributed records and data from Federal and State resources.

  • Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database

    Database containing information on more than 35,000 slave voyages involving over 12 million Africans transported to the Americas between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries.

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