Searchable Genealogy Databases in the Best of the Web Directory

Searchable Genealogy 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.


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

Free civil war and genealogy databases and census and marriage 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.

First Fleet Australia

Features a searchable database of 780 First Fleet convicts.

Genealogy Depot

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


Online hub for publishing and searching for family trees and records. Includes pictures and genealogy maps.

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.


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


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

Records Ireland

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


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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