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HOW TO JOIN a RootsWeb MAILING LIST
and/or LOCATE ARCHIVES

Revised 20 November 2004

You may access archives without joining a list. If you subscribe (there is no charge) instructions will be sent to you by RootsWeb - keep a copy of the instructions - among other things, they will tell you how to unsubscribe.

 

SURNAME LIST FINDER - fast but no archive links

http://lists.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/findlist.pl

Enter surname (e.g., Kinney or Lenhart)
Select the appropriate spelling variation (e.g., Kinney or Lenhart)
To subscribe - click on Subscribe
To locate archives - use the Search or Browse option

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MAILING LISTS - SURNAME INDEX - more steps but includes archive links

http://lists.rootsweb.com/

Find Surnames
Click on the appropriate letter; e. g., K for Kinney (M for McKinney)
All the K names will appear; page to the name and spelling variation you seek
To subscribe - click on Subscribe
To locate archives - use the Search or Browse option

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Another way to find archives - using Duval and Duvall as examples

http://listsearches.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/listsearch.pl?list=DUVAL [search]

http://archiver.rootsweb.com/th/index/DUVAL [browse]

http://listsearches.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/listsearch.pl?list=DUVALL

http://archiver.rootsweb.com/th/index/DUVALL

To browse the archives:
http://archiver.rootsweb.com/
Type in [title]

To search the archives:
http://listsearches.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/listsearch.pl
Type in [title]

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Basic RootsWeb sub and unsub routine:

General example - using the GENEALOGY-DNA list:

Subscribe:

send email to

GENEALOGY-DNA-L-request@rootsweb.com
with the single word subscribe in the message subject and body

GENEALOGY-DNA-D [Digest]
send email to
GENEALOGY-DNA-D-request@rootsweb.com

Unsubscribe:

send email to GENEALOGY-DNA-L-request@rootsweb.com
with the single word unsubscribe in the message subject and body

GENEALOGY-DNA-D [Digest]
send mail to GENEALOGY-DNA-D-request@rootsweb.com
with the single word unsubscribe in the message subject and body

 

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