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The Tie That Binds  [Our family pages]

Find a location  this is a great site ! 
Copyright questions see this site. It may answer your questions.

Newspaper Links                               Records
Newspapers                                      Historic Pittsburgh   (521 books fully searchable)
Brooklyn Daily Eagle  1841 - 1902     Colonial Connecticut Records
Chicago Tribune   (Archives)            Bureau of Land Management  (search)
Colorado Newspaper Collection        Illinois Databases
Newspapers                            Indiana Marriages to 1850       1958 - 2012
Utah Digital Newspapers                  National Huguenot Society 
Indiana Newspapers                       
Madison Co., AL Records Center
                                                       Vigo Co., Indiana Marriage Index
                                                       Orange Co., IN Marriages WPA Records
NEHGS                                            Wayne Co., IN Genealogy Links
Family History Archives                   Fulton Co., IN Databases
                                                       Montgomery Co., IN Marriages

Johnson Co., KS District Court Public Records
documents  center
Colorado Historical Records Index
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Historical Patent Databases

Evansville, IN
Local History Database           Utah Digital Collection      Vigo County, IN History & Information

Death Records
Searchable Death Indexes U.S.

Kentucky Death Certificates                 Kentucky Vital Records Project

Ohio Death Certificate Index 1913 - 1944
Social Security Death Index
Missouri Death Certificates
Arizona Death Records
Wabash Valley Obituary Index
at Vigo Co., IN Library
Owensboro KY Area Obituary Index
Evansville Courier & Press Obituaries

National Cemeteries(3.2 million records)  
Warrick Co., IN Cemeteries
Vanderburgh Co., IN Cemeteries

Search Oak Hill Cemetery Database 
Search Locust Hill Cemetery Database
Cemetery photos
Spencer Co., IN Cemeteries       
Knox Co., IN Cemeteries
Kentucky Cemeteries
Other Cemeteries

 Naturalization Information
Naturalization Guide
USGENWEB                                        Ellis Island Database
RAOGK (off-line Oct. 2011)          
             Steve Morse Site (Great search site)
Browning Obituary Index                                    Warrick Co., IN Naturalization Records Indexes  

Pape Mortuary (Obits Danville, IL)                      Indiana Naturalization database ...  only part, of the counties, is listed         
Vigo Co., IN obituary index                                 Eastern District Court of New York Naturalization Project
                                                                           Castle Garden Immigration Center
                                                                          Access to Archives [United Kingdom]
Scotland's People                                               

Researching Black Ancestors
African Ancestored Genealogy 
Freedmen's Bureau                 

Slavery Era Insurance Policies Registry: Illinois
By Slave Name
By Slave Holder Name

Slavery Era Insurance Policies Registry: California
Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy 1719 - 1820

Old Photos                                 Search Engine   &  online Encyclopedia references
Google      an ever changing search engine
DeadFred                                  Wikipedia         
Family Photos                        
Photographs from the Past        


Libraries                                                        Helps
Allen County Public Library                            Dictionary        Perpetual calendar
Family History Library                                   Mandarin Design                  
Godfrey Library                                            Dynamic     
Willard Library
                                             Genealogy 101
Hoosier Heritage Digital Library                    Deciphering Old Handwriting
                                                                     Old German Handwriting                 
                                                                     Calculate Birth Dates
                                                                     Bygones (research note-keeping program) this is a free program
                                                                     Symbols made easy
                                                                     Help with Great Britain's Census 1841 - 1901 abbreviations
                                                                     Helps with English Law
                                                                     Catholic Encyclopedia of 1908

Census                              Pony Express
Oklahoma Territory 1890           Riders 

1790 Reconstructed Census ... reconstructed from tax records surrounding the years just prior to the 1790 census. Please read the introduction at the front of each states published records.  It will tell you about how the census was reconstructed.

Archives and Societies                        Military Links                                 
National Archives                                Online Civil War Data                        
                                               Civil War
                                                           War of 1812                    
Indiana Genealogical Society               Submarine                  
National Genealogy Society                 Tennessee Confederate Pension Index
Maryland State Archives                      U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
SR  IL Chapter                                     The American Civil War Homepage
                                                            Mexican War 1846-1848


                                                            Confederate Pension in various states
                                                            Oklahoma   downloads a pdf version of the 164 page index, you can save in your computer
                                                            South Carolina
                                                            Virginia    several links... scroll down page to see the links

Ohio Memory Online

American Journeys            

Ships & Passenger Data            U.S. Railroad's
                                                Retirement Board's Home Page
The Ships List
Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild

Church Connections
Methodist Church
United Brethren    
The Religious Telescope  This paper was published by the United Brethren
Southern Baptist Church
Catholic Church St. Louis, MO 
Believe Religious Information Source
Church of the Brethren  with links to church records
American Jewish Archives
Mennonite Church USA  includes link to MennObits                          


Please enjoy these links. If you find a bad link please email me at the address below so I may make repairs.

Contact Virginia L. Aldridge

Updated 4 January 2014