Our Favorite Links

These are a few of our favorite links. The list is not meant to be comprehensive but, instead, a collection of useful sites that we actually use. If you try any of these sites and they have moved or disappeared, please let us know.

This Day in North Carolina History
The people and places of the Tar Heel state day by day.

New River Notes by Jeff Weaver
A great resource for Northwest N.Carolina, Southwest VA & East Tennessee!

Big List of Genealogy Links

Census Finder
Links to free census records online

North Carolina Society of Historians

Alleghany County Research Help

Alleghany County Lookup Volunteers

Ancestry.com Forums

1940 Census Records at Ancestry.com

Obituary Search at Ancestry.com

Vital Records at Ancestry.com

Cheek Family in Alleghany County
In addition to Cheek family info, this site includes lists of books, maps and resources of interest to Alleghany Co. researchers.

North Carolina Genealogical Society

Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation

The USGenWeb Archives

The NC USGenWeb Archives

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Preservation North Carolina

Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
This is the mother of all genealogy lists, over 236,100 links, categorized and cross-referenced in over 150 categories. If it’s not here, you probably don’t need it!

Cyndi’s Genealogy Home Page Construction Kit

Genealogical Research in North Carolina
Prepared by the Genealogical Services Branch of the State Library of North Carolina.

North Carolina County Development
Info on how North Carolina ow counties were formed

North Carolina Genealogical Resources on the Internet

North Carolina State Archives

National Archives and Records Administration

PBS “Ancestors” Series

Family Tree Maker Online

Bureau of Land Management – General Land Office Records
Federal land patents issued by the General Land Office between 1820 and 1908 for public domain states in the eastern United States

Family Search Internet Genealogical Service
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormons)

Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.
A great source for genealogy books.

Filed under: | Permalink