Boone County Genealogical Society Indiana
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Located in Fort Wayne, Indiana, it is home to the Fred J. Reynolds Historical Genealogy Department, which holds the largest public genealogy collection in the United States.
Last Updated: 8 January 2020   [Located in Category: Libraries]
Popular fee-based collection of searchable databases and family trees.
Last Updated: 12 January 2020   [Located in Category: Websites]
Database including information about Union and Confederate soldiers, regimental histories and significant battles as well as some prisoner of war and cemetery records.
Last Updated: 16 September 2018   [Located in Category: Websites]
A comprehensive, categorized and cross-referenced list of links that point you to genealogical research sites online.
Last Updated: 23 February 2021   [Located in Category: Websites]
DAR is a women’s service organization dedicated to promoting historic preservation, education, patriotism and honoring the patriots of the Revolutionary War.
Last Updated: 19 July 2019   [Located in Category: Lineage Societies]
A not-for-profit organization formed to unite the daughters, granddaughters, great granddaughters, and all female direct lineal descendants of honorably discharged Union Veterans of the Civil War
Last Updated: 23 February 2021   [Located in Category: Lineage Societies]
FamilySearch is the largest genealogy organization in the world. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services each year to learn more about their family history.
Last Updated: 19 July 2019   [Located in Category: Websites]
Specializes in digital images of US military records. Some records can be viewed for free but some require a subscription.
Last Updated: 19 July 2019   [Located in Category: Websites]
Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems features the free Genealogy Gems Podcast, Elevenses with Lisa YouTube show, and blog articles.
Last Updated: 18 November 2020   [Located in Category: Websites]
The objectives of the Society are the collection and preservation of rolls, records, books, and other documents relating to the War of 1812; the encouragement of research and the preservation of historical data, including memorials to patriots of that era in our national history; the caring for the graves of veterans of the War of 1812; the cherishing, maintenance and extension of the institutions of American freedom; and the fostering of true patriotism and love of country.
Last Updated: 19 July 2019   [Located in Category: Lineage Societies]
Formed in 1989, the Indiana Genealogical Society strives to help preserve and publish materials relating to the people who settled the state. IGS has been at the forefront of efforts to make Indiana’s historical records more accessible to the public by indexing and digitizing records.
Last Updated: 19 July 2019   [Located in Category: Indiana State Sites]
Their mission is to understand, promote, and celebrate the contributions of German-speaking immigrants and their descendants to the multi-cultural heritage of the state and the nation. Specific lists of German websites can be found under the library tab.
Last Updated: 23 February 2021   [Located in Category: Indiana State Sites]
Since 1830, the Indiana Historical Society has been connecting people to the past by collecting, preserving and sharing the state’s history. Included in the building is the William H. Smith Memorial Library which houses books, manuscripts and diaries. Note the collection guides available online.
Last Updated: 23 February 2021   [Located in Category: Indiana State Sites]
Indiana Memory is a collaborative effort to provide online access to the wealth of primary sources in Indiana libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions.
Last Updated: 23 February 2021   [Located in Category: Indiana State Sites]
The Indiana State Archives collects, preserves, and makes available for public use historical and evidential materials relating to Indiana.
Last Updated: 19 July 2019   [Located in Category: Indiana State Sites]
A name and keyword online index of some items at the Indiana State Archives dating back to before 1816 when Indiana became a state.
Last Updated: 23 February 2021   [Located in Category: Indiana State Sites]
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the nation's record keeper of all documents and materials created in the course of business conducted by the United States Federal government. The records that are most commonly used by genealogists include, Census, Military, Immigration (Ship Passenger Lists), Naturalization, and Land records.
Last Updated: 23 February 2021   [Located in Category: National Organizations]
The mission is to support individuals as they progress in their genealogy education and research, and support a diverse community of genealogy societies and organizations. In 2019 the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) merged with NGS.
Last Updated: 23 February 2021   [Located in Category: National Organizations]
The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America promotes appreciation for the people, places and events that led to the formation and development of our country. They have been a leader in the field of historic preservation, restoration and the interpretation of historic sites.
Last Updated: 26 February 2021   [Located in Category: Lineage Societies]
the National Society United States Daughters of 1812 is a non-profit, non-political, women’s service organization for descendants of patriots who aided the American cause during the War of 1812. It has a library located in Washington, D.C. and an online War of 1812 ancestor database.
Last Updated: 26 February 2021   [Located in Category: Lineage Societies]
It is a lineage society for those who can prove one or more ancestors meets the qualifications of an Indiana Pioneer. An Indiana Pioneer is one who lived within the present boundary of an Indiana county on or before December 31, 1840, unless that county was formed later in which the date is December 31, 1850.
Last Updated: 26 February 2021   [Located in Category: Indiana State Sites]
Membership in the Sons of Confederate Veterans is open to all male descendants of any veteran who served honorably in the Confederate armed forces.
Last Updated: 1 March 2019   [Located in Category: Lineage Societies]
The members of the society are male descendants of people who served in the American Revolutionary War or who contributed to establishing the independence of the United States
Last Updated: 1 March 2019   [Located in Category: Lineage Societies]
The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War is a fraternal organization dedicated to preserving the history and legacy of heroes who fought and worked to save the Union. It is the legal successor to the Grand Army of the Republic.
Last Updated: 1 March 2019   [Located in Category: Lineage Societies]
The UDC collects and preserves rare books, documents, diaries, letters, personal records, and other papers of historical importance relating to the period 1861 to 1865.
Last Updated: 26 February 2021   [Located in Category: Lineage Societies]