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Archive for the ‘Genealogy Websites’ Category

New York State Genealogical Research Index

In Digital Collections, Genealogy Websites, Niagara County, Niagara County Resources, Niagara Deaths, Official Records of Niagara County on June 11, 2013 at 7:17 pm

For New York State Deaths, 1957-1963, look no further than the New York State Genealogical Research Index, 1957-1963.
Please note that this does not include New York City.

Other New York Online Death Indexes may be found at the following website:

FREE New York Historical Papers Online

In Digital Newspapers, Genealogy Websites, Niagara County Resources on May 3, 2013 at 6:43 pm

FREE New York historical newspapers online:


Niagara County Probate Records, 1823-1971

In Genealogy Websites, Niagara County Resources, Probate Records on May 3, 2013 at 6:27 pm

If you are looking for Niagara County, New York, probate records, wills, guardianship records and much more…dating back to 1823…check the following:


FamilySearch has digitized many New York county probate records. You can access by clicking on the following link:


War of 1812 Pensions

In Genealogy Websites, Military Records, War of 1812 on March 25, 2013 at 10:57 pm

preserve the pensions blog

For War of 1812 pensions…

The Federation of Genealogical Societies, Ancestry.com, Fold3 and FamilySearch have teamed together in a combined effort to digitize and preserve over 180,000 pension records from the War of 1812.  Their campaign, Preserve the Pensions, is spearheading a nationwide fundraising initiative to digitize these fragile and fading records.  You may access some records at the following website:


Keep checking back as more records are made available.

The French Genealogy Blog

In French Genealogy, Genealogy Websites on December 27, 2012 at 3:40 pm

The French Genealogy Blog

For those of you with French ancestry, make sure you subscribe to this excellent blog.  It contains interesting links to French history and research and leads directly to the digitized archives.