Stillagaumish Valley Genealogical Society
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Review more than 100 sources relating to U.S. Census, Territorial Census, and State Census records in our library. Many states are represented, including Illinois, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington State.
[Located in Category: Getting Started]
Review more than 100 sources relating to U.S. Census, Territorial Census, and State Census records in our library. Many states are represented, including Illinois, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington State.
[Located in Category: Census]
You might find your ancestor in this large collection of newspapers on the website of the Library of Congress. Some newspapers go as far back as 1622. It's searchable by name of the state he/she lived in or by the name of the newspaper.
[Located in Category: Newspapers]
Review this list of States and the years in which the State took a census. All 50 states and the District of Columbia are included.
[Located in Category: Getting Started]
Review this list of States and the years in which the State took a census. All 50 states and the District of Columbia are included.
[Located in Category: Census]
A findmypast.com web page.
[Located in Category: Brick Wall Solutions]
Great article from genealogyintime.com. This is a link to Part I, the first 26 solutions. Scroll down to the end of the first page, click on page 5, scroll to the bottom, and you'll see a link to Part II, the last 24 solutions.
[Located in Category: Brick Wall Solutions]
Topics include: African American Records, Native American Records, Military Records, Databases and more.
[Located in Category: Getting Started]
The Puget Sound Chapter is one click away.
[Located in Category: Gen. Societies - Western WA]
[Located in Category: Cemetery Records]
Here's a link to a book in our catalog. Stop by the library for a look at 500 possible solutions to help you break through that brick wall.
[Located in Category: Brick Wall Solutions]
Search for immigrants who came through New York prior to 1892.
[Located in Category: Getting Started]
The Newspaper Collection of the Library of Congress. Pre-1922; every page is available online.
[Located in Category: Getting Started]
A categorized & cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the Internet.
[Located in Category: Miscellaneous]
A categorized & cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the Internet.
[Located in Category: Getting Started]
Numerous links to articles hand-picked by Cyndi to help you break down those brick walls.
[Located in Category: Brick Wall Solutions]
Numerous links to articles hand-picked by Cyndi to help you with abstracts, extracts, summaries, and transcriptions.
[Located in Category: Abstracts and Transcriptions]
Special interest groups meet monthly. Its collection is housed in the Bellevue Regional Library branch of the King County Library System (KCLS), and can be searched though the KCLS catalog.
[Located in Category: Gen. Societies - Western WA]
Search for immigrants who came through New York in 1892 or later.
[Located in Category: Getting Started]
Here's a link to the Microsoft website. This page has a template for your family tree. Just click the word "Diagrams" along the left margin and look through the spreadsheets. These templates aren't copyrighted and are free to the public.
[Located in Category: Genealogy and Technology]
Create a family tree, upload family photos, meet other family members, and more.
[Located in Category: Getting Started]
Create a family tree, upload family photos, meet other family members, and more.
[Located in Category: Miscellaneous]
Among other activities, FGS promotes society management, effective organization and operation of genealogical societies, holds an annual conference, and engages in genealogical preservation projects.
[Located in Category: Miscellaneous]
[Located in Category: Cemetery Records]
Its website links to online transcripts and abstracts of Island County death certificates and census records. Members meet in Freeland, and the public is welcome to attend meetings. Non-members may attend two meetings free of charge.
[Located in Category: Gen. Societies - Western WA]
Click here for information about everything Granite Falls, Washington, including: its people and families; arts, culture, and recreation; education, including a collection of high school yearbooks; downtown businesses, and area businesses including agriculture, logging, and mining; fashion; city government including city and county maps; transportation, including automobiles, horses, motorcycles, and railroads.
[Located in Category: Historical Museums]
Explore the place where Genealogy meets Geek-ealogy. Hack Genealogy is the place to learn how to use today's technology to help you in your genealogical research.
[Located in Category: Genealogy and Technology]
Bring your documents to SVGS and get help from one of our volunteers. Here's a link to our hours.
[Located in Category: Brick Wall Solutions]
This Sumner, WA genealogical library holds affordable classes and has a wide variety of resources. Its catalog is online, so before you go there, you can gather a list of resources to review, to get the most out of your trip. The daily fee for research is $5.00.
[Located in Category: Gen. Societies - Western WA]
An online encyclopedia of Washington State History
[Located in Category: Getting Started]
Created by a history enthusiast, this free site boasts 500,000 visitors each month.
[Located in Category: Cemetery Records]
The League of Snohomish County Heritage Organizations coordinates local organizations for mutual assistance, facilitates obtaining funds and grants for historical purposes, and establishes and promotes minimum standards for the organizations.
[Located in Category: Snohomish County]
The Marysville Historical Society is dedicated to the discovery, preservation and display of all items relating to the history of the Greater Marysville area.
[Located in Category: Historical Societies]
The Official Site of the National Archives, Resources for Genealogists page.
[Located in Category: Getting Started]
Join us for our 2016 Conference. For information about speakers, location, dates, etc. click on the link above.
[Located in Category: Conferences]
Watch this 15 minute YouTube video for suggestions about how to use Microsoft's OneNote in your research. Most Microsoft Office Suites automatically include OneNote.
[Located in Category: Genealogy and Technology]
Check out the Index under the heading "Mailing Lists". You can join any list and create a query asking for info about an ancestor free of charge.
[Located in Category: Forums]
Check out the Index under the heading "Mailing Lists". You can join any list and create a query asking for info about an ancestor free of charge.
[Located in Category: Getting Started]
The SGS Library is at 6200 Sand Point Way NE in Seattle, across the street from the National Archives, Pacific Region. Their holdings don't circulate, but non-members can use the library for a daily fee. Plan a trip to both SGS and NARA on the same day to save time and money.
[Located in Category: Gen. Societies - Western WA]
In Mount Vernon, Washington, this site is an excellent jumping off point to start your search for genealogical and historical information in Skagit County.
[Located in Category: Gen. Societies - Western WA]
The branch in the City of Snohomish boasts a large genealogical section. Browse the card catalog for rare and unusual books about Snohomish County. Reference librarians are available during library hours to answer questions live online via the Chat With a Librarian feature of the website. Library card holders can place a request for Intralibrary loans through this website, too. Sno-Isle Libraries' searchable databases provides you with access to high-quality, subject-specific information from trusted, reliable sources, most accessible online using your library card.
[Located in Category: Getting Started]
is now in its second decade of providing free online resources for Snohomish County and Island County researchers.
[Located in Category: Gen. Societies - Western WA]
Click on "SIGS LIBRARY at HERITAGE PARK" - directions, hours, searchable holdings catalog" for info about when it's open to the public.
[Located in Category: Getting Started]
Browse the card catalog for rare and unusual books about Snohomish County. The Snohomish branch boasts a large genealogical section. Reference librarians are available during library hours to answer questions live online via the Chat With a Librarian feature of the website. Library card holders can place a request for Intralibrary loans through this website, too. Sno-Isle Libraries' searchable databases provides you with access to high-quality, subject-specific information from trusted, reliable sources, most accessible online using your library card.
[Located in Category: Area Libraries]
Snohomish County history --- lots of info about the City of Marysville, WA
[Located in Category: Getting Started]
Search here for links to everything genealogical from Archives to Zylophones.
[Located in Category: Snohomish County]
Advice from familysearch.org
[Located in Category: Brick Wall Solutions]
The majority of the collection is at the Auburn branch of the King County Library System at 1102 Auburn Way S., Auburn, WA. Society members are available at the Auburn branch for research assistance. Please check with the library for current dates and times. The holdings are searchable online through the King County Library Catalog and through the website.
[Located in Category: Gen. Societies - Western WA]
Visit us in the D.O. Pearson House Museum; tours available by appointment.
[Located in Category: Historical Societies]
This site links to numerous genealogical research websites. Some are free and some are fee-based. Great resource, especially for immigration and naturalization information.
[Located in Category: Hybrid]