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Last Updated on 4/16/2004
By Sharon McAllister
Email: CeilsCorner@cs.com

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RootsWeb

Home of Ceil's Corner and most of the free genealogy sites it links to.  Look for the RootsWeb logo (shown above) on all of our gateway pages.  It will take you to the RootsWeb home page and from there you can find just about anything.

WorldConnect

Home page of RootsWeb's WorldConnect project, which has now been merged with Ancestry's similar endeavor to form a very large collection of family trees.  Access is free.

Ancestry

Subscription service well worth exploring because it has many free areas.  Its "Subscribers-only" features are well-marked and you can select subscriptions to different types of information. 

Ancestry/RW Boards

Extensive set of Message Boards, both for surnames and geographical areas.  

  Family Tree Maker  

Recently acquired by Ancestry, but still provides access to some Users' Family Tree sites.  Some parts of this site are subscription-only.

GenCircles 

Home page of GenCircles, which has a growing collection of user-maintained GEDCOM files.  Its sophisticated search engine is capable of matching individuals in different databases.  Some of our smaller area/group studies have been uploaded to GenCircles.

GenForum

One of the oldest and largest sets of message board.

LDS Site

Home page for Family Search, which provides access to transcriptions of the entire 1880 census.  

Map Sites

Maps 'n' More

Extensive collection of Oklahoma county and township maps -- 1915, 1972, and recent.

The 1891 Grain Dealers and Shippers Gazetteer 

This Gazetteer also includes a number of Railroad Maps, showing how the various lines linked the midwest to the rest of the country.  This site has been moved, but I hope to find its new address and reset the link.

GNIS  

Geographic Names Information System.  Search engine can find many different features, such as cemeteries, as well as towns.  Improved map interface now provides a choice of the type of map to view.

Topozone

Topographic maps, can be used to relate latitude & longitude to Section-Township-Range numbers and locate many places not shown on less detailed maps.

Oklahoma-Related Sites

ITGenWeb

 

Home page for the period before Oklahoma became a state.  Organized by Nation or Agency, rather than territorial counties because boundaries changed so many times.  

OKGenWeb

Home page for Oklahoma genealogy.  It provides a convenient gateway to individual county sites as well as to many other projects.

OKGenWeb Archives

A massive collection of text files, such as cemetery canvasses.  Links to all counties, with a very convenient search engine.

OKBits

Oklahoma Obituaries & Tidbits 

Photo Gallery

Statewide Photo Gallery associated with OKGenWeb.

Pioneer Papers

Transcriptions of Interviews with people who lived in what is now Oklahoma during Territorial Days.

SWOGS

Website of the Southwest Oklahoma Genealogical Society.  Their resources include an indexed copy of the Federal Land Tract Records from which you can request lookups.

Other Areas

Bohemian & Moravian Families in Nebraska

Lots of information about the migration patterns of these groups.

Hacker's Creek

Covers several counties in what is now the northern part of West Virginia, but which was once part of Virginia.

Pomerania

Central European province from which many emigrated to the U.S. 

Surname Sites

ALKIRE

Includes links to several ALKIRE lines, including the one that migrated to the Luther area.

CHEUVRONT

A book starting with the immigrant minister, Joseph CHEUVRONT, and including information about many of his descendants.

HENCKEL

Ties together a number of downlines that ended up in Oklahoma, including the BENNETTs.

Miscellaneous Sites

Find A Grave

Tombstone transcriptions.

McAllister's Iris Garden

Plants need genealogists, too!
 

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