Find the genealogy website you’re looking for – 2014 top 100 genealogy websites
GenealogyInTime Magazine has published its third annual review and ranking of the top 100 genealogy websites this year. This in depth compilation is a must read for any genealogist. According to GenealogyInTime Magaine,
“[They] distinguish between genealogy websites and websites that may contain ancestral records. The two are not the same. That is, the Top 100 List is based on websites specifically devoted to genealogy and genealogy audiences. Other websites such as Chronicling America or Australia’s Trove (and most other national archive websites) contain ancestral records in addition to many other things. These websites serve multiple audiences (historians, archivists, hobbyists, etc.) and not just genealogists.”
GenealogyInTime Magazine also provides an interesting break down of the top 10 genealogy websites. According to their data,
“Ancestry.com continues to dominate in the top position. It gets considerably more traffic than any other genealogy website. In fact, it gets more than three times the traffic of any other genealogy website.
Find A Grave has moved up one spot into second position. The number of records on the Find A Grave website has grown rapidly in the last two years.
FamilySearch.org has moved from fourth place into third place this year. It has also significantly increased the number of ancestral records over the past year.
MyHeritage.com has dropped from second to fourth place this year. There are a few other family tree websites that now compete with MyHeritage.
Geni.com and Ancestry.co.uk continue to hold the fifth and sixth positions again this year.
Geneanet moved up one position to number seven, while Archives.com dropped one position to number eight.
Genealogy.com remains at number nine.
Genealogy Bank is the new entrant to the top ten list this year. It moved up one position to hold the final spot at number ten. Genealogy Bank has also steadily increased the size of their newspaper collection this year.
For a comprehensive list of the top genealogy sites of 2014, visit http://www.genealogyintime.com/articles/top-100-genealogy-websites-of-2014-page02.html
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New Family Tree online resource lets anyone build, manage and share your genealogical research and family history information online.
The purpose of Family Tree is to provide genealogists or anyone interested in genealogy, with a place to organize and expand their research.
The website’s software allows the user to build their family tree completely online beginning with themselves and then expanding out to other generations.
The Family Tree online resource enables individuals to submit, manage and share family history information online.
But wait, there’s more! When information is input into Family Tree, the program can access billions of genealogical records already shared by other users in the FamilySearch database.
This record sharing enables information and families to be linked together. Family Tree users can also search billions of other historic records on FamilySearch.org’s Records Search to fill in missing information in their research. Registering is simple.
Visit www.FamilySearch.org, click on the Family Tree tab and sign up for an account. Once you’ve created an account, you can begin to build your family tree with the information you already have.
The system will even let you know if someone else has already entered data about a common ancestor. You then have the ability to add that record to your own family tree in addition to all other information available for that individual. Your family tree will grow right before your eyes!
For more information about this valuable resource, visit http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574957/Genealogical-research-gets-more-family-friendly-with-Family-Tree-online-resource.html?pg=all
Looking for help with hard to find records or genealogical questions? Contact Heirlines Family History and Genealogy, breaking through family history walls for almost 40 years.
We professionally identify and document ancestry and kinship relationships and verify and certify the family tree with Certified Family Trees™ and Certified Forensic Genealogy Solutions™.
We’re ready when you’re ready! Give us a call and speak with one of our professional genealogists today. Call toll free 1-800-570-4049 or visit us at www.heirlines.com
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