Conquer the Continental Divide Resources
9/26/2009
Ready to dive into immigrant research? Start with this sampling of the best resources for exploring your European roots, from A for Albania to, well, U for Ukrainian. Of course, we don't have room to include all the great resources for each immigrant group. For more research tips, Web sites, books and organizations relating to your ancestors' European homeland, see our Ethnic Toolkits and the Family Tree Guide Book to Europe (Betterway Books).

Albanian

Albania Mailing Lists

Basque

Center for Basque Studies, University of Nevada-Reno/322, Reno, NV 89557, (775) 784-4854 Ext. 254

Belarusian

Belarusian Genealogy

Belgian

The Belgium-Roots Project

The Emigrants from Belgium to the United States and Canada

Bosnian & Herzogovinian

Bosnia-Herzegovina GenWeb

Bulgarian & Macedonian

Bulgaria GenWeb

Genealogy Macedonia

Carpatho-Rusyn

The Carpathian Connection

Carpatho-Rusyn Genealogy Web Site

Carpatho-Rusyn Society, 125 Westland Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Croatian

Croatia GenWeb

Croatian Genealogical and Heraldic Society, 2527 San Carlos Ave., San Carlos, CA 94070, (415) 592-1190

A Guide to Croatian Genealogy
by Adam S. Eterovich (Ragusan Press)

Czech & Slovak

Archives of the Czechs and Slovaks Abroad, University of Chicago Library, 1100 E. 57th St., Chicago, IL 60637, (773) 702-8456

Czech GenWeb

It's All Relative

Slovak GenWeb

Danish

Danish Demographic Database

Danish Emigration Archives, Arkivstrde 1, Box 1731, DK-9100, Aalborg, Denmark

Facts About Genealogical Research in Denmark

National Danish-American Genealogical Society, 5768 Olson Memorial Highway, Golden Valley, MN 55422

Dutch

DutchGenWeb

Dutch Genealogy

Dutch Genealogy Links
www.euronet.nl/users/mnykerk/genealog.htm

English

1901 Census Online
www.census.pro.gov.uk

Ancestor SuperSearch
www.ancestorsupersearch.com

British Isles Family History Society-USA
2531 Sawtelle Boulevard PMB 134, Los Angeles, CA 90064,
www.rootsweb.com/~bifhsusa

English Origins
www.englishorigins.com

Federation of Family History Societies
Box 2425, Coventry CV5 6YX, England, freebmd.rootsweb.com

A Genealogist's Guide to Discovering Your English Ancestors by Paul Milner & Linda Jonas (Betterway Books, $18.99)

GENUKI
www.genuki.org.uk

Estonian

Estonian Genealogical Society
Pk 4419, 10511 Tallinn, Estonia,

How to Find Relatives in Estonia
www.aai.ee/~urmas/urm/vast.html

Finnish

Beginner's Guide to Finnish Family History Research
members.aol.com/dssaari/guide.htm

Family History Finland
www.open.org/~rumcd/genweb/finn.html

Institute of Migration Emigrant Register
Piispankatu 3, 20500 Turku, Finland,
www.utu.fi/erill/instmigr/eng/e_rekist.htm#inquiry

French

American-French Genealogical Society
Box 2113, Pawtucket, RI 02861, (401) 765-6141, www.afgs.org

Beginning Franco-American Genealogy by Dennis M. Boudreau (American-French
Genealogical Society, $7)

France GenWeb
francegenweb.org

Franco-Gene
www.francogene.com

Geneactes
www.geneactes.org/index-en.html

National Huguenot Society
9033 Lyndale Ave. S. #108, Bloomington, MN 55437, (952) 885-9776,
www.huguenot.netnation.com/general

Germanic

A Genealogist's Guide to Discovering Your Germanic Ancestors by Chris S. Anderson and Ernest Thode (Betterway, $18.99)

Genealogy.net
www.genealogienetz.de/genealogy.html

German Genealogy
daddezio.com/germgen.html

German Genealogical Society of America
2125 Wright Ave., Suite C-9, La Verne, CA 91750, (909) 593-0509,
feefhs.org/ggsa/frg-ggsa.html

German Roots
home.att.net/~wee-monster

Germany GenWeb Project
www.rootsweb.com/~wggerman

Hamburg Link to Your Roots
www.hamburg.de/fhh/behoerden/staatsarchiv/link_to_your_roots/english

Palatines to America
611 E. Webster Road, Columbus, OH 43211, (614) 267-4700, palam.org

Greek

Greek Genealogy
daddezio.com/grekgen.html

Greek Genealogy Research, 2nd edition by Lica H. Catsakis with Dan Schlyter (SIPEO, $10)

Hungarian

Hungary GenWeb
www.rootsweb.com/~wghungar

Radix
www.bogardi.com/gen

Icelandic


Emigration from Iceland to North America
www.simnet.is/halfdanh/vestur.htm

Irish

Ireland GenWeb Project
www.rootsweb.com/~irlwgw

Irish Origins
www.irishorigins.com

The Irish Family History Foundation
www.irishroots.net

The Irish Genealogical Foundation
Box 7575, Department HPA, Kansas City, MO 64116, (816) 454-2410,
www.irishroots.com

Irish Genealogical Society International
Box 16585, St. Paul, MN 55116
www.rootsweb.com/~irish

A Genealogist's Guide to Discovering Your Irish Ancestors by Dwight A. Radford & Kyle J. Betit (Betterway Books, $19.99)

National Archives of Ireland
www.nationalarchives.ie

Otherdays.com
www.otherdays.com

Italian

American Italian Heritage Association
Box 3136, Albany, NY 12203, (518) 435-0591
www.geocities.com/aiha_1

Data Banks on Italian Emigrants
213.212.128.168/radici/ie/defaultie_e.htm

A Genealogist's Guide to Discovering Your Italian Ancestors by Lynn Nelson
(Betterway Books, $16.99)

Italian Genealogical Society of America
Box 3572, Peabody, MA 01961
www.italianroots.org

ItalianAncestry.com
www.ItalianAncestry.com

Italy WorldGenWeb
www.rootsweb.com/~itawgw

Pursuing Our Italian Names Together
members.aol.com/pointhompg/home.htm

Latvian

Latvian GenWeb
www.rootsweb.com/~lvawgw

Lithuanian

Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture
Immigration History and Genealogy Department, 6500 S. Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL 60629
(773) 582-6500
www.lithaz.org/museums/balzekas

How To Find Relatives in Lithuania
www.lfcc.lt/howfind.html

Lithuanian Global Genealogical Society
Box 109, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
www.lithuaniangenealogy.org

Luxembourger

Luxembourg GenWeb
www.rootsweb.com/~luxwgw

Norwegian

Ancestors from Norway
homepages.rootsweb.com/~norway

National Archives of Norway Digital Archive
digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebFront.exe?slag=vis&tekst=meldingar&spraak=e

Norwegian Emigration Center
Strandkaien 31, N-4005, Stavanger, Norway
www.utvandrersenteret.no

Vesterheim Genealogical Center
415 W. Main St., Madison, WI 53703, (608) 255-2224
www.library.wisc.edu/libraries/Memorial/vesterhe.htm

Polish

Genealogy and Poland
www.polishroots.com/genpoland

PolandGenWeb
www.rootsweb.com/~polwgw

Polish Genealogical Society of America
984 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60622
www.pgsa.org

Portuguese

American-Portuguese Genealogical Society
Box 644, Taunton, MA 02780
www.tauntonma.com/apghs

Portuguese Genealogy Links
www.well.com/user/ideamen/pgeneal.html

Portuguese Passenger Ship Master List
www.dholmes.com/ships.html

Romanian

Romania GenWeb
www.rootsweb.com/~romwgw

Romanian American Heritage Center
2540 Grey Tower Road, Jackson, MI 49201, (517) 522-8260,
feefhs.org/ro/frg-rahc.html

Romanian Genealogy
www.multimania.com/cosminc

Russian

ArcheoBiblioBase: Archives in Russia
www.iisg.nl/~abb

Researching Russian Roots
www.mtu-net.ru/rrr

Russian-American Genealogical Archival Source (RAGAS)
Box 1112, 1929 18th St. NW, Washington, DC 20009,
www.feefhs.org/ragas/frgragas.html

Scottish

GENUKI: Scotland
www.genuki.org.uk/big/sct

National Archives of Scotland
www.nas.gov.uk

Scotland GenWeb
www.scotlandgenweb.org

Scottish Archive Network
www.scan.org.uk

Scotlands People
www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk

Scottish Census Transcriptions
www.scotlandsclans.com/census.htm

A Genealogist's Guide to Discovering Your Scottish Ancestors by Linda Jonas & Paul Milner (Betterway Books, $19.99)

Serbian & Montenegrin

Cultural Society of South Slavs
3510 Xylon Ave. N., New Hope, MN 55427, (612) 544-6433
feefhs.org/frg-csss.html

Montenegrin Association of America
805 Magnolia St., Menlo Park, CA 94025
www.montenegro.org

Serbia GenWeb
www.rootsweb.com/~serwgw

Slovenian

Slovenia GenWeb
www.rootsweb.com/~svnwgw

Slovenian Genealogical Society
52 Old Farm Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011, (717) 731-8804
www.sloveniangenealogy.org

Spanish

CIDA Database
www.cultura.mecd.es/archivos/jsp/plantillaAncho.jsp?id=25&contenido=/archivos/gfd/formulario.jsp

Hispanic Genealogy Sources
home.att.net/~Alsosa/hisorgs.htm

Spanish Genealogy
www.ldelpino.com/geneal.html

Spanish GenWeb
www.genealogia-es.com

Spanish Ministry of Culture Archives Catalog
aer.mcu.es/sgae/jsp/censo_guia/ae_wd_cg_frame.jsp

Swedish

Demographic Data Base
www.ddb.umu.se/DDB/eng

Rotter
www.genealogi.se/innehall.htm

Swedish Census Database
www.arkion.se

Swedish Ancestry Research Association
Box 70603, Worcester, MA 01607,
SARAssociation.tripod.com/sara/SARA_Home_Page.htm

Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center Augustana College, 639 38th St., Rock Island, IL 61201
(309) 794-7204
www.augustana.edu/administration/Swenson

Ukrainian & Moldovan

Moldova GenWeb
www.rootsweb.com/~mdawgw

Ukraine WorldGenWeb
www.rootsweb.com/~ukrwgw