List of genealogy databases
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This is a list of genealogy databases and online resources that are not specifically restricted to a particular place, family set, or time period in their content.
List for general purposes
|Ancestry.com||A for-profit genealogy company. Databases include Find a Grave, RootsWeb, a free genealogy community, and Newspapers.com.|
|BALSAC||A population database of Quebec|
|Cyndi's List||thousands of resource links, categorized and cross-referenced|
|Familypedia||free cooperative family history wiki using Semantic MediaWiki|
|FamilySearch||images and indexes developed by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints|
|Find a Grave||an online database of cemetery records (over 152 million burial records and 75 million photos).|
|Findmypast||The largest website for digitalized and transcribed British records|
|Geneanet||Geneanet is a community of more than 3 million members who share their genealogical information for free: more than 6 billion individuals in the family trees, some digitized archival records, some family pictures, some indexes, all available through a powerful search engine. The Premium subscription offers additional options.|
|GENUKI||information covering the British Isles|
|Icelandic Roots||Icelandic history, genealogy, interactive maps, farm photos, cemeteries, immigration, settlements of people mostly in Iceland, Canada, and the United States. Searchable online database. Hundreds of newsletter articles with Icelandic heritage, culture, and genealogy website=www.icelandicroots.com|
|Chronicling America, from the Library of Congress||Free searchable online database of over 2,400 U.S. newspapers.|
|MyHeritage||aggregated search system and genealogy databases|
|Rodovid||global genealogy in many languages, genealogy wiki|
|Serbian Genealogical Society||online database with surnames, locations and background information|
|Werelate.org||genealogy wiki and sourced collaborative, referenced place index, sponsored by the Allen County Public Library and the Foundation for On-Line Genealogy|
|WikiTree||free genealogy community dedicated to building a worldwide family tree accessible to everyone|
|Archives.gov||free online repository with a section dedicated to genealogical research.|
|New England Historic Genealogical Society||America's oldest genealogical society, provides education and research resources with over 1.4 billion records|
Comparison of notable databases for uploading family trees
Some of these also have social networking features.
|Web site||Alexa traffic rank||Free features||Features for subscribers|
- Family History Research Wiki, handbook reference information and educational articles showing how to find ancestors
- Historic American Newspapers Chronicling America, Library of Congress
- "Resources for Genealogists and Family Historians". National Archives. 2016-09-12. Retrieved 2017-07-31.
- "About the New England Historic Genealogical Society". www.americanancestors.org. Retrieved 2017-07-31.
- Traffic rank according to alexa.com April 2015. Low number indicate high popularity.