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|
|Fold3||An online repository, formerly known as Footnote, focusing on military records; owned by Ancestry.com|
|Geneanet||A French genealogical website of more than 3 million members and some digitized archival records|
|GENUKI||information covering the British Isles|
|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||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.