National/International Information

These are some links that have been found to useful if your search is national or international in scope.


  • Castle Garden: Offers access to an extraordinary database of information on 12 million immigrants from 1820 through 1892, the year Ellis Island opened.
  • Digital Horizons: An online treasure house of thousands of images, documents, video, and oral histories depicting life on the Northern Plains from the late 1800s to today. Here you'll find a fascinating snapshot of the lives, culture, and history of the people who shaped life on the prairies.
  • Ellis Island Foundation: Allows you to search their database for information about emmigrants who passed throught Ellis Island.
  • Family Search: Pilot Site for, the official Web site of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • The official Web site of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS)
  • Message Boards, Virtual Cemetery
  • GenealogyBank: A newspaper archive for family history research provides information on millions of American families from 1690 to today. Over 4,000 newspapers.
  • Library and Archives Canada: The Canadian Genealogy Centre develops databases on various aspects of the population of Canada and hosts other databases created by their partners. Each database includes a comprehensive online help page, which contains helpful information about the records, the database and how to consult the actual records
  • National Archives of the United States: The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the nation's record keeper
  • National Genealogical Society (NGS)
  • One Step Search Site: Created by Stephen P. Morse to provide a superior, simplified search portal used to access information on the Ellis Island, Castle Island and web sites.
  • RootsWeb: Genealogy search site
  • Small Town Newspapers: Choose from over 250 small town newspapers you can read free every week! Browse and search scanned newspaper archive from 1865 up to the current edition!
  • Genealogy Book Links - an index of the freely available digital books of interest to genealogists.

Dallas Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 12446, Dallas, Texas 75225-0446
1-866-YOU2DGS (866-968-2347)