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|Dallas County, Texas Discussion List||To subscribe send email to TXDALLAS-L-REQUEST@ROOTSWEB.COM and type SUBSCRIBE in the message field. For digest mode, send email to TXDALLAS-D-REQUEST@ROOTSWEB.COM and type SUBSCRIBE in the message field. The moderator is JJ Johnson|
|Roots-L||best known list; to subscribe send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org (that's a small L, not a one) - in body say subscribe, nothing else.|
|Texahoma-Roots-L||An excellent e-mail newsgroup for those researching their ancestry in Texas. The mailing address for postings is email@example.com - to subscribe send the following to firstname.lastname@example.org - SUB TEXAHOMA-ROOTS-L firstname lastname (turn off signature)|
|Surname-Query||mailing list for queries on specific surname searches. Mailing address for postings is email@example.com - To subscribe send the word "subscribe" (without the quotes) as the only text in the body of a message (turn off signature) to firstname.lastname@example.org (mail mode) or email@example.com (digest mode).|
|Newsgroup List||State, Area, or Surname Newsgroups|
|GENCMP-L||genealogy computer group; to subscribe send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.orgWorld.com - in body say subscribe GENCMP-L firstname lastname, nothing else.|
|Dick Eastman's newsletter||Not a newsgroup, but a newsletter that is published weekly and contains all the latest news in the genealogy world. For those without Internet connections, there is no charge to receive it by e-mail. To subscribe, send an e-mail to: email@example.com|
For those of you who have a computer and modem, but no Internet access, and would like to have e-mail ... Juno offers free e-mail software to various markets (you connect through a local access number). To request a copy, please e-mail your name and address to firstname.lastname@example.org or call them at 1-800-654-5866.
Just a few of the many resources available on the Internet are listed below. Many of these links will give you a list of additional links. Note: when you find a page that you plan to come back to often, don't forget to bookmark that page so that you will be able to find it again.
If you are a "newbie" to researching your genealogy or are new to the Internet, you might want to stop by The Attic which has several "newbie" files, as well as reading a Beginner's Guide to Family History Research by Desmond Walls Allen and Carolyn Earle Billingsley.
LDS Ancestor Search
Soundex Code - Automatically converts your surname to the Soundex code.
Not sure which County or State the Town you are looking for is located in?
Databases - This site contains the following searchable databases:
Colonel George Mason Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution
The Texas State Cemetery in Austin is a searchable database.
Mills Cemetery located in Garland, TX, has been walked and recorded by GGS member Linda-Jeanne Dolby and is now a published work. For information on purchasing this book, email the author or visit the Mills Cemetery site for a listing of surnames included.
State-Level Casualty Lists for the Korean Conflict, sorted Alphabetically by Last Name of Casualty
State-Level Casualty Lists for the Vietnam Conflict, sorted Alphabetically by Last Name of Casualty
If you want to know How Far Is It from one place to another, with maps and directions, try this site.
MapBlast is great for creating site maps and directions.