WEBSITES

  • Family Search – The largest collection of genealogical data in the world and is available to everyone.
  • Ancestry – One of the largest commercially run websites for genealogical research.
  • My Heritage – Genealogical website based in Israel that has in depth records from the Middle East.
  • Find My Past – Genealogical website based in the United Kingdom that has in depth records from England.
  • National Archives and Records Administration – Provides a large selection of records from the United States.

LOCAL RESOURCES

  • Arlington Library – Provides access to several paid websites for research, but must have a library card to log in.
  • Fort Worth Library – Provides in depth records for Texas and the south.
  • Dallas Library – Provides access to several paid websites for research, but must have a library card to log in.
  • Arlington Genealogical Society – Provides information about the local society and resources for researching in Arlington and the surrounding area.
  • Dallas Genealogical Society – Provides help for individuals researching in Dallas County and north Texas.

BEGINNERS GUIDES

  • Family Booklet – If you don’t know where to begin, this step by step guide will get you started making your family tree.
  • RootsTech – Information about the annual genealogical conference held in Salt Like City, Utah. Several videos are available on a variety of subjects to help the beginner to advanced researcher.
  • Resource Guide – A good site that provides some history about genealogical research and several helpful tips and link to get your research started.
  • Getting Started – This offers a good list of links to websites that can help you organize you tree and find new sources to gather information from.