NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC Genealogy Links


New Mexico’s history is actually in five time periods, which affect where you need to search for records (Colonial 1598-1821) (Mexican 1821-1846) (U.S. Military District 1846-1850) (New Mexico Territory 1850-1912) and (Statehood – 6 January 1912). Also, New Mexico originally included El Paso, Texas and parts of Colorado and Chihuahua, Mexico.

Albuquerque & Bernalillo County Public Library – genealogy resources AND local history collections

Center for Southwest Research and Special Collections

Chronicling America – New Mexico Newspapers

FamilySearch Wiki – New Mexico

Hispanic Genealogical Research Center of New Mexico

Historical Society of New Mexico 

Linkpendium – New Mexico

New Mexico Genealogical Society – Click on E-Research for links to early records

New Mexico Genealogy Links

New Mexico GenWeb

New Mexico State Library Digital Archive

New Mexico State Records Center and Archives – links to online items

New Mexico State University – Library Digital Collections

New Mexico Territorial Census, 1885 – free on FamilySearch

Office of the New Mexico State Historian – J.J. Bowden Papers

Online New Mexico Death Records & Indexes

University of Arizona, Tucson – Yes, Arizona has some early New Mexico records – Special Collections and Southwest Database

University of New Mexico Digital Collections


Albany Public Library – Local History

Buffalo & Eric County Public Library – Digital collections

Ellis Island

New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

New York Public Library Digital Collections

New York State Archives

Rochester, New York Historic Marriage Records, 1876-1943

Utica College – Digital Collections


Note: North Carolina has many universities and colleges. Not all are listed here so if there is a school in your county of interest, be sure to check the online library catalog for resources.

FamilySearch Wiki – North Carolina

Appalachian State University – Digital Collections

Chatham County Library – Local History & Genealogy Collections

Davie County, North Carolina Public Library – Genealogy & Local History


Duke University – H. Lee Waters Film Collection

East Carolina University – Digital Collections

Federation of North Carolina Historical Societies – Digital Collections

Federation of North Carolina Historical Societies – Member List

Franklin County Library – Web Resources

Institute of Museum and Library Services – The Religion in North Carolina Digital Collection


NCpedia – Historical Collections

New Bern – Craven County Public Library – Genealogical Resources

North Carolina Archives, Societies and Publications

North Carolina Genealogical Society – membership, but there are free links to websites under the Resources tab

North Carolina Genealogical Society – links to a long list of local societies

North Carolina Genealogy Resources on Genealoger

North Carolina Genealogy Trails

North Carolina Research Guide – Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness

North Carolina Vital Records Index

North Carolina State Universities  – Digital Collections and Rare and Unique Digital Collections

Online North Carolina Death Records & Indexes

Robeson Community College – Genealogy

SLNC – Digital Collections and Online Resources

Society of North Carolina Archivists – Online Materials

State Library of North Carolina Digital Collections

State Library of North Carolina Online Catalog

UNC – Greensboro – Digital Collections

University of North Carolina – Research Genealogy

University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill – Digital Collections

Western Carolina University – Hunter Library Digital Collections


The Ancestor Hunt – North Dakota Online Historical Photos Research

Cyndi’s List – North Dakota

FamilySearch – North Dakota

Germans from Russia Heritage Society

Grand Forks Public Library

Linkpendium – North Dakota

Minot Public Library – Genealogy links

NDGenWeb Project

North Dakota Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies – RAOGK

North Dakota Genealogy Resources – Genealoger

North Dakota Genealogy Trails

North Dakota History & Genealogy Societies

North Dakota State University – Archives

Online North Dakota Death Records & Indexes

Red River Valley Genealogical Society

Southwestern North Dakota Digital Archive

State Historical Society of North Dakota

West Fargo Public Library – Genealogy resources


Bluffton University Musselman Library – Mennonite Historical Collections

Bowling Green State University Libraries – Collections

Cincinnati – Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

Columbus Historical Society

Columbus Metropolitan Library

Cyndi’s List – Ohio This covers about every category you could think of.

Dayton Metro Library

FamilySearch Wiki – comprehensive set of links to all things Ohio

Franklin County Genealogical & Historical Society

Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives

Lake County Genealogical Society – on Facebook

Lawrence County Ohio Genealogical Society

NorthEast Ohio Computer-Aided Genealogy Society (NEOCAG)

Oberlin African-American Genealogy & History Group


Ohio Genealogical Society

Ohio Genealogy Trails

Ohio History Connection – links to free info, but this is a membership organization

Ohio Memory

Ohio State University Library Digital Collection

Ohio Vital Records Indexes – links to both free and paid sites

Ohio University – Alden Library collections

Palatines to America

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library and Museums

The Lawrence Register

Warren County Genealogical Society

Western Reserve Historical Society

Wright State University – Special Collections


Oklahoma Land Rush Article from 1889

Indian-Pioneer Papers 


Free Oklahoma Obituaries and Obituary Indexes

Oklahoma Lawmen and Outlaws, O.T. and I.T.

Oklahoma Historical Society

Oklahoma Genealogical Society

Oklahoma History and Genealogy

Online Oklahoma Death Records and Indexes

Chronicling America

FamilySearch: Oklahoma Marriages, 1870-1930 , Oklahoma, county marriages, 1890-1995,Oklahoma Probate Records 1887-2008, Oklahoma School Records 1895-1936


Oregon State Archives – Historical Records Index and Early Oregonian Search

Oregon Historical Photographs Collection 

Online Oregon Death Records and Indexes

The Oregon Genealogy Trails History Group

Oregon GenWeb

Cyndi’s List – Oregon

Oregon Historical Society is building an online collection.

Oregon State Library


FamilySearch – Pennsylvania Online Genealogy Records

Allegheny County – Finding Family and Historical Records

Ancestral Findings – Tracing Your Pennsylvania Ancestors

Archives Records Information Access System (ARIAS) – Pennsylvania State Archives

Berks County Genealogical Society – Note links on the ride side of the page to historical maps

Chester County, PA – Birth, Death & marriages Index

Chester County Pennsylvania Genealogy Project

Cyndi’s List – Pennsylvania

Free Library of Philadelphia – Genealogy

Genealogical Resources at the Philadelphia City Archives

Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania

Genealogy Trails – Pennsylvania

German Society of Pennsylvania

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Indiana University of Pennsylvania – Special Collections and University Archives

Kutztown University – Rohrbach Library Digital Collections

Lackawanna Valley Digital Archives

Lancaster County – Genealogy Research: Historical Indexes

Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society – Genealogy Resources

Linkpendium – Pennsylvania

Louis Shotridge Digital Archive – Tlingit history

Mansfield University – MU History Online

Montgomery County – Genealogy Information

New Horizons Genealogy – Pennsylvania

Online Pennsylvania Death Indexes, Records and Obituaries

PA Digital

PAGenWeb – records organized by county

Penn State University Libraries – Genealogy & Family History

Penn State University Libraries – Pennsylvania Newspaper Archive

Pennsylvania FREE Genealogy Databases

Pennsylvania German Society

Pennsylvania Newspaper Archive

Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission

Pennsylvania State Archives

Pennsylvania Vital Records Indexes

State Library of Pennsylvania

ThoughtCo. Pennsylvania Genealogy Online

Uniontown Public Library (Fayette County) – Genealogy & History

University of Pennsylvania – University Archives Digital Image Collection

Washington County Library – Citizens Genealogy and Local History – In spite of the notice about the librarian being gone for the month of September 2017, the links are all working.

Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society


FamilySearch Wiki – Rhode Island

One Rhode Island Family – Diane Boumenot’s blog has a terrific list of links to free Rhode Island resources. Also check out her 8 Weeks to Better R.I. Genealogy Series. Tabs to each are found at the top of the blog home page.

Online Rhode Island Death Records & Indexes

Rhode Island State Archives

Rhode Island State Library

Rhode Island Genealogical Society

Rhode Island Research at the New England Historic Genealogical Society – Subscription

Rhode Island Genealogy at GenealogyLinks

Rhode Island Historical Society– There also seem to be a number of local historical societies, but they apparently don’t have websites.

Providence Public Library

RHODI – Rhode Island History Online Directory Initiative

Rhode Island History & Genealogy – Olive Tree Genealogy


Rhode Island Genealogy Records Online – New Horizons Genealogy

Rhode Island Labor History Society

Rhode Island Black Heritage Society

Rhode Island Jewish Historical Association

University of Rhode Island – Digital Collections

Brown University Library Digital Repository

Rhode Island College – Digital Commons








Blackstone Valley Historical Society

Bristol Historical Association

Burrillville Historical & Preservation Society

Charlestown Historical Society

Cranston Historical Society

East Greenwich Historic Preservation Society

East Providence Historical Society

Exeter Historical Association

Foster Preservation Society

Glocester Heritage Society

Jamestown Historical Society

Johnston Historical Society

Little Compton Historical Society

Massasoit Historical Association of Warren

Newport Historical Society

Pawtuxet Valley Historical Preservation Society

South County History Center

Westerly Historical Society

Western Rhode Island Civic Historical Society


Avery Research Center – College of Charleston collections

Beaufort County Library

Camden Classically Carolina – The Archives room has an online catalog, but items must be viewed in person.

The Charleston Archive

Charleston County RMC Archival Room

Chronicling America

FamilySearch Wiki on South Carolina research

Greenville Historical Society

Gutenberg Project EBook – South Carolina Slave Narratives

Heritage Library/History and Ancestry Research Center

Horry County Archives Center

Horry County Historical Society

Huguenot Society of South Carolina

IAAM Center for Family History

Lexington County Probate Court Online Indexes

Low Country Digital Library – College of Charleston

Piedmont Historical Society

Richland Library – Main library is in Charleston

Schalene Dagutis’s Slave Name Roll Project

South Carolina Department of Archives and History – There are links to multiple online databases.

South Carolina Digital Library

South Carolina GenWeb

South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine – on JSTOR

South Carolina Historical Society

South Caroliniana Library at the University of South Carolina

Spartanburg County Public Library – Check out their Historical Digital Collections.

University of South Carolina Digital Collections


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