Free Genealogy - Free Genealogy Databases, Charts & Resources
Join the ranks of hundreds of thousands of volunteers from all walks of life who devote time to indexing digital images of historic records in seven different languages for free access to the genealogy community on FamilySearch.org. Learn how to become one of the thousands of new volunteers who continue to join the initiative each month.
FamilySearch Historical Records
Free genealogy records online in the Historical Records section of FamilySearch include more than 2 billion names in 535+ collections from countries all over the world. Available records include a mix of indexes and digital document images.
101 Places to Research Your Family Tree for Free
Is free genealogy a thing of the past? With the constant addition of subscription genealogy databases on the Internet, people often ask me how they can find their ancestors without paying. For those of you with this concern, take heart - Web sites from all over the world contain free genealogy information of use to family tree researchers. Birth and marriage records, military records, ships passe…
101 Ways to Trace Your Family Tree for Free
Birth records, marriage records, military records, ships passenger lists, surnames, census records, immigration records, wills, photos and much, much more are available on the Internet for FREE if you just know where to look. These 100 free genealogy sites, in no particular order, should keep you busy searching for weeks!
Glossary of Surname Meanings & Origins
Browse this free glossary of Last Name Meanings to learn more about the meaning of your family surname and its ethnic and historical origins.
Free Genealogy Charts
View, download, save and print a variety of free genealogy charts and forms. These include traditional family tree charts, fan and pedigree charts. Some of the free genealogy chart are even interactive - you can fill them in on your computer browser and then email, save or print.
Free Social Security Death Index Search
Why pay to search the Social Security Death Index - SSDI - when you can use and search the SSDI for free? These online sites offer up-to-date, current versions of the US SSDI database with free online search for everyone.
Top 10 Free Surname / Pedigree Databases
Search for your surname and make family tree connections in these top ten pedigree databases, containing over 650 million surnames. The linked family trees include names -- and often dates, places, and submitter contact details -- making it easy to collaborate with other researchers to exchange surnames and family trees. Each is free or allows some type of limited free access.