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CUTLER'S HISTORY OF KANSAS
Cutler's History of the State of Kansas is a time capsule written by Kansas settlers and edited by William G. Cutler.  The online transcription attempts to retain all the original text.  The text includes the following chapters:  Descriptive and Early History, Territorial History, State History, Era of Peace, and County.

GHOSTCHASER
This well organized genealogical reference site includes:  Kansas Pioneers Project, Orphan Trains of Kansas, Kansas State Historical Society, and Old Kansas Maps.

KANSAS GENWEB PROJECT
Kansas GenWeb provides a wealth of information pertaining to Kansas genealogy.  Links include:  KS GenWeb Archives, Kansans in the Civil War, Kansas Societies, FAQs, and Kansas E-mail lists. 

KANSAS INTERACTIVE GENEALOGY
Kansas Heritage offers extensive links to Kansas genealogy, specific Kansas counties, Kansas sights, and general information about Kansas.

KANSAS STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
The Kansas State Historical Society is headquartered at the Kansas History Center, in Topeka, Kansas. This internet site links viewers to information on all the interesting places operated by the Kansas State Historical Society and other sites of historical interest in the state.

SOURCES OF GENEALOGICAL INFORMATION IN KANSAS
Everton Publishers has created a brief though informative internet site relating to Kansas genealogical information.

VITAL RECORDS OF KANSAS
Kansas Vital Statistics issues certified copies of vital records.  Information regarding the types of records issued and applicable fees are provided.

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AFRICAN AMERICAN CENSUS SCHEDULES ONLINE
This site provides Select a State (not all states have entries), Search This Site, and numerous links to other African American Resources.

ANCESTRY.COM
Ancestry.com is one of the largest collections of family history data
online.  New databases and reference materials are added daily.  Ancestry.com offers free access to the Social Security Death File Index.  This site is easy to navigate and provides fast, complete family history information.  Currently, the viewer can search 400 million names in 1,802 databases.

CEMETERY RECORDS ON THE INTERNET
Cemetery Records on the Internet is a completely free-access resource of cemetery records and links to WebPages that feature  cemetery records.  Specialty Searches include:  Search Burial Records, Internet Family Finder, Find Counties and Towns, and Ancestry.com.

CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS:  FAMILY SEARCH
Family Search is a well organized genealogical internet site which features Search for Ancestors, Browse Categories, Collaborate with Others, Preserve Your Genealogy, and Order Family History Resources.  The What's New section is designed to inform the viewer of any features that have been added to Family Search and will announce what will be incorporated in the future. 

CYNDI'S LIST OF GENEALOGY SITES
This is the largest collection of genealogy links anywhere on the internet with more than 54,750 links (43,100 links, categorized and cross-reference, in over categories and another 11,650+ uncategorized new links in the works).  The site is updated often.

JEWISHGEN
JewishGen is the primary internet source connecting researchers of Jewish genealogy worldwide.  Its components include:  JewishGen Discussion Group, JewishGen Family finder, ShtetLinks, and Jewish Records Indexing-Poland.

NATIONAL ARCHIVES
This site provides many finding aids, guides, and research tools that can prepare a genealogist when visiting one of the facilities or when requesting records.

ROOTSWEB
RootsWeb is the oldest genealogical site. RootsWeb is composed of archives, databases, and more than 4,900 web sites. It features RootsWeb Surname List and Social Security Death Index.

USGENWEB
The USGenWeb Project provides Internet websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States. The Project is non-commercial and fully committed to free access for everyone. Organization is by county and state, and provides links to all the state websites which, in turn, provide gateways to the counties.  State Websites include very important information as well, including such resources for postings of unknown county queries, family reunion bulletin boards, state histories, and maps showing the changing county boundaries.

VITAL RECORDS INFORMATION UNITED STATES
This site provides a directory of state, county, and town offices that can be contacted  to obtain vital records (such as birth, death & marriage certificates and divorce decrees).  Photocopy cost, dates of records, addresses, phone numbers, and related web sites are listed.


Last updated 03/28/05
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