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This is a list of genealogy databases and online resources that are not specifically restricted to a particular place, family set, or time period in their content.

Revisions and sourced additions are welcome.
  • Cyndi's List - thousands of resource links, categorized and cross-referenced
  • Deutscher Genealogieserver of the Verein für Computergenealogie[1] - major portal for German genealogy and genealogical societies
  • Family Genealogy and History Internet Education Directory - Wiki - Professional, worldwide humanities and social sciences mega portal, connected directly to numerously related sub-sets having billions of primary and secondary database resources; information that provides family history and genealogy records. Free Coverage of the Genealogy World in a Nutshell.™
  • Familypedia - free cooperative family history wiki using Semantic MediaWiki
  • FamilySearch - images and indexes developed by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Find a Grave - an online database of cemetery records (over 152 million burial records and 75 million photos).
  • Findmypast - UK-based partly free resource
  • GEDCOMP[2] - GEDCOM COMParison mostly related to Denmark[3]
  • GeneaBloggers - a resource list of thousands of blogs related to genealogy and family history; many blogs include actual research records and resources[4]
  • GeneaNet - an international genealogy database
  • GENUKI - information covering the British Isles
  • Gliesians - a database repository of private GEDCOM files to support data analysis
  • HeritageQuest-a database and genealogical search engine with census records from 1790. [5]
  • In Florida Memory-a primary document database run by the State Library and Archive of Florida. [6]
  • Mocavo.com - genealogy search engine and databases
  • MyHeritage - aggregated search system and genealogy databases
  • Rodovid - global genealogy in many languages, genealogy wiki
  • RootsWeb, free genealogy resources, including WorldConnect, a database with over 480,000,000 surnames
  • Rötter ("Roots")[7] - major portal for Swedish genealogy and genealogical societies in the Swedish Federation of Genealogical Societies (Sveriges Släktforskarförbund)
  • Serbian Genealogical Society - online database with surnames, locations and background information
  • South African Genealogy Database, GenDatabase.com is an online database with 50 million records.[8]
  • Werelate.org - genealogy wiki and sourced collaborative, referenced place index, sponsored by the Allen County Public Library and the Foundation for On-Line Genealogy
  • WikiTree - free genealogy community dedicated to building a worldwide family tree accessible to everyone

Comparison of notable databases for uploading family treesEdit

Some of these also have social networking features.

Web site Alexa traffic rank[9] Free features Features for subscribers
ancestry.com 457
  • Multilanguage user interface.
  • Some records are free for anyone to access, but the majority are accessible only by paid subscription.
MyHeritage 4214
  • Multilingual user interface.
  • Connecting trees made by different users by suggested matches
  • Limit of 250 individuals in tree
  • Limit of 2500/unlimited individuals in tree depending on plan
  • Timeline and Timebook
geni.com 6114
  • Social network.
  • Web based editing of own network.
  • Downloading of GEDCOM files.
  • Tree view is only shown to users that have logged in.
  • Searching in other users' trees.
  • Connecting trees made by different users.
  • Collaborative editing of friends' trees.
FamilySearch 2471
  • All features free

N/A

GeneaNet 7633
  • Multilanguage user interface.
Genes Reunited 64853

(1795 GB)

  • Add your family tree (unlimited size).
  • Forums and message boards.
  • View historical records.
  • Send messages to other members.
  • View other members' trees.
Gliesians 3,348,226

(400,311 US)

  • Downloading of GEDCOM files.
  • GEDCOM Unrelated Individuals Reporter
  • GEDCOM Endogamy Inspector Reporter
  • GEDCOM Surname Frequencies Report
  • GEDCOM Birthdates Timeline
  • 100% free site
Rodovid 217,138
  • Wiki based social network.
  • Web based editing of own network.
  • Multilanguage user interface.
  • Searching in other users trees.
  • Connecting trees made by different users.
  • Collaborative editing.
  • Uploading of scanned documents and photos.
  • Access to referenced genealogical place index.
  • Access to referenced source index.
  • Email notification of updates on watched pages.
  • Free site
Werelate.org 203,422

(38022 US)

  • Wiki based social network.
  • Web based editing of own network.
  • Up and downloading of GEDCOM files.
  • Searching in other users trees.
  • Connecting trees made by different users.
  • Collaborative editing.
  • Uploading of scanned documents and photos.
  • Access to referenced genealogical place index.
  • Access to referenced source index.
  • Email notification of updates on watched pages.
  • Duplicate and common ancestor matching
  • Free site supported by donations
WikiTree 20,423

(8755 US)

  • Wiki based social network.
  • Web based editing of own network.
  • Up and downloading of GEDCOM files.
  • Collaborative editing.
  • Uploading of scanned documents and photos.
  • Duplicate and common ancestor matching.
  • Email notification of updates on watched pages.
  • Individually managed privacy settings for each profile.
  • 100% free site

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit


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