United States Genealogical and Historical Societies

Some great places to start researching genealogy records are in genealogical and historical societies. There are many national ones that span multiple states, and each state has them. Each society has collections and records available that will aid in your research. Some are accessible for non-members and even more are accessible for those who have purchased a membership. Below are some national, lineage, and ethnic societies on the first page and the societies for each state on subsequent pages. These societies, plus local genealogical and historical societies have an abundance of online resources for members and non-members alike and some have great libraries.

To obtain the four-page Quicksheet pdf list of links to all the genealogical and historical society websites, you can download it by clicking on the Download button below:

For all the previously published Quick Reference Guides, click on QuickSheets

Genealogy QuickSheets – Frequently Asked Questions

Quicksheets are also known as Quick Reference Guides. They are generally a one or two page PDF that is downloadable. A few QuickSheets are as large as a five page PDF.
Every QuickSheet is in a specific post on The Ancestor Hunt website. Just bring up the post, and at the bottom of the page is a big brown Download button that allows you to view and/or download the PDF when clicked.
Yes! You can view or download as many as you wish.

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