What record types/sources does GenSmarts know?

Posted July 22, 2003 11:29am

Here are some statistics from the registered database that's shipping with Version 1.0.4. In general, all the data is sparse - e.g. it's not 100% complete for that item, but rather what we've been able to collect into our database. We try to focus on those items that are likely to be most interesting, and, of course, we keep adding to our database all the time.

Record Types, 29 different record types, as follows:

State Birth Records

State Baptism Records

County Birth Records

County Census

County Death Records

City Directory

County Land Transactions

Marriage Records

Newspaper Obituaries

Cemetery Records

County Tax Lists

Death Records

Will Records

State Census Records

Ireland's Griffith's Valuation

USA Ellis Island Immigration Records

USA Land Patents

Marriage Records

Country Census Records

Country Marriage Records

USA Rev. Patriot Grave Records

USA Social Security Death Index

State Tax Records

Cemetery/Burial Records

USA War of 1812 Service Records

USA Black Hawk War Service Records

USA Civil War Service Records

USA Mexican War Service Records

USA Spanish American War Service Records

Record Sets, 7093 occurrences of these records at a specific county, state, or country. All in the U.S. An example of one occurrence would be: Marriage records for Jersey County, Illinois, USA covering the years 1877 - 1915. Over 1000 of these are for countries outside the USA.

Research Centers, 40 different places where some of these records can be found, as follows:


Kansas State Historical Society

Family History Library

FamilySearch.org Website

RootsWeb.com Website

Illinois State Archives Website

Indiana State Archives Website

BYU - Idaho Genealogy Website

Minnesota State Archives Website

Ancestry.com Website

Allen County Public Library

U.S Bureau of Land Management

Ash Grove Library

Brentwood Library

Fair Grove Library

Kearney Library

Springfield-Greene County Library

Midtown Carnegie Library

Republic Library

Willard Library

Ozark Christian Co. Library

Camdenton Camden Co. Library

Lebanon Laclede Co. Library

Marshfield Webster Co. Library

Waynesville Pulaski Co. Library

Ozark Genealogy Society

Galena Stone County Library

Houston Texas County Library

Richland Pulaski County Library

Ellisisland.org Website

NPS Civil War Website

New England Historic Gen. Society

Genealogy.com Website

Dallas Public Library

Census.Pro.Gov.UK Census Website

FamilyHistoryOnline.net Website

1837online.com Website

ScotlandsPeople.Gov.UK Website

ScottishDocuments.com Website

HeritageQuestOnline.Com Website

Cuyahoga Ohio PC Website

Record Inventories - 57,800 occurrences of a specific record media at a specific record location. An example would be: Land Transactions for Franklin, Co., VA, USA for the years 1841 - 1844 are contained on microfilm # 1986645 at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, UT.

Geographies - 1 Country (USA), 51 States, 3141 Counties, 111,910 Cities.

Online Research Destinations - Over 100 different Record Sets/Websites. An example would be: "Black Hawk War Service Records at www.cyberdriveillinois.com"

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