Ancestor Search Birthday Calculator Many older tombstones list age and date of death. This tool calculates birth date from the age of death and the date of death on the tombstone, death certificate or obituary. Results are given in a year-month-day format
Ancestry Trees: Non-subscribers can create a tree linked to publicly available resources like the 1940 census
Birth Calculator: Use this web resource to determine your ancestor's date of birth. Enter in the known date of death as well as age upon death and receive the calculated birth date.
Castle Garden : Castle Garden is an educational project of the Battery Conservancy. This free site offers access to an extraordinary database of over 11 million immigrants from 1820 through 1892, the year Ellis Island was opened. Over 100 million Americans can trace their ancestors to this period of immigration.
Cyndi's List : A comprehensive, categorized & cross-referenced list of links that point you to genealogical research sites online.
DNA Testing Guides:This guide helps you through the process of DNA testing, from determining which kit is best for you, to understanding your results. If you are planning on trying a DNA test, this is the right resource for you!
German Roots: In addition to being a terrific starting point for pursuing your German ancestors, this handy site includes lists of links to I.S. military records and death records of interest to all genealogists.
HeritageQuest Online : Free to use if you have a library card in Michigan. Starting March 4, 2015 HeritageQuest is partnering with Ancestry.com.
Michiganology : Michigan Death Records, 1897-1952 (formerly Seekingmichigan.org)
National Archives: Genealogy Section A collection of genealogical information in one place. This database has information for when you first start your genealogy search as well as detailed information to help find exactly what you are looking for.
stevenmorse.org : This site contains tools for finding immigration records, census records, vital records, and for dealing with calendars, maps, foreign alphabets, and numerous other applications. Some of these tools fetch data from other websites but do so in more versatile ways than the search tools provided on those websites.
The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Genealogy: Here is a great resource for anyone who is considering starting genealogy research or for anyone who wants a refresher. This guide is 10,000 words and all of the information has been scientifically researched so that you can feel confident in the information.