Genealogy Resources

Civil War Soldier and Sailors Database is a database containing information about the men who served in the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War.

Ellis Island Records  This website allows users to search through the Ellis Island records.

FamilySearch is an international, nonprofit organization dedicated to helping all people discover their family story.

Find-a-Grave: Locate the graves of ancestors and leave virtual memorials at their graves.

Internet Archive has compiled a genealogy section with U.S. Census records, passenger lists and state marriage and death indexes. 

LDS Family Search contains records from hundreds of collections worldwide.

National Archives contains tips on genealogy research and allows access to government records.

New York Immigration Records contains a database of information on 11 million immigrants from 1820 to 1892.

Rootsweb: A free affiliate of Ancestry.com

Vital Records US: Listing of where to find vital records in the United States.

West Virginia History & Genealogy sites compiled by the West Virginia Library Commission. Online resources useful for the West Virginian historian or genealogist. 

West Virginia Newspapers Portal is a project of the Potomac State College Library to create a digitized database of newspapers from the Potomac Highlands and Eastern Panhandle regions of West Virginia. 

West Virginia Vital Research Records Project is putting the birth, marriage and death certificates of West Virginians online for research purposes.