Sites Organized by Specific Locality or Ethnicity

AfriGeneas: African Ancestored Genealogy

AfriGeneas is a site devoted to African American genealogy, to researching African Ancestry in the Americas in particular and to genealogical research and resources in general. It is also an African Ancestry research community featuring the AfriGeneas mail list, the AfriGeneas message boards and daily and weekly genealogy chats.

The word AfriGeneas is derived from “African American Genealogy Buddies“. It is pronounced:   A · fri · GEE · nee.

Archives of Belarus

The website offers information on the state archival institutions and makes known the materials relating to records management and archive administration. There is also information on genealogy, archival publications, legislation, and professional training. A considerable part of the materials illustrate various aspects of the history of Belarus and the spiritual and material life of the Belarusian people.

Canadian War Children of World War Two

Canadian Roots UK is a self help website set up to help people in the UK trace their fathers/family in Canada. Also Canadian fathers or a relative who is trying to trace a child you/he may have fathered in the UK during World War II.

Carpatho-Rusyn Genealogy Web Site

This web site is devoted to matters related to Carpatho-Rusyn Genealogy. It includes the Carpatho-Rusyn Immigrant Listing and other information for persons who are interested in their Carpatho-Rusyn ancestry.

Although this site clearly focuses on Carpatho-Rusyn genealogy, it is recognized that the ethnic background of persons from areas where Carpatho-Rusyns lived (primarily where Poland, Slovakia, the Ukraine, and Hungary adjoin or nearly adjoin) is often in doubt.

Doukhobor Genealogy Website

This site is dedicated to the reclamation, discovery, collection, preservation, and free sharing of information related to Doukhobour family history.

Dutch Genealogy

Many articles explain the research opportunities in the Netherlands, both offline and online. Other articles give background information about Dutch history in general and emigration in particular. Special attention is given to online research, with many links to useful websites.


Your gateway to Franco-American and French-Canadian Genealogy on the Internet.

German Genealogy – Start Here
Greek Genealogy – Start Here
Italian Genealogy – Start Here
Irish Genealogy – Start Here

This is a free, easy-to-use genealogy website which features thousands of databases, research tools, and other resources to help those with Jewish ancestry research and find family members.

Office of the Chief Archivist of Lithuania

State archives play an important role in the processes of preserving and using public records of the Lithuanian National Documentary Fond, making them accessible to the citizens and governmental and public institutions, creating efficient information search systems, providing public services.

Ontario Genealogical Society (OGS)

For over 50 years, The Ontario Genealogical Society has been working to encourage, bring together and assist people interested in the pursuit of family history, and to preserve our Ontario genealogical heritage.


OntarioGenWeb specializes in the how and where – how to research Ontario and where to find research resources. This Project is a NOT a research service. OntarioGenWeb volunteers and hosts are here to provide information on the web to help you help yourself trace your family tree.

Petersburg Genealogical Portal

This site is alloted for contacting Petersburg’s Genealogists from all over the world and vice versa.

It is considered to become a virtual agency of various genealogical, historical and archival organizations located in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. As well as of private researchers and all others partial to such things.

Search your ancestors in St.Petersburg and within the former Russian Empire (that is nowadays Poland), Belarus, Lithuania, Ukraine, Moldavia, Latvia, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Azerbaidjan, Armenia, Kazakstan, Kirghizia, Tadjikistan and Russia itself.

PolishRoots: The Polish Genealogy Sources

PolishRoots covers all areas that were historically part of the Polish Commonwealth, from the 16th through the 18th centuries, throughout the years of partitions by Prussia, Russia, and Austria, through its rebirth in 1918, subsequent domination during World War II and post-War occupation, to its present freedom and struggle for independence through the latter 20th Century. They also promote Polonia, areas of Polish presence throughout the world regardless of ethnicity, religion, or political views

The National Archives of Latvia

Co-operating with other institutions and non-governmental organizations Archives of Latvia take part in various projects for preserving and accumulating cultural heritage and joining it to an integrated, easy accessible information system.

The Estonian National Archives

The Estonian Historical Archives preserves records of former central administrative institutions on the Estonian territory, court and police organs, materials of knighthood (Baltic-German nobility), local governments of towns and rural areas. We also hold records of churches and educational institutions as well as manors and personal files and also various kinds of documentation that belonged to societies and enterprises. Here you can find rare documents, seals and original letters of governors, vellums, engravings and photographs and the largest collection of historical maps in Estonia.

The Irish Ancestral Research Association

TIARA (The Irish Ancestral Research Association) is a non-profit organization established to develop and promote the growth, study and exchange of ideas among people and organizations interested in Irish genealogical and historical research and education.

Olive Tree Genealogy

Ontario and New York State material as well as information on Irish, Dutch, German/Palatine and Huguenot ancestry. Much valuable information has been indexed and put online here.

What’s What in Irish Genealogy

The WorldGenWeb Project is a non-profit, volunteer based organization dedicated to providing genealogical and historical records and resources for world-wide access!