Specialized Internet Search Tools

FamilyFinder – Genealogy .com

Searches family web pages on the Internet and Genealogy.com’s subscription-based family trees and books. Results are heavily skewed to the latter.


Searches all the registered web documents at Rootsweb.

Irish Origins

A for-fee search of over 23,505 Irish genealogy web pages, containing 1,795,438 names, including census data, Griffith’s valuations, ships passenger lists, church records, convict records and more.

Origins Search from findmypast

A for-fee search engine that searches millions of web pages containing genealogy data. You may do a simple surname search for free, but must pay for the more complex searches and to see the web sites returned. The rate is 5 USD for a 24 hour license and 15 USD for a 14 day license.