Sunday, February 21, 2010

Church Record Sunday: Some Links

Yesterday I presented to the Ventura County Genealogical Society.  I wanted to provide some links that I talked about that didn't get into the handout here so everyone could see them.


Local Catholic Church and Family History at http://home.att.net/~Local_Catholic/

Religion & Churches, Cyndi’s List at http://www.cyndislist.com/religion.htm

Women of Vision, Index of Catholic Nuns in Australia at http://www.stbedes.melb.catholic.edu.au/home/br/


In Family Search, www.familysearch.org,  to find Church Records do a library catalog subject or Keyword search for the name of the religion or do a locality search and then click on Church History or Church Records.


Nu? What’s New? A Jewish Genealogy E-Zine

Beverly Whitaker’s Genealogy Tutor on Church Records


Locating Church Records by Val D. Greenwood
http://www.genealogy.com/5_grnwd.html

Church Records: Genealogical Clues by Myra Vanderpool Gormley

FamilySearch Wiki has various research topics including German Church Records, https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Germany_Church_Records; Church Records in Albania, https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Church_Records_in_Albania; Ireland Methodist Church Records, https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ireland_Methodist_Church_Records and more.  Go to the Wiki (https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Main_Page) and use the search engine to find the information about the religion you are researching.


Seventh-day Adventist Obituary Index, http://www.andrews.edu/library/car/sdapiobits.html

Mountain West Digital Library, http://mwdl.org/

WorldCat, www.worldcat.org

Mennonite Genealogy, http://www.mennonites.ca/

 
Books

Humling, V. (1995). U.S. Catholic sources: a diocesan research guide. Salt Lake City, Utah: Ancestry.

Warner, M. D. L. W., Munnick, H. D., Beckham, S. D., & Munnick, A. R. (1972). Catholic Church records of the Pacific Northwest. St. Paul, Or: French Prairie Press.

Sperry, Kip (2007). A Guide to Mormon Family History Sources. Utah: My Family.com, Incorporated.

Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy (1994). Genealogical Publishing, Inc.

Berry, Ellen Thomas and Berry, David. Our Quaker Ancestors: Finding them in Quaker Records (2002). Genealogical Publishing Company.

Church Records by Elizabeth Crabtree Wells, In The Source: A Guidebook to American Genealogy (2006). Ingram Publishing Services.

Vosburgh, Roydon Woodward. Early New York church records; a report and digest of the records transcribed by the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, 1918 to 1920.

2 comments:

Gayle said...

Great meeting on Saturday. Always enjoy your talks. Thanks for the links.

Gena Philibert Ortega said...

Gayle-

Thanks for you kind words. Your society is always a fun one.

Gena