|From the collection of Gena Philibert-Ortega|
Yesterday, I had the opportunity to speak to the San Diego Genealogical Society on the topic of American Church Records. For this Church Record Sunday, I thought I would share a list of the resources I provided in the handout for this presentation.
American Catholic Historical Society <http://www.amchs.org/>
University of Notre Dame Archives <http://archives.nd.edu/>
Population Project at
Local Catholic Church and Family History <http://localcatholic.webs.com/ >
Women of Vision, Index of Catholic Nuns in Australia
General Commission of Archives and History
Archives of Ohio United Methodism <http://library.owu.edu/spuma.htm>
Boston University Methodist Organizations and Archives
Links for Researching Mormon Pioneers on Gena’s website <http://yourfamilyhistoryresearch.com/links3.shtml>
Church History Library <http://churchhistorylibrary.lds.org>
L. Tom Perry Special Collections (BYU Library)
Nu? What’s New? A Jewish Genealogy E-Zine <http://www.avotaynu.com/nu.htm>
Jewish Gen <http://www.jewishgen.org/>
350 Years of Jewish Life in America via the Library of Congress <http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/haventohome/>
American Jewish Historical Society
General Resources on the Internet
PERSI at Ancestry.com or Heritage Quest
Cyndi’s List. Religion & Churches
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.
The FamilySearch Wiki has various research topics including church records. Go to the Wiki <https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Main_Page> and use the search engine to find the information about the religion you are researching.
Church Records Index. Connecticut State Library <http://www.cslib.org/church.htm>
Beverly Whitaker’s Genealogy Tutor on Religious Features for the Family Historian
Locating Church Records by Val D. Greenwood
Church Records: Genealogical Clues by
Myra Vanderpool Gormley
Humling, V. (1995).
Catholic sources: a diocesan research guide. U.S. :
Ancestry. Salt Lake City, Utah
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.
My Family.com, Incorporated. Utah
Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy (1994). Genealogical Publishing, Inc.
Church Records by Elizabeth Crabtree Wells, In The Source: A Guidebook to American Genealogy (2006). Ingram Publishing Services.
Vosburgh, Roydon Woodward. Early
church records; a report and digest of the records transcribed by the Genealogical
and Biographical Society, 1918 to 1920. New York