Free Resources for Genealogy Researchers

General Resources

  • FamilySearch
    Create a free account to to search billions of historical records. Run by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
  • Geni.com
    This MyHeritage company offers free basic family-tree building services and a large social community of potential collaborators.
  • NGS’s Free Genealogy Resources
    Free resources available from the National Genealogical Society, from fill-in pedigree charts and complimentary articles, to a U.S. Census video tutorial and research tips and hints. Links to additional free genealogy websites.

Idaho Resources

  • Idaho Genealogical Society
    Offers some local-interest collections, including Idaho maps and county overviews with links to additional resources, and a guide to getting started with your family tree.
  • FARRIT genealogy page
    All kinds of Idaho links, from finding in-state cemeteries and obituaries, to where to write for Idaho vital records. Check it out!