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American Ancestors
Gigantic list of genealogical links arranged by subject, updated frequently.

Castle Garden
This free site offers information on 11 million immigrants from 1820 through 1892, the year Ellis Island opened.

Cyndi's List
Gigantic list of genealogical links arranged by subject, updated frequently.

Find A Grave
Search over 107 million grave records.

Latter Day Saints Family History Resources
Records span billions of names accross hundreds of collections.
Michigan Death Certificates 
This collection consists of nearly one million death records created between 1897 and 1920.
Great starting place for MI online research.

Family history/genealogy resource including more than 6 billion historical ​records from the United States, Europe, Latin America, and other regions. Includes the full USA federal census (1790-1940); census of England and Wales (1841-1901); U.S. World War II Army Enlistment as well as records of Union and Confederate Civil War soldiers. Over 2 billion family trees.
A non-profit organization founded in 1903, the NGS is the premier national society; website includes sources for research assistance and learning resources for all levels of genealogical research.

Oakland County Genealogy Resources
Oakland County Research Library’s collection of local genealogy sources including the Oakland County Historical Resources database, marriage & death records.

Online Obituaries
For obituaries and memorial sites, including Oakland Press Obituaries.

Free genealogy site supported by

Seeking Michigan
Explore Michigan’s past and present.

Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island Foundation
Register free and search passenger records.

U.S. Gen Web
Large, free site created by volunteer genealogists across the country; organized by state and county.

VA National Cemetery Administration
Search for burial locations in most of the 120 national VA cemeteries with the Nationwide Gravesite Locator.