Donald G. Labaj
PO Box 634, Berea, Ohio 44017-0634
Phone (216) 973-0525
Fax (440) 243-7061

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Family Search
Family Search-A searchable world-wide database of transcribed events and patron submittals at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints-the "Mormons".

Deaths, Burials and Cemeteries name says it all. A national database of cemetery transcriptions. Search by name, state, or county. I contribute my submissions to this site. good national database of cemetery transcriptions, with a comprehensive collection of VA cemeteries.
National Cemetery Administration-Search for burial locations of veterans and their dependents in VA National Cemeteries, state veterans cemeteries and various other Department of Interior and military cemeteries.
Social Security Death Index
Social Security Death Index-A very useful database at


The Fred J. Reynolds Historical Genealogy Department of the Allen County Public Library contains more than 300,000 printed volumes and 314,000 items of microfilm and microfiche. Fort Wayne, IN
Ellis Island
Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation. New York, NY
The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC
New England Historic Genealogical Society. Boston, MA
New York Genealogical & Biographical Society. New York, NY
Western Reserve Historical Society
One of the finest genealogical repositories in the world. Cleveland, OH

Other Useful Links
TONS of good stuff, both free and paid subscriber databases.
Bureau of Land Management-the official Federal Lands Records site.
Consumer Price Index 1800-Date
Your ancester had $100 worth of personal property when they died-this is where you can find out what it was worth in today's dollars.
Cyndi's List
A categorized & cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the Internet..
Ecclesiastical Calendar
Your ancestor was married on the Friday after the 10th Trinity-this is where you find out what the exact date was.
Lots of good stuff, both free and paid subscriber databases.
Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)
They moved to WHERE??? The USGS site for locating unfamiliar places.
Land Measurement Conversion Chart
Is a perch the same as a rod? You bet it is! This handy chart converts archaic terms of measurement into current ones.
Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness
People who are willing to help you with your genealogical research in far-off locations.
The GENWEB site for the United States.
Virtual Perpetual Calendar
If you wish to know, for example, which day of the week you were born.
Wholly Genes Software

Second Site
The software programs that I use for genealogy.


Daughters of the American Revolution
168,000 members in 3,000 chapters across the United States and internationally.
General Society of the War of 1812
Male descendants of veterans of the War of 1812.
National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution
26,000 members in over 470 chapters in the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
Over 6,360 members in the only male organization dedicated to the principles of the GAR -- Fraternity, Charity, and Loyalty.
United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada
Loyalists were people who remained loyal to the Crown during the American Revolution, had their land confiscated afterwards, and were removed to Canada and elsewhere.

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