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BRB Publications

Links to government agencies that provide free online access to public record information.

National Archives & Records Administration (NARA)

Main site for NARA.

Obituary Depot

Newspapers by state with on-line obituaries.

Online Searchable Death Indexes for the USA

Includes Obituaries, Cemeteries & the SSDI

Social Security Death Index (SSDI)

Ancestry.com Rootsweb

Soundex Converter

Surname to Soundex Code

Veterans - Nationwide Gravesite Locator

Search for burial locations of veterans

Western States Marriage Record Index

Includes Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, & Wyoming.

Virtual Chase

Links to many public records

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Southern Jewish Links

Goldring-Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life

Dedicated to providing educational and rabbinic services to isolated Jewish communities, documenting and preserving the rich history of the Southern Jewish experience, and promoting a Jewish cultural presence throughout a thirteen state region.
Southern Graves

Guide to the history, the research, and the preservation of cemeteries in the Southern United States.

Southern Jewish Historical Society Advances research on the Jewish experience in the American South.
SJHS Records Inventory

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Georgia

USGenWeb Archives - GA Files Volunteer project

Georgia Historical Society

Private, non-profit historical society for the state of Georgia.  It is the oldest cultural institution in the state, and one of the oldest historical societies in the country.

State Archives Georgia Archives

GA Cemeteries with Interment Record Searches

Friends of Baldwin County Cemeteries Major city: Milledgeville
Glynn County Burial Index

Includes Glynn, Brantley, Wayne, Camden, McIntosh, and other GA counties.

Middle GA Friends of Cemeteries

1,000 cemeteries in Baldwin, Hancock, Jones, Washington and Wilkinson Counties.

Roseland Cemetery

Southwest Atlanta
(Just east of the East Point city limits)

Rose Hill Cemetery Macon, GA
Riverside Cemetery Macon, GA
Troup County Archives Includes Cemetery, Naturalizations, and Soldier databases. 
Major city: LaGrange

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Alabama

State Archives Alabama Department of Archives and History

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Alaska

State Archives Alaska State Archives

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Arizona

Arizona Birth & Death Certificates Arizona Department of Health Services
State Archives Arizona History and Archives Division

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Arkansas

State Archives Arkansas History Commission

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California

California Marriages Menu Vitalsearch (some records free)
California Death Index Rootsweb (1940 thru 1997)
State Archives California State Archives

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Colorado

State Archives Colorado State Archives and Libraries

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Connecticut

State Archives Connecticut State Library

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Delaware

State Archives Delaware Public Archives

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District of Columbia (Washington, DC)

District Archives District of Columbia Archives

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Florida

Florida Digital Newspaper Library (FDNL)

Includes: Current Florida newspapers, digitized from 2005 - present, historic Florida newspapers, and historic news accounts of Florida.

Florida on Florida Digital Images

A catalog of digital materials related to Florida. It includes all sorts of items including maps, photographs, postcards, books, and manuscripts.

Florida Heritage Collection

A State University System of Florida PALMM Project

State Archives State Library and Archives of Florida

Florida County Vital Records with On-Line Searches

County Major City or Cities Marriages Recordings
Alachua Gainesville Marriage Records
1837 - May 1973
Public Records
Brevard Melbourne / Titusville Marriage Records
1938 - October 2006
Public Records
Broward Fort Lauderdale None Public Records
Escambia Pensacola Included in Recordings April 1982-2009 Public Records
Hillsborough Tampa/St. Petersburg Included in Recordings Public Records
Leon Tallahassee Marriage Records Public Records
Miami-Dade Miami Marriage Records
Post-November 1995
Public Records
Palm Beach Palm Beach / Boca Raton Included in Recordings Post-1968 Public Records
Sarasota Sarasota Marriage Records Public Records
Volusia Daytona Beach

Included in Recordings April 4, 1988 to present

Public Records

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Hawaii

State Archives Hawai‘i State Archives

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Idaho

State of Idaho Death Index 1911-1951
State Archives Idaho State Historical Society

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Illinois

Chicago - Cemetery Search Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois 
State Archives Illinois State Archives

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Indiana

State Archives Indiana State Archives

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Iowa

State Archives State Historical Society of Iowa

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Kansas

State Archives Kansas State Historical Society

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Kentucky

Kentucky Marriage Records Rootsweb (1973 thru 2000)
State Archives Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives

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Louisiana

State Archives Louisiana State Archives

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Maine

State Archives Maine State Archives

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Maryland

Jewish Museum of Maryland Search the extensive collections database of photos and information.
State Archives Maryland State Archives

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Massachusetts

Boston Jewish Advocate Obituary Database 24,704 obituary notices which appeared in the Boston Jewish Advocate from 1905 thru Dec 2008.
Jewish Cemetery Association of Massachusetts Burials Search  More than 50,000 Jewish names online for genealogy searches or visitation information on JCAM cemeteries
State Archives Massachusetts Archives

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Michigan

Michigan Jewish Cemetery Index Irwin I. Cohn Index of over 64,000 Jews who died between the mid-1800's and 1999.
State Archives Archives of Michigan

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Minnesota

Minnesota Birth Certificates Minnesota Historical Society (1900-1934)
Minnesota Death Certificates Minnesota Historical Society (1904-2001)
State Archives Minnesota State Archives

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Mississippi

State Archives MDAH: Mississippi Department of Archives & History

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Missouri

State Archives Missouri State Archives

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Montana

State Archives Montana Historical Society

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Nebraska

State Archives Nebraska State Historical Society

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Nevada

State Archives Nevada State Library & Archives

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New Hampshire

State Archives New Hampshire Division of Archives & Records Management

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New Jersey

NJ State Archives Imaged Collections NJ State Archives
County Marriage Records (1795-1878) NJ State Archives
County Birth and Burial Records NJ State Archives
Adoptions NJ State Archives
Military Records & Veterans' Grave Registrations NJ State Archives

Mercer County: Trenton Cemeteries & Obit Indexes

Trenton Historical Society

NJ Cemeteries with Interment Record Searches

Mt. Moriah Cemetery Fairview, NJ

Riverside Cemetery

Saddle Brook, NJ

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New Mexico

New Mexico Death Index Project USGenWeb Archives (1899-1949)
State Archives New Mexico Commission of Public Records: State Records Center & Archives

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New York

Brooklyn Eagle Online The BPL presently has the Eagle from 1841 to 1902 ready for use and they will be adding later years as the OCR work is done.
The Italian Genealogical Group Vital Records & Naturalization Index for NYC
Kings County (Brooklyn) Naturalization Index JGS of NY (1907-1924) Kings County Clerk's Office

New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

Membership Organization
State Archives New York State Archives

NY Cemeteries with Interment Record Searches

Mt. Ararat Cemetery Farmingdale, NY
Mt. Carmel Cemetery Glendale, NY
Mt. Hebron Cemetery Flushing, NY
Mt. Judah Cemetery Ridgewood, NY
Mt. Lebanon Cemetery Glendale, NY
Mt. Zion Cemetery Maspeth, NY

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North Carolina

State Archives North Carolina State Archives

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North Dakota

State Archives State Historical Society of North Dakota

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Ohio

Ohio Death Certificate Search 1913-1944 Ohio Historical Society (1913 - 1944)
State Archives Ohio Historical Society State Archives

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Oklahoma

State Archives Oklahoma State Archives & Records Management

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Oregon

State Archives Oregon State Archives

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Pennsylvania

State Archives Pennsylvania State Archives

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Rhode Island

State Archives Rhode Island State Archives

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South Carolina

State Archives SC Department of Archives & History

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South Dakota

State Archives SD State Archives

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Tennessee

State Archives Tennessee State Library & Archives

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Texas

State Archives Texas State Library & Archives Commission

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Utah

State Archives Division of Archives & Records Service

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Vermont

State Archives Vermont State Archives & Records Administration (VSARA)

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Virginia

State Archives The Library of Virginia

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Washington

State Archives Washington State Archives

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West Virginia

Jewish Cemeteries & Burial Grounds in West Virginia Very nice personal site.
State Archives West Virginia State Archives

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Wisconsin

State Archives Wisconsin Historical Society

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Wyoming

State Archives

Wyoming State Archives

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