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All RootsWeb Searches
These sites have advertisements so you’ll need to look closely and make sure you’re using the RootsWeb search engine and not an advertiser’s system.
General RootsWeb searches:
WorldConnect — 800 million names in free family trees submitted to RootsWeb
Search Thingy — “a silly name for our powerful site-wide search engine,” searches RootsWeb databases by one keyword or phrase
Meta Search — search multiple databases with surname, first name, or keyword
RootsWeb Surname List (RSL) — more than 1 surnames by surname, location, sounds like options, update options
Mailing List Archives Search — more than 29 million mailing list messages, search by keyword or choose advanced search options
Obituary Daily Times “The Obituary Daily Times is a daily index of published obituaries. It is distributed FREELY, often twice a day by email, and usually has over 2500 entries a day. You can search the database anytime with the search engine above.”
International Database Searches:
Search All International Records Search A database containing more than 2 million records and more than 170,000 surnames from selected countries, areas, and locations submitted by RootsWeb contributors. See the International Records Search listing for a complete list of record collections in this database.
Australia-New Zealand Records Records you’ll be searching: Australia, New Zealand
British/United Kingdom & Ireland Records Records you’ll be searching: England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland
Canadian Records Database Search Record collections you’ll be searching:
Dutch Records Search (is now part of the International Records Search) Netherlands Records you’ll be searching
German Records Search, Records you will search in the German Records Search.
Italian Records Search, Records you will search in the Italian Records Search. Records you will search in the RootsWeb Free International Records Database Search.
Swedish Census Records you’ll be searching: 1890 Sweden Census
Swedish Records Records you’ll be searching: Lindesberg Orebro, Sweden Birth, Death, Marriage Records 1659-1898; Also see RootsWeb Free Sweden Genealogy Records Online for Swedish records you’ll need to search in the International Search
United States specific searches:
United States Death Records: California
United States Death Records: Kentucky
United States Death Records: Maine
United States Death Records: Texas
Groups(Professional, Society, Religious, etc.)
Louisiana: Pre-1908 Homestead and Cash Entry Patents
Pennsylvania: Eastern Pennsylvania Obituaries
South Carolina: York County Census, Heads of Household 1790 — 1850
Vermont: Saxtons River Census, 1920
Wisconsin: Pre-1908 Homestead and Cash Entry Patents