Clicking on the
links below will take you to web sites maintained by other organizations.
These links were last verified as working on 29 December 2001.
Family History Website
Palatines to America
African American Genealogy Group (AAGG)
P.O. Box 280
Strasburg, PA 17579
PALATINES TO AMERICA is a
national genealogical society of persons researching German-speaking ancestry,
with emphasis on European migrations from the Germanic regions of Europe.
Many of these immigrants were from Germany, but there were also a substantial
number from other areas of Europe such as Switzerland. The founders of
Palatines to America all were descendants of immigrants from the Palatinate
(Pfalz), and chose this distinctive name for the group.
JewishGen: The Home of Jewish Genealogy
P.O. Box 1798
Philadelphia, PA 19105-1798
JewishGen, Inc. is the primary internet source connecting researchers
Created to assist those researching their Jewish ancestry and based on the
concept of free
sharing of information, JewishGen Inc. is staffed entirely by volunteers.
425 Lombard St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Organized in 1852, the Presbyterian
Historical Society is the oldest such denominational organization in the
United States. Its library contains more than 200,000 titles reflecting
the history of the Reformed tradition and, particularly, the Presbyterian
Church in America.
The Quaker Corner has
been on-line since August of 1995. This is a wonderfully rich site for
anyone with Quaker ancestors they are researching. The site is maintained
by Joanne Todd Rabun of Eugene, Oregon for the purpose of sharing what
she has learned about her Quaker heritage with her family, friends and
other family historians. She does not belong to the Society of Friends.
The Scotch-Irish Society of the USA
P.O. Box 181
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010205
This society was founded
in 1889 for "the preservation of Scotch-Irish history, keeping alive the
esprit de corps of the race, and the promotion of social intercourse and
fraternal feeling among its members now and hereafter."
In 1949 the Society organized
the Scotch-Irish Foundation, a Pennsylvania non-profit corporation to collect
and preserve for public, educational and research use books, documents,
family histories, letters, journals and historical material relating to
the origin and history of the Scotch-Irish people of Scotland, Ireland
and the United States. The collection is maintained at the Balch Institute
for Ethnic Studies, 18 S. 7th St., Philadelphia, PA, 19106.
Polish Genealogical Society of America
"The Society is open to anyone doing research within the borders of the old Commonwealth of Poland. It attempts to
assist members in doing their own genealogical research by providing books, newsletters, bulletins, printed
information, regular Society meetings, and an annual workshop."
Italian Genealogical Society of America
"Our society's goals are to increase awareness in the field of Italian genealogical research through our newsletters, meetings, and by assisting members in finding others with the same areas of research interests."
Federation of Eastern European Historical
On-line since May 1995, "FEEFHS was founded by a few Americans and Canadians representing a handful of societies. Australian, English,
Czech, Lithuanian, New Zealand, Polish, Russian, Slovenian, Slovak and Swiss organizations have joined since."
The American Irish Historical
"The Society aims to
place permanently on record the story of the Irish in America from the
earliest settlement to the present day, justly, impartially, fully, and
For anyone nterested in helping to preserve, advance, and disseminate
knowledge of the culture of the Pennsylvania Germans, often known as "the Pennsylvania
Slovenian Genealogy Society International
"The purpose of the Slovenian Genealogy Society (International) is three
To bring together individuals of Slovenian heritage (or interest) in order
to share genealogical information and experiences.
To provide a forum to facilitate the discovery and exchange of this
To provide a convenient repository of information and the means to make it
available to all members.
Genealogical Society Int'l
"Our purpose is to promote Czechoslovak genealogical research and to create
an interest in our ancestry in the Czechoslovak area, as it was in 1945.
Included are; Czech genealogy, Bohemian genealogy, Moravian genealogy,
Slovak genealogy, German genealogy, Hungarian genealogy, Jewish genealogy,
Rusyn genealogy, and Silesian genealogy. "