Genealogy Resources

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Large collection of genealogy sources
Free online genealogical courses
Genealogical sites for
every state and county in the U.S.
Free genealogical resources from Ancestry
A directory of genealogical sources

Berks County Resources

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A large collection of Berks County records
Berks County Genealogical Society
The Historical Society of Berks County
Berks County Register of Wills
(wills, marriages, deaths, births)
Berks County Prothonotary
(immigrations, naturalizations, divorces)
Berks County Recorder of Deeds
(deeds & mortgages)

Historical Maps and Locators

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Overlays of current maps with historical maps
A digital collection of historical maps
Library of Congress Maps
A finding aid to obtain enumeration districts
for census records 1880-1950
Searchable surname distribution map of Poland


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Ellis Island

Free Census Records

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U.S. 1940s census
Ireland 1901 & 1911

Death Records

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Recent Obituaries
Cemetery transcriptions
Cemetery transcriptions and photos

Country & Translation Aids

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Google Translate
Latin Words and Phrases
German Research
German Script
German Handwriting / Kurrent Pt. 1
German Handwriting / Kurrent Pt. 2
German Handwriting / Kurrent Pt. 3
Researching Hispanic Heritage
Spanish Script Tutorial
Searching En Espanol
Irish Research
Italian Research
Polish Research
Russian Research