Some Great Genealogy Web sites worth surfing:
The Master Genealogist, usually referred to as "TMG," is a powerful genealogy program that has long had a reputation as "the one that does it all." The Master Genealogist version 4.0 still retains its title as "the premier genealogy program for the serious genealogist." It combines power and ease of use. Our group has recently set its primary focus on this powerful program.
Ultimate Family Tree
Ultimate Family Tree software has been discontinued by Genealogy.com. The message board continues to help users of UFT with problems and contains a knowledge base for FAQs.
GENTECH is a nonprofit corporation whose objectives are to create and foster the responsible use of technology in genealogy, and to assist and support the use of technology in family history functions.
Our counter-part on the East coast. An excellent organization with a great newsletter and support. This group has over 600 members in Virginia and through the United States. If you are changing from any of the prior ROOTS programs to UFT, you will want to check their site under "transitioning" for helpful information. This group has changed their focus to emphasize TMG (The Master Genealogist) software, but will provide support to users of UFT and its predecessors.
Houston, Texas, SIG previously focused on Ultimate Family Tree, but now focus on the unique interests of their members. They meet once a month, usually, but may meet more often to exchange views on a variety of subjects . They promote networking among users to explore the many features that allow recording and documenting of family history.
The Portland PC Users Group (PPCUG) offers a forum where members can exchange experiences, and can learn new technologies and their application to everyday life. Visitors are always welcome to attend the regular monthly meetings which feature guest speakers. Members also receive PORTLAND COMPUTING the monthly PPCUG newsletter.
Provides leadership and education in the area of genealogical research through a variety of programs, publications, and services.
This site includes a complete catalog of holdings of the Library of Congress. Use the "Collections and Services," then click on "Services for Researchers." Once on that page, click on "Local History/Genealogy" which is located in the orange box on the right of the screen. Once you have toured this area, go back to the home page and explore the other features on this wonderful site. It even has a bunch of information for foreign countries that has been digitized.
"The family tree people," the Genealogical Forum of Oregon, Inc., instructs in research, creates an interest in genealogy, and shares, compiles and publishes genealogical and historical materials.
Home of the largest collection of family history data online. New databases and reference materials are added daily to the library to provide "the web's fastest, simplest and most complete resource for family history research."
The USGenWeb Project consists of a group of volunteers working together to provide Internet websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States. The Project is non-commercial and fully committed to free access for everyone.
A genealogical data cooperative supported by user contributions. Palladium Interactive is a main corporate sponsor of that site.
GenForum is a conglomeration of message boards. Anyone can post "queries" to these forums and immediately have their data shared with other researchers. From the home page, you can access over 8200 forums devoted to specific surnames, states, countries, and general topics. There is also a UFT area and a TMG portion here.
Our members exchange information on The Master Genealogist (TMG)
and Ultimate Family Tree (UFT) series of genealogy software.