On the web are many thousands of websites. It would be impossible to list them all or even to keep the list current. However, there is such a list of genealogy/family-history websites. It is called Cyndi’s list and currently has more than 337,000 links. It started in 1995 by Cyndi in Milton, Washington. Cyndi works every day searching for new sites and.users send her e-mail as they find new sites. The site has about 250 categories. I do not know the technical details of how she finds sites, but I suspect she may have data-mining software. I know she works with a company that is involved in finding spam. She also has software on her site that scans her many thousands of links to see if they are still active. She can then remove dead sites. Cyndi is the author of three books on genealogical research and the internet:
Cyndi’s website is: Cyndi’s List – United States
I have extracted or added a few links also that I think will help you:
Family Search is the largest database of genealogical data in the world. According to Wikipedia: FamilySearch is a nonprofit organization and website offering genealogical records, education, and software. It is operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), and is closely connected with the church’s Family History Department. The Family History Department was originally established in 1894 as the Genealogical Society of Utah (GSU) and is the largest genealogy organization in the world. Anyone can establish an account to access the data. It is free.The FamilySearch website is: FamilySearch • Free Family Trees and Genealogy Archives — FamilySearch.org
Ancestry.com LLC is a privately held online company based in Lehi, Utah, United States. The largest for-profit genealogy company in the world, it operates a network of genealogical, historical records, and related genetic genealogy websites.
The Ancestry.com website is: Genealogy, Family Trees and Family History Records online – Ancestry®
Other excellent websites for research are:
A Guide to Genealogy and Family History Research. This website, discovered as part of a youth project at the Hampton Public Library was submitted by a young lady Anna and her Mom.
Genealogy, Family History & Ancestry Search | GenealogyBank (search old newspapers)
Following are some websites for Computer Genealogy Programs. There are others. Feel free to Google “genealogy programs” and check them out.
Ancestral Quest Ancestral Quest family tree software/genealogy software for Windows and Mac (ancquest.com)
Rootsmagic RootsMagic – Software to Unite Families
Family Tree Maker Software MacKiev – Family Tree Maker
This link is for members of The Church of Jesus-Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The church has contracts with a number of family history research sites that provide free access to members of the church. If you are a church member, this is the link to gain access: (Log into FamilySearch, go to bottom of page, click on Site Map, then click on the Partner Access button)