RESEARCH TOOLS

To access a research tool, click on the title below. Note: Some of the services listed below require payment or membership. WIGS provides these links as a convenience for our members, but does not provide use of proprietary tools as part of WIGS membership.

General Genealogy Websites
Ancestry.com
Archives.com
Family Search
Find a Grave
Migrations Website
Rootsweb
Libraries
Fiske Genealogical Library (Seattle)
Library of Congress, Genealogical Research
Seattle Public Library Genealogy Section
Sno-Isle Library Genealogy Databases and Research (includes America's Obituaries and Death Notices, Ancestry.com, World Vital Records and more)
National, State, and Local Government Resources
Island County, Washington, Community Website
Island County Government
Island County Online Records
National Archives and Records Administration Genealogy Page
US Bureau of Land Management (Home Page)
US Bureau of Land Management (General Land Office Records)
US Geological Survey Maps
Washington State Archives
Washington State Government Access
Washington State Online Records
Genealogical and Historical Societies
Daughters of the American Revolution, National Society
Daughters of the American Revolution, Washington State
Federation of Genealogical Societies
Genealogical Society of South Whidbey Island
Island County Museum
National Genealogical Society
Olympia Genealogical Society
Skagit Valley Genealogical Society
Society of Mayflower Descendants - Washington State Chapter
Washington State Genealogy Society
Washington State Historical Society
Genealogical Catalogs, Directories, and Guides
Cyndi's List
Genealogy.org
HomeAdvisor: History at Home: A Guide to Genealogy
Island County Genweb Archives
LDS Family History Library Catalog
Library of Congress, National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (NUCMC)
NGS Guidelines for Genealogical Research
Rootsweb Guide to Tracing Family Trees
US Genweb Project
US Government publication, Using Federal Documents In Genealogical Research
Vital Records Index (links to other sites; fees may apply to obtain records)
Washington State Genweb Page
Washington Genweb Archives

Whidbey Telecom