Dictionary of Occupation Titles (Occupations of the present)
Occupations of Yesteryear ~ from Williamson County TNGenWeb
Poorhouse Story ~ This is a clearinghouse for
about 19th century American Poorhouses. Just click on "POORHOUSES
BY STATE", then on "OTHER STATES" and then click on "OHIO" on the table
of states. There you will see a great deal of information already
about poorhouses in various Ohio counties.
Abstracts for Census Records ~ From Family Tree
For those genealogists who need copies of Census FORMS.
is an excellent site. You can access and print your own
of 1790--1920 Census forms.
Security Number Allocations ~ Find out what numbers go with which
Security Number History ~ includes the numbering
VitalCheck ~ look to see how to order Vital Stats - all states
Yale University's Geographic Names Information System ~ For those looking for cemeteries, towns, etc., this is a very good source. You might want to do another search for churches, since many of the smaller church graveyards are not listed seperately.
To get a list
of all (recorded)
cemeteries in Shelby County:
You can cut & paste the resulting list to WordPad or another wordprocessor and keep it for reference. If you have a GPS unit, you can enter the coordinates and find your way to the spot. For other maps and the like, go to Cyndi's List and look under the State (Kentucky) or go direct. (Thanks to Neil Allen Bristow for the tip!)
Naming Patterns ~ from "Hardies of Scotland....and
related family trees."
Dutch Naming Patterns ~
German, English and Scots Naming Patterns ~ From IIGS
18th Century PA German Naming Customs