Ancestry has long had the largest collection of genealogy data online being an early leader in subscription based genealogy. Because of its extensive census images and indices, and its World War 1 Draft Cards, it has the best collection at this time too. Its census images presently cover all available federal US records, and contains extensive census images from Canada, UK, Scotland, and Germany. This is a subscription based service, however you can access the databases for the next 14 days for free by using their Free Trial at Ancestry offer.
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FootNote is not nearly as large as Ancestry, but the quality of data goes unsurpassed for American researchers. While FootNote started out as a history based website, it has branched out into providing other types of genealogical data. What makes it stand out in the genealogy community is the type of data it provides. Its all images of original documents. There are no transcribed databases, no genealogy books scanned... it's all original documents. They're also making a concerted effort to add value to any subscription purchased, by adding over 2 million new images each month. By number of people their size of offering cannot compare with Ancestry. But if you find your ancestor in the data they do provide, you will hit pay-dirt in the quality of the data. Footnote offers a free trial, and you can access it using this link:
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List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
Cyndi's Genealogy Home
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RootsWeb Surname List
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The Genealogy Web Project of surname resource centers, and personal genealogy pages on the web.
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