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alhn-board American Local History Network Board of Directors discussion list.
alhn-general General discussion list for the American Local History Network -- ALHN
alhn-membership-voting A list for registered voting members of the American Local History Network.
american-forts (inactive) A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Calvary, Native Americans, and civilians living in any fort in America.
american-indian-missions A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in American Indian Missions, those who maintained them, and the connections between the missions and indians and pioneers in the area.
american-railroads A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the railroads of America and the people who worked for them.
american-samoa-freedmen (inactive)
amerind-us-se (inactive) Indian Tribes Southeast is devoted to the genealogy and history of the miscellaneous and minor tribes of the Southeastern U.S., many of which were absorbed by the Five Civilized Tribes. For a complete list of tribes see "First Peoples of Tennessee and the American Southeast" at below url.
amxroads Discussing and exploration of family, education, networking, research, and kinship through genealogy and history. Additional information can be found on the American Crossroads website.
appalachian-life (inactive)
appalachian-roots A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the genealogy of families from the Appalachian Mountains.
belgian-american A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Belgians who immigrated to America.
candocanal (inactive) A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O Canal encompassing parts of Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia.
castle-garden A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Castle Garden, the first center in the United States for processing arriving immigrants, which was founded by New York State on an island off the southwest tip of Manhattan in 1855
censo-latin-america (inactive) the discussion of censuses in Latin America and the documentation of Latin American immigrants in U.S. censuses.
census-faq (inactive) A mailing list for anyone who is doing census transcriptions to discuss these efforts and seek advice and support from others.
census-lookup-volunteers A mailing list for volunteers who are doing lookups for the state census lookup mailing lists to discuss their activities, exchange information about obtaining resource information, discuss problems encountered, etc. This list is NOT for requesting census lookups. If you are one of these volunteers, or wish to offer your services in support of one or more of the state census lookup mailing lists, you can subscribe by sending a message to Nancy Millsap at lacywinston@earthlink.net stating the list you support or desire to support and requesting that you be added to the list.
champlainlg-valley (inactive) A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the genealogy, history, and migration patterns of the areas in New York and Vermont that surround Lake George and Lake Champlain
cslsa This list is for research into the history of the Cherokee Strip Live Stock Association (in what is now northern Oklahoma and southern Kansas) and the genealogy of its members. More information can be found at our webpage below:
cw-ozarks (inactive) Discussing and sharing of information regarding the Civil War in the Ozarks region (specific to southern Missouri and northeastern Arkansas).
donner-party A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the American migrants to California who were part of the Donner party in 1846-1847.
dutch-colonies A mailing list for the discussion of the history and genealogy of the families of New Netherland, the 17th century colonial province of the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands on the northeastern coast of North America, in what are now parts of New York, New Jersey, and Delaware, with small outposts in Connecticut and Pennsylvania. Ancestors and descendants are included.
efss serious researchers of Early Families in Southern States during the colonial period to share and exchange records, documentation, and other research regarding families who settled in southern states, especially in the Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina regions, in the 1600s and 1700s (prior to the Revolution). This will be a list based upon solid scholarship and archival research. It is intentionally broader than a surname or county list as we hope to discuss links between geographic areas and clusters of migrating families.
ellis-indian (inactive) ELLIS-INDIAN mailing list is for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the Ellis surname and variations (e.g., Elis, Elys, Ellise, Ellyse, Allis) with Native American connections.
first-ladies A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the wives of the Presidents of the United States including discussions of family stories and records.
germans-ne-ia A mailing list is for the discussion of the genealogy, history, and culture of Germans in Nebraska and Iowa including immigrants from all parts of Germany, Pomerania, Saxony, etc. Discussion of migration patterns, immigration, heraldry, historical sketches, settlements, census data, wills, family Bibles, vital records, web sites, etc. is encouraged.
gl-passengers (inactive) For the posting of passenger lists of ships sailing from ports along the St. Lawrence River and throughout the five Great Lakes in the middle of North America. Many of our ancestors arrived in Canada and then entered the United States down the St. Lawrence Seaway through the Great Lakes.
hawkins-us-southern (inactive) A mailing list for the discussing and sharing of information regarding the Hawkins surname and variations (e.g., Hawkin, Hawking, Hocken) in the southern United States including Virginia, Kentucky, Arkansas and all states south, and the states south of the Ohio River and the boundary line between Arkansas and Missouri west to California. Maryland and West Virginia are usually considered border states.
ia-il-qca-talk A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the counties in Iowa and Illinois that are separated by the Mississippi river (the Iowa-Illinois Quad Cities).
indian-captives the American pioneers that were captured by the Indians.
indian-traders (inactive)
irish-american Open to all who have ancestors from Ireland who emigrated to the United States
jagles (inactive) A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the Jagles surname and variations in any place and at any time.
johnson-nc (inactive) A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the Johnson surname and variations (e.g. Johnsen, Jonson, etc.) in the state of North Carolina and at any time.
kurzendoerfer (inactive) A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the Kurzendoerfer surname and variations in any place and at any time.
land-research land and property research in the United States and its applications in genealogy.
la-tx A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Texas and Louisiana
mayflower the descendants of the Mayflower passengers
migration-patterns discussing the migration patterns of families and "cluster" moves of towns in the United States.
minisinkvalley (inactive) A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the area known as the Minisink Valley which generally follows the Delaware River from Minisink Ford, New York, to the Delaware Water Gap in New Jersey.
mound-builders (inactive)
mountain-roots the residents of notable mountain ranges with a focus on the Appalachians, Ozarks, and Nevadas.
na-indian-traders Discussing and sharing of information regarding the descendants of those who worked as traders with the indian tribes of North America.
na-omaha-tribe A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Omaha Tribe of Native Americans. Additional information can be found on the Native American Omaha Tribe Mail List website.
nativeamerican-chiefs A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the chiefs of the Native American tribes/nations in the United States. Stories or historys of Chiefs in Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean are also welcome.
native-american-tttp (inactive) This is a mailing list for the discussion and sharing of historical and genealogical information among all who research Native Americans.
new-eng-gen A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the New England states. Additional information can be found on the New England-Gen-L website.
new-england-history (inactive)
new-england-islands A mailing list for anyone who has an interest in genealogy or history related to ancestors who settled on islands of New England at any time and their descendants. These islands include, but are not limited to, Block Island, Deer Isle, Fox Islands, Isle Au Haut, Martha's Vineyard, Matinicus, Monhegan, Mount Desert, and Nantucket. Additional information can be found on The New England Islands Family Discussion List Homepage below:
new-england-memories A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of memories about ancestors who lived in the New England States during any time period and the childhood memories of the subscribers to the list.
new-england-railroads A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the railroads of New England and/or the people associated with them.
new-england-seafarers A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the New England area of the United States as it pertains to the seafaring community and their ships.
newengland-societies A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding historical and genealogical societies in New England including descriptions of these societies and announcements of their activities.
new-netherland A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in New Netherland Colony. The first European settlements in the States of Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania were built by the Dutch beginning in 1624 and formed the Dutch colony of New Netherland, or Nieuw Nederlandt. Additional information can be found on the New York & New Netherland Mailing Lists web page below:
ohio-river-valley-families A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the families that resided or currently reside in the Ohio River Valley which starts in Pennsylvania and borders the states of Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, and Illinois
old-south-burials (inactive) A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the burial practices in the old south (United States), including monument typology, grave stone types, the culture of death, folklore, disease, and old time religion
oldwest-cowboys-indianscouts A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Old West, cowboys, indian scouts and anything pertaining to them. Discussion of migration patterns, immigration, historical sketches, settlements, web sites, etc. is encouraged.
orphan-trains A Discussing of the orphan trains that carried thousands of children to new homes in any and all states, and anything pertaining to them from the 1850's to 1930. Discussions pertaining to anything related to these children, circumstances, finding their families, history of these trains, etc. are encouraged.
outlaws-of-the-old-west A mailing list for anyone who is researching their ancestors who were outlaws of the old West
ozark-memories This list discusses memories of life in the Ozark region, or stories remembered from older generations about life in the Ozark region.
san-simon-valley This list is about the history of the San Simon Valley of Arizona and New Mexico.
segakin A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in southeast Georgia and northeast Florida.
seminole-nation-it A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Seminole Nation, Indian Territory
slave-owners A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in slave owners in the United States
snakehandlers-eky-wva A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Snake Handler religion of eastern Kentucky and West Virginia
southeast-pioneers A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the pioneers in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama.
southern-chat Discussing of all things Southern from Southern surnames to Southern recipes and folklore.
southern-plantations
southern-trails migration routes in the Southern United States and the people who used them. The aim is not to discuss individuals who lived in a particular area, but to learn something about how they got where they did, who they came with, why they settled, and why they left.
stategensites (inactive) A mailing list for anyone who wishes to communicate with the columnists writing for the Lead Column -- Adventures in Genealogy on the StateGenSites web site.
state-historical-markers (inactive) devoted to the transcription of State Historical Highway markers and their relevance to the genealogical research community.
swky-nwtn (inactive) counties of southwest Kentucky (Fulton, Graves, Calloway, Trigg, Marshall, Hickman, Carlisle, Lyon, Livingston, Ballard, Caldwell, Crittenden) and northwest Tennessee (Obion, Weakley, Henry, Carroll, Benton, Dyer, Gibson, Humphreys).
tmg-kc-users (inactive) Discussing and sharing of information regarding the activities of the Roots Users Group for The Master Genealogist software program, located in Kansas City, Missouri.
trails-of-tears A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the "Trails of Tears" which involved the forced removal of Native American tribes (e.g., Creek, Choctaw, Cherokee) from their homelands, with a focus on the exodus of the Cherokee in 1838 and 1839 from their southeastern homeland to the Indian Territory in what is now Oklahoma.
transcriptions-us Anyone who want to share, exchange, acquire or request genealogical data, books, transcriptions, etc. relevant to the United States, subject to the correct observance of copyright.
treskatsch (inactive) A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the Treskatsch surname and variations (i.e. , etc.) in any place and at any time.
usa-cemeteries A mailing list for anyone searching for their ancestors in cemeteries in the Unites States or interested in preserving historical information about these cemeteries (including locating graves, decedents within the graves, cemeteries which have been indexed on the internet and in other written forms, and care of tombstones and the inscriptions thereon) and sharing information about them.
usagen A mailing list for the discussion of general genealogical issues in the United States, in particular non-state-specific resources such as National Archives and Records Administration, Immigration and Naturalization Service, and Latter-Day Saints.
usa-naturalizations Discussing and sharing of information regarding naturalization records in the United States and the best ways to find ancestors in these records.
usa-presidents (inactive) Discussing and sharing of information regarding the genealogy of U.S. Presidents, Vice-Presidents, and their wives.
usa-teachers A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in teachers in the United States including researching early
usbiog people who are interested in helping coordinate a collection of biographies within their state as part of the US Biographies project.
us-cemeteries-tttp (inactive) This is a mailing list for the discussion and sharing of historical and genealogical information among all who research in United States cemeteries.
uscensus1940 A mailing list for the discussion of all things related to the 1940 US census; transcribing, understanding abbreviations used, how to find someone, etc.
uscensus2000 (inactive) the United States Census for the year 2000 in order to reduce discussions of this topic on other genealogy mailing lists.
us-coalmining-camps A mailing list for the discussing and sharing of information regarding coal mining camps (camps associated with coal mining fields) in the United States. Topics include coal camp life, residents, disasters, schools, churches, doctors, and why it's important to document the disappearing coal mining camps in the United States.
us-convict-ancestors Discussing and sharing of information regarding the resources available for researching ancestors in the United States who were convicted of a crime.
uscw-chancellorsville A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in those who fought at Chancellorsville during the U.S. Civil War.
uscw-chickamauga A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in those who fought at Chickamauga during the U.S. Civil War.
uscw-gettysburg A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in those who fought at Gettysburg during the U.S. Civil War.
uscw-seven_pines A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Civil War battle of Seven Pines (Henrico County, Virginia).
us-history (inactive)
us-immigrants-post-1800 Discussing and sharing of information regarding immigrants to the United States who arrived after 1800.
us-immigrants-pre-1800 A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding immigrants to the United States who arrived prior to 1800
us-marines Discussing, research, and exchange of genealogy and other information as it pertains to the United States Marine Corps community wherever they may serve.
usnavy A mailing list for anyone interested in discussing and sharing genealogical and historical information and memories of the United States Navy.
usrw-brandywine A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the Revolutionary War battle of Brandywine.
us-shipslists-post1820 A mailing list for the posting of information and queries regarding all aspects of the ships that carried our ancestors from place to place after 1820 including ship descriptions, ports of arrival and departure, passenger lists, fleet lists, shipping schedules, and wreck data.
us-shipslists-pre1820 A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding ship passenger lists, immigration records, naturalization records and ships' lists substitutes for immigration to the United States before 1820. Additional information can be found on the Immigration to USA Before 1820 website below:
us-slave-trade discussion and sharing of genealogical and historical information regarding those involved in the transportation and selling of slaves in the Americas before the Civil War.
wakeisland (inactive) A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Wake Island, an organized unincorporated territory of the United States.
waxhaw A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Waxhaw region of North and South Carolina.
welsh-in-usa A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in families from Wales, United Kingdom, who settled in the United States.
wiregrass Genealogy in the Wiregrass area of Georgia, Florida and Alabama (a coastal plains area stretching from South Carolina through Southern Georgia and North Florida and into Southern Alabama that is mostly pine barrens and a native wiregrass and, due to the oppressive summer heat, was one of the last in the area to be populated).