Outside the box family history searches:
Googlebooks Search here and find references to ancestors, photos and description of local communities, occupations, and sometimes, previously compiled genealogies.
Favorite genealogical association websites:
New York Genealogical and Biographical Society (NYGBS): Fabulous resources! Membership is a great value with the searchable NYGBS Surname and Record databases, to Early American Newspapers, and if your local, classes of all kinds.
American Ancestors the website of New England Historical and Genealogical Society (NEHGS). Great resources, inexpensive membership, many learning and research tools.
Newfoundland Grandbanks Genealogy Site featuring the Canadian Province of Newfoundland and Labrador
www.thebedfordfiles.us This site features maps, deeds, and surveys for Cumberland and Bedford Counties in Pennsylvania. It’s a website developed by someone with GG Spirit!
Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet This is one the best resources finding the resources that are right for you! If you haven’t been there, you must!