Recommended Lineage Research Resources

Below are our favorite online resources for documenting your lineage!

  • DAR Recommended Online Resources
  • How to Order a DAR Application Record Copy
  • Georgia Archives Database: Indexed Georgia Revolutionary War Veterans who were "fortunate drawers" in the 1820, 1827 and 1832 Land Lotteries
  • Bureau of Land Management (BLM) - General Land Office (GLO) Records Automation web site: Provides live access to Federal land conveyance records for the Public Land States, including image access to more than five million Federal land title records issued between 1820 and the present; also including images related to survey plats and field notes, dating back to 1810
  • Revolutionary War Service: Almost all of the resources for Revolutionary War service are listed in the NSDAR pamphlet Is That Service Right?
  • Southern Campaign Revolutionary War Pension Statements & Rosters Revolutionary War Pensions provide information about soldiers' service, residence at time of service, and may include family relations, dates and places of birth, and more! This website offers many free transcriptions of pension applications for soldiers who served in Southern Campaigns.
  • Fold3.com (previously known Footnote.com): Offers scanned images of original Revolutionary War pensions applications for all regions, which may be viewed by paying a fee for each record or by subscribing to a membership plan. Footnote also has many other databases of scanned original records, some of which are free. The Pennsylvania Archives compendium of records are amongst the free collections, and include Revolutionary War service documentation.
  • Family History Archive: An online collection of published genealogy and family history books
  • Price & Associates' USA Research Resources: This consolidated list of websites is by professional genealogists when conducting U.S.-based research. These are all searchable online databases or informative tools
  • United States Genealogy SleuthTM: This consolidated list of websites is by professional genealogists when conducting U.S.-based research. These are all searchable online databases or informative tools. (Subscription or fee-based websites are marked with a "$".)