Genealogy Websites


African-American Genealogy - Devoted to African American genealogy and to researching African ancestry in the Americas.


Cyndi's List - Contains links to other online genealogy resources, updated frequently.


Ellis Island Records - Passenger and immigration list index.


FamilySearch - Search for genealogy information by family name.


National Archives - An independent federal agency and America's national recordkeeper.


N.C. Family Records Online - A searchable collection comprised of North Carolina family history materials from the holdings of the North Carolina State Archives and State Library of North Carolina.


N.C. State Archives Newspaper Digitization Project - A searchable database containing over 23,000 digital images from North Carolina newspapers dating from 1751 1890.


Rock Hill Cemeteries - Contains information on Rock Hill city-owned cemeteries. Listings are not complete.


Roots and Recall - The site offers photos of local historic interest for the counties of York, Chester, Fairfield, and Kershaw with more in the works. The site is actively seeking stories and photographs from private collections. Contact information is listed on the website.


RootsWeb - Find your ancestors in birth, death, and marriage records.


S.C. DHEC Vital Records - Step-by-step directions for obtaining vital records from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.


Vital Records - Print applications for or order birth, death, and marriage certificates online.


York County Cemeteries - These websites contain churchyard and family burial plots that have been inventoried, with the names and dates posted: