This is a list of all of the free United States Genealogy Records currently online at FamilySearch. These are collections for the US as a whole, not by state. These include birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, immigration records, military records and more. 


If you want a list of all free searchable US Genealogy Records for the US as a whole AND by state, see All Searchable US Collections at FamilySearch.


You’ll need to be logged in with a free FamilySearch account to search these records. It’s easy to register for a free account at FamilySearch.




Birth Marriage and Death records #OnGenealogy

US Birth, Marriage, & Death Records


Birth Records



Marriage Records



Death Records







Wills & Probate





Residence records census land migration voting taxation #OnGenealogy

US Residence Records











Naturalization & Citizenship









Slavery & Servitude



Workhouse/Poorhouses/Soldier Homes





Daily Life Records school work church court government library social life #OnGenealogy

US Daily Life Records


Court Records



Employees, Occupations, Officials




Ethnic Records

African American


Japanese American Records


Native American Records





Government & Legal






Public Records



Prisons/Prisoners Records





Slavery & Servitude




Military records Wars Veterans #OnGenealogy


US Military Records

Military Records


Indian Wars


Revolutionary War


War of 1812


Mexican-American War


US Civil War


Spanish-American War, 1898


World War I


World War II


Korean War


Vietnam War


Veterans, Enlistments, Pensions




Onsite Records & Online Image Collections


Onsite – FamilySearch Catalog of all United States collections onsite, including image collections you browse through, but cannot search.


Online – FamilySearch Catalog of United States collections that should be online and viewable by following the link to an individual collection and opting to view the image online.




FamilySearch collections by State & the District of Columbia


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The complete list of FREE United States online genealogy collections available at FamilySearch listed at #OnGenealogy


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