There are a lot of great online book sites but my favorite is the free book collection at MyHeritage.
The have over 400,000 books and their search engine does a great job providing results. If you're going to spend a few minutes looking for an ancestor in a book collection, try this one first.
The book collection is officially called "Compilation of Published Sources" and the description says, "This collection includes a compilation of thousands of published books ranging from family, local and military histories, city and county directories,school, university and hospital reports, church and congregational minutes and much more. All records include images of the book's pages. We are continually growing this collection."
Kinpoint.com is a new website that offers free family tree analysis of FamilySearch family trees.
Kinpoint has free services as well as premium services. Free services include checks to verify vital information is properly recorded for each person in your tree. Kinpoint puts a yellow circle by a person's name if there is any vital information that needs to be properly sourced: a death location is missing, a birthdate, etc. For LDS users Kinpoint also looks for any ordinance work that still needs to be done for ancestors in your tree.
Kinpoint's premium services include looking for possible problems in your tree, like a parent born after the birth of a child, and they have source hints and matches that can help you find more documentation for people in your tree. Work done in Kinpoint updates into your FamilySearch tree reducing the need for duplicate work.
I have several trees on different sites and one on my home computer but was surprised to see that my free Fa…
You can create free printable family trees at TreeSeek.com.
With your free FamilySearch account OR by downloading and importing a GEDCOM file* from any family tree site or with any family tree software, you can create free, printable family trees. (I edited mine to remove the first few generations but you get the idea.)
TreeSeek.com has several options for printable trees including colored fan charts, black and white fan charts, name clouds, and more.
If you have a FamilySearch account (free) you can login with your FamilySearch login and TreeSeek will pull data from your FamilySearch account.
If you don't have a FamilySearch account you can opt to have TreeSeek import your GEDCOM file by selecting "Try Now" at the "We now support creating charts with a GEDCOM file" prompt.*
After TreeSeek has made your tree you can download it to your computer or thumb drive/USB drive and print it. The trees are beautiful to display b…
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