Major Howard Egan Family Foundation

Sailor Rope Maker Captain in Nauvoo Legion Bodyguard to Joseph Smith Mormon Battalion Envoy Captain of the 9th 10 of the original 1847 Pioneer Vanguard Company Gold Rush Trading Post Owner Trail Blazer Cattle Drover Major in Utah War Pony Express Rider & Superintendent of Line from Salt Lake to California Stage Station Owner Friend & Missionary to Indians Salt Lake City Policeman Bodyguard to Brigham Young
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Links to Helpful Websites

Links to Helpful Genealogy Websites


General Genealogy Resources (a good source for quickly locating cities and towns–and their distances)
MeasuringWorth (comparative purchasing power and value of currency through time)
Newspapers online (via Google)
RootsWeb “Obituary Daily Times” Index (via (includes indexed British, Canadian and United States census records) (includes indexed British Census, Military and Migration records)
Find A Grave (extensive database of gravestone information, photos and brief biographies throughout the world
BillionGraves (extensive database of gravestone information and photos throughout the world)
Newspapers online (via Google) (includes United States Census records)
Genealogical Relationship Chart (that explains and shows multiple relationships)
Xmission Internet Webmail (BFO email-entry site)
Cyndi’s List
Genealogy Resources on the Internet
Genealogy Mailing Lists
World Vital Records
Newspaper Archive (subscription)

L.D.S. Resources

Deseret News newspaper online
LDS Temples and genealogical codes
LDS Church History
BYU: Mormon Studies
BYU: Digital Collections
BYU: Family History Archives
Mormon Historic Sites Foundation
Historic Nauvoo
British Mormon Historical Society

Mormon Pioneer Resources

Early Latter-day Saints: A Mormon Trail Pioneer Database
Mormon Pioneer Search
Mormon Trails Association
National Park Service: Mormon Pioneer Trail
Trails of Hope: Overland Diaries and Letters, 1846-1869
Travels of the Willie Handcart Company
U.S. Mormon Battalion
The Winter Quarters Project
Mormon Pioneer Foodways
Mormon Pioneer Trail Database (contains thousands of names and dates of pioneers, 1847-1868)
Mormon Immigration Ship Index (of LDS members who sailed to the United States in the 1800’s)
Histories of Utah Pioneers (online index of Utah pioneer histories via Daughters of Utah Pioneers)
Photos of Utah Pioneers (online index of Utah pioneer photos via Daughters of Utah Pioneers)

Lineage Societies

Daughters of Utah Pioneers
Sons of Utah Pioneers
Daughters of the American Revolution
Sons of the American Revolution
Mormon Battalion

Major Utah Pioneer & L.D.S. Family Organizations

Allred Family Organization: Utah
Israel Barlow Family Association
Belnap Family Organization
Richard Brough Family Organization
Orson Pratt Brown Family
Ezra Thompson Clark Family Organization
Anson Bowen Call Family Organization
Moses Clawson Family Organization
Major Howard Egan Family Foundation
Bishop David Evans Family Association
Winslow Farr Sr. Organization
Nathan H. Felt Family Association
Theodore Turley Family Organization
John Walker Family Organization
Brigham Young Family Association

U.S. Resources

Free Zip Code Lookup (lists related cities, counties and states in the United States)
United States Social Security Death Index (via FamilySearch)
ZabaSearch (a good source to use to find people in the United States)
Public Records Now (a good source to use to find people in the United States)
Switchboard Digital Directory (a good source to use to find people in the United States)
National Archives: Genealogists/Family Historians
US GenWeb
BLM: General Land Office Records

Western States

Western States (USA) Marriage Record Index (BYU-Idaho Index)

Utah GenWeb
Utah/LDS Genealogy Links
Utah State Archives: Index Search
Utah Valley PAF Users Group
Utah Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
Utah History Research Center: Cemetery Burials Database
Ogden City Cemetery
Utah Census Search
Census Online: Utah
Utah Digital Newspapers

Idaho State Death Index 1911-1956
Eastern Idaho Death Records
BYU Idaho Western States Marriage Record Index 

California Birth Records, 1905 thru 1995

New England States

New England Historic Genealogical Society
A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England
The Winthrop Society: Descendants of the Great Migration
The Winthrop Fleet of 1630 (Banks)
The American Colonist’s Library

Massachusetts GenWeb
Massachusetts Local History – Genealogy
Massachusetts Historical Society
Massachusetts Bay Colony
Records and Files of the Quarterly Courts of Essex County
Massachusetts Genealogy

Rhode Island GenWeb
Little Compton Historical Society
The Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Transcription Project
Rhode Island Cemeteries Database
Rhode Island Genealogy

Connecticut GenWeb
Connecticut Genealogy

Vermont GenWeb
Vermont Genealogy

New Hampshire Genealogy

New York GenWeb
New York Genealogical & Biographical Society
New York Genealogy
New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 (via

Lake County Genealogical Society

Non-U.S. Resources


United Kingdom Postal Codes and Maps (a good source to find U.K. postal codes and related maps)
United Kingdom Telephone Books (a good source that lists links to different phone directories)
Medieval British Isles Families (information about medieval research and FHL Medieval Families Unit)
The National Archives of England and Wales (contains 1000 years of UK government records)
Free BMD (listing of births, marriages and deaths in the United Kingdom & Ireland–beginning in 1837)
British Newspaper Archives (searchable names and events in British newspapers)
Old Occupational Names and Titles (via Hall Genealogy website)
UK BMD (listing of government on-line genealogical databases available for the United Kingdom)
BMD Certificates from the GRO (birth, marriage and death certificates are available from the GRO)
National Burial Index for England & Wales (at FHL in SLC. CD-ROM # 6356, 3rd Edition 2010)
Church of England Locations (where you can find parish churches and their locations and contact info)
Genes Reunited (major website for searching and connecting related people in the United Kingdom)
GENUKI (a very large collection of United Kingdom and Ireland genealogical resources)
Topographic Dictionary of England (via British History Online)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (death records of military personnel – WWI & WWII)
The Long, Long Trail (the British Army in the Great War – World War 1)
Essex Archives Online
1901 Census
Find My Past
Family Relatives..
British Data Archive
Family Records Centre
National Archives: Family History
General Register Office
Free BMD
Free REG
Guild of One-Name Studies
Society of Genealogists
Federation of Family History Societies
Genealogy Guide (UK)
UK Genealogy Archives
British History Online
Victoria County History

Census of Ireland 1901 to 1911 (census records for all 32 counties for 1901 and 1911)
General Register Office for Republic of Ireland (records of births, marriages, adoptions, deaths, family history)
General Register Office for Northern Ireland (records of births, marriages, adoptions, deaths, family history)
Church of Ireland Genealogy Information (archives of the Church of Ireland: records of baptisms, marriages, etc.)
Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland (history of the churches of the Presbyterian order in Ireland)
National Library of Ireland (documentary and intellectual record of the life of Ireland)
Discover Ireland (responsible for marketing the island of Ireland overseas as a holiday destination)
Irish Military Archives (documentary heritage of the Defence Forces and Department of Defence)
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (central repository for Births, Deaths and Marriages in Ireland)
The National Archives website (administrative, court and probate records over twenty years old)
Xmission Internet Webmail (BFO email-entry site)
GENUKI (a very large collection of United Kingdom and Ireland genealogical resources)
Roots Ireland (large Irish family records database)
Irish Genealogy (online Roman Catholic church records) (a good source for quickly locating cities and towns–and their distances)

Scotland’s People
Scottish Association of Family History Societies

British Columbia, Canada, Birth & Marriage & Death Records (on-line viewing and ordering)
Early Canadiana Online
Ontario and Upper Canada Genealogy and History
Early Ontario Records
Port Hope, Ontario Resources

National Archives of Australia (viewable records since 1901–especially military service records)
Australia BMD Records (gateway to Australian births, marriages and death records, via Cora Num)
Australia Cemeteries Index (graves and photos of many Australians)
N.S.W., Australia, Family Historians page (general information for family historians and genealogists)
N.S.W., Australia, Births and Deaths Registry Index(Births: 1788-1908; Deaths: 1788-1978)
N.S.W., Australia, Marriage Registry Index (Marriages: 1788-1958)
N.S.W., Australia, Indexes Online (Census, Convicts, Immigration, Naturalization, etc.)

New Zealand, Birth, Marriage and Death Records (and ordering such certificates)



Genealogical Publishing Company

Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation


Find A Grave
Association for Gravestone Studies


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