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Genealogists were among the early adopters of the Internet. It allows an incredible amount of information, previously only available in remote archives and libraries, to be scanned and made available to the public on the Web.
This abbreviated list of websites about this subjects, starting with local/regional resources, is not meant to replace the vast number of web resources created by genealogist themselves.
This subscription-based service is well worth the monthly or annual fee for serious genealogists. It contains "the world’s largest online family history resource — including historical records, photos, stories, family trees and a collaborative community of millions."
Cyndi's List is probably the best know and most popular free resource page for genealogists on the web and has a sterling reputation since it was created in 1996. Contains almost 300,000 links (as of 2011) and is supported by ads and donations rather than membership fees.
Professional, worldwide humanities and social sciences mega portal, connected directly to numerously
related sub-sets, with billions of primary or secondary database family history and genealogy records.