Historical Reference Websites

Fulton-Montgomery Photographic Archives
A compilation of photos from this upstate New York region.

An extensive family tree containing hundreds of members and encompasses American and European history from Quaker through Royal lineage.

Family Search
The largest collection of genealogical data in the world organized by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Family Tree Magazine's Top 101 Genealogical Websites

Schenectady County GenWeb 
Contains an extensive on-line and in-house collection of materials relating to the history of Schenectady county and genealogy

Montgomery County Department of History and Archives
An excellent department in and Old Court House. Material is indexed, includes church and cemetery records copied during W.P.A. days. 

Gino's Site
Dedicated to the F. J. & G Railroad

Cyndi's List
Over 254,850 Links, categorized and cross-referenced in over 80 categories

US GenWeb Project
Organized by state and county, this will provide links to all the state websites.

Fulton County and RootsWeb
Provide information including the histories of counties and towns.

New York State Historical Association
Contains premiere collections of American folk art, fine art, and Cooper memorabilia. Exceptional examples of Native American art from pre-contact times to the present. Resources for students, scholars, genealogists and researchers.

Library of Congress 
Catalogs, collections and research services. American Memory. Congress at work. On-line gallery of exhibitions. The Copyright Office. News and events.

U.S. Census

Social Security Death Index

National Genealogical Society
A service organization that leads and educates the national genealogical community. Continues to assist members in tracing family histories since being founded in 1903. Serves over 17,000 members including individuals, families, genealogical societies, family associations, libraries, and other related institutions.

The Genealogy Spot
A free online genealogy resource center. Handpicked and reviewed by an editorial staff, featured sites make it easy to begin a genealogy search, research records, conduct specialized searches by country, ethnicity, religion or state, communicate with living relatives and more.

New York State Genealogical & Biographical Society
Maintains one of the principal genealogical reference libraries in the United States, publish periodicals and books, conduct educational programs and provide other services.

The Glovers of Fulton County
A long term research and documentation project that examines the glove industry in Fulton County, New York.