South Africa Top Sites for Genealogy

    Subscription based resource of worldwide census, marriage, newspaper and various other records. Includes some free searchable databases, columns and articles, gedcoms, and forums.


    MyHeritage makes it easier for people around the world to discover their heritage and strengthen their bonds with family and friends. At you can create your family s website, build a family tree, research your ancestors, and discover distan


    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints provides an online search of the millions of names in its International Genealogical Index, and of genealogical Web sites. Also information on its Family History Library and local branches.


    Enables the creation of a family tree, and a profile, which can be shared with family and friends.


    A free, collaborative worldwide family tree project by a community of genealogists and their family members.

    House of Names

    Features surname name histories and coats of arms.

    Family Tree DNA

    DNA is the ultimate link in the family and social network. DNA can show relationships between individuals, whether close, or distant. It also establishes fingerprints for the purpose of determining ancestral pedigrees. Any person can have a simple DNA tes

    Family tree, genealogy and census records.

    Family tree research using births, marriage and death indexes.

    Internet Surname Database

    A free to search database of family surname origins. With genealogy site and book reviews.

    Offers FamilyTreeMaker software, subscription based access to searchable databases plus forums, news, and research tips.


    Provides a wide range of resources including databases, familyfinder, articles, societies, projects and discussion groups.

    Der Verein für Computergenealogie stellt sich und seine Projekte vor.

    Family history research online. Enables to create a family tree using birth, marriage and death indexes, census returns and many more historical UK family history records.


    Features a network of online genealogy databases.

    23 and Me

    DNA based ancestry testing to help identify your genetic relatives


    AncientFaces builds a visual representation of history through the collaboration of the online community. Share vintage photos to discover the faces and places related to your history at

    Ysearch - the number one Y-DNA public database

    Ysearch is a free public service and the most comprehensive database that allows you to compare side-by-side different Y-DNA results. It allows to search by surname, haplogroup, haplotype, geographical region and Several other unique feat...


    Offers links to passenger lists, fleet lists, shipping schedules, ship descriptions, and wreck data.


    A free resource for genealogy research of south African ancestry.

    Genealogie Online

    Laat gratis uw stamboom, kwartierstaat of genealogie op Internet plaatsen.


    Forum for genealogy and local history in Ireland and the British Isles, divided into forums for each county and general topics.

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