As a contributor, I try to add obituaries to memorials. If I can't find an obituary, I will post known facts. I also try to connect memorials to other family members memorials, such as parents, spouse and children.
Give Find A Grave a look...you just might be surprised at what you find. Use the search engine below. You can search through Professional Family Trees records, search all Find A Grave entries, or search by surname. If you need help, feel free to contact Professional Family Trees and we will help ASAP.
Fold3 offers a free trial plus occasionally they offer free records, so check them out often so you don't miss out!
Fold3 has records on many things...much too much to list here, but the following is a short list of my favorites. I will list free records as I can, but keep in mind that Fold3 might change which records are free from time to time.
War of 1812 (FREE)
Mexican & Indian War
Civil War Maps
Civil War Photos (FREE)
Brady Civil War Photos (FREE)
World War I
World War II
World War II US Air Force Photos (FREE)
Photos - Vietnam War Army (FREE)
Native American records
Eastern Cherokee Applications
Native American Photos - (Rinehart) (FREE)
Black History records
Anti-Slavery Manuscripts Collection (FREE)
Civil War - MA 54th Infantry Regiment Records (FREE)
(excluding officers, the 54th Infantry were black men)
Court Slave Records (FREE)
Foreign Burial of American War Dead (FREE)
Korean War Casualties (FREE)
Navy Survivors' Certificates
Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona Memorial (FREE)
Pennsylvania Archives (FREE)
Social Security Death Index (FREE)
If you want to check their work out (and I suggest you do), first click on a state link below, which will take you to that state's website. You will find an array of information and links. If you need information about a particular county, find the listing for that county and click the link.
Users of the USGenWeb sites can expect to find information such as military listings, cemetery listings, census records, maps, obituaries, stories, old photos, family histories, land grant information, historic places for that county, various articles, links to other helpful websites, and you can post a query and possibly meet up with long lost relatives, or find answers to long awaiting questions. The possibilities are endless!
USGenWeb has helped Professional Family Trees for many years and I recommend their sites to anyone wanting to research their family tree, interested in local history, or anyone wishing to to connect with others. Please click the links below to visit by state.
District of Columbia