World Genealogy Databases: Database of indexes to every country in the world
Cyndi’s List: A free launch to more than 330,000 categorized research links to indexes
Free Family Search and Genealogy Records: Family Search.org
Genealogy Free Texts Download & Streaming Internet Archive: Large online free genealogy library.
Family Tree Forum: Genealogy Research, Reference, Community and Surname Forums
Find My Past: Ancestry.com, a fee for service website.
Ancestry.com: Fee for service indexes, documents, records, censuses and family trees
My Family.com: A fee for service family website
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints: Mary’s Lists – More than 22,000 categorized indexes
RootsWeb Message Board: Worldwide Message Board of Surnames being researched.
Ancestry Message Board: Worldwide Message Board of Surnames being researched.
Genealogy Message Board: Worldwide Message Board of Surnames being researched.
*NOTE* Many very specific genealogy surname exchange message boards are in use on the internet and on social media sites such as facebook. Search for your specifics, ie: “Irish Surnames”, “Black Sea German Surnames” are two examples of thousands of such message boards. The more specific a site you are able to find dedicated to your roots, the more likely you will be in discovering others with the family you are looking for.
Mary’s Genealogical Treasures: Some great research aids