Welcome to this
Genealogy Trails Website
We started out
way back in March 2000 by providing data for the
state of Illinois and
expanded to cover the other states in March of
2006. Since then, we've
been very pleased to welcome the many new hosts
who have joined our
original Illinois volunteers, and to continue to
bring free transcribed
~ We're completely independent - no big
corporation tells us what to do ~
~ We do not accept advertising. NO
BANNERS or POP-UPs ALLOWED! ~
~ We're pretty much insane about transcribing data
- HOWEVER - we do NOT write the history, we just
transcribe it ~
Our hosts are required to add
data to their sites, so you won't see hosted sites
that sit for years
and years with no changes. As for our unhosted
sites, our group works
as a team to add data to them on a rotating
schedule. So even though a
site doesn't have its own host, it will still get
data added to it ...
just not on as regular a schedule as our hosted
is to help you track your ancestors through time by
transcribing genealogical and historical data and
placing it online for the free use of all
If you have a love for history, a desire to help
others, and basic webpage-making skills, consider
joining us! Get the details on our Volunteer
[A desire to
transcribe data and knowledge of how to make a basic
webpage is required.]
If hosting isn't for you, we can use your help in
More information can be found on the Volunteer
regret that we are unable to
do personal research for anyone..
All data we come across will be added to this site.
We thank you for visiting and hope you'll come back
again to view the updates we make to this site
Happy Trails to you on your quest for your
Indiana is a U.S. state
located in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of
North America. Indiana is the 38th largest by area
and the 16th most populous of the 50 United States.
Its capital and largest city is Indianapolis.
Indiana was admitted to the United States as the
19th U.S. state on December 11, 1816.
Before becoming a territory, varying cultures of
indigenous peoples and historic Native Americans
inhabited Indiana for thousands of years. Since its
founding as a territory, settlement patterns in
Indiana have reflected regional cultural
segmentation present in the Eastern United States;
the state's northernmost tier was settled primarily
by people from New England and New York, Central
Indiana by migrants from the Mid-Atlantic states and
from adjacent Ohio, and Southern Indiana by settlers
from the Southern states, particularly Kentucky and
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