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    Maps - General

    Atlas of Historical County Boundaries (USA) - Online, interactive and free, from Newberry Library

    eHistory - Primary sources, maps and more at Oklahoma State University

    Indian Land Cessions in the Old Southeast - a TN GenWEb Project

    MAPCO (Map & Plan Collection Online) - Free access to high quality scans of rare and beautiful historical maps

    North America - Early Maps - WWW-Virtual Library: History

    Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection @ The University of Texas at Austin

    Place Names - "a great site to look up obscure places"

    U. S. State & County Boundary Maps, D.O.T. Highway Maps and Antique Atlas Maps - from www.n2genealogy.com

    The William P. Cumming Map Society - 16th - 19th Century Maps

    World Family Names - Provides a clickable map and statistical tables about 8 million unique surnames in 28 countries

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    United Kingdom

    A brief description of the country of England - from Stay in Britain

    British Isles - Old Maps

    England County Boundaries & Major Cities in the 1600's - from Virtual Jamestown

    Gough Map of Britain - The 14th century Gough map is internationally-renowned as one of the earliest maps to show Britain in a geographically-recognizable form.

    Historic Counties of England

    Images of Early Maps on the Web - Great Britain

    Map of England: A Source for All Kinds of Maps of England

    Maps of Scotland - from National Library of Scotland

    Ordnance Survey (Great Britain's national mapping agency) - Maps can be viewed online

    United Kingdom Maps - Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas

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    U.S.A. - All States

    Genealogy Resources by State - presented by USA.gov

    The site above is somewhat a mixed bag - some state pages have good information and helpful links and some do not.

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    Alabama

    Alabama Pioneers - Free, but donations encouraged if they help you.

    Burritt on the Mountain - historic park near Huntsville features a rebuilt dogtrot home that originally belonged to William R. Chandler

    Huntsville-Madison County Historical Society

    Madison County, Alabama - General Family Information by David Glover

    Census records, Chandler marriages, cemetery information and photos (including Chandler Cemetery), and more.

    Tracking Your Roots - A genealogy and family history research resource for persons with ancestry or roots in any of the 65 counties in the state of Alabama.

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    Georgia

    Georgia Historical Society

    Georgia History - @ Georgia Info

    Georgia Death Certificates 1919-1927 - searchable database at George Archives

    Madison County Cemetery Book - An updated version of the Madison County Cemetery Book is now available from the Madison County Heritage Foundation for $45 plus $5 postage.

    Madison County Heritage Foundation
    P.O. Box 74
    Danielsville, GA. 30633-0074
    Telephone: 1-706-795-6345
    Email:

    New Georgia Encyclopedia

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    Kentucky

    Kentucky Death Records - Kentucky started keeping death records in 1911. In addition to giving the exact date of death, etc. this site also give the death certificate number.

    Kentucky Department for Libraries & Archives (KDLA) — has links to Kentucky County formation chart and County Courthouse Disasters

    Kentucky GenWeb project – leads to searches in each county

    Kentucky Historical Society

    Kentucky Secretary of State — Kentucky Land Office (Land Records and County Court Orders). Includes Virginia and Old Kentucky patent series

    The Kentucky Explorer — a unique history and genealogy magazine

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    North Carolina

    Family Records Online - A Project of the State Library and State Archives of North Carolina

    Historical Highlights of North Carolina

    Caswell County

  • Caswell County Historical Association
  • Caswell County Family Tree - 193 Chandlers entries!
  • CCHA/CCGW Message Board - This is a message board for the Caswell County Historical Association (CCHA), the Caswell County NC GenWeb (CCGW), and the Richmond-Miles History Museum @ Yahoo Groups
  • Caswell County Historical Association Web Log (BLOG)
  • Caswell County Photograph Collection - 26 Chandler-related images
  • Caswell County Cemetery Census
  • Caswell County is the place where Joseph Chandler (II) lived from 1797 until his death in 1805. This Joseph (John born 1600-Robert-Robert-Joseph-Joseph) is the ancestor of so many of the CFA membership. We have his will, which was probated in October 1805. He moved his family from Virginia to Granville Co, North Carolina, in 1761 (first land record in his name). In 1797 he moved to the County Line Creek area of Caswell County. By that time several of his grown children had moved to Franklin Co, Georgia, including James, his eldest, in 1796. Since his wife's name is not on the deed it is assumed that she had died before 1797. Joseph's known children include James, Betty, Lucy, Susanna (ancestor of John Edwards), Joseph, Edmund, Sarah, William and Stephen. All moved to Franklin County, Georgia, except for Susannah, William and Stephen. According to the terms of Joseph's will, the land in Caswell County went to the youngest two sons, William and Stephen. --Glenn Chandler, 7/4/09

    Granville County

  • Genealogy Research at Richard H. Thornton Library, Oxford, NC
  • Mecklenburg County

  • The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Story @ Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library (city directories, searchable records, cemeteries and more)
  • Mecklenburg Historical Association
  • Moore County Historical Association

    North Carolina Office of Archives & History

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    South Carolina

    A Brief History of South Carolina

    Newberry County, South Carolina History and Genealogy - Search the site for Chandler entries

    South Carolina Department of Archives & History

    South Carolina Genealogy Trails History Group - There are a number of Chandler entries. Note: The "Search" box is at the very bottom of the page.

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    Texas

    Pecan Valley Genealogical Society, Brown County, Texas - Welcome William Chandler was an early settler in Brown County.

    Genealogy, Local History, Texana, and Archives - Plano Public Library, Plano, Texas

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    Virginia

    English Duplicates of Lost Virginia Records compiled by Louis des Cognets, Jr. (1957)

    GHOTES (Genealogy & Historie Of The Eastern Shore) of Virginia - includes a virtual cemetery with numerous Chandlers included

    Hampton - site of an Indian village, Kecoughtan, and a colonial settlement, Elizabeth City, where John Chandler spent most of his life

  • History of Hampton, Virginia
  • Jamestown -

  • A Brief History of Jamestown @ www.historian.org
  • Chronology of the Jamestowne Period 1607-1700 @ Jamestown Society
  • Historic Jamestowne @ Colonial National Historic Park
  • Jamestown Settlement - a museum of 17th-century colonial Virginia, explores the world of America’s first permanent English colony
  • Primary Documents 1607-1700 @ Longwood University
  • New Kent County, Virginia -

  • New Kent County History
  • New Kent Historical Society
  • Newport News -

  • Newsport News Public eLibrary - The Martha Woodroof Hiden Memorial Virginiana Room at the Main Street Library contains over 4300 individual volumes specializing in Virginia genealogy and local history.
  • South Central Virginia Genealogical Society - covers a 13 county area in south central Virginia: Amelia, Appomattox, Brunswick, Buckingham, Campbell, Charlotte, Cumberland, Halifax, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nottoway, Pittsylvania, and Prince Edward

    Williamsburg -

  • visitwilliamsburg.com

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    West Virginia

    West Virginia Division of Culture and History

    West Virginia Vital Research Records Search

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