The following are five of the major genealogy sites on the Web. Please be aware that there are many of sources of genealogical information available other than the World Wide Web for conducting family research. See the librarian for suggestions and addition information.
Ellis Island Family History Center, the site of the American Family Immigration Center, accesses records of passengers and crew members who came through Ellis Island between 1892 and 1924.
The LDS (Mormon) Church accesses an international database birth, death and marriage records. Also links to Web sites of family names. Very simple to use.
Family Tree Maker provides links to Web sites of specific families.Cyndi's List contains links to thousands of genealogy sites on the WWW.