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23 Afghanistan
21 Aland
168 Algeria
3 American Samoa
4 Andorra
23 Angola
2 Antarctica
4 Antigua and Barbuda
29 Armenia
3 Aruba
18855 Australia
13939 Austria
300 Austria-Hungary (historical)
46 Bahamas
8 Bangladesh
40 Barbados
53 Belarus
12155 Belgium
1 Belize
83 Bermuda
16749 Bessarabia (historical)
4032 Brazil
113 Bulgaria
166357 Canada
36 Costa Rica
20547 Croatia
1391 Cuba
943 Czechoslovakia
24444 Denmark
23 Dominican Republic
639 Egypt
8 El Salvador
1058 Finland
188667 France
67710 Germany
161 Guam
26 Guatemala
7 Guyana
32 Haiti
19 Honduras
1 Hong Kong
130 Iceland
34 India
272 Indonesia
5408 Ireland
470 Isle of Man
815 Israel
26309 Italy
149 Jamaica
477 Japan
166 Jugoslavia
23 Lebanon
1267 Luxembourg
25 Madagascar
13 Malta
1 Mauritius
1519 México
66 Monaco
263675 Netherlands
4390 New Zealand
40 Nicaragua
63635 Norway
4 Palau
53 Panama
4 Paraguay
636 Perú
366 Philippines
7808 Poland
2465 Portugal
33442 Prussia (historical)
8 Prussia (historical)
683 Puerto Rico
137 Romania
19520 Russia
24 Saint Pierre and Miquelon Islands
40 Saudi Arabia
197 Slovakia
115 Slovenia
8887 South Africa
12446 South Russia (historical)
6324 Spain
30 Sri Lanka
40 Suriname
1 Swaziland
7025 Switzerland
94 Syria
57 Thailand
33 Tunisia
1867 Turkey
1700 Ukraine
654102 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
6029064 United States of America
214 Uruguay
333 Venezuela
80 Viet Nam
282 Zimbabwe

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After downloading a GEDCOM file, we encourage you to visit the home page of that host website. Simply trim the URL of the GEDCOM file and enter that in your browser’s location window. This site indexes thousands of different GEDCOM files found on other web sites. GEDCOM files are special genealogy files that can be imported into any genealogy software.

Be sure to check Sorted By to find transcription projects where your ancestors are listed, even if you don’t yet know where they went.

What you should know about GEDCOM files:

NEW! Add your GEDCOM files to the companion site, Help other researchers (your new cousins) find your work. Upload your GEDCOM file today to
GEDCOMINDEX.COM and GEDCOMLIBRARY.COM are simple websites for sophisticated genealogists.
The roles of different genealogy websites: Costs money. Provides lots of records. You can upload a GEDCOM file, but they jealously guard it and let other customers read pieces of material from it. They cannot download the GEDCOM file. Nobody else can correct or otherwise change your material. When you message new cousins, often they don’t know what a GEDCOM file is. Free. Provides lots of records, and even more are available if you access the site from a Family History Center. You cannot upload a GEDCOM file, so you have to add each person individually. This is lots of work but it can help you catch blunders. Other users can change your material, and sometimes they get it wrong. and Free. Provide no records. Simple websites for sophisticated genealogists. These help researchers find each other through GEDCOM files. GEDCOMINDEX.COM indexes thousands of GEDCOM files (on other websites) by place name, helping you find the researcher working on the same ancestors. You will still need access to records to verify what is in those GEDCOM files. Upload your GEDCOM files today.

Other websites: There are other websites that want your GEDCOM file but they also jealously guard it. They don’t let other people download the whole GEDCOM file. Accessibility shouldn’t be a problem unless you want royalties.

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