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ADVANCED-RESEARCH Mailing List
For the discussion and sharing of information regarding genealogy research techniques for the intermediate to advance researcher. Discussion topics will include techniques and methodologies used to resolve brick wall problems, as well as exploring the use of difficult original sources, such as tax rolls and similar types of documents. Archives: browse or search.
BRICKWALL Mailing List
For anyone who wants to post their brickwalls, those most elusive ancestors you can find nothing on, and queries on where to go for further information.
GEN-UNSOLVED-MYSTERIES Mailing List
for people whose family genealogies include unsolved mysteries. Postings should include only mysterious disappearances or appearances, unsolved murders, questionable incarcerations, and other mysterious or unsolved events in an ancestor's life. Postings should not include brick walls since these would be repetitive of the content of other lists. Archives: browse or search.
RootsWeb: Genealogy Mailing Lists
The majority of genealogy mailing lists are hosted by RootsWeb.com. Messages on RootsWeb lists are archived. The links to RootsWeb here also point you to the archives (browse or search).
UFO-ROOTS Mailing List
For those whose ancestors arrived from outer space to make connections with others sharing this problem, discuss their ancestry, and provide advice on possible avenues for further research. Archives: browse or search.