Currently incomplete. I'm working on it! A collection of web resources and tools to help locate information for an individual.
General People Search
Arguably one of the best search tools for people out there. Provides a massive amount of tools and resources to search people by name, address, phone number and so on. They also provide loads of other useful tools and resources including maps, federal data, property records and more.
Find connections and verify a person's online identity using a name, image, email address, phone number, username or physical address.
Generic people search site for U.S. citizens.
Search for a person's name and see matching results including LinkedIn and Facebook accounts, white page results, vehicle registration database entries, marketing data and more.
One very great tool for locating people by name, address, email address, username and so on. Once offered as a free service many moons ago, now requires a paid subscription.
A free international people search, telephone directory and address search.
A free public data search site, mainly for U.S. citizens. It was formerly known as Cubib.
Find different pronunciations of a name and their diminutives.
Vital Record Search Tools
This site contains tools for finding immigration records, census records, vital records, and for dealing with calendars, maps, foreign alphabets, and numerous other applications. Some of these tools fetch data from other websites but do so in more versatile ways than the search tools provided on those websites. Created by Stephen P, Morse.
US Census Record Database
Federal census records have been digitized and made available to the public. US census records currently available date from 1790 to 1940.
UK Census Online
Census records from the United Kingdom have been digitized and made available to the public. Includes birth, death, marriage, and census records.
Social Security Death Index Search
Another tool from Stephen P. Morse that allows you to easily search through the US social security death index (SSDI). Records are from 1936 to February 28th, 2014.
Includes detailed information on over 35,000 trans-atlantic slave trading voyages that occurred between 1520 and 1866 as well as estimates of the overall size and direction of the trade.
Ellis Island Passenger Search
A searchable archive of over 65 million records of passengers arriving to the Port of New York, USA from 1820 to 1957.
The world's largest collection of online family history records and genealogy records. Requires a paid subscription.
Search for ancestors and relatives in published family trees. Also allows you to publish yourself to find matches in other family trees. (Please do not actually do that).
Search for family ancestors, family history and family trees. Requires registration.
An online bilingual depository of resources and data dedicated to Cuban Genealogy. It is intended to facilitate the search for Cuban roots by providing as much information as possible to get you started in your research and help fill in some of the missing blanks.
Search over 580 million United States court cases.
CaseLaw Access Project
A free tool that allows you to search over 1.7 million U.S. federal cases and over 4.9 million state cases.
Search over 4 million U.S. federal and state cases and opinions in over 400 different jurisdictions.
Search complete and up-to-date public court records in the U.S.
A searchable database with over 91 million state cases. Over 19 million specialized agency cases such as patent, trademark, tax, international trade, etc.