This is a file of 18th and 19th century nicknames: A nickname file
Here is a link to the Morman Church, which has family research centers world-wide available to all, without cost: LDS Genealogy. The LDS has the largest genealogical library in the world and you can order their books on microfilm at their local family research centers across the world.
The Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana, is the second largest genealogical library in the world. They have a very good page on beginning genealogy linked off their homepage: ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY GENEALOGY DEPARTMENT
Genealogy Homepage has lots of free sofware, links, and information exchange.
Roots-L mailing list has lots of connections and databases.
E-mail Mark Willey: [email protected].
URL: Family Page