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In the late 1990s, the internet was still new and there were not many genealogy websites available. At that time, and were established to disseminate information about shared family histories. The websites evoked interest and contact from many countries. Distant cousins found each other and shared information that had been inaccessible prior to the age of the internet.

Now, two decades later, there are many more opportunities for obtaining and publishing genealogical information and it is time for change.

Thanks to the many contributors for their generosity in sharing their research, family stories, photographs and facts. It has been an enjoyable journey, researching family history and sharing ideas and information with others. But now it is time for others to take the baton for the next leg of the relay. Enthusiasts will have their own preferred genealogy websites. You may be intererested in WikiTree as this site appears to have similar goals to FamilyOrigins network and Family History Index but has been more successful in implementation. The site does not require payment of any fees but is supported by advertising appearing on the screen as one uses the site. Some of the information from and has already been added to Wikitree.

You may download a copy of the old and sites by following this link to Download Old Websites.

Thanks to everyone for their assistance and good wishes.