FAMILY OFTEN CAN'T FIND US. WE OWE IT TO KIDS TO FIND THEM.
Family is the number one source of information but after family, the internet is usually our next step. Here is a list of handy free sites we use the most. We will update this website as other tried and true search sites become available!
General Search Engines
Individual Locator Search Databases:
- search.connectourkids.org (free account sign up required)
- www.whitepages.com (limited Info for free)
Social Media Sites for Searching:
- www.MySpace.com (some people forget they had this site and everything is open to view)
- www.familysearch.org (free account, sign up required)
- Nationwide Gravesite Locator for burial location of veterans: https://gravelocator.cem.va.gov/
- Federal Bureau of Prisons Offender Search: www.bop.gov/inmateloc/
- National Sex Offender Registry Search: www.nsopw.gov
- United States Immigration and Custom Enforcement detainee database: https://locator.ice.gov
- Interstate Compact Offender Tracking System: https://pwp.interstatecompact.org/PWP/
Many other searches we conduct are through state and local databases or websites. Although we don’t have specific links for you here, please don’t forget about these gems!
- State Business Registrations
- State Professional Registrations
- County Real Estate and Personal Property Records
- State Department of Corrections
- State/County Court Records (civil, criminal, probate, traffic)
- State/County Warrant Search Databases
- Local Library Searches (genealogical information and obituary information)
- Local Newspaper searches (for obits or news stories)