Geneanet In France it is very popular for people to post their family trees online. This website is a great way to get hints and verification to your own ancestry. Just type in your surname and search through other’s family trees looking for links to your own! The website is free so have fun!
FamilySearch Explore this great, free website that has all sorts of help, from tutorials/classes in the LEARN section that help you with things such as a deciphering French handwriting class to the CATALOG section where you can find all things genealogical that are available in the library as well as online. The Family Search website is contributed to by millions of people adding their own family trees as well. Explore and good luck!