The following is a (slightly edited) announcement from Joel Weintraub describing some new YouTube videos he has created: My initial goal was to put online 12 to 14 genealogy talks I’ve given to audiences on Census research, Ellis Island topics,
MyHeritage has come up with a novel way of allowing researchers a free, quick dip into specific historical record collections in its subscription-based database. Each day this month, MyHeritage will open one of its historical record collections to the public.
If RootsIreland.ie’s big bundle of newly transcribed records from County Wicklow got you worked up into a lather last week – it had that effect on me – you’ll be interested in these two additional items of news from genealogist
MyHeritage announced the addition of an exclusive death records collection from the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, from 1874 through 1938. This collection is part of civil registration death records which have been made available by the Landesarchiv Nordrhein-Westfalen. The
One of the most rewarding parts of doing family history is discovering the stories of ancestors. The next most rewarding thing is having the chance to share those stories with others. What unique details make up your ancestors’ stories? Did
The following announcement was written by FamilySearch: FamilySearch added 6.5 million New York land records and over 1 million Uruguay passenger lists, 1880 – 1980. Additional records were added for American Samoa, Brazil, Canada, Chile, England, France, Iceland, Ireland, Niue, Norway, Peru, South Africa, Spain and the United
Starting today, each day of the month MyHeritage is offering a different and significant historical record collection will be available for free. According to the announcement: “The collections chosen for this offer were handpicked for their value for family historians
The dream of every genetic genealogist is to be able to build a family tree from just DNA. 23andme made a terrific start on this with their Beta family tree released in October. Now it is out of test mode