Daily Archives: October 29, 2019

New WWII Soviet Army database gives faces to veterans — Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

Russia will be going all out for the 75th anniversary of WWII’s Allied victory. That benefits anyone who had ancestors or relatives in the Soviet Army during WWII. Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation has created a new database … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day: Lest We Forget — BillionGraves Blog October 29, 2019

On November 11th, 1918 the guns fell silent across Europe as the Treaty of Versailles was signed to signify the end of World War I. And now this year – November 11, 2019 – commemorates the 101st anniversary of this … Continue reading

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Decatur County Last Indian Raid Museum, Oberlin – Kansas Tuesdays October 29, 2019

This one was a fast find. I decided to start with Decatur County, Kansas for this week’s Kansas Tuesdays post. If I didn’t find anything in the area that looked interesting, I was going to expand east or west. I … Continue reading

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Celebrating (Belated) National Chocolate Day – YouTube Video

Since yesterday was National Chocolate Day – Happy National Chocolate Day October 28, 2019 and I love chocolate, I found this YouTube video – Celebrating National Chocolate Day: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQSEtJ5Eg6k (about 2:39 minutes long).  

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Question – Taegukgi – The Brotherhood of War – South Korean Film October 28, 2019

I am looking for a DVD copy or download from a reputable site with English sub-titles or audio of this movie to purchase. I found a legal way that should work to get a Region 2 or 3 DVD region … Continue reading

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Powered By Cutting-Edge Machine Learning Technology, Ancestry® Debuts the World’s Largest, Searchable Online Obituary Collection, Providing Members with Even More Details about the Ancestors Who Shaped Their Past – October 28, 2019

I saw this on Ancestry last night – Powered By Cutting-Edge Machine Learning Technology, Ancestry® Debuts the World’s Largest, Searchable Online Obituary Collection, Providing Members with Even More Details about the Ancestors Who Shaped Their Past: https://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2019/10/28/powered-by-cutting-edge-machine-learning-technology-ancestry-debuts-the-worlds-largest-searchable-online-obituary-collection-providing-members-with-even-more-details-about-the-ancest/. For more than … Continue reading

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New Records Added in October 2019 – MyHeritage October 29, 2019

I saw this today on MyHeritage – New Records Added in October 2019: https://blog.myheritage.com/2019/10/new-historical-records-added-in-october-2019/. 18.6 million new historical records have been added in October 2019 from seven new collections from all over the world, including Australia, Spain, the former Soviet … Continue reading

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My Version of Things that Rarely Happen to Me – October 29, 2019

In an re-blog earlier this month: I’m going to file this under things that just don’t ever happen to me. — #MILLENNIALLIFECRISIS, original post – I’m going to file this under things that just don’t ever happen to me. — … Continue reading

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FamilySearch Update – Relationship Viewing – FamilySearch October 28, 2019

I saw this yesterday on FamilySearch –FamilySearch Update – Relationship Viewing: https://media.familysearch.org/familysearch-relationship-viewing/. Summary It is exciting to learn about new features about FamilySearch. Today I learned about a new relationships feature that allows you to see how you are related … Continue reading

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JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry – Tombstone Tuesdays October 29, 2019

I can’t believe I missed this database for Tombstone Tuesdays, https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/cemetery/ – see also https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/Submit.htm. The JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry (JOWBR) is a database of names and other identifying information from Jewish cemeteries and burial records worldwide, from the … Continue reading

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