Category Archives: Genealogy

Free Access to All Birth Records! – MyHeritage July 10 – 16, 2020

I didn’t see this on MyHeritage until today – Free Access to All Birth Records!: https://blog.myheritage.com/2020/07/free-access-to-all-birth-records/. That’s over 1 billion records.  by Esther July 9, 2020 Historical Records, MyHeritage News We’re happy to announce that we’ll be offering free access … Continue reading

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United States Immigration in the 1920s – FamilySearch July 10, 2020

I saw this on FamilySearch today – United States Immigration in the 1920s: https://media.familysearch.org/united-states-immigration-in-the-1920s/. July 10, 2020 United States Immigration in the 1920s Summary How Did Immigration Change during the 1920s? In the 75 years before World War I, the number of … Continue reading

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Ancestry Launches StoryScout™ — Hound on the Hunt

On July 1st Ancestry.com launched StoryScout, and I had a chance to work with it, and I thought I’d share. (Currently, it’s available in the U.S., but I understand that it will expand to other counties later.) StoryScout is included … Continue reading

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Brand new family records and an exciting app-date – FindMyPast Fridays July 10, 2020

I checked last night and didn’t see it posted. It usually shows up Thursday or Friday at  https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new. Here’s the direct link – Brand new family records and an exciting app-date: https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/records-app-search. Liam Kelly 10 July 2020 –snip– Civil War … Continue reading

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Jones Lake State Park, Elizabethtown – North Carolina Thursdays July 9, 2020

For this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post, I decided to look around Bolivia, North Carolina. I chose the Jones Lake State Park: https://www.ncparks.gov/jones-lake-state-park/home and decided it was a good choice for this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post. The park may … Continue reading

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How to Help Out the National Archives Catalog – July 8, 2020

I noticed the National Archives Catalog is accepting volunteers to help them out – https://www.archives.gov/citizen-archivist/registerandgetstarted. Register Citizen Archivists must register for a free user account in order to contribute to the National Archives Catalog. We encourage you to read our … Continue reading

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Historical Record Collections Added in June 2020 – MyHeritage

I noticed this today on MyHeritage – Historical Record Collections Added in June 2020: https://blog.myheritage.com/2020/07/historical-record-collections-added-in-june-2020/.  by Talya · July 8, 2020 Historical Records We just added 8.3 million historical records in June from six new collections from the U.K., Spain, and New … Continue reading

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Coronado Quivira Museum, Lyons – Kansas Tuesdays July 7, 2020

As I continue my westward trek across Kansas this week, I started moving south as I zigzag through the state. I saw Wakeeney in Trego County and went looking for what’s to see or do in the area. I came … Continue reading

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“Earliest Known Ancestors” at Family Tree DNA in 3 Easy Steps — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Why should you take the time to complete the information about your earliest known ancestor, your EKA, at Family Tree DNA? The answer is simple – because it helps you with your genealogy and it helps others too. Genealogy, and … Continue reading

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Newfound in Newfoundland: Thanks to MyHeritage DNA, Daughter Finds Father Who Never Knew She Existed – July 7, 2020

I noticed this on MyHeritage – Newfound in Newfoundland: Thanks to MyHeritage DNA, Daughter Finds Father Who Never Knew She Existed: https://blog.myheritage.com/2020/07/newfound-in-newfoundland-thanks-to-myheritage-dna-daughter-finds-father-who-never-knew-she-existed/. Interesting twist in the article.  by Esther July 7, 2020 User Stories Linda Brown grew up in Newfoundland, … Continue reading

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