Category Archives: Genealogy

RootsTech Attracts Over 1 Million Participants Opening Week – FamilySearch

I saw this on FamilySearch recently – RootsTech Attracts Over 1 Million Participants Opening Week: https://media.familysearch.org/rootstech-attracts-over-1-million-participants-opening-week/. Slightly longer article, but here’s a short synopsis. Salt Lake City, UT, March 04, 2021 RootsTech Connect 2021 lured more than 1 million participants … Continue reading

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Thousands of brand new parish records now online – FindMyPast Fridays March 5, 2021

I checked last night and saw it posted. It usually shows up Thursday or Friday at  https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new.  I shortened it a fair amount and highlighted the different topics covered. Here’s the direct link – Thousands of brand new parish records … Continue reading

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Raeford-Hoke Museum, Raeford – North Carolina Thursdays March 4, 2021

For this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post, I decided to look around Hoke County. There were some places that looked interesting. I went with Raeford-Hoke Museum in Raeford – https://www.raefordcity.org/raeford-hoke-museum/. However, check about COVID-19 restrictions before scheduling a visit. Official … Continue reading

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Silver bells for Cyndi’s List! — The Legal Genealogist

Celebrating 25 years It was just 1,025 links on a single web page when it launched, 25 years ago today. It is, today, one of the most remarkable, durable, and valuable genealogical resources anywhere on the internet, one The Legal … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – 4 March 2021

I checked recently and saw new updates – Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – March 4, 2021: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after 26 February, 2021. I try to check every day or two since they can … Continue reading

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Featuring Inuit Authors in the Collection

By Sarah Potts Hello, out there! My name is Sarah. I am the librarian assigned to work for and with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Nation publishers in the Legal Deposit section of Library and Archives Canada. In this program, … Continue reading

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RootsTech Connect Song Contest Winners Announced – FamilySearch

I saw this on FamilySearch recently – RootsTech Connect Song Contest Winners Announced: https://media.familysearch.org/rootstech-connect-song-contest-winners-announced/. Slightly longer article, but here’s a short synopsis. Salt Lake City, UT, March 02, 2021 RootsTech and Kawai pianos announced the winners of “Connect,” the RootsTech Connect … Continue reading

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Current DNA Sales March 3, 2021

Current January 2019 DNA sales, updated daily or every other day. Continue reading

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Monthly Record Update for February 2021 – FamilySearch

I saw this on FamilySearch today – Monthly Record Update for February 2021: . Over 1,000 words, but scroll through the list to see if something interests you. March 2, 2021 by  FamilySearch FamilySearch expanded its free online archives in February … Continue reading

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Deep Nostalgia™ Goes Viral! – February 28, 2021

I saw this on MyHeritage recently Deep Nostalgia™ Goes Viral!: https://blog.myheritage.com/2021/02/deep-nostalgia-goes-viral/. Slightly longer article.  by Esther February 28, 2021 MyHeritage Products Just three days ago, we announced the release of Deep Nostalgia™: a groundbreaking new feature that allows you to animate the … Continue reading

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