Category Archives: Genealogy

FamilySearch Celebrates 20 Years Online

In doing my usual daily search of Some of the Places I Find Articles, I saw this – FamilySearch Celebrates 20 Years Online: https://media.familysearch.org/familysearch-celebrates-20-years-online/https://media.familysearch.org/familysearch-celebrates-20-years-online/. Happy 20th Online Birthday FamilySearch. A word of caution: not everything you find linked on FamilySearch … Continue reading

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Transcribe the military records of African American soldiers in the American Civil War – Zooniverse

I saw this recently – Transcribe the military records of African American soldiers in the American Civil War: https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/usct/african-american-civil-war-soldiers Due to the number of volunteers who have already helped, The volunteer response was so great that we have already finished transcribing the … Continue reading

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See Historical Events Your Ancestors Lived Through and More—FamilySearch Update

I saw this on FamilySearch earlier today – See Historical Events Your Ancestors Lived Through and More—FamilySearch Update: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/historical-events-detail-view/. When we learn about historical events in our ancestors’ lives, we can better understand who they were. I recently read my grandfather’s … Continue reading

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Memorial Day: Free Access to Military Records – MyHeritage Ends May 28, 2019

In my daily check of Some of the Places I Find Articles, I noticed that MyHeritage was offering free access to military records – Memorial Day: Free Access to Military Records – MyHeritage Ends May 28, 2019: https://blog.myheritage.com/2019/05/memorial-day-free-access-to-military-records/. Next week … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – May 21, 2019

I saw this earlier on Ancestry.com today – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – May 21, 2019: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. I am including the latest updates since May 17, 2019. New and Updated   UPDATED Florida, County Marriage Records, 1823-1982 5/21/2019 … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Honor Your Ancestors at the Cemetery on Memorial Day – BillionGraves Tombstone Tuesdays May 21, 2019

I saw this this afternoon on BillionGraves – 10 Ways to Honor Your Ancestors at the Cemetery on Memorial Day – BillionGraves Tombstone Tuesdays May 21, 2019: https://blog.billiongraves.com/2019/05/21/10-ways-to-honor-your-ancestors-at-the-cemetery-on-memorial-day/. For those not familiar, Memorial Day is a U. S. holiday celebrated … Continue reading

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9 Surprising Facts About Queen Victoria – FindMyPast

I saw this earlier today on FindMyPast – 9 Surprising Facts About Queen Victoria: https://blog.findmypast.com/9-surprising-facts-about-queen-victoria-2637609485.html. 1. She Shouldn’t Really Have Been Queen –snip– 2. She Should Have Been Queen Alexandrina –snip– The Examiner, 25 June 1837 Image © THE BRITISH … Continue reading

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