Category Archives: Fold3

Fold3.com Offering Free Access to Revolutionary War Records Through 31 July 2014

In addition to my last post about MyHeritage offering free World War I access this month, Fold3.com is offering free Revolutionary War access through the end of the month. Free access includes Revolutionary War pensions, service records, war rolls, payment … Continue reading

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Latest Ancestry.com Outage/Access Update 19 June 2014

Ancestry.com and some of its sites (Find-A-Grave, Fold3, Newspapers.com) are up and running. However, MyFamily, MyCanvas, Genealogy.com, and Rootsweb are still down as of this evening. No word on when these sites will be back up. For a bit of levity, … Continue reading

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Ancestry.com and Related Sites Supposed To Be Up, But Not Everyone Is Seeing It

As reported on Geneabloggers.com, the DDoS attack has been neutralized. However, as reported by many people access to Ancestry (ACOM), Fold3, Find-A-Grave, Newspapers.com, and other ACOM services hasn’t been restored. I regained and lost access to Ancestry, Newspapers.com, and Rootsweb; … Continue reading

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Much of Ancestry.com Back Up, But Find-A-Grave Still Down (9 PM US Central Time)

Update 2: Some people still report not being able to access one or more Ancestry sites even though the sites are up for others. Update from Geneabloggers.com: In addition to Fold3 and Newspapers.com being up, Ancestry and Rootsweb back up. … Continue reading

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Fold3.com and Newspapers.com Are Back Up; Others Parts of Ancestry.com Still Down

As reported by Thomas MacEntee of Geneabloggers, Fold3.com and Newspapers.com are back up and running. I checked and I can access both sites. I wasn’t able to get into Ancestry.com, Findagrave.com, or  Rootsweb.

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Ancestry.com Down Due to DDoS Attack, Includes the Baby Ancestry Sites

Update: added new link to Geneabloggers. Nice explanation on Geneabloggers about the attack. According to Ancestry.com, they are experiencing DDoS attack. This appears to apply to the various baby Ancestry sites like Find-A-Grave, Fold3, RootsWeb, etc. For more information on DDoS attacks. … Continue reading

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Free Military Records Availability For Memorial Day Week-end

Updated to include Mocavo.com’s free military records access. I added a new post about Mocavo’s free access. FamilySearch announces significant upgrades to its Civil War records. The records are free and the link doesn’t provide many details on what significant … Continue reading

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